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closed 12/16/2019 via BusinessWire

YieldStreet, Inc., acquired WealthFlex

synopsis: YieldStreet has acquired WealthFlex, a digital IRA platform providing investors with access to private investment opportunities through self-directed IRAs. The acquisition expands YieldStreet’s product portfolio to include a tech-forward IRA offering, while providing investors with greater access to alternative investment opportunities.
buyer: YieldStreet, Inc.
YieldStreet is striving to become the world’s largest digital wealth management platform to help investors realize their next level. YieldStreet transforms the investing landscape by opening up access to institutional quality investments for individual investors across a range of asset classes. "
target: WealthFlex
WealthFlex is transforming the self-directed IRA by offering an ultra-intuitive online platform that makes it easy, fast, flexible, and cost-effective to access higher-yield private investments. WealthFlex provides instant access to investable cash with no need for plan administrator involvement.
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announced 5/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Goldman Sachs & Co., will acquire Folio Financial, Inc.

synopsis: Goldman Sachs, a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm, has agreed to purchase Folio Financial, a unique brokerage, custodian, and financial technology company—all in one—delivering advanced financial technology to investors and those who serve them since 2000.
buyer: Goldman Sachs & Co. (GS:$37,162.00)
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments & high-net-worth individuals. "
target: Folio Financial, Inc.
Folio are a unique brokerage, custodian, and financial technology company—all in one—delivering advanced financial technology to investors and those who serve them since 2000.
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announced 8/26/2015 via BusinessWire

BlackRock, Inc., will acquire FutureAdvisor

synopsis: BlackRock, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire FutureAdvisor, a leader in digital wealth management. FutureAdvisor will operate as a business within the firm’s investment and risk management platform. They will provide financial institutions with technology-enabled advice capabilities to improve clients’ investment experience.
buyer: BlackRock, Inc. (BLK:$13,880.00)
BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. They help clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares®, and more. "
target: FutureAdvisor
FutureAdvisor is an award-winning investment advisory firm that manages existing IRA, Roth, taxable accounts, and other investment accounts. They automatically monitor, rebalance, and tax-manage clients' current investments, adding low-fee index funds where necessary to bolster portfolios.
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announced 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

M&G plc, will acquire Ascentric

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

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

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

Marco Polo Network, Inc., acquired XTF.com

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

BinckBank, acquired Alex Beleggersbank

synopsis: Rabobank Nederland has decided to sell Alex Beleggersbank to the listed internet broker BinckBank. Alex will continue to exist as a separate brand under the ownership of BinckBank and will retain its own positioning.
buyer: BinckBank (:$186.53)
BinckBank N.V., formerly Binck N.V., is a Netherlands-based online bank for investors. The Company offers investors cost-effective access to international securities markets, including the processing of securities and cash transactions and market information. "
target parent: RaboBank
target: Alex Beleggersbank
Alex has more than 100,000 customers and is market leader in the field of online investment. Alex Beleggersbank is the largest originator of private orders on the Euronext derivatives exchange. Alex Beleggersbank has been the recipient of numerous awards through the years.
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$564
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closed 9/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Charleston Capital Management, acquired EquityBender

synopsis: Charleston Capital Management, an alternative asset manager, has acquired EquityBender, a company that provides an online platform for investors to identify, evaluate, and invest in early-stage media, technology, and consumer companies that meet their personal portfolio requirements.
buyer: Charleston Capital Management
Charleston Capital Management is an alternative asset manager that seeks to generate attractive, absolute returns by opportunistically and tactically investing in areas where conventional sources of capital are disproportionately unavailable. "
target: EquityBender
EquityBender provides an online platform for investors to identify, evaluate, and invest in early-stage media, technology, and consumer companies that meet their personal portfolio requirements.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

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

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 6/17/2020 via Company Press Release

AMTD Group, will acquire CapBridge Financial

synopsis: AMTD Digital will take majority stake in CapBridge Financial, the leading private capital platform for investing in global growth companies. They help companies and investors unlock value via a uniquely integrated primary syndication and secondary trading approach.
buyer: AMTD Group (SGX:HKB:$151.79)
Based in Hong Kong, AMTD Group is the leading comprehensive financial institution and the number one independent investment banking firm in Asia measured by both the number and the aggregate offering size of Hong Kong and US. "
target: CapBridge Financial
CapBridge is the leading private capital platform for investing in global growth companies. They help companies and investors unlock value via a uniquely integrated primary syndication and secondary trading approach.
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announced 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

OVO.id, will acquire Bareksa

synopsis: OVO, a mobile app payment system in Indonesia, will acquire Bareksa, an online trading marketplace in Indonesia that enables people to invest in Mutual Fund Products. Bareksa allows investors to monitor the performance of their mutual fund products and liquidate their investments at anytime on their website.
buyer: OVO.id
OVO is a mobile app payment system in Indonesia. OVO makes financial transactions simple, instant and secure. OVO is accepted in more than 300 cities from merchants in various categories, including F&B, Fashion, Beauty, Entertainment, Transportation, Travel and many more. "
target: Bareksa
Bareksa is an online trading marketplace in Indonesia that enables people to invest in Mutual Fund Products. Bareksa allows investors to monitor the performance of their mutual fund products and liquidate their investments at anytime on their website.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Orowealth, acquired Wealthtrust

synopsis: Orowealth, one of leading direct mutual fund platforms, has acquired the WealthTrust platform for an undisclosed amount. WealthTrust is India's first and fastest growing 'Zero Commission Wealth Management' platform. WealthTrust allows users to invest in direct plan mutual funds in a paperless, seamless and hassle-free way.
buyer: Orowealth
Orowealth retail investors access sophisticated advice and techniques that are available to high net worth individuals and institutions. Orowealth targets to be a one-stop solution for all investment needs from investing in stocks and direct mutual funds, financial planning and more. "
target: Wealthtrust
WealthTrust is India's first and fastest growing 'Zero Commission Wealth Management' platform. WealthTrust allows users to invest in direct plan mutual funds and save up to 1.5% extra every year in a paperless, seamless and hassle-free way.
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closed 4/19/2006 via bobsguide.com

VantagePoint Venture Partners, purchased a minority stake in GAIN Capital

synopsis: GAIN Capital Group, Inc. a leading non-bank provider of foreign exchange (FOREX) trading and asset management services, announced today the successful completion of its Series D investment round, with a $40 million equity investment from VantagePoint Venture Partners.
buyer: VantagePoint Venture Partners
VantagePoint Venture Partners is one of the leading venture capital firms in the world. We focus entirely on technology and healthcare markets. As an active multi-stage investor, we work closely with companies ranging from start-ups to young public companies. "
target: GAIN Capital (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital is a market leader in the rapidly growing online foreign exchange industry. Founded in 1999 by Wall Street veterans, GAIN now services clients from more than 140 countries and supports average trade volume in excess of $200 billion per month with its customers and counterparties.
price ($mm)
$40
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closed 8/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

FUNDtastic, acquired Invisee

synopsis: FUNDtastic, a leading wealth platform in Indonesia, has acquired Invisee, a mutual fund investment app in Indonesia that aims to make investing easier and fun. Invisee helps new and advanced investors to invest in mutual funds that best match their goals and needs.
buyer: FUNDtastic
FUNDtastic is a leading wealth platform in Indonesia. FUNDtastic's app provides users with strategies and financial plans that suits their risk profile and financial goals. The platform enables people to easily buy and sell mutual funds, gold, insurance and other investment instruments. "
target: Invisee
Invisee is a mutual fund investment app in Indonesia that aims to make investing easier and fun. Invisee helps new and advanced investors to invest in mutual funds that best match their goals and needs. Their tools allow users to plan their goals and monitor their investments in real time.
price ($mm)
$6.50
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closed 7/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Niyo, acquired Goalwise

synopsis: Niyo, India's leading and fastest growing Neo-bank, has acquired Goalwise, India's first fully managed online and mobile mutual fund investment platform. Goalwise's goal-based platform makes investing simple and transparent. The platform helps investors to find mutual funds that best match their financial goals.
buyer: Niyo
Niyo is India's leading and fastest growing Neo-bank. Niyo makes banking simple, smart and transparent for everyone. Their products allow their users to safely spend their money overseas, pay bills, transfer funds, make online purchases, and access ATMs anywhere in the world. "
target: Goalwise
Goalwise is India's first fully managed online and mobile mutual fund investment platform. Goalwise's goal-based platform makes investing simple and transparent. The platform helps investors to find mutual funds that best match their financial goals and continuously monitors their investments.
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announced 8/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fosun, will acquire The NAGA Group AG

synopsis: Fosun International Limited, a Chinese international conglomerate and investment company, will acquire a majority stake in The Naga Group AG, a German fintech company. NAGA's flagship product, NAGA Trader, is a social investing network that allows traders to like, share and copy investments on stocks, crypto and other CFDs.
buyer: Fosun (SEHK:656:$18,754.93)
Fosun International Limited is a Chinese international conglomerate and investment company. Fosun's mission is to create customer-to-maker (C2M) ecosystems in health, happiness and wealth, providing high-quality products and services for families around the world. "
target: The NAGA Group AG (XTRA:N4G:$19.65)
The NAGA Group is a German fintech company. NAGA's flagship product, NAGA Trader, is a social investing network that allows traders to like, share and copy investments on stocks, crypto and other CFDs. Their users can invest in Uber, Brent Oil, Bitcoin and over 800 other markets.
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closed 8/4/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Cboe Global Markets, Inc., acquired MatchNow

synopsis: Exchange operator Cboe Global Markets has acquired Canada’s largest “dark pool” stock trading platform, MATCHNow, from Virtu Financial. MATCHNow® consistently captures over 5% market share across all Canadian equities and ETFs.
buyer: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (CBOE:$3,181.50)
Cboe is one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors. The company is committed to defining markets and driving global marketplaces forward through product innovation, leading-edge technology and seamless trading solutions."
target parent: Madison Tyler Holdings, LLC
target: MatchNow
TriAct Canada Marketplace LP operates MATCHNow®, Canada’s premier broker-neutral dark pool. MATCHNow® consistently captures over 5% market share across all Canadian equities and ETFs.
price ($mm)
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$7
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closed 4/1/2015 via PR Newswire

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., acquired City Index Group Limited

synopsis: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a company that provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, announced that it has acquired City Index Limited, a leading online trading firm specializing in contracts-for-difference, forex and UK spread betting.
buyer: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital Holdings provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, with multiple access points to OTC markets and global exchanges across a wide range of asset classes, including foreign exchange, commodities, and global equities. "
target parent: Intercapital Private Group Ltd.
target: City Index Group Limited
City Index (Holdings) Ltd. is a global provider of retail trading services including spread betting (UK only), CFDs and margin forex. The firm trades primarily under the City Index, Finspreads, FX Solutions and IFX Markets brands with core markets in the UK, Middle East and the Asia Pacific.
price ($mm)
$117
rev ($mm)
$125
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
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0.9x
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11.0x
closed 12/16/2019 via BusinessWire

YieldStreet, Inc., acquired WealthFlex

synopsis: YieldStreet has acquired WealthFlex, a digital IRA platform providing investors with access to private investment opportunities through self-directed IRAs. The acquisition expands YieldStreet’s product portfolio to include a tech-forward IRA offering, while providing investors with greater access to alternative investment opportunities.
buyer: YieldStreet, Inc.
YieldStreet is striving to become the world’s largest digital wealth management platform to help investors realize their next level. YieldStreet transforms the investing landscape by opening up access to institutional quality investments for individual investors across a range of asset classes. "
target: WealthFlex
WealthFlex is transforming the self-directed IRA by offering an ultra-intuitive online platform that makes it easy, fast, flexible, and cost-effective to access higher-yield private investments. WealthFlex provides instant access to investable cash with no need for plan administrator involvement.
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closed 12/16/2019 via BusinessWire

YieldStreet, Inc., acquired WealthFlex

synopsis: YieldStreet has acquired WealthFlex, a digital IRA platform providing investors with access to private investment opportunities through self-directed IRAs. The acquisition expands YieldStreet’s product portfolio to include a tech-forward IRA offering, while providing investors with greater access to alternative investment opportunities.
buyer: YieldStreet, Inc.
YieldStreet is striving to become the world’s largest digital wealth management platform to help investors realize their next level. YieldStreet transforms the investing landscape by opening up access to institutional quality investments for individual investors across a range of asset classes. "
target: WealthFlex
WealthFlex is transforming the self-directed IRA by offering an ultra-intuitive online platform that makes it easy, fast, flexible, and cost-effective to access higher-yield private investments. WealthFlex provides instant access to investable cash with no need for plan administrator involvement.
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closed 12/16/2019 via BusinessWire

YieldStreet, Inc., acquired WealthFlex

synopsis: YieldStreet has acquired WealthFlex, a digital IRA platform providing investors with access to private investment opportunities through self-directed IRAs. The acquisition expands YieldStreet’s product portfolio to include a tech-forward IRA offering, while providing investors with greater access to alternative investment opportunities.
buyer: YieldStreet, Inc.
YieldStreet is striving to become the world’s largest digital wealth management platform to help investors realize their next level. YieldStreet transforms the investing landscape by opening up access to institutional quality investments for individual investors across a range of asset classes. "
target: WealthFlex
WealthFlex is transforming the self-directed IRA by offering an ultra-intuitive online platform that makes it easy, fast, flexible, and cost-effective to access higher-yield private investments. WealthFlex provides instant access to investable cash with no need for plan administrator involvement.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Orowealth, acquired Wealthtrust

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

Purpose Advisor Solutions, acquired Wealthsimple

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

VinaCapital Investment Management, acquired Smartly Pte Ltd

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

Legg Mason, Inc., will acquire Financial Guard

synopsis: Legg Mason, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire an 82% majority equity interest in Financial Guard LLC, an online Registered Investment Advisor and innovative technology-enabled wealth management and investment advice platform. The firm will operate as part of Legg Mason's alternative distribution strategies business.
buyer: Legg Mason, Inc. (LM:$2,660.84)
Legg Mason is a global asset management firm that provides active asset management in many major investment centers throughout the world. "
target: Financial Guard
Financial Guard is a leading online investment advisor providing simple, professional and transparent investment advice through its interactive website. Financial Guard's technology allows investors to create a unique profile and view all of their investments in one place
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announced 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

M&G plc, will acquire Ascentric

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

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

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

Marco Polo Network, Inc., acquired XTF.com

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

BinckBank, acquired Alex Beleggersbank

synopsis: Rabobank Nederland has decided to sell Alex Beleggersbank to the listed internet broker BinckBank. Alex will continue to exist as a separate brand under the ownership of BinckBank and will retain its own positioning.
buyer: BinckBank (:$186.53)
BinckBank N.V., formerly Binck N.V., is a Netherlands-based online bank for investors. The Company offers investors cost-effective access to international securities markets, including the processing of securities and cash transactions and market information. "
target parent: RaboBank
target: Alex Beleggersbank
Alex has more than 100,000 customers and is market leader in the field of online investment. Alex Beleggersbank is the largest originator of private orders on the Euronext derivatives exchange. Alex Beleggersbank has been the recipient of numerous awards through the years.
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$564
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closed 9/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Charleston Capital Management, acquired EquityBender

synopsis: Charleston Capital Management, an alternative asset manager, has acquired EquityBender, a company that provides an online platform for investors to identify, evaluate, and invest in early-stage media, technology, and consumer companies that meet their personal portfolio requirements.
buyer: Charleston Capital Management
Charleston Capital Management is an alternative asset manager that seeks to generate attractive, absolute returns by opportunistically and tactically investing in areas where conventional sources of capital are disproportionately unavailable. "
target: EquityBender
EquityBender provides an online platform for investors to identify, evaluate, and invest in early-stage media, technology, and consumer companies that meet their personal portfolio requirements.
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announced 1/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Guardian Capital Group, will acquire ModernAdvisor

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

Wealthsimple, will acquire ShareOwner

synopsis: Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has acquired Canadian ShareOwner Investments Inc., the country's first automated investment manager.
buyer: Wealthsimple
Wealthsimple is Canada's leading online investment manager, making smart and simple investing accessible to all Canadians with low minimums and low fees. Their on-demand financial planning services and investment advice educate clients and keep their investments on track. "
target: ShareOwner
ShareOwner (Canadian ShareOwner Investments) has been providing independent investment education and low-cost investing services to retail investors since 1987.
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closed 4/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

SoFi, acquired 8 Securities Limited

synopsis: Consumer financial services platform SoFi has acquired 8 Securities, a Hong Kong-based investing app. Targeted to personal investors, 8 Securities will rebrand to SoFi Hong Kong and will begin launching services in other markets in addition to Hong Kong. 8 Securities was the first mobile-only investment service and robo-advisor to launch in Asia.
buyer: SoFi
SoFi is a values-driven company on a mission to help members get their money right. They create modern financial products and services that help people borrow, save, spend, invest, and protect their money better, so that they can achieve financial independence and realize their ambitions. "
target: 8 Securities Limited
Hong Kong-based 8 Securities is a cloud-based brokerage platform that provides simple, transparent, and affordable mobile investing solutions. The company allows users to trade over 15,000 US and Hong Kong stocks and exchange traded funds as much as they like free of commission.
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announced 6/17/2020 via Company Press Release

AMTD Group, will acquire CapBridge Financial

synopsis: AMTD Digital will take majority stake in CapBridge Financial, the leading private capital platform for investing in global growth companies. They help companies and investors unlock value via a uniquely integrated primary syndication and secondary trading approach.
buyer: AMTD Group (SGX:HKB:$151.79)
Based in Hong Kong, AMTD Group is the leading comprehensive financial institution and the number one independent investment banking firm in Asia measured by both the number and the aggregate offering size of Hong Kong and US. "
target: CapBridge Financial
CapBridge is the leading private capital platform for investing in global growth companies. They help companies and investors unlock value via a uniquely integrated primary syndication and secondary trading approach.
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announced 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

OVO.id, will acquire Bareksa

synopsis: OVO, a mobile app payment system in Indonesia, will acquire Bareksa, an online trading marketplace in Indonesia that enables people to invest in Mutual Fund Products. Bareksa allows investors to monitor the performance of their mutual fund products and liquidate their investments at anytime on their website.
buyer: OVO.id
OVO is a mobile app payment system in Indonesia. OVO makes financial transactions simple, instant and secure. OVO is accepted in more than 300 cities from merchants in various categories, including F&B, Fashion, Beauty, Entertainment, Transportation, Travel and many more. "
target: Bareksa
Bareksa is an online trading marketplace in Indonesia that enables people to invest in Mutual Fund Products. Bareksa allows investors to monitor the performance of their mutual fund products and liquidate their investments at anytime on their website.
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closed 4/19/2006 via bobsguide.com

VantagePoint Venture Partners, purchased a minority stake in GAIN Capital

synopsis: GAIN Capital Group, Inc. a leading non-bank provider of foreign exchange (FOREX) trading and asset management services, announced today the successful completion of its Series D investment round, with a $40 million equity investment from VantagePoint Venture Partners.
buyer: VantagePoint Venture Partners
VantagePoint Venture Partners is one of the leading venture capital firms in the world. We focus entirely on technology and healthcare markets. As an active multi-stage investor, we work closely with companies ranging from start-ups to young public companies. "
target: GAIN Capital (GCAP:$213.30)
GAIN Capital is a market leader in the rapidly growing online foreign exchange industry. Founded in 1999 by Wall Street veterans, GAIN now services clients from more than 140 countries and supports average trade volume in excess of $200 billion per month with its customers and counterparties.
price ($mm)
$40
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closed 8/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

FUNDtastic, acquired Invisee

synopsis: FUNDtastic, a leading wealth platform in Indonesia, has acquired Invisee, a mutual fund investment app in Indonesia that aims to make investing easier and fun. Invisee helps new and advanced investors to invest in mutual funds that best match their goals and needs.
buyer: FUNDtastic
FUNDtastic is a leading wealth platform in Indonesia. FUNDtastic's app provides users with strategies and financial plans that suits their risk profile and financial goals. The platform enables people to easily buy and sell mutual funds, gold, insurance and other investment instruments. "
target: Invisee
Invisee is a mutual fund investment app in Indonesia that aims to make investing easier and fun. Invisee helps new and advanced investors to invest in mutual funds that best match their goals and needs. Their tools allow users to plan their goals and monitor their investments in real time.
price ($mm)
$6.50
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closed 7/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Niyo, acquired Goalwise

synopsis: Niyo, India's leading and fastest growing Neo-bank, has acquired Goalwise, India's first fully managed online and mobile mutual fund investment platform. Goalwise's goal-based platform makes investing simple and transparent. The platform helps investors to find mutual funds that best match their financial goals.
buyer: Niyo
Niyo is India's leading and fastest growing Neo-bank. Niyo makes banking simple, smart and transparent for everyone. Their products allow their users to safely spend their money overseas, pay bills, transfer funds, make online purchases, and access ATMs anywhere in the world. "
target: Goalwise
Goalwise is India's first fully managed online and mobile mutual fund investment platform. Goalwise's goal-based platform makes investing simple and transparent. The platform helps investors to find mutual funds that best match their financial goals and continuously monitors their investments.
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announced 8/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fosun, will acquire The NAGA Group AG

synopsis: Fosun International Limited, a Chinese international conglomerate and investment company, will acquire a majority stake in The Naga Group AG, a German fintech company. NAGA's flagship product, NAGA Trader, is a social investing network that allows traders to like, share and copy investments on stocks, crypto and other CFDs.
buyer: Fosun (SEHK:656:$18,754.93)
Fosun International Limited is a Chinese international conglomerate and investment company. Fosun's mission is to create customer-to-maker (C2M) ecosystems in health, happiness and wealth, providing high-quality products and services for families around the world. "
target: The NAGA Group AG (XTRA:N4G:$19.65)
The NAGA Group is a German fintech company. NAGA's flagship product, NAGA Trader, is a social investing network that allows traders to like, share and copy investments on stocks, crypto and other CFDs. Their users can invest in Uber, Brent Oil, Bitcoin and over 800 other markets.
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closed 8/4/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Cboe Global Markets, Inc., acquired MatchNow

synopsis: Exchange operator Cboe Global Markets has acquired Canada’s largest “dark pool” stock trading platform, MATCHNow, from Virtu Financial. MATCHNow® consistently captures over 5% market share across all Canadian equities and ETFs.
buyer: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (CBOE:$3,181.50)
Cboe is one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors. The company is committed to defining markets and driving global marketplaces forward through product innovation, leading-edge technology and seamless trading solutions."
target parent: Madison Tyler Holdings, LLC
target: MatchNow
TriAct Canada Marketplace LP operates MATCHNow®, Canada’s premier broker-neutral dark pool. MATCHNow® consistently captures over 5% market share across all Canadian equities and ETFs.
price ($mm)
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$7
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0.0x
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rev ($mm)
$92.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$16.09
Employees
1500
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Ticker: AIM:MJH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MJ Hudson
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2019
rev ($mm)
$24.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.70)
Net Income ($mm)
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180
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Ticker: ASX:ASW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Share Registry Ltd.
Advanced Share Registry Ltd.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$1.99
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: DB:FLA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Flatex
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$132.15
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$22.59
Employees
524
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Franklin Templeton Investments
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rev ($mm)
$5,680.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,606.70
EBIT ($mm)
$1,553.30
Net Income ($mm)
$981.90
Employees
0
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Ticker: IVZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Invesco Ltd.
Invesco Ltd.
Invesco Ltd. is a leading independent global investment management firm, dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. Invesco provides a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to their clients around the world.
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$5,630.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,492.60
EBIT ($mm)
$1,331.00
Net Income ($mm)
$563.50
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0
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Ticker: XP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
XP Inc.
XP Inc.
XP Inc. is a technology-driven financial services platform and a trusted provider of low-fee financial products and services in Brazil. XP provides financial advisory services for retail clients in Brazil, high-net-worth clients, international clients and corporate and institutional clients.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$1,439.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$493.64
EBIT ($mm)
$480.17
Net Income ($mm)
$360.34
Employees
1593
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Ticker: IBKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interactive Brokers Group
Interactive Brokers Group
Interactive Brokers Group, together with its subsidiaries, is an automated global electronic broker that specializes in catering to financial professionals by offering state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and more.
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rev ($mm)
$1,045.51
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$12.53
Employees
960
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China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co. Limited specializes in providing online financial and listed company data and information in China. Through its website the company offers subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed company data and information from multiple sources.
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rev ($mm)
$92.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$16.09
Employees
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Amundi
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rev ($mm)
$4,686.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,142.78
EBIT ($mm)
$1,110.35
Net Income ($mm)
$859.24
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:ASW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Share Registry Ltd.
Advanced Share Registry Ltd.
Advanced Share Registry is a full service share registry business in Australia that provides registry services to listed and unlisted clients on a national basis. Advanced Share Registry helps investors and issuers keep their costs low while ensuring that all of their deadlines are met.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$4.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.99
EBIT ($mm)
$1.76
Net Income ($mm)
$1.29
Employees
21
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Ticker: DB:FLA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Flatex
Flatex is a leading online brokerage business in Europe. Flatex provides an affordable and mobile online broker-platform with expert service and advice. Flatex offers trading in all common securities such as shares, funds and ETFs in exchange and over-the-counter trading.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$132.15
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$22.59
Employees
524
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Ticker: ASX:AMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AMP Limited
AMP is the leading independent wealth management company in Australia and New Zealand. AMP has the largest financial advice network in Australia and New Zealand with more than 4,400 aligned and employed financial advisers. They manage more than $215 billion in assets for their customers.
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2015
rev ($mm)
$10,662.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,130.31
EBIT ($mm)
$2,081.74
Net Income ($mm)
$737.68
Employees
5400
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Ticker: SEIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEI Investments
SEI Investments
SEI is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$1,427.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$409.53
EBIT ($mm)
$382.40
Net Income ($mm)
$345.06
Employees
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Ticker: IBKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interactive Brokers Group
Interactive Brokers Group
Interactive Brokers Group, together with its subsidiaries, is an automated global electronic broker that specializes in catering to financial professionals by offering state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and more.
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2015
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$1,045.51
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$12.53
Employees
960
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