Like E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC

closed 7/13/2006 via BusinessWire

E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, acquired E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC

synopsis: Lightspeed Holdings, LLC, a leading independent provider of brokerage services for institutional and professional traders, today announced it has completed the acquisition of E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC and ETP Technologies, LLC from E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation.
buyer: E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target parent: E-Trade Financial Corp.
target: E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006.
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closed 5/16/2016 via PR Newswire

Citadel LLC, acquired Automated Trading Desk, Inc

synopsis: Citadel Securities LLC, one of the top liquidity providers and market makers in the world, announced that it has acquired certain assets of Automated Trading Desk Financial Services, LLC from Citi. The company is a leading automated equities market making business.
buyer: Citadel LLC
Citadel is a leading investor in the world’s major financial markets. Across a diverse range of investment strategies, they deploy their capital with the goal of generating consistently high risk-adjusted investment results for their investors and capital partners. "
target parent: Citigroup
target: Automated Trading Desk, Inc
Automated Trading Desk, LLC designs and develops automated limit-order trading systems for trading companies and buy-side and sell-side companies in the United States. The company offers trading models, pricing engines, and systems, and more.
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closed 10/1/2008 via BusinessWire

NYSE Euronext, acquired American Stock Exchange LLC

synopsis: NYSE Euronext, the world’s leading and most diverse exchange group, completed its acquisition of the American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)), becoming the third-largest U.S. options marketplace and enhancing the company’s leadership in ETFs, cash equities, closed-end funds and structured products.
buyer: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data. "
target: American Stock Exchange LLC
The American Stock Exchange® (Amex®) offers trading across a full range of equities, options and exchange traded funds (ETFs). The Amex is also one of the largest options exchanges in the U.S., trading options on broad-based and sector indexes as well as domestic and foreign stocks.
price ($mm)
$260
rev ($mm)
$178
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.5x
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announced 11/6/2007 via PrimeNewswire

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., will acquire Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Inc.

synopsis: The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. The acquisition of PHLX, the third largest options market in the U.S. and the nation's oldest stock exchange, significantly diversifies NASDAQ's product portfolio by providing NASDAQ with one of the premier options platforms in the US.
buyer parent: NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$4,262.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets. "
target: Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Inc.
Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Inc. operates as a stock exchange. It trades stocks, equity options, sectors index options, and currency options and futures. The company offers Philadelphia Automated Communication and Execution system, an automated equity trading system.
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announced 10/1/2007 via Company Press Release

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., will acquire Boston Stock Exchange

synopsis: The Boston Stock Exchange announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by The Nasdaq® Stock Market Inc. in a transaction that is subject to approval by its members and by the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
buyer parent: NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$4,262.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets. "
target: Boston Stock Exchange
Boston Stock Exchange, Inc. (BSE) is a security and commodity stock exchange that provides open market for buying and selling the shares of publicly owned companies.
price ($mm)
$61
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closed 10/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Citi, acquired Automated Trading Desk, Inc

synopsis: Citi Markets & Banking has completed the previously announced acquisition of Automated Trading Desk. The purchase of ATD, a leader in electronic market making, makes Citi a top-tier aggregator of equity order flow and provides institutional, broker/dealer and retail clients with deeper pools of liquidity.
buyer: Citi (C:$63,902.00)
Citi is the most complete financial partner to corporations, financial institutions, institutional investors and governments in the world. Citi also provides a broad range of financial products and services to individuals through brand names including Citi Smith Barney, Citibank, and Banamex. "
target parent: Technology Crossover Ventures
target: Automated Trading Desk, Inc
Automated Trading Desk researches, develops, and maintains stock trading models and services for financial enterprises. Its price engine technology allows to analyze the market and manage risk. The company combines the insights of traders, academics, and programmers into one technological solution.
price ($mm)
$673
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announced 12/14/2006 via BusinessWire

OMX AB, will acquire Ljubljana Stock Exchange

synopsis: OMX, the leading expert in the exchange industry, has made an offer to acquire all of the issued shares of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange in Slovenia. The price offered is EUR 125.19 (SIT 30,000) per share, corresponding to a total valuation of approximately EUR 4.2 million.
buyer: OMX AB (:$477.10)
OMX is a leading expert in the exchange industry. Through the Nordic Exchange, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. The Nordic Exchange is a term used for marketing purposes and is not a legal entity. "
target: Ljubljana Stock Exchange
Ljubljana Stock Exchange is regionally strong and developed securities market and has more than 130 listed companies with a combined market capitalization of over EUR 18 billion. The Ljubljana Stock Exchange is owned by 29 financial institutions.
price ($mm)
$5.57
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closed 5/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Ideanomics, acquired Delaware Board of Trade Holdings, Inc

synopsis: Ideanomics, a global Fintech and AI catalyst for transformative industries, announced it has acquired an additional 71.7% ownership in Delaware Board of Trade Holdings, Inc, operator of DBOT ATS LLC, DBOT Issuer Services LLC and DBOT Technology Services LLC.
buyer: Ideanomics (IDEX:$18.00)
Ideanomics is a global Fintech and AI catalyst for transformative industries. Ideanomics combines deal origination and enablement with the application of blockchain and artificial intelligence technologies as part of the next-generation of financial services. "
target: Delaware Board of Trade Holdings, Inc
The Delaware Board of Trade Holdings operates 3 companies: DBOT ATS LLC, their SEC recognized Alternative Trading System; DBOT Issuer Services LLC, focused on setting & maintaining issuer standards; and DBOT Technology Services LLC, focused on the provision of market data & marketplace connectivity.
price ($mm)
$18*
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announced 12/18/2006 via finextra.com

Euronext N.V., will acquire SecFinex, Ltd.

synopsis: Euronext is to acquire a 51% stake in European securities lending platform SecFinex. The Exchange says the acquisition will enable SecFinex to extend its client base to members of Euronext and Euronext.liffe, and ultimately to improved post-trade processing.
buyer parent: New York Stock Exchange, Inc.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext N.V. is the world's first cross border exchange business. It provides services for cash markets in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Portugal, and for derivatives in the UK. Euronext's services range from public offerings to trading facilities for cash instruments and derivatives. "
target: SecFinex, Ltd.
SecFinex provides an efficient and impartial trading platform for securities financing professionals to meet and execute trades worldwide in Dutch, French, German, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish, Swiss and UK equity markets.
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closed 1/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, purchased BondPoint from Virtu Financial LLC

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced it has completed its acquisition of Virtu BondPoint, a leading provider of electronic fixed income trading solutions, from Virtu Financial.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange (ICE:$5,588.00)
Intercontinental Exchange operates the leading network of global futures, equity and equity options exchanges, as well as global clearing and data services across financial and commodity markets. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets. "
seller: Virtu Financial LLC (VIRT:$1,851.58)
BondPoint is a leading provider of electronic fixed income trading solutions for the buy-side and sell-side offering access to centralized liquidity and automated trade execution services through its alternative trading system (ATS) linking more than 500 financial services firms.
price ($mm)
$400
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closed 8/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters, acquired FXall

synopsis: Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced that it has completed its acquisition of FXall, the leading multi-bank electronic foreign exchange platform.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: FXall
FXall is the leading independent electronic foreign exchange platform, giving institutional clients a trading edge with choice of execution, end-to-end workflow management, and straight through processing.
price ($mm)[EV]
$626 [$557]
rev ($mm)
$123
EBITDA ($mm)
$47
EV / rev
5.0x
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13.1x
announced 1/4/2010 via PR Newswire

FXall, will purchase LavaFX from Lava Trading, Inc.

synopsis: FXall, the world's leading institutional multi-bank electronic foreign exchange platform, today announced an agreement to purchase LavaFX from Citi. The acquisition is the latest addition to FXall's offering as it continues its long established program of investment to create the best platform for clients.
buyer: FXall
FXall gives institutional clients an edge in foreign exchange trading as the leading independent electronic platform. They deliver the expertise, resources and commitment of a neutral platform with the broadest suite of FX trading solutions. "
seller parent: Citi
seller: Lava Trading, Inc.
Lava Technology offers high-performance trading products to the financial services industry. Their products are hosted solutions built to withstand peak volumes and volatile market conditions.
price ($mm)
$7.41
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closed 3/13/2015 via BusinessWire

BATS Global Markets, Inc., acquired KCG Hotspot FX

synopsis: BATS Global Markets (BATS) completed its acquisition of Hotspot FX, a leading institutional foreign exchange (FX) market, from KCG Holdings. Hotspot FX brings the powerful benefits of an independent, transparent ECN marketplace structure to institutional foreign exchange trading.
buyer: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity. "
target parent: KCG Holdings, Inc.
target: KCG Hotspot FX
Hotspot FX brings the powerful benefits of an independent, transparent ECN marketplace structure to institutional foreign exchange trading. These benefits include full depth-of-book view, centralized price discovery, direct and anonymous market access.
price ($mm)
$365
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closed 11/1/2013 via PR Newswire

TradeWeb Group LLC, acquired BondDesk Group LLC

synopsis: Tradeweb Markets, a leading builder and operator of global fixed income and derivatives marketplaces, announced that it has completed the acquisition of BondDesk Group LLC, and has rebranded its combined retail fixed income division as Tradeweb Direct. Customers will soon benefit from a new bridge between each of the current trading platforms.
buyer parent: Thomson Reuters
buyer: TradeWeb Group LLC
Tradeweb Markets is a world leader in building and operating electronic over-the-counter marketplaces. Tradeweb’s position as the hub of electronic trading in fixed income and derivatives business has been made possible through a longstanding partnership with the industry. "
target parent: Advent International
target: BondDesk Group LLC
BondDesk Group is a privately held company providing comprehensive, value added fixed income solutions to the securities industry in the U.S. and Canada. The BondDesk ECN is one of the leading fixed income trading platforms in the U.S.
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announced 6/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Advent International Corporation, will acquire BondDesk Group LLC

synopsis: Advent International, a leading global private equity firm, today announced it has agreed to acquire a majority interest in BondDesk Group, the leading Alternative Trading System focused on odd-lot fixed-income execution and provider of software solutions to the securities industry, in partnership with the company's senior management team.
buyer: Advent International Corporation
Advent International has one of the world's largest and most experienced private equity teams, with over 100 investment professionals in 15 countries. As an active, hands-on investor, we apply our resources, expertise and experience to help management teams achieve their growth objectives. "
target: BondDesk Group LLC
BondDesk Group is a privately held company providing comprehensive, value added fixed income solutions to the securities industry in the U.S. and Canada.
price ($mm)
$350
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closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Knight Capital Group, Inc., acquired Hotspot FX, Inc.

synopsis: Knight Capital Group, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Hotspot FX, Inc., a privately held firm, in an all-cash deal for $77.5 million. Hotspot, which provides institutions and dealers with spot foreign exchange trade execution through an advanced, fully electronic platform, is a separate subsidiary of Knight Capital Group.
buyer: Knight Capital Group, Inc. (KCG:$1,211.64)
Knight Capital Group, Inc. is a global financial services firm that provides market access and trade execution services across multiple asset classes to buy- and sell-side firms. "
target: Hotspot FX, Inc.
Hotspot FX, Inc. operates a leading spot FX marketplace for institutions, in addition to a retail platform. Both marketplaces provide anonymous, instantaneous, direct access trading on live, executable, streaming prices supplied by leading foreign exchange banks and financial institutions.
price ($mm)
$78
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announced 5/30/2007 via BusinessWire

eSpeed, Inc. will be merged with BGC Partners L.P.,

synopsis: eSpeed, Inc., a leader in electronic marketplaces and related trading technology for the global capital markets, and BGC Partners, one of the largest and fastest growing inter-dealer brokers of financial instruments for wholesale market participants worldwide, announced eSpeed and BGC will merge, and the combined company named “BGC Partners, Inc.”
buyer: BGC Partners L.P. (BGCP:$2,554.99)
BGC Partners L.P. is a leading inter-dealer broker providing integrated voice and electronic services to wholesale market participants worldwide. BGC is active in the global credit, fixed income, foreign exchange, derivatives and money markets, offering a full range of brokerage services. "
target: eSpeed, Inc.
eSpeed, Inc. is a leader in developing and deploying electronic marketplaces and related trading technology that offers traders access to the most liquid, efficient and neutral financial markets in the world. eSpeed operates multiple buyer, multiple seller real-time electronic marketplaces.
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closed 1/31/2017 via BusinessWire

NYSE, acquired National Stock Exchange

synopsis: The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), part of Intercontinental Exchange, announced that it completed its acquisition of the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), now renamed NYSE National, Inc. The National Stock Exchange, headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform.
buyer parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
buyer: NYSE (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Group is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses, and a provider of data and listings services. NYSE Group includes exchanges, market data and connectivity services. "
target parent: CBOE Holdings, Inc.
target: National Stock Exchange
The National Stock Exchange (NSX), headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, offers trading in all US exchange-listed equities on its NSX BLADE® trading platform. Originally founded as the Cincinnati Stock Exchange, NSX became the first all-electronic exchange in the U.S. in 1980.
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closed 2/28/2017 via PR Newswire

CBOE Holdings, Inc., acquired BATS Global Markets, Inc.

synopsis: CBOE, the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, has completed its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, the second-largest stock exchange operator in the U.S. Bats also operates the largest stock exchange and trade reporting facility in Europe, and the #1 market globally for ETP trading.
buyer: CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE:$2,815.00)
CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and other subsidiaries. CBOE is the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options. "
target: BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:$1,861.90)
BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,168 [$3,620]
rev ($mm)
$1,912
EBITDA ($mm)
$279
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.1x
cancelled 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

London Stock Exchange Group plc cancelled merger with Deutsche Börse Group,

synopsis: The merger between the London Stock Exchange and its German rival Deutsche Börse has fallen apart after it was blocked by the European commission on the day that Britain served notice on its EU membership.
buyer: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$3,267.92)
Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital. "
target: London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE:LSE:$3,165.11)
London Stock Exchange is the world’s most international exchange. Nearly 2,500 companies from more than 90 countries are quoted across its markets, with a combined value of £4.4 trillion.
price ($mm)[EV]
$13,067 [$14,677]
rev ($mm)
$2,154
EBITDA ($mm)
$910
EV / rev
6.8x
EV / EBITDA
16.1x
closed 5/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Professional Trading Solutions, Inc., acquired Sterling Trader

synopsis: Professional Trading Solutions, Inc. (PTS), an industry-leading solutions provider for the active trading community, announced the acquisition of Sterling Trader, Inc. (Sterling), an equity trading platform provider with a global customer base.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: Professional Trading Solutions, Inc.
Professional Trading Solutions, Inc. (formerly dba Lightspeed Financial, Inc.), is an industry-leading solutions provider for active and professional traders, hedge funds and prop trading groups. PTS provides fast, stable, state-of-the-art products and services to the active trading community. "
target: Sterling Trader
Sterling Trader, an industry-leading professional direct access trading service and global trading network, offers a full service order routing and management suite built to support the direct access trading needs of professional traders, broker/dealers and buy-side trading institutions.
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closed 2/17/2010 via BNC Analysis

Lightspeed Financial, Inc., acquired NobleTrading.com, Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, Inc., a leading provider of direct market access (DMA) trading technology, risk management solutions, and brokerage services for retail active traders and institutional investors, announced its acquisition of discount trading firm NobleTrading.
buyer: Lightspeed Financial, Inc.
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: NobleTrading.com, Inc.
NobleTrading is an online discount trading company based in New York, USA. They provide all online trading services like stock trading, forex trading, option trading, commodity trading, future trading and day trading. They have flexible commission plans and trading software of different platforms.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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closed 7/13/2006 via BusinessWire

E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, acquired E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC

synopsis: Lightspeed Holdings, LLC, a leading independent provider of brokerage services for institutional and professional traders, today announced it has completed the acquisition of E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC and ETP Technologies, LLC from E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation.
buyer: E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target parent: E-Trade Financial Corp.
target: E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006.
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closed 5/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Professional Trading Solutions, Inc., acquired Sterling Trader

synopsis: Professional Trading Solutions, Inc. (PTS), an industry-leading solutions provider for the active trading community, announced the acquisition of Sterling Trader, Inc. (Sterling), an equity trading platform provider with a global customer base.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: Professional Trading Solutions, Inc.
Professional Trading Solutions, Inc. (formerly dba Lightspeed Financial, Inc.), is an industry-leading solutions provider for active and professional traders, hedge funds and prop trading groups. PTS provides fast, stable, state-of-the-art products and services to the active trading community. "
target: Sterling Trader
Sterling Trader, an industry-leading professional direct access trading service and global trading network, offers a full service order routing and management suite built to support the direct access trading needs of professional traders, broker/dealers and buy-side trading institutions.
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closed 2/17/2010 via BNC Analysis

Lightspeed Financial, Inc., acquired NobleTrading.com, Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, Inc., a leading provider of direct market access (DMA) trading technology, risk management solutions, and brokerage services for retail active traders and institutional investors, announced its acquisition of discount trading firm NobleTrading.
buyer: Lightspeed Financial, Inc.
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: NobleTrading.com, Inc.
NobleTrading is an online discount trading company based in New York, USA. They provide all online trading services like stock trading, forex trading, option trading, commodity trading, future trading and day trading. They have flexible commission plans and trading software of different platforms.
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC, acquired Integrity Trading Inc.

synopsis: Lightspeed Financial, LLC, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Integrity Trading Inc., a Direct Market Access broker/dealer that provides execution and clearing services to retail and institutional customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target: Integrity Trading Inc.
Integrity Trading International is a broker dealer registered in the United States offering clearing and execution to U.S. and foreign banks, broker dealers and individuals interested in accessing the U.S. market and reselling our services in foreign countries.
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closed 7/13/2006 via BusinessWire

E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, acquired E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC

synopsis: Lightspeed Holdings, LLC, a leading independent provider of brokerage services for institutional and professional traders, today announced it has completed the acquisition of E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC and ETP Technologies, LLC from E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation.
buyer: E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target parent: E-Trade Financial Corp.
target: E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006.
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closed 7/13/2006 via BusinessWire

E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, acquired E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC

synopsis: Lightspeed Holdings, LLC, a leading independent provider of brokerage services for institutional and professional traders, today announced it has completed the acquisition of E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC and ETP Technologies, LLC from E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation.
buyer: E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006. "
target parent: E-Trade Financial Corp.
target: E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC
Lightspeed Professional Trading, LLC is a Direct Market Access trading and trading technology development business. Formerly E*TRADE Professional Trading, LLC, the firm was acquired by the current management team in a management buyout from E*TRADE Financial in 2006.
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announced 11/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Virtu Financial LLC, will acquire Investment Technology Group, Inc.

synopsis: Virtu Financial, Inc., a leading financial firm, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Investment Technology Group, a global financial technology company that helps brokers and asset managers improve returns for investors around the world.
buyer: Virtu Financial LLC (VIRT:$1,851.58)
Virtu is a leading financial firm that leverages cutting edge technology to deliver liquidity to the global markets and innovative, transparent trading solutions to their clients. As a market maker, Virtu provides deep liquidity that helps to create more efficient markets around the world. "
target: Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG:$505.52)
Investment Technology Group is a global financial technology company that helps brokers and asset managers improve returns for investors around the world. They empower traders to reduce the end-to-end cost of implementing investments via liquidity, analytics and workflow technology solutions.
price ($mm)
$1,110
rev ($mm)
$506
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
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closed 12/14/2017 via BusinessWire

TMX Group Inc., acquired Trayport Ltd.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced it has completed the sale of Trayport, a leading provider of energy trading solutions to traders, brokers and exchanges worldwide, to TMX Group Limited.
buyer: TMX Group Inc. (TSX:X:$769.01)
TMX Group is an integrated, multi-asset class exchange group. TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. "
target parent: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
target: Trayport Ltd.
Trayport is a leading provider of energy trading solutions to traders, brokers and exchanges worldwide. It develops, deploys and supports quality, resilient software for trading in multiple asset classes. Trayport’s GlobalVision software is used by the world’s largest trading companies.
price ($mm)
$725
rev ($mm)
$76
EBITDA ($mm)
$40
EV / rev
9.5x
EV / EBITDA
18.3x
closed 12/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., acquired Trayport Ltd.

synopsis: Intercontinental Exchange, the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced it has completed its acquisition of Trayport. Trayport licenses its technology platform to serve brokers for electronic and hybrid trade execution primarily in the European over-the-counter utility markets.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,588.00)
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets, providing risk management and capital efficiency. "
target parent: BGC Partners L.P.
target: Trayport Ltd.
Trayport is a leading provider of energy trading solutions to traders, brokers and exchanges worldwide. It develops, deploys and supports quality, resilient software for trading in multiple asset classes. Trayport’s GlobalVision software is used by the world’s largest trading companies.
price ($mm)
$650
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/26/2015 via Company Press Release

CREALOGIX, acquired MBA Systems

synopsis: CREALOGIX has acquired MBA Systems, a well-established UK fintech brand and leading supplier of innovative web-based solutions and services to the securities and wealth management industries. With this move, CREALOGIX strengthens its presence in the UK market and gains an established customer base of over 30 banks, brokers and wealth managers.
buyer: CREALOGIX (SWX:CLXN:$76.18)
The CREALOGIX Group is a independent Swiss software house and the market leader for Digital Banking in Switzerland. Its focus is on changing customer needs for mobility, security, personalised advice and a comprehensive user experience. "
target: MBA Systems
MBA Systems is a leading UK based supplier of online trading information and transaction systems to many leading brokers, wealth managers and international banks. It supports and hosts systems from its own secure data centre for almost all of its clients.
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closed 8/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

Solium Capital Inc., acquired Executive Trading Solutions LLC

synopsis: Solium Capital Inc., the leading global provider of software-as-a-service for equity administration, financial reporting and compliance, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Executive Trading Solutions LLC, a premier provider of online technology for the administration, execution and reporting of 10b5-1 trading plans in the US.
buyer: Solium Capital Inc. (TSX:SUM:$104.55)
Solium Capital Inc. provides cloud-enabled services for global equity administration, financial reporting and compliance. Headquartered in Canada, they also have offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, France and Australia. "
target: Executive Trading Solutions LLC
Executive Trading Solutions LLC is a premier provider of online technology for the administration, execution and reporting of 10b5-1 trading plans in the US through my10b51.com. This service is valuable to brokerage firms, corporate issuers and executives.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters, acquired Omnesys Technologies Private Limited

synopsis: Thomson Reuters acquired Bangalore-based Omnesys Technologies for an undisclosed amount. Omnesys is an integrated provider of sell-side order management systems (OMS) and high frequency trading solutions for Indian exchange traded instruments.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: Omnesys Technologies Private Limited
Omnesys is a leading provider of software for Securities markets worldwide. Omnesys products range from multi-asset, multi venue trading systems, market data and connectivity solutions to buy-side and sell-side firms, consumer oriented trading terminals and websites.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Desjardins Group, will acquire Nexa Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Desjardins Financial Group will acquire California-based Nexa Technologies, which operates the online brokerage platform Disnat.
buyer: Desjardins Group
Desjardins Financial Group is the largest financial cooperative group in Canada. It offers complete banking services to nearly 6 million members and clients. "
target parent: Technology Crossover Ventures
target: Nexa Technologies, Inc.
Nexa Technologies has been at the forefront of the online brokerage industry since 1999. Specializing in direct access brokerage technology, Nexa provides a complete online brokerage solution including multi-lingual level II, browser based trading and back-office tools.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/3/2011 via PR Newswire

ConvergEx, acquired RickTick

synopsis: ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of RealTick® from Barclays Bank PLC. RealTick is a leading global, multi-broker, cross-asset electronic execution platform.
buyer parent: The Bank of New York Mellon
buyer: ConvergEx
ConvergEx is a leading technology company providing products and services to asset managers and financial intermediaries globally. Its products and services span the investment life cycle and center on the development, marketing and servicing of technology-based solutions. "
target parent: Barclays PLC
target: RickTick
RealTick has revolutionized the electronic trading industry with unique, innovative and easy to use trading technology, along with ground breaking market access and liquidity solutions used by brokers, institutions and traders globally for over 25 years.
price ($mm)
$78
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/17/2010 via BNC Analysis

RTN Stealth Software Inc., will acquire Market Guidance Systems, Inc.

synopsis: RTN Stealth Software Inc. acquired of all of the assets of Market Guidance Systems Inc. ("MGS"). Market Guidance Systems, Inc. (MGS) is a privately held R&D company that has developed RTN-Stealth software -a unique, direct access trading decision support platform for active traders.
buyer: RTN Stealth Software Inc. (QATSF:$0.04)
RTN Stealth Software Inc. is engaged in the business of researching, developing and maintaining proprietary algorithmic securities trading systems. The existence of electronic financial markets has allowed the Company to develop a suite of proprietary intra-day algorithmic trading software. "
target: Market Guidance Systems, Inc.
Market Guidance Systems, Inc. develops securities market analysis and trading software solutions. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in New York, New York.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/1/2008 via PR Newswire

GFI, acquired Trayport Ltd.

synopsis: GFI Group Inc. has acquired Trayport, a leading provider of real-time electronic trading software for brokers, exchanges and traders in the commodities, fixed income, currencies and equities markets.
buyer: GFI (OTCPK:GFIG:$751.64)
GFI Group Inc. is an inter-dealer broker specializing in over-the-counter derivatives products and related securities. GFI provides brokerage services, market data and analytics software products to institutional clients in markets for a range of credit, financial, equity and commodity instruments. "
target: Trayport Ltd.
Trayport Limited develops real-time electronic trading software for brokers, exchanges, and traders in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers GlobalVision, a real-time electronic trading platform that connects buyers to sellers in real time.
price ($mm)
$142
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/4/2007 via finextra.com

Markit Group Ltd., will acquire SwapsWire

synopsis: UK market data vendor Markit has agreed in principle to acquire SwapsWire, the dealer-backed electronic trade confirmation network for OTC derivatives processing. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit Group Limited is the leading provider of independent pricing, reference data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial and commodities markets. "
target: SwapsWire
SwapsWire automates the legal confirmation, trade capture, and broker confirmation process for OTC derivatives products. The company offers electronic network to support trade workflow of various types, overnight index swaps, caps, floors, swaptions, credit default swaps, and equity derivatives.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/18/2007 via

Interactive Brokers Group, acquired FutureTrade

synopsis: Interactive Brokers Group, a major automated global electronic broker today announced the execution of a Definitive Agreement to acquire FutureTrade Technologies and its wholly-owned subsidiary, FutureTrade Securities for an undisclosed amount of cash. FutureTrade is a leading provider of integrated electronic equity and option trading services.
buyer: Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR:$1,045.51)
Interactive Brokers Group, Inc., with its subsidiaries, is an automated global electronic market maker and broker specializing in routing orders and executing and processing trades in securities, futures and foreign exchange instruments as a member of 70 electronic exchanges and trading venues. "
target: FutureTrade
FutureTrade Technologies, Inc. provides integrated electronic trading platform. The company’s platform enables institutional traders and hedge fund managers to analyze, execute, and manage positions in the United States and international equities and domestic options.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2007 via

Investment Technology Group, Inc., acquired RedSky Financial, LLC

synopsis: Investment Technology Group, Inc. a provider of technology-based trading services and transaction research, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held RedSky Financial, LLC, a Chicago-based broker-dealer specializing in electronic multi-asset class trading with an emphasis on exchange-traded equity derivative products.
buyer: Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG:$505.52)
Investment Technology Group, Inc. is a specialized agency brokerage and technology firm that partners with clients globally to provide innovative solutions spanning the entire investment process. "
target: RedSky Financial, LLC
RedSky Financial is a broker-dealer and FCM specializing in electronic trading within multiple asset classes. RedSky provides traders, hedge funds, and proprietary trading groups with direct access to stocks, options, futures, foreign exchange and bonds through its proprietary R3 trading platform.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/30/2007 via BusinessWire

eSpeed, Inc. will be merged with BGC Partners L.P.,

synopsis: eSpeed, Inc., a leader in electronic marketplaces and related trading technology for the global capital markets, and BGC Partners, one of the largest and fastest growing inter-dealer brokers of financial instruments for wholesale market participants worldwide, announced eSpeed and BGC will merge, and the combined company named “BGC Partners, Inc.”
buyer: BGC Partners L.P. (BGCP:$2,554.99)
BGC Partners L.P. is a leading inter-dealer broker providing integrated voice and electronic services to wholesale market participants worldwide. BGC is active in the global credit, fixed income, foreign exchange, derivatives and money markets, offering a full range of brokerage services. "
target: eSpeed, Inc.
eSpeed, Inc. is a leader in developing and deploying electronic marketplaces and related trading technology that offers traders access to the most liquid, efficient and neutral financial markets in the world. eSpeed operates multiple buyer, multiple seller real-time electronic marketplaces.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/21/2007 via Company Press Release

ODL Securities, purchased bestconnect from Dresdner Kleinwort Capital

synopsis: ODL Securities, the London-based equities, derivatives and FX trading house, has agreed the purchase of bestconnect, the leading UK retail service provider (RSP) electronic dealing service, from investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort.
buyer: ODL Securities
ODL Securities Limited (ODLS) commenced trading early in 1995. Initially it specialised in derivatives and equities but recently has seen significant growth in foreign exchange, equity CFDs, Corporate and Government bond trading and other over-the-counter (OTC) products. "
seller parent: Allianz Group
seller: Dresdner Kleinwort Capital
At Dresdner Kleinwort, we deliver the best solutions for our clients by creating a culture to think differently, to question convention, and - sometimes - make choices that surprise our peers. We are the investment bank of Dresdner Bank AG and a member of Allianz.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/4/2007 via Company Press Release

TietoEnator Corporation, acquired Abaris AB

synopsis: TietoEnator has strengthened its position in the Nordic capital markets area by the acquisition of the entire share capital of the Swedish company Abaris, a specialist in securities processing solutions. Abaris has a strong position in the Swedish as well as the Finnish and Norwegian market.
buyer: TietoEnator Corporation (TIE1V:$358.50)
TietoEnator is among the leading architects in building a more efficient information society and one of the largest IT services providers in Europe. TietoEnator specializes in consulting, developing and hosting its customers' business operations in the digital economy. "
target: Abaris AB
Abaris AB provides software solutions and related services for the buy-side and sell-side investment community. It supports capital market business processes in the areas of securities trading, account administration, fund management, and private banking.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2005 via BNC Analysis

Lehman Brothers, acquired Townsend Analytics, Ltd.

synopsis: Lehman Brothers, the global investment bank, announced today that it has acquired Townsend Analytics, a premier software development and global service provider for the financial services industry.
buyer: Lehman Brothers (LEH:$0.00)
Lehman Brothers, an innovator in global finance, serves the financial needs of corporations, governments and municipalities, institutional clients, and high net worth individuals worldwide. "
target: Townsend Analytics, Ltd.
Townsend Analytics is a recognized software development and service provider for the financial services industry, Townsend Analytics provides tools and support services for both institutional and retail brokerage firms.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/20/2005 via PR Newswire

thinkorswim Group, Inc., acquired Arrowhead Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: thinkorswim, an industry-leading online brokerage and financial technology pioneer, announced the acquisition of Arrowhead Solutions, an institutional equity order management and technology company.
buyer parent: INVESTools, Inc.
buyer: thinkorswim Group, Inc. (:$0.00)
thinkorswim is a leading online brokerage company specializing in options that also offers customers a broad range of products including equities, futures, mutual funds, and bonds. "
target: Arrowhead Solutions, Inc.
Arrowhead was founded by two pioneers in the trade order management field who helped develop one of the leading systems used today. Arrowhead’s professionals offer unsurpassed investment and trading system knowledge.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/17/2005 via BusinessWire

FundTech Ltd., will acquire Radius Partners

synopsis: Fundtech Ltd., a leading provider of end-to-end corporate banking and securities processing software and services, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Radius Partners, a leading provider of straight through processing (STP) solutions to the global securities industry, located in Pembroke, Massachusetts.
buyer: FundTech Ltd. (FNDT:$141.94)
Fundtech is a leading provider of software solutions and services that facilitate payments, settlement and cash management by enabling businesses and their banks to electronically manage cash, process payments and transfer funds. "
target: Radius Partners
Radius Partners provides software solutions and services that facilitate the matching and settlement of institutional trades. The Company was founded in 2000 by Chris Walsh and Scott Lorimer.
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Ticker: CBOE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CBOE Holdings, Inc.
CBOE Holdings, Inc.
CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and other subsidiaries. CBOE is the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,815.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$857.30
EBIT ($mm)
$699.20
Net Income ($mm)
$436.90
Employees
823
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Ticker: KCG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KCG Holdings, Inc.
KCG Holdings, Inc.
KCG is a leading independent securities firm offering investors a range of services designed to address trading needs across asset classes, product types and time zones. As one of the world’s largest market makers, KCG combines advanced technology with exceptional client service to improve pricing.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1,211.64
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$12.26
Employees
1153
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Ticker: AX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axos Financial, Inc
Axos Financial, Inc
Axos Financial, Inc., is the holding company for Axos Bank, a nationwide bank that provides financing for single and multifamily residential properties, small-to-medium size businesses in target sectors, and selected specialty finance receivables.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$430.32
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$164.05
Employees
873
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Ticker: JASDAQ:870
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Traders Holdings Co., Ltd.
Traders Holdings Co., Ltd.
Traders Holdings is a Japanese foreign exchange (FX) and securities trading service provider.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$21.65
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
48
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Ticker: CME
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CME Group
CME Group
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group is where the world comes to manage risk. Their exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes. The CME Globex® electronic trading platform brings buyers and sellers together.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,593.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,975.90
EBIT ($mm)
$2,594.10
Net Income ($mm)
$1,808.00
Employees
4590
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:NDAQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasdaq, Inc.
Nasdaq, Inc.
Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,262.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,327.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,137.00
Net Income ($mm)
$774.00
Employees
4339
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Ticker: XTRA:DB1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deutsche Börse Group
Deutsche Börse Group
Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$3,267.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,792.82
EBIT ($mm)
$1,707.24
Net Income ($mm)
$930.68
Employees
5652
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Ticker: LSE:LSE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
London Stock Exchange Group plc
London Stock Exchange Group plc
London Stock Exchange Group is an international markets infrastructure business. Its diversified global business focuses on capital formation, intellectual property and risk and balance sheet management. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, ETF, bond and derivatives markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,165.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,484.67
EBIT ($mm)
$1,198.25
Net Income ($mm)
$521.61
Employees
4965
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Ticker: SEHK:388
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is a leading financial market operator. From their home in the financial hub of Hong Kong and an additional base in London, they provide world-class facilities for trading and clearing securities and derivatives in Equities, Commodities, Fixed Income and Currency.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,074.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,492.81
EBIT ($mm)
$1,432.18
Net Income ($mm)
$1,212.06
Employees
2109
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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.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,045.51
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$12.53
Employees
960
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Ticker: TSX:X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TMX Group Inc.
TMX Group Inc.
TMX Group is an integrated, multi-asset class exchange group. TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets and clearinghouses for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$769.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$494.74
EBIT ($mm)
$442.06
Net Income ($mm)
$210.82
Employees
1230
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Ticker: NZE:NZX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Zealand Exchange Limited
New Zealand Exchange Limited
The NZX Capital Markets (New Zealand Exchange Limited) form a diverse offering for companies wishing to raise growth capital and investors looking for secure and liquid investment opportunities.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$44.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.59
EBIT ($mm)
$14.71
Net Income ($mm)
$8.96
Employees
188
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Ticker: GCAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$213.30
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
638
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Ticker: ICE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IntercontinentalExchange
IntercontinentalExchange
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets, providing risk management and capital efficiency.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,588.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,469.00
EBIT ($mm)
$3,014.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,150.00
Employees
6423
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Ticker: MF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MF Global Holdings Ltd
MF Global Holdings Ltd
MF Global is one of the world’s leading brokers of commodities and listed derivatives. The firm delivers trading and hedging solutions as a broker-dealer across all major markets for futures and options, commodities, fixed income, equities and foreign exchange.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$2,233.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$69.91
EBIT ($mm)
$25.47
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2847
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Ticker: GB:FFA.GB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FFastFill plc
FFastFill plc
FFastFill is the leading provider of Software as a Service to the global derivatives community, using the latest developments in technology to automate trade flow processes across a firm's front, middle and back offices.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$24.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.69
EBIT ($mm)
$3.39
Net Income ($mm)
$2.90
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3747
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INTERTRADE Co., Ltd.
INTERTRADE Co., Ltd. is a Japan-based company principally engaged in the provision of packaged systems for security business. The Company is involved in the design, development, sale, maintenance and operation of front and packaged systems for security business and corporations, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
115
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Ticker: BLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BlackRock, Inc.
BlackRock, Inc.
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13,880.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,602.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,300.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,199.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: MKTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.
MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$615.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$350.02
EBIT ($mm)
$321.32
Net Income ($mm)
$262.94
Employees
527
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Ticker: AIM:FDP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First Derivatives plc
First Derivatives plc
First Derivatives (FD) is a global technology provider with nearly 20 years of experience of working with some of the world’s largest finance, technology and energy institutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$222.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.38
EBIT ($mm)
$21.19
Net Income ($mm)
$11.43
Employees
2000
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Ticker: BIT:CAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CAD IT S.p.A.
CAD IT S.p.A.
CAD IT is a dynamic Italian technology company with a leading position in financial services software. Area Finanza, their flagship product, is a securities trading and post-trading process management system. CAD IT customers includes Banks, Insurances, Funds, Brokers, Enterprises, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$74.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.44
EBIT ($mm)
$7.75
Net Income ($mm)
$4.94
Employees
590
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Ticker: BIT:TAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS Group S.p.A
TAS S.p.A. a leading company in Italy in the supply of software and services for banking and financial applications, with a presence in Europe, the US and Latin America. TAS is specialised in software solutions for electronic money, payment systems, capital markets and Extended Enterprise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$63.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.90
EBIT ($mm)
$7.21
Net Income ($mm)
$6.01
Employees
415
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Ticker: SEHK:8018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings Limited
Finsoft Financial Investment Holdings is principally engaged in the provision of financial trading software solutions, provision of other internet financial platforms, provision of referral services, money lending business, securities investments and provision of corporate finance advisory services.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$7.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.91
EBIT ($mm)
$1.77
Net Income ($mm)
$1.16
Employees
64
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Ticker: INIX.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.27)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: FXIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading Corp.
Forex International Trading develops the next generation of Forex trading platforms. 4XINT Trader is an advanced online trading platform for the Forex market.
year
2011
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Ticker: AIM:BRY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brady plc
Brady plc
Brady plc is the leading provider of software solutions for global commodity trading. They offer a choice of trading and risk management applications designed to enable producers, financial organisations and trading companies to manage their commodity transactions in an integrated solution.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.97
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
253
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Ticker: OTCPK:APTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
APT Systems, Inc.
APT is an acronym for Applied Proprietary Trading. The Management of APT Systems, Inc. works to deliver stock trading tools with a focus on handheld devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.72)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: MORN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc.
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of Internet, software, and print-based products and services for individuals, financial advisors, and institutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,244.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$251.90
EBIT ($mm)
$184.60
Net Income ($mm)
$142.70
Employees
6896
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Ticker: 601519.SS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Great Wisdom provides services in the areas of financial database, real-time quotes transmission, real-time quotes reveal and investment analysis software, financial education system, information dissemination, Web and other areas of financial services platform.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$92.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($76.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($68.57)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: TSXV:ALY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AnalytixInsight
AnalytixInsight
AnalytixInsight Inc's Big Data Analytics platform helps transform data into narratives. Their flagship product Capital Cube provides high-quality financial research and content for investors, information providers, finance portals and media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.64)
Net Income ($mm)
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