Like MSM Media Ltd.

closed 12/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

A J Bell Holdings Limited, acquired MSM Media Ltd.

synopsis: AJ Bell, which is based on Chester Road, Manchester, has bought MSM Media and its trading subsidiary MoneyAM for an undisclosed sum. MSM is a specialist financial publisher which produces the weekly magazine Shares.
buyer: A J Bell Holdings Limited (:$173.49)
AJ Bell provides its clients and advisers with a ground-breaking blend of control, investment choice, low-cost delivery and online functionality. "
target: MSM Media Ltd.
MSM is a specialist financial publisher which produces the weekly magazine Shares, organises annual awards and business events and operates online and digital news and information services, including MoneyAM, StockMarketWire and Brokerforecasts. It employs 34 staff at its base in London.
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closed 1/31/2013 via Folio: First Day

The Alpha Pages LLC, acquired Futures Magazine

synopsis: Summit Business Media is set to announce that it sold its Futures brand to The Alpha Pages llc, a Chicago-based financial media startup. Futures Magazine is a U.S.-based monthly magazine about commodity futures contracts, stocks, options, derivatives, and forex.
buyer: The Alpha Pages LLC
The Alpha Pages is a Chicago-based financial media startup. The Alpha Pages was founded by Kristin Fox and Jeff Joseph and will focus on the alternative investments market. "
target parent: Summit Business Media, LLC
target: Futures Magazine
Futures Magazine is a U.S.-based monthly magazine about commodity futures contracts, stocks, options, derivatives, and forex. It contains feature articles on the futures markets, with articles on industry issues, current market developments, trading techniques and strategies.
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closed 7/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Markets Media, acquired Traders Magazine

synopsis: Markets Media is pleased to announce the acquisition of Traders Magazine from SourceMedia. The combined entity will have a total unique audience of 135,000, comprised of 120,000 digital readers and 15,000 print readers. Markets Media, is committed to investing in the Traders brand by providing the resources necessary for digital expansion.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media was launched in 2007 to provide sophisticated, in-depth content spanning all sectors of the securities industry, delivered across a synergistic platform of print, online and events. "
target parent: SourceMedia, Inc.
target: Traders Magazine
Traders Magazine is a digital information and news service, and monthly magazine, serving professionals in institutional trading markets with a focus on the buy-side, including large asset managers, hedge funds, proprietary trading shops, pension funds and boutique investment firms.
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closed 3/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

Value8 NV, acquired Uitgave van Beursexpres B.V.

synopsis: Value8, a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe, announces the company has taken over Uitgave van Beursexpres, which publishes a biweekly magazine on the Amsterdam stock exchange.
buyer: Value8 NV (VALUE:$131.37)
Value8 NV is a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe. Value8 focuses on successful enterprises in long-term growth industries including healthcare, leisure, environment and internet. "
target: Uitgave van Beursexpres B.V.
Based in Belgium, Uitgave van Beursexpres B.V. publishes a biweekly magazine on the Amsterdam stock exchange.
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closed 9/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired Intelligence Report

synopsis: Salem Media Group, announced that it has acquired Richard Young’s Intelligence Report, a monthly investment newsletter covering stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the economy. The newsletter offers their monthly issue, Monster Master Lists and the Economic Analysis. Salem's Eagle Financial Publications will be the new publisher of Intelligence Report.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides general market analysis and non-individualized investment strategies from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target parent: InvestorPlace Media, LLC.
target: Intelligence Report
Intelligence Report is a monthly investment newsletter covering stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the economy. The Intelligence Report service has these components—the monthly issue, Monster Master Lists and the Economic Analysis.
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closed 7/29/2015 via PE Hub

Leaders League Group, acquired Closing Circle

synopsis: Closing Circle, the digital media dedicated to the European private equity and venture capital community is being acquired by Leaders League, the rating agency and media group for top executives. Closing Circle was founded by David Chouraqui, an investment professional passionate about tech and innovation.
buyer: Leaders League Group
Leaders League is a rating agency and media group for top executives at the international level. With more than 130 employees and 3 offices in Latin America, the company is a fast growing media partner for leaders around the world. "
target: Closing Circle
Closing Circle, the European media for dealmakers, is a platform dedicated to the private equity and venture capital community. It provides news about private equity and venture capital transactions and fundraising in Europe, an online database of investor profiles and a weekly newsletter.
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closed 1/17/2018 via Company Press Release

L'Agefi (France), acquired Indinvest

synopsis: L'Agefi, an economic and financial press group in France, has acquired Indinvest, a professional press group in France that operates Instit Invest and Distrib Invest. Instit Invest is an information site dedicated to institutional investors. It provides information on issues related to asset allocation, regulation, risk control, and governance.
buyer parent: Groupe Artémis
buyer: L'Agefi (France)
L'Agefi is an economic and financial press group in France. They provide an online newspaper, L'Agefi Quotidien, through their website and mobile app. They also offer the L'Agefi Hebdo, a weekly magazine about the finance industry, and the L'Agefi actifs, a weekly magazine about wealth management. "
target: Indinvest
Indinvest is a professional press group in France that operates Instit Invest and Distrib Invest. Instit Invest is the first independent information site dedicated to institutional investors. It provides information on issues related to asset allocation, regulation, risk control, and governance.
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announced 9/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Wallstreet:online AG, will acquire Der Investoren-Kompass

synopsis: Wallstreet:online, a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, will acquire Der Investoren-Kompass, a free stock market newsletter in Germany that provides specific investment advice for private investors on a weekly basis.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target: Der Investoren-Kompass
Der Investoren-Kompass is a free stock market newsletter in Germany that provides specific investment advice for private investors on a weekly basis. Der Investoren-Kompass covers news for all the important topics for German investors, including topics about equities, commodities, and currencies.
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$30
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announced 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Green Street Advisors, Inc., will acquire Harrison Scott Publications

synopsis: Green Street Advisors, the premier provider of research, advisory and analytics to the commercial real estate industry, will acquire four leading publications that serve the commercial real estate and financial industries -- Real Estate Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, and Asset-Backed Alert – from Harrison Scott Publications.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Green Street Advisors, Inc.
Founded in 1985, Green Street Advisors is the preeminent independent research and advisory firm concentrating on the commercial real estate industry in North America and Europe with offices in Newport Beach, Dallas, London, and soon New York City. "
target: Harrison Scott Publications
Harrison Scott Publications delivers exclusive news and information to professionals in the real estate, finance and investment fields. Harrison Scott publishes four weekly newsletters, Real Estate Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert and Asset-Backed Alert.
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announced 3/26/2021 via BusinessWire

News Corporation, will acquire Investor's Business Daily

synopsis: News Corp has agreed to acquire Investor’s Business Daily from O’Neil Capital Management. Investor's Business Daily is an American newspaper and website covering the stock market, international business, finance and economics. Founded in 1984 by William O'Neil as a print news publication, it is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$8,720.00)
News Corp is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers throughout the world. The company comprises businesses across a range of media. "
target parent: O’Neil Capital Management
target: Investor's Business Daily
Investor's Business Daily is an American newspaper and website covering the stock market, international business, finance and economics. Founded in 1984 by William O'Neil as a print news publication, it is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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$275
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closed 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Opes Partners, acquired JUNO magazine

synopsis: Opes Partners, a property investment advisory firm in New Zealand, has acquired JUNO magazine from Pie Funds, a boutique investment manager in New Zealand. JUNO magazine is a quarterly retail, investing magazine based in New Zealand. The magazine simplifies investing and empowers readers to make better financial decisions.
buyer: Opes Partners
Opes Partners is a property investment advisory firm in New Zealand. Opes Partners guides and coaches their clients to become a property investor. The firm uses their in-depth knowledge of property to help their clients optimize and grow their property investment portfolio. "
target parent: Pie Funds
target: JUNO magazine
JUNO magazine is a quarterly retail, investing magazine based in New Zealand. JUNO educates and empowers readers to make better financial decisions. The magazine simplifies investing by explaining financial concepts in plain English and providing in-dept market commentary from a team of experts.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wallstreet:online AG, acquired Smart Investor Media

synopsis: Wallstreet: online AG, a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, has acquired The Smart Investor Magazine, a German magazine aimed primarily at experienced and sophisticated investors.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target parent: Going Public Media
target: Smart Investor Media
Based in Germany, The Smart Investor Magazine is aimed primarily at experienced and sophisticated investors. Far away from the mainstream, the new monthly investor magazine conveys interesting stock market know-how and is a competent guide to investment decisions.
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$1.00*
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$1
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Frankfurt Business Media, acquired Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten

synopsis: Frankfurt Business Media, a German publisher that focuses on business and finance, has acquired Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten (dpn) from the Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations. dpn is a bimonthly German magazine for institutional investors and occupational pensions.
buyer: Frankfurt Business Media
Founded in 2001, Frankfurt Business Media is a German publisher that focuses on business and finance. The company publishes magazines and newspapers for chief financial officers, treasurers, financial advisers, managing directors, founders, HR managers, and more. "
target parent: Nikkei Inc.
target: Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten
Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten (dpn) is a bimonthly German magazine for institutional investors and occupational pensions. dpn provides information about new market opportunities and investment trends. It also provides research and statistics about the investment and pension markets.
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closed 9/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

McEwen Investment Report Ltd., acquired NZ Investor Magazine

synopsis: The Chairman of IRG, Mr Marvin Yee, has announced the sale of the NZ Investor Magazine, a well-regarded monthly magazine that covers everything for the savvy investor, from insurance, trusts, money management, investing in stocks, shares to bonds, precious metals and stones.
buyer: McEwen Investment Report Ltd.
McEwen Investment Report's concise weekly format keeps clients up to date with the ever-changing sharemarket while striving to make market-beating recommendations based on David's 9 Key Criteria of Company Excellence and a unique combination of investment strategies. "
target parent: Investment Research Group Ltd
target: NZ Investor Magazine
Written for people who want to look after their money and plan for the future, NZ Investor is a well-regarded monthly magazine that covers everything for the savvy investor, from insurance, trusts, money management, investing in stocks, shares to bonds, precious metals and stones.
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announced 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Growth Company Investor, will acquire Growth Company Investor

synopsis: Growth Company Investor (GCI)'s editor, David Thornton, will acquire the company from Bonhill Group plc, a leading B2B media business in the UK. GCI is a monthly investment recommendation newsletter for private investors. GCI focuses on small caps and conducts 250 CEO interviews a year to generate great investment ideas for their members.
buyer: Growth Company Investor
Growth Company Investor (GCI) is a monthly investment recommendation newsletter for private investors. GCI focuses exclusively on small caps and conducts 250 CEO interviews a year to generate great investment ideas for their members. GCI is published monthly as a PDF download for their members. "
target parent: Bonhill Group plc
target: Growth Company Investor
Growth Company Investor (GCI) is a monthly investment recommendation newsletter for private investors. GCI focuses exclusively on small caps and conducts 250 CEO interviews a year to generate great investment ideas for their members. GCI is published monthly as a PDF download for their members.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caliber Corporate Advisers, acquired The Financial Revolutionist

synopsis: Caliber Corporate Advsiers (Helix Edge Holdings), a company dedicated to delivering timely insights and marketing services, announces its acquisition of Financial Revolutionist Holdings Corp. The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a NY-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
buyer: Caliber Corporate Advisers
Caliber Corporate Advisers is a strategic marketing advisory firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. They provide best-in-class strategy and tactical execution of public relations and content marketing initiatives, as well as contacts’ database research. "
target: The Financial Revolutionist
Founded by Gregg M. Schoenberg and Robert Jaeger in 2015, The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a New York-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
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closed 4/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Markets Media, acquired GlobalTrading

synopsis: Markets Media Group has announced the acquisition of GlobalTrading, a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media Group covers institutional capital markets, spanning buy-side investment managers, sell-side banks, hedge funds, exchanges, trading platforms, and software providers. "
target: GlobalTrading
GlobalTrading is a leading publication and forum for the electronic trading industry. Based in Hong Kong, GlobalTrading's FIXGlobal.com is the official publication of the FIX Trading Community, the non-profit, industry-driven standards body at the heart of global trading.
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closed 6/30/2009 via Folio: First Day

Asset International, Inc., acquired The Trade, Ltd.

synopsis: Asset International, Inc. has agreed to acquire The Trade Ltd, a London-based firm that directly and through major events provides institutional investors with news and other specialty content focused on buy-side electronic trading.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Asset International, Inc.
Asset International, Inc. owns and operates publishing, email, newsletter, and education portals focusing on retirement and international securities services industries. The company provides news, content, research, training and e-commerce solutions. "
target: The Trade, Ltd.
Based in London, The Trade Ltd publishes The Trade, The Trade Asia, thetradenews.com and specialty publications on algorithmic trading, execution venues and other content of interest to institutional investors who employ electronic trading networks.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Markets Media, acquired Best Execution World Limited

synopsis: Leading U.S.-based digital financial news publisher Markets Media Group (MMG) has acquired Best Execution World Limited (BEW), the London-based publisher of Best Execution and The DESK. Best Execution offers an in-depth analysis into the major trends that are shaping the financial services industry.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media Group was founded in 2007 with one mission: to be the pre-eminent provider of news and information about trading and technology in capital markets. The coverage remit spans equities, fixed income, and FX, and covers buy-side investment managers, sell-side broker-dealers, and more. "
target: Best Execution World Limited
Best Execution offers an in-depth analysis into the major trends that are shaping the financial services industry as well as providing a more detailed insight into the technology driving new products and services being developed to meet these challenges. It’s where the buyside and sellside meet.
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announced 6/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint, will acquire PEI Media

synopsis: Bridgepoint, an international private equity group, will acquire a majority stake in PEI Media, the global provider of insight, market-data and business conferences for professionals active in alternative asset class investment. PEI also publishes a portfolio of websites and associated magazines to deliver both breaking news and in-depth analysis.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is an international private equity group focused on acquiring middle market companies in attractive markets with the potential to grow organically or through acquisition. it focuses on acquiring well managed companies in sectors with the potential to grow through acquisition. "
target: PEI Media
PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment. Its products and services sit at the heart of the fast-growing markets of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt.
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closed 12/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

A J Bell Holdings Limited, acquired MSM Media Ltd.

synopsis: AJ Bell, which is based on Chester Road, Manchester, has bought MSM Media and its trading subsidiary MoneyAM for an undisclosed sum. MSM is a specialist financial publisher which produces the weekly magazine Shares.
buyer: A J Bell Holdings Limited (:$173.49)
AJ Bell provides its clients and advisers with a ground-breaking blend of control, investment choice, low-cost delivery and online functionality. "
target: MSM Media Ltd.
MSM is a specialist financial publisher which produces the weekly magazine Shares, organises annual awards and business events and operates online and digital news and information services, including MoneyAM, StockMarketWire and Brokerforecasts. It employs 34 staff at its base in London.
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closed 3/19/2021 via Company Press Release

A J Bell Holdings Limited, acquired Adalpha

synopsis: AJ Bell plc, one of the UK's largest investment platforms, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Adalpha group of companies, including Ad Alpha Solutions Ltd. Adalpha is currently developing a mobile focused platform proposition for financial advisers.
buyer: A J Bell Holdings Limited (:$173.49)
AJ Bell, based in the UK, provides its clients and advisers with a ground-breaking blend of control, investment choice, low-cost delivery and online functionality. They are a privately owned and financially strong member of the London Stock Exchange. "
target: Adalpha
UK-based Adalpha is currently developing a simplified platform proposition for financial advisers delivered to customers via a mobile and tablet app. In essence, advisers will be provided with the software infrastructure they need to support an entirely digital service model for clients.
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closed 12/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

A J Bell Holdings Limited, acquired MSM Media Ltd.

synopsis: AJ Bell, which is based on Chester Road, Manchester, has bought MSM Media and its trading subsidiary MoneyAM for an undisclosed sum. MSM is a specialist financial publisher which produces the weekly magazine Shares.
buyer: A J Bell Holdings Limited (:$173.49)
AJ Bell provides its clients and advisers with a ground-breaking blend of control, investment choice, low-cost delivery and online functionality. "
target: MSM Media Ltd.
MSM is a specialist financial publisher which produces the weekly magazine Shares, organises annual awards and business events and operates online and digital news and information services, including MoneyAM, StockMarketWire and Brokerforecasts. It employs 34 staff at its base in London.
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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 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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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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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.
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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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closed 1/7/2011 via Market Wire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Matrix Financial Solutions

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. has announced the closing of its acquisition of Matrix Financial Solutions, Inc., the leading independent provider of mutual fund processing solutions for the defined contribution market.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,684.10)
Broadridge is a technology services company focused on global capital markets. Broadridge is the market leader enabling secure and accurate processing of information for communications and securities transactions among issuers, investors and financial intermediaries. "
target parent: Bluff Point Associates
target: Matrix Financial Solutions
Matrix Financial Solutions is a leading provider of retirement products and services for third party administrators, financial advisors and banks. Matrix serves more than 300 financial institutions with over $120 billion in customer assets processed through its trading platform.
price ($mm)
$201
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$80
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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.
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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 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.
price ($mm)
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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)
$40
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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)
$6.50
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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 8/20/2012 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
EV / EBITDA
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)
$7.41
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2021 via GlobeNewswire

MarketAxess Holdings, Inc., acquired MuniBrokers

synopsis: MarketAxess, the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed-income markets, has acquired MuniBrokers, a central electronic venue serving municipal bond inter-dealer brokers and dealers.
buyer: MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. (MKTX:$615.14)
MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets. "
target: MuniBrokers
MuniBrokers is a central electronic venue serving municipal bond inter-dealer brokers and dealers. They offer a central electronic marketplace to trade over $400 million of taxable and tax-exempt municipal bonds per day.
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announced 5/28/2020 via BusinessWire

Guru Capital, will acquire ETX Capital

synopsis: Guru Capital, a Switzerland-based private equity firm, will acquire ETX Capital from JRJ Group, a leading international private equity investment firm. ETX Capital is a leading provider of financial spread betting, forex and CFDs in the UK. ETX Capital offers online trading services for forex, commodities, cryptocurrencies, shares, and indices.
buyer: Guru Capital
Guru Capital is a Switzerland-based private equity firm with specific experience in the CFD space. Guru Capital seeks investment opportunities with active companies in the EMEA and APAC regions whom have a special focus on FX & CFD. "
target parent: JRJ Group
target: ETX Capital
ETX Capital is a leading provider of financial spread betting, forex and CFDs in the UK. ETX Capital offers online trading services for forex, commodities, cryptocurrencies, shares, and indices. Their platform empowers traders to stay ahead of financial markets with advanced research tools.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Amundi, acquired WeSave

synopsis: Amundi, leader in asset management in Europe with more than €1,400bn in assets under management, announces that it has bought all the capital of fintech WeSave, an aggregation platform for consulting and savings.
buyer: Amundi (ENXTPA:AMUN:$4,686.91)
Amundi is the leading European asset manager in terms of assets under management, and ranks in the top 10 worldwide. The Group manages more than 1,470 billion euros and six main management platforms. "
target: WeSave
WeSave is an online trading and forecasting platform that allows the general public to benefit from the expertise of a low-cost trading room. Their algorithms, based on the fundamentals of technical analysis, will enable clients to reduce risk while boosting performance on the equity markets.
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