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closed 10/22/2015 via GlobeNewswire

NASDAQ Private Market, acquired SecondMarket

synopsis: NASDAQ Private Market, LLC, the premier equity services provider to private companies, has acquired SecondMarket Solutions, Inc., a recognized innovator in facilitating liquidity for private company securities. SecondMarket will be integrated into NASDAQ Private Market, serving customers worldwide.
buyer parent: NASDAQ OMX
buyer: NASDAQ Private Market
The NASDAQ Private Market (NPM) is the premier equity services provider to private companies. NPM's solution lets private companies to digitize, integrate and control all of their equity-related functions, including cap table management, shareholder liquidity, investor relations and capital raising."
target: SecondMarket
SecondMarket is a technology company that provides software solutions for private securities transactions. The firm’s software enables private issuers and attorneys to save time and money by bringing scale, efficiency user experience to private company secondary and private M&A transactions.
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closed 6/9/2008 via BNC Analysis

SecondMarket, acquired Trade Receivable Exchange, Inc.

synopsis: Restricted Stock Partners (RSP) announced that it has acquired Trade Receivable Exchange, Inc. (T-REX), the largest online auction platform serving the $75 billion bankruptcy trade claims market.
buyer: SecondMarket
SecondMarket is the largest centralized marketplace for illiquid assets, such as auction-rate securities, bankruptcy claims, collateralized debt obligations, limited partnership interests, private company stock, and residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities. "
target: Trade Receivable Exchange, Inc.
Trade Receivable Exchange, Inc., of Denver, Colorado is an online auction platform launched in 2007 to provide liquidity for holders of bankruptcy trade claims. Over 650 members have joined T-REX since its launch.
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closed 3/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Republic.co, acquired RenGen Labs

synopsis: Republic, a crowdfunding platform, has acquired RenGen Labs, a market leader in hosting high growth private equity offering or security token offerings.
buyer: Republic.co
Republic is an open investment platform. People can choose from privately-held companies they believe in and can connect with their success as they fuel their growth. Republic is an investment platform where everyone can invest as little as $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: RenGen Labs
RenGen Labs is a market leader in hosting high growth private equity offering or security token offerings. They work closely with multiple registered broker-dealers across international borders who place the transaction and consult on the capital raise. They are based in New York.
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announced 4/23/2015 via PR Newswire

Interactive Brokers Group, will acquire Covestor

synopsis: Interactive Brokers Group, the largest US electronic broker by daily average revenue trades, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Covestor, an online investing marketplace. Covestor is a pioneer in the online investing business and the first digital asset management company to offer both active and passive investment options.
buyer: Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR:$1,045.51)
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. "
target: Covestor
Covestor is widely regarded as a pioneer in bringing separately managed accounts (SMAs) online in a transparent marketplace. On Covestor.com, investors can compare and select from a diverse marketplace of money management talent.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

ACOLIN, acquired Fundbase

synopsis: Fundbase, a FINMA regulated Fund Services firm, has been acquired by ACOLIN from Nectar Digital Wealth in Switzerland. Fundbase, founded in 2013 in Zurich, is the first online market place that connects professional investors looking to include alternative investments in their investment process with a universe of alternative investment funds.
buyer: ACOLIN
Zurich-based ACOLIN helps its clients to access new markets, meet regulatory obligations and grow assets under management across multiple jurisdictions. The business currently provides services to over 600 asset managers representing some 1800 investment funds across 30 countries. "
target parent: Nectar Digital Wealth AG
target: Fundbase
Fundbase, founded in 2013 in Zurich, is the first online market place that connects professional investors looking to include alternative investments in their investment process with a universe of alternative investment funds.
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announced 5/13/2020 via BusinessWire

SharesPost Financial Corporation will be merged with Forge Global,

synopsis: Forge Global and SharesPost, the developer of the leading platform for secondary transactions for private tech companies, have signed an agreement to merge. Together, the two companies will create one of the largest global private securities marketplaces, bringing liquidity and transparency at scale to pre-IPO companies and investors.
buyer: Forge Global
Forge is a marketplace innovator that serves the complex and emerging needs of the private market ecosystem by forging new connections through its technology, data, and expertise. The firm empowers investors and shareholders by enabling liquidity in the private markets. "
target: SharesPost Financial Corporation
SharesPost is the developer of the leading platform for secondary transactions for private tech companies. The company provides the private growth asset class with a suite of trading solutions and investment solutions to facilitate shareholder liquidity.
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$160
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announced 6/23/2014 via BusinessWire

ULLInk SAS, will acquire NYFIX and Metabit

synopsis: ULLINK will acquire NYFIX and Metabit from NYSE Technologies. The NYFIX Marketplace™ is a global community of trading counterparties utilizing innovative services that optimize the business of trading. Metabit is a leading Tokyo-based provider of high performance market access products in a unique but valuable community servicing the Asian market.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: ULLInk SAS
ULLINK is a global provider of multi-asset trading technology and infrastructure for buy-side and sell-side market participants. Trusted by over 150 of the world’s top-tier banks and brokers, it provides consistent, reliable access to the most current and innovative solutions available. "
target parent: IntercontinentalExchange
target: NYFIX and Metabit
The NYFIX Marketplace™ is a global community of trading counterparties utilizing innovative services that optimize the business of trading. Metabit’s portfolio of products has been designed exclusively for low-latency DMA trading solutions and exchange connectivity.
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closed 10/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Safello AB, acquired Cryex Group AB

synopsis: Safello, a provider of bitcoin exchange and related services in the European market, has acquired Cryex, an independent, order driven, blockchain compatible FX marketplace. Cryex's mission is to provide equal access to the FX market for all market participants in an easier, transparent, and more cost efficient way.
buyer: Safello AB
Safello operates a bitcoin exchange and related services in the European market. It partners with various payment providers such as Bankgirot. The company receives payments through SEPA, Bankgiro, Handelsbanken Direkt, International Bank Transfer, Swish, and many other payment methods. "
target: Cryex Group AB
Cryex is an independent, order driven, blockchain compatible FX marketplace integrated with a licensed Central Counter Party clearing organization (CCP). Cryex's mission is to provide equal access to the FX market for all market participants in an easier, transparent, and more cost efficient way.
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$2.39
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announced 12/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Direct Match Holdings Inc will be merged with OpenBondX,

synopsis: Electronic bond Alternative Trading System (ATS) OpenBondX, LLC intends to consolidate with Direct Match Holdings Inc, an electronic marketplace for U.S. Treasuries. The united OpenBondX Direct Match Platform will remain a true "all-to-all" system for trading between all types of market participants.
buyer: OpenBondX
OpenBondX, LLC (OBX) is a fully electronic, "all-to-all" Alternative Trading System (ATS) that provides all participants with fair and equal access to the bond markets, absolute price transparency, rebates and low pricing, disclosed or anonymous trading and built-in risk management controls. "
target: Direct Match Holdings Inc
Direct Match, a FINRA registered Broker-Dealer, offers the first true all-to-all anonymous central limit order book (CLOB) in the US Treasury market. Direct Match is dedicated to providing the latest in trading technology with seamless workflow integration.
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closed 8/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Thomson Reuters, acquired SigmaGenix

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced its acquisition of SigmaGenix a leading development firm of FX and options risk management systems that was founded by Jeremy Gelber. SigmaGenix provides full-featured investment-bank style risk management systems for foreign exchange derivatives.
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: SigmaGenix
SigmaGenix provides full-featured investment-bank style risk management systems for foreign exchange derivatives. Some of its features include portfolio risk management, reporting, pricing & booking, trade lifecycle management, and multiple data sourcing.
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announced 7/3/2013 via Reuters

Thomson Reuters, will purchase FOREX Options Business from TradeWeb Group LLC

synopsis: Thomson Reuters Corp has agreed to buy the foreign exchange options business of TradeWeb Markets. TradeWeb's foreign exchange options clients will eventually migrate to the FXall and will have access to more liquidity and products. Thomson Reuters is the majority owner of TradeWeb with ten other stakeholders.
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. "
seller parent: Thomson Reuters
seller: TradeWeb Group LLC
TradeWeb Market's foreign exchange options business serves financial professionals such as pension fund managers and institutional investors who use the platform to trade options on major currencies.
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closed 3/20/2019 via PR Web

Maple Life Financial, LLC, acquired The Financial Xchange, LLC

synopsis: Maple Life Financial (MLF Financial Group), an industry leader in the life settlements market place, has acquired The Financial Xchange, the world's only live structured settlement auction place. The Financial Xchange allows users to sell and bid on payment streams. Users can bid on alternative assets such as lottery payments and life settlements.
buyer: Maple Life Financial, LLC
Maple Life Financial (MLF Financial Group) is an industry leader in the life settlements market place. The group provides a comprehensive array of professional and managerial services to organizations that hold investments in US Life Insurance linked mortality investments. "
target: The Financial Xchange, LLC
The Financial Xchange is the world's only live structured settlement auction place. The Financial Xchange allows users to sell and bid on payment streams. Users can bid on alternative assets such as lottery payments, life settlements, structured settlement payments, time share receivables, and more.
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closed 10/22/2015 via GlobeNewswire

NASDAQ Private Market, acquired SecondMarket

synopsis: NASDAQ Private Market, LLC, the premier equity services provider to private companies, has acquired SecondMarket Solutions, Inc., a recognized innovator in facilitating liquidity for private company securities. SecondMarket will be integrated into NASDAQ Private Market, serving customers worldwide.
buyer parent: NASDAQ OMX
buyer: NASDAQ Private Market
The NASDAQ Private Market (NPM) is the premier equity services provider to private companies. NPM's solution lets private companies to digitize, integrate and control all of their equity-related functions, including cap table management, shareholder liquidity, investor relations and capital raising."
target: SecondMarket
SecondMarket is a technology company that provides software solutions for private securities transactions. The firm’s software enables private issuers and attorneys to save time and money by bringing scale, efficiency user experience to private company secondary and private M&A transactions.
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closed 6/9/2008 via BNC Analysis

SecondMarket, acquired Trade Receivable Exchange, Inc.

synopsis: Restricted Stock Partners (RSP) announced that it has acquired Trade Receivable Exchange, Inc. (T-REX), the largest online auction platform serving the $75 billion bankruptcy trade claims market.
buyer: SecondMarket
SecondMarket is the largest centralized marketplace for illiquid assets, such as auction-rate securities, bankruptcy claims, collateralized debt obligations, limited partnership interests, private company stock, and residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities. "
target: Trade Receivable Exchange, Inc.
Trade Receivable Exchange, Inc., of Denver, Colorado is an online auction platform launched in 2007 to provide liquidity for holders of bankruptcy trade claims. Over 650 members have joined T-REX since its launch.
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closed 10/22/2015 via GlobeNewswire

NASDAQ Private Market, acquired SecondMarket

synopsis: NASDAQ Private Market, LLC, the premier equity services provider to private companies, has acquired SecondMarket Solutions, Inc., a recognized innovator in facilitating liquidity for private company securities. SecondMarket will be integrated into NASDAQ Private Market, serving customers worldwide.
buyer parent: NASDAQ OMX
buyer: NASDAQ Private Market
The NASDAQ Private Market (NPM) is the premier equity services provider to private companies. NPM's solution lets private companies to digitize, integrate and control all of their equity-related functions, including cap table management, shareholder liquidity, investor relations and capital raising."
target: SecondMarket
SecondMarket is a technology company that provides software solutions for private securities transactions. The firm’s software enables private issuers and attorneys to save time and money by bringing scale, efficiency user experience to private company secondary and private M&A transactions.
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announced 3/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire Itiviti AB

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global Fintech leader, will acquire Sweden-based Itiviti Holding AB, a leading provider of trading and connectivity technology to the capital markets industry. The acquisition significantly expands Broadridge's Capital Markets franchise by extending into the front office and strengthening multi-asset capabilities.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge, a global Fintech leader, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance, and communications to enable better financial lives. Broadridge delivers technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers, and public companies. "
target parent: Nordic Capital
target: Itiviti AB
Based in Sweden, Itiviti is a leading global capital markets technology service provider offering highly scalable solutions that deliver significant cost savings for financial institutions by enabling them to consolidate their trading infrastructure.
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$2,528
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$248
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announced 3/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Investview, Inc, will acquire mPower Trading Systems

synopsis: Investview, Inc., announced that they will acquire MPower Trading Systems LLC, the developer and owner of Prodigio, a proprietary software-based trading platform with applications within the brokerage industry.
buyer: Investview, Inc (OTCPK:INVU:$25.68)
Investview, Inc. is a New Jersey-based diversified financial technology organization. The Company operates primarily through its wholly- and majority-owned subsidiaries, to provide financial products and services to accredited investors, self-directed investors and select financial institutions. "
target: mPower Trading Systems
mPower Trading Systems (MTS) is a privately owned financial software solutions provider of customizable trading systems. MTS specializes in providing a wide range of customizable high performance trading solutions to broker-dealers, and more. Their product is the trading software Prodigia.
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announced 3/23/2021 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Calypso Technology Inc

synopsis: Thoma Bravo is to acquire Calypso Technology, Inc. from international private equity group Bridgepoint and global growth investor Summit Partners. Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions and managed services for financial markets with over 40000 users in 60+ countries.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Calypso Technology Inc
Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions and managed services for financial markets with over 40000 users in 60+ countries.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

BTG Pactual, acquired Kinvo

synopsis: BTG Pactual, a global investment bank, asset manager and wealth manager, has acquired Kinvo, a Brazilian provider of investment management software. Kinvo offers a mobile solution that enables investors to control their investments and improve their performance. Their software features solutions for portfolio management, product analysis, and more.
buyer: BTG Pactual (BOVESPA:BPAC3:$1,263.03)
BTG Pactual is a global investment bank, asset manager, and wealth manager with a dominant franchise in Latin America. BTG Pactual provides a range of financial services to a global client base that includes corporations, institutional investors, governments and high net worth individuals. "
target: Kinvo
Kinvo is a Brazilian provider of investment management software. Kinvo offers a mobile solution that enables investors to control their investments and improve their performance. Their software features solutions for portfolio management, product analysis, asset sensitivity, and more.
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closed 12/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Alter Domus, acquired Credit Vision Limited

synopsis: Luxembourg provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry, Alter Domus has acquired Credit-Vision Limited, a London-based fintech. Credit-Vision is a data and analytics platform for corporate credit investors that streamlines and modernizes portfolio management.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Alter Domus
Luxembourg-based Alter Domus is a leading provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry. Alter Domus offers fund administration, corporate services, depositary services, transfer pricing, domiciliation, and management company services. "
target: Credit Vision Limited
Based in the UK, Credit-Vision is award-winning web-based middle and front office technology platform that provides portfolio management and financial analysis to private debt investors and debt capital markets participants including banks, CLO, and other managers.
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announced 11/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, will acquire Diapason

synopsis: Apax Partners, a leading global private equity advisory firm, will acquire a majority stake in Diapason, a French company that designs software for financial organisations. Diapason enables organisations to transform their treasury. Their solution optimises cash management, automates payments, and manages risk related to securities portfolios.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target: Diapason
Diapason is a French company that designs software for financial organisations. Diapason enables organisations to transform their treasury with a one-size-fits-all integrated solution. Their solution optimises cash management, automates payments, and manages risk related to securities portfolios.
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announced 11/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Infront AS, will acquire NBTrader Solutions Ltd

synopsis: Infront ASA, a Norway-based financial technology company, will acquire a key local partner in the United Kingdom; NB Trader Solutions Ltd. NBTrader is an independent trading technology specialist with over 25 years experience in the development and supply of trading technologies for the Professional and Private Investor UK market.
buyer: Infront AS (:$142.28)
Infront provides electronic trading solutions and real-time market data, news, and analytics covering financial key markets in all asset classes. Infront’s terminal, mobile apps and versatile electronic trading solutions connect professional users to their local and international markets. "
target: NBTrader Solutions Ltd
NBTrader is an independent trading technology specialist with over 25 years experience in the development and supply of trading technologies for the Professional and Private Investor UK market.
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announced 10/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Cboe Global Markets, Inc., will acquire BIDS Trading

synopsis: Cboe Global Markets, Inc., a market operator and global trading solutions provider, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BIDS Trading, a registered broker-dealer and the operator of the BIDS Alternative Trading System (ATS), the largest block-trading ATS by volume1 in the U.S., subject to regulatory review.
buyer: Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (CBOE:$3,181.50)
Cboe Global Markets provides cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to market participants around the world. The company is committed to defining markets through product innovation, leading edge technology and seamless trading solutions. "
target: BIDS Trading
BIDS Trading, L.P. is a registered broker-dealer and the operator of the BIDS Alternative Trading System (ATS), which was designed to bring counterparties together to anonymously trade large blocks of shares.
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closed 9/24/2020 via BusinessWire

iPipeline, Inc., acquired Impact Financial Systems

synopsis: iPipeline, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry, has acquired IFS (Impact Financial Systems), a leading provider of service request automation solutions for client onboarding, asset movement, maintenance, and advisor transitions.
buyer parent: Roper Technologies, Inc.
buyer: iPipeline, Inc.
iPipeline is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industries. Through its SSG Digital, end-to-end platform, iPipeline accelerates and simplifies sales, compliance, operations, and support. "
target: Impact Financial Systems
IFS is the leading provider of automation solutions for Client Onboarding, Asset Movement, Maintenance, and Advisor Transitions. The company's service request automation solutions are deployed at some of the world's largest brokerage, wealth, banking, and insurance companies.
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announced 9/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

MarketAxess Holdings, Inc., will purchase Regulatory Reporting Hub from Deutsche Börse Group

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 entered into an agreement to acquire the Regulatory Reporting Hub, the regulatory reporting business of Deutsche Börse Group.
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. "
seller: Deutsche Börse Group (XTRA:DB1:$4,215.07)
The acquisition includes the Regulatory Reporting Hub, the regulatory reporting business of Deutsche Börse Group. The Regulatory Reporting Hub is a pan-European reporting and compliance platform that enables buy- and sell-side clients to meet regulatory and transparency requirements across multiple
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closed 9/10/2020 via BusinessWire

Dynamo Software, acquired Imagineer Technology Group, Inc.

synopsis: Dynamo Software has acquired Imagineer Technology Group, a company that offers relationship management software and services that help investor relations and fund marketing teams to effectively manage their clients, raise capital, and operate their businesses efficiently and intelligently.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Dynamo Software
Dynamo Software has provided premium industry-specific, configurable investment management and reporting software for the global alternative assets industry since 1998, including fund administrators, endowments, pension funds, foundations, private equity and more. "
target: Imagineer Technology Group, Inc.
Since its founding in 1998, Imagineer Technology Group has provided relationship management software and services that help investor relations and fund marketing teams to effectively manage their clients, raise capital, and operate their businesses efficiently and intelligently.
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announced 7/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Refinitiv, will acquire Advisor Software Inc.

synopsis: Refinitiv, one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, announced the acquisition of strategic assets from Advisor Software Inc., a leading provider of wealth management cloud platforms for financial advisors and institutions.
buyer parent: London Stock Exchange Group
buyer: Refinitiv
Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure. They provide leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community. "
target: Advisor Software Inc.
Advisor Software, Inc. is a leading provider of wealth management cloud platforms for financial advisors and institutions. The company has pioneered the first Wealth Management Cloud platform that offers streamlined access to a comprehensive range of financial services and resources.
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closed 5/4/2020 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired Catena Technologies

synopsis: IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, announced the acquisition of Catena Technologies, a global regulatory trade reporting firm based in Singapore. Catena was founded in 2002 as a fintech consultancy and transformed to become a SaaS provider of trade reporting solutions in 2014.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,287.80)
UK-based IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target: Catena Technologies
Catena was founded in 2002 as a fintech consultancy and transformed to become a SaaS provider of trade reporting solutions in 2014. Its award-winning TRACE Reporting platform automates and manages trade reporting, providing cross-asset coverage, valuation and collateral reporting and reconciliation.
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closed 4/6/2020 via Company Press Release

European Energy Exchange AG, acquired KB Tech Ltd.

synopsis: European Energy Exchange, the leading energy exchange in Europe which develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products, has acquired KB Tech, an UK based software development company providing data management services and products to the trading, pension and financial markets.
buyer parent: Deutsche Börse Group
buyer: European Energy Exchange AG
Based in the UK, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe which develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and related products. "
target: KB Tech Ltd.
KB Tech is an UK based software development company providing data management services and products to the trading, pension and financial markets. The Company delivers a range of modular, connected services providing functions for managing real-time data.
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closed 3/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired Solovis, LLC

synopsis: Nasdaq, a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services, has acquired Solovis, a privately-held financial technology company offering multi-asset class portfolio management, analytics and reporting tools across public and private markets.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
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. "
target: Solovis, LLC
Solovis is a multi-asset class, multi-currency portfolio management and reporting solution for endowments, foundations, pensions, OCIOs and family offices. Solovis offers a flexible, robust platform created to generate detailed analysis and dynamic data modeling.
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announced 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Complii, will acquire Registry Direct

synopsis: Complii FinTech Solutions Ltd, a web-based compliance solution in Australia, will acquire Registry Direct Limited, an Australian provider of share registry software. Registry Direct offers a cloud-based software solution that streamlines registry management.
buyer: Complii
Complii is a web-based compliance solution in Australia. Complii offers a secure digital platform that removes the need for paper based compliance. Their customisable software is designed to automate, record and report on an AFS Licensee's and Brokers compliance obligations. "
target: Registry Direct (RD1.ASX:$0.37)
Registry Direct is an Australian provider of share registry software. Registry Direct offers a cloud-based software solution that streamlines registry management. Registry Direct enables companies to take control of their share registry, engage their team and increase transparency for all users.
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closed 4/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

BMO Financial Group, acquired Clearpool Group

synopsis: BMO Financial Group, a leading bank in Canada, has acquired Clearpool Group Inc., a provider of holistic electronic trading solutions and an independent agency broker-dealer. Clearpool’s cloud-based Algorithmic Management System (AMS) provides a fully customizable suite of algorithmic trading tools that offer total visibility and control.
buyer: BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO:$18,680.79)
BMO Financial Group is a leading bank in Canada. BMO serves more than 10 million personal, commercial, corporate and institutional customers in North America and internationally. Their services include personal and commercial banking, wealth management, investments, and more. "
target: Clearpool Group
Clearpool Group is a provider of holistic electronic trading solutions and an independent agency broker-dealer. Clearpool’s cloud-based Algorithmic Management System (AMS) provides a fully customizable suite of algorithmic trading tools that offer total visibility and control.
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

List S.p.A., acquired IT Software S.p.A.

synopsis: LIST SpA, an Italian developer of software solutions for the financial industry, has acquired Milan-based IT Software SpA, a fintech company providing solutions for global financial institutions. The IT Software group designs and develops cutting-edge solutions for real-time risk management and surveillance, market data distribution, and trading.
buyer: List S.p.A.
Italy-based LIST is a leader in designing and developing innovative software solutions for the financial world. The company has conceived, designed, developed, and produced software and cutting-edge systems for capital markets, helping to create the first electronic Monetary and Financial markets. "
target: IT Software S.p.A.
Milan-based IT Software is a leading global provider in fintech and regulatory technology services and solutions. The IT Software group designs and develops cutting-edge solutions for real-time risk management and surveillance, market data distribution, and trading.
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closed 12/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Invesco Ltd., acquired RedBlack Software, LLC

synopsis: Invesco Ltd., a global independent investment management firm, has acquired RedBlack, a market leader in portfolio rebalancing and trading technology. With the acquisition, Invesco expands its digital wealth business supporting advisors, end-investors, and financial institutions with industry-leading tools, resources, and investment capabilities.
buyer: Invesco Ltd. (IVZ:$5,630.50)
Invesco is a global independent investment management firm dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. Invesco's distinctive investment teams deliver a comprehensive range of active, passive, and alternative investment capabilities. "
target: RedBlack Software, LLC
RedBlack provides investment professionals with the rebalancing, order management, and trading solutions required to manage complex portfolios. RedBlack offers intuitive software, personalized training, and dedicated support to deliver an immediate return on investment.
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closed 10/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., acquired Shadow Financial Services Corporation

synopsis: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a global Fintech leader, has acquired Shadow Financial Systems, Inc., a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
buyer: Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR:$4,824.00)
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge helps clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure. "
target: Shadow Financial Services Corporation
Shadow Financial Systems is a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. Shadow Financial Systems offers ShadowSuite, a SaaS-based solution for middle and back-office post-trade processing, reconciliation, clearing, treasury and accounting.
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