Like Safe Banking Systems LLC

closed 7/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Accuity, Inc., acquired Safe Banking Systems LLC

synopsis: Accuity announced that it has acquired Safe Banking Systems (SBS). SBS is a specialist provider of innovative Know Your Customer due diligence and anti-money laundering solutions that enable financial institutions to identify, assess and manage risk across the enterprise.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Accuity, Inc.
Accuity offers a suite of innovative solutions for payments and compliance professionals, from comprehensive data and software that manage risk and compliance, to flexible tools that optimize payments pathways. Their portfolio delivers protection for individual and organizational reputations. "
target: Safe Banking Systems LLC
Safe Banking Systems (SBS) provides innovative anti-money laundering (AML) and compliance solutions that enable institutions to identify, assess and manage risk across the enterprise. SBS’ AML solutions solve key Know Your Customer, Customer Due Diligence and Enhanced Due Diligence issues.
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closed 3/2/2022 via Company Press Release

Summa Equity, acquired INTIX

synopsis: Sweden-based Summa Equity Fund III has acquired a majority stake in Intix, a Belgium fintech company that delivers a high-performance and unique insight platform to ensure operational excellence, enabling a quantum leap in transaction monitoring and transparency for financial institutions.
buyer: Summa Equity
Based in Sweden, Summa Equity invests in companies that are solving global challenges and creating positive Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) outcomes for society. "
target: INTIX
Intix is a leading fintech company based in Belgium that provides a transaction and compliance insight platform for the financial sector. The company offers unique ‘off the shelf’ technology products to trace and monitor financial transaction data.
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closed 2/2/2022 via BNC Analysis

GB Group Plc, acquired Cloudcheck

synopsis: GB Group (GBG), a global specialist in Identity Data Intelligence, has acquired Cloudcheck, a provider of electronic identity verification and anti-money laundering solutions in New Zealand. Cloudcheck enables companies to to verify the identity of their customer in seconds using biometric checks, bank account details, and global watchlists.
buyer: GB Group Plc (AIM:GBG:$302.81)
GBG is a global specialist in Identity Data Intelligence. Data quality tools include the validation of accurate addresses & locations, coupled with the verification of customer contact data that are critical to ecommerce process & global distribution of goods– GBG calls this ‘Location Intelligence’."
target: Cloudcheck
Cloudcheck is a provider of electronic identity verification and anti-money laundering solutions in New Zealand. Cloudcheck enables companies to to verify the identity of their customer in seconds using biometric checks, bank account details, MRZ checks, and global watchlists.
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$13
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$1
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closed 1/20/2022 via Company Press Release

Plaid Technologies, Inc., acquired Cognito (Identity Verification)

synopsis: Plaid, a fintech company that makes it easier for consumers to connect with their banks, has acquired Cognito, an identity verification and compliance platform. Cognito makes it faster and safer for people to verify their identity when signing up for financial services online. They provide tools to verify customers for a wide variety of use cases.
buyer: Plaid Technologies, Inc.
Plaid is a fintech company that makes it easier for consumers to connect with their banks. Plaid offers an API solution that is used by thousands of digital financial apps and services to make it easy for consumers to connect their financial accounts with the apps and services they want to use. "
target: Cognito (Identity Verification)
Cognito is an identity verification and compliance platform. Cognito makes it faster and safer for people to verify their identity when signing up for financial services online. They provide tools to verify customers for a wide variety of use cases to make onboarding customers safer than ever.
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closed 9/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Stacc AS, acquired Quesnay

synopsis: Stacc acquires 100% of shares in Quesnay AS, a software company specializing in compliance, anti-money laundering and KYC-solutions. Quesnay is a software company specialized in delivering a comprehensive Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution to the Nordic banking and finance industry.
buyer: Stacc AS
Norway-based Stacc creates financial technology that simplifies innovation and improves business performance. Stacc combines financial technology with design and strategic know-how to enable financial services to innovate, surprise and excite. "
target: Quesnay
Quesnay AS is a Norwegian software company specializing in compliance, anti-money laundering and KYC (Know Your Customer) solutions. Quesnay is a software company specialized in delivering a comprehensive Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) solution to the Nordic banking and finance industry
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Astorg, Bridgepoint, acquired Fenergo

synopsis: Irish fintech Fenergo has been acquired from New York-based venture capital firm Insight Partners by two private equity firms, Paris-based Astorg and London-based Bridgepoint. Founded in 2009, Fenergo builds software to help banks and asset managers with regulatory compliance and managing client data.
buyer: Astorg
buyer: Bridgepoint (:$353.32)
Paris-based Astorg and London-based Bridgepoint are two private equity firms. Astorg is a global private equity firm with over €10 billion of assets under management. Bridgepoint is a major international alternative asset fund management group. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Fenergo
Fenergo is the leading provider of Know-Your-Customer (KYC) and Client Lifecycle Management (CLM) software solutions for financial institutions. Founded in 2009, Fenergo builds software to help banks and asset managers with regulatory compliance and managing client data.
price ($mm)
$1,098
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$107
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10.3x
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closed 3/4/2021 via PR Web

AML RightSource, LLC, acquired Arachnys

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

Tier1 Financial Solutions, acquired Alessa

synopsis: Tier1 Financial Solutions, a leading provider of client relationship management (“CRM”) solutions, has acquired Alessa, a compliance and financial crime prevention solution. Alessa is an AML (Anti Money Laundering) compliance, controls monitoring and fraud prevention solution for banking, insurance, fintech, gaming, manufacturing, retail and more.
buyer: Tier1 Financial Solutions
Tier1 Financial Solutions is a leader in client relationship management software for capital markets and investment banking. Tier1 empowers its clients to create sales opportunities and maximize client interactions while increasing productivity and reducing relationship risk. "
target parent: CaseWare
target: Alessa
Alessa is an AML (Anti Money Laundering) compliance, controls monitoring and fraud prevention solution for banking, insurance, fintech, gaming, manufacturing, retail and more. Alessa allows organizations to quickly detect suspicious transactions, identify high-risk customers and vendors.
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closed 9/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Jumio, Inc., acquired Beam Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Jumio, the leading provider of AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and eKYC (Electronic Know Your Customer) solutions, has acquired the AML (Anti-Money Laundering) platform from Beam Solutions, a San Francisco-based startup focused on transaction monitoring and KYC.
buyer parent: Centana Growth Partners
buyer: Jumio, Inc.
Jumio is a digital identity management and authentication company. Jumio's KYX Platform offers a range of identity proofing and anti-money laundering services to accurately establish, maintain, and reassert trust from account opening to ongoing transaction monitoring. "
target: Beam Solutions, Inc.
Beam provides solutions for fintechs, banks, broker-dealers, credit unions, lenders, cryptocurrency providers, marketplaces, and other regulated organizations that need to comply with anti-money laundering, know-your-customer, and suspicious activity reporting regulatory requirements.
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closed 9/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Lucht Probst Associates GmbH, acquired Acarda

synopsis: Lucht Probst Associates (LPA), a global market leader in capital market technology (CapTech), has acquired acarda, one of the leading international service and solution providers for banks, insurance companies, asset managers and fund administrators. acarda's arep solution is a SaaS-based platform for regulatory reporting.
buyer: Lucht Probst Associates GmbH
Lucht Probst Associates (LPA) is a global technology company specialising in the demands and characteristics of the capital market sector. LPA offers market-leading solutions that support banks in efficient compliance. "
target: Acarda
acarda is one of the leading international service and solution providers for banks, insurance companies, asset managers and fund administrators. acarda's arep solution is a SaaS-based platform for regulatory reporting. The platform provides solutions for PRIIPs & MiFID II, AIFMD Reporting and more.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genpact Ltd, acquired riskCanvas LLC

synopsis: Genpact, a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, has acquired riskCanvas Holdings, LLC from Booz Allen Hamilton. riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions
buyer: Genpact Ltd (G:$3,699.55)
Genpact is a global professional services firm that makes business transformation real. They drive digital-led innovation and digitally-enabled intelligent operations for their clients. They think with design, dream in digital, and solve problems with data and analytics. "
target parent: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
target: riskCanvas LLC
riskCanvas LLC is a financial crime compliance practice, which offers both consulting services and riskCanvas™, an end-to-end comprehensive software suite of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions.
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closed 11/28/2018 via Company Press Release

CUNA Mutual Group, acquired Compliance Systems, Inc.

synopsis: CUNA Mutual Group, a insurance, financial technology and investment company has announced the acquisition of Compliance Systems, Inc. Compliance Systems, Inc. is a privately-held technology company specializing in compliance technology for financial services and provides technology that enables deliveries of loan, deposit and other transactions.
buyer: CUNA Mutual Group
CUNA Mutual Group is a financially strong insurance, financial technology and investment company. CUNA Mutual Group offers commercial and personal insurance products; lending and payment security solutions; and retirement, investment and marketing services. "
target: Compliance Systems, Inc.
Compliance Systems, Inc. leads the market in providing dynamic compliance documentation and technology to effectively document deposit, IRA, and loan transactions in the financial services industry. Their products use a single data-driven system to assemble deposit, lending and IRA accounts.
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closed 10/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Compliance Solutions Strategies, acquired TradeChannel AB

synopsis: Compliance Solutions Strategies ("CSS"), the leading global RegTech platform backed by CIP Capital, has acquired TradeChannel, a leading provider of post-trade regulatory reporting, data and systems integration software to the financial services industry. TradeChannel is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: Compliance Solutions Strategies
Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS) is a leading provider of technology-enabled regulatory and compliance solutions to the financial services industry. The CSS platform is comprehensive, offering regulatory reporting, data management, outsourced compliance management and more. "
target: TradeChannel AB
TradeChannel is a leading software company that assists the Nordic financial community with post-trade regulatory reporting, data and systems integration software solutions. Its client base includes major Nordic asset managers, pension funds, banks and insurance companies.
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closed 3/22/2013 via Reuters

Temenos Group AG, acquired TriNovus, LLC

synopsis: Swiss financial services software provider Temenos announced that it had bought U.S-based compliance technology company TriNovus, adding 800 institutional clients to its U.S. customer base and expanding its local expertise and product range.The acquisition will provide $17 million of contracted revenue backlog.
buyer: Temenos Group AG (SWX:TEMN:$901.75)
Temenos is the world's leading banking software vendor, providing state-of-the-art and cost-effective banking software systems for banks and corporations everywhere. With more than 55 offices worldwide, Temenos is proven in over 1,500 customer deployments in more than 125 countries across the world."
target: TriNovus, LLC
The TriNovus product suite consists of solutions addressing compliance, stress testing, vendor management and distressed assets. The company's solutions include: BankerMLS, BankerVMS, BankRISK, TriSocial, TriVALU and CitySAFE.
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closed 2/7/2011 via BusinessWire

Fidelity National Information Services Inc., acquired GIFTS Software Incorporated

synopsis: FIS, one of the world’s largest providers of banking and payments technology, has announced that it has acquired GIFTS Software, Inc., a single source provider of integrated funds transfer, Web-based cash management systems and anti-money laundering (AML) solutions.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
buyer: Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS:$9,241.00)
Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) is one of the world’s largest global providers dedicated to banking and payments technologies. FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. "
target: GIFTS Software Incorporated
GIFTS Software provides software solutions to the financial community. The company's product line includes comprehensive compliance solutions, wire transfer, e-banking and customer relationship management systems designed to meet the demanding needs of the financial community.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

FCG Fonder AB, acquired Reg&Tech Solutions AB

synopsis: FCG announces the acquisition of Reg&Tech Solutions AB (Reg&Tech), a software technology provider of Big Data analytics and automation solutions to the financial services industry. FCG has a decade long track record of providing new and customer centered services to clients in the finance and insurance sector.
buyer: FCG Fonder AB
FCG Fonder AB is a fund management company authorized to manage mutual funds and alternative investment funds. Their fund hotel offers a comprehensive solution where the entire infrastructure and administration of the funds are managed by specialists. "
target: Reg&Tech Solutions AB
Reg&Tech Solutions AB is a Swedish software technology provider of Big Data analytics and automation solutions to the financial services industry.
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closed 6/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc., acquired TransparINT

synopsis: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc. has acquired TransparINT, a leading technology company harnessing AI technology for compliance tools. TransparINT’s negative news monitoring application uses machine learning and natural language processing to filter vast quantities of unstructured data from millions of sources to identify risk potential.
buyer: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc.
Steele Compliance is a global compliance intelligence firm offering comprehensive third-party due diligence and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that help organizations comply with regulatory requirements and align with best practices. "
target: TransparINT
TransparINT is a full service technology company focused on providing the next generation of financial crimes compliance tools. They provide simple to use web-based applications that give access to the industry's largest amount of real-time negative news and adverse media data.
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announced 2/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC, will acquire Fintellix Solutions Private Limited

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, has signed an agreement to acquire Fintellix, a Bangalore-based data solutions company specializing in the development of data management platforms and regulatory reporting solutions for financial institutions. Fintellix will become part of Argus, a Verisk Analytics business.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC
Argus is a one-of-a-kind leading provider of information, scoring solutions, and advisory services to financial institutions across the globe. Their client base ranges from financial institutions and their regulators to various companies across the media industry and beyond. "
target: Fintellix Solutions Private Limited
Founded in 2006, Fintellix enables agility in risk and regulatory reporting practices in enterprise banks and lowered cost of compliance. Fintellix provides analytics, risk, and compliance solutions for the banking sector.
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closed 1/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Ncontracts, acquired QuestSoft

synopsis: Ncontracts has acquired QuestSoft Corporation, a leading provider of compliance software and services for the mortgage, bank, and credit union industries. The combination creates a powerful end-to-end risk and compliance suite uniquely enabling financial institutions to grow and succeed in the evolving regulatory environment.
buyer parent: Gryphon Investors
buyer: Ncontracts
Ncontracts provides integrated risk management and compliance software. The company's powerful combination of software and services enables financial institutions to achieve their risk management and compliance goals with an integrated, user-friendly cloud-based solution suite. "
target: QuestSoft
QuestSoft is the leading provider of comprehensive compliance software and services for the mortgage, bank, and credit union industries. QuestSoft offers solutions that enable more than 2700 customers to simplify and speed the collection, analysis, and reporting of key lending data.
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closed 6/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Monterro, acquired Trapets

synopsis: Trapets AB, a Stockholm, Sweden-based developer of a SaaS platform to combat financial crime and aid regulatory compliance, has been acquired by Swedish investor Monterro. Trapets AB provides a RegTech (Regulatory Compliance) SaaS solution to the global financial sector to prevent financial crimes and to assure regulatory compliance.
buyer: Monterro
Monterro is the leading B2B software investor in the Nordics, with a mission to turn Nordic software companies into market leaders and global players within their niches. Their team has successfully developed and led companies such as Pointsec, Episerver, and Orc Software. "
target: Trapets
Trapets is a leading Swedish provider of Market/Trading Surveillance, Anti-Money Laundering, and KYC (Know Your Customer) solutions. The company provides a RegTech (Regulatory Compliance) SaaS solution to the global financial sector to prevent financial crimes and to assure regulatory compliance.
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closed 7/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Accuity, Inc., acquired Safe Banking Systems LLC

synopsis: Accuity announced that it has acquired Safe Banking Systems (SBS). SBS is a specialist provider of innovative Know Your Customer due diligence and anti-money laundering solutions that enable financial institutions to identify, assess and manage risk across the enterprise.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Accuity, Inc.
Accuity offers a suite of innovative solutions for payments and compliance professionals, from comprehensive data and software that manage risk and compliance, to flexible tools that optimize payments pathways. Their portfolio delivers protection for individual and organizational reputations. "
target: Safe Banking Systems LLC
Safe Banking Systems (SBS) provides innovative anti-money laundering (AML) and compliance solutions that enable institutions to identify, assess and manage risk across the enterprise. SBS’ AML solutions solve key Know Your Customer, Customer Due Diligence and Enhanced Due Diligence issues.
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closed 10/21/2021 via Company Press Release

ComplySci, acquired National Regulatory Services

synopsis: ComplySci, a provider of regulatory technology and compliance solutions for the financial services sector, announced the acquisition of National Regulatory Services (NRS), an advanced provider of compliance consulting services and technology solutions for investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, private equity firms, and insurers.
buyer: ComplySci
ComplySci is a leading provider of technology solutions that help compliance organizations identify, monitor, manage and report on conflicts of interest arising from employee activities, including personal trading, gifts and entertainment, political contributions, and more. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: National Regulatory Services
National Regulatory Services (NRS) is an advanced provider of compliance and registration products and services for investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, investment companies and insurance institutions.
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closed 3/12/2020 via BusinessWire

Accuity, Inc., acquired Apply Financial Limited

synopsis: Accuity, a leading global provider of financial crime screening, payments, and part of RELX, announced that it has acquired Apply Financial, a specialist provider of automated payment validation solutions that enable clients to lower the cost of payment processing, by improving straight through processing (STP) rates.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Accuity, Inc.
Accuity offers a suite of innovative solutions for payments and compliance professionals, from comprehensive data and software that manage risk and compliance, to flexible tools that optimize payments pathways. Their portfolio delivers protection for individual and organizational reputations. "
target: Apply Financial Limited
Apply Financial is a specialist provider of automated payment validation solutions that enable clients to lower the cost of payment processing, by improving straight through processing (STP) rates.
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closed 7/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Accuity, Inc., acquired Safe Banking Systems LLC

synopsis: Accuity announced that it has acquired Safe Banking Systems (SBS). SBS is a specialist provider of innovative Know Your Customer due diligence and anti-money laundering solutions that enable financial institutions to identify, assess and manage risk across the enterprise.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Accuity, Inc.
Accuity offers a suite of innovative solutions for payments and compliance professionals, from comprehensive data and software that manage risk and compliance, to flexible tools that optimize payments pathways. Their portfolio delivers protection for individual and organizational reputations. "
target: Safe Banking Systems LLC
Safe Banking Systems (SBS) provides innovative anti-money laundering (AML) and compliance solutions that enable institutions to identify, assess and manage risk across the enterprise. SBS’ AML solutions solve key Know Your Customer, Customer Due Diligence and Enhanced Due Diligence issues.
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closed 11/4/2011 via Company Press Release

Bankers’ Almanac, acquired Accuity, Inc.

synopsis: Reed Elsevier announced that Bankers' Almanac has completed its acquisition of Accuity, Inc. Accuity is a leading US provider of online subscription-based data solutions for the financial services industry. It will be integrated with Reed Business Information's Bankers' Almanac to form BankersAccuity.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Bankers’ Almanac
Bankers' Almanac provides solutions to help financial professionals make payments, conduct due diligence, assess credit risk and carry out financial research on the world's banks. With clients including all top 100 global banks, Bankers' Almanac is relied upon daily by over 22,000 users worldwide. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: Accuity, Inc.
Accuity, Inc. is a leading provider of global payment routing data, AML screening data and software and professional services that allow organizations, across multiple industries, to maximize efficiency and facilitate compliance of their transactions.
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$102
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closed 2/4/2009 via PR Newswire

Accuity, acquired CB.Net, Ltd.

synopsis: Accuity, the global leading provider of payment routing data, AML screening software and services, announced that it has acquired 100% of London-based CB.Net, a reference data provider for the global banking community.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Accuity
Accuity is the leading provider of global payment routing data, AML screening software and services that allow organisations, across multiple industries, to maximise efficiency and facilitate compliance of their transactions. "
target: CB.Net, Ltd.
CB.Net is a data provider dedicated to the delivery of reference data solutions to the global banking community. London-based CB.Net recognises the importance of reliable reference data in meeting compliance requirements and bringing cost savings and greater efficiency in international payments.
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closed 11/4/2011 via Company Press Release

Bankers’ Almanac, acquired Accuity, Inc.

synopsis: Reed Elsevier announced that Bankers' Almanac has completed its acquisition of Accuity, Inc. Accuity is a leading US provider of online subscription-based data solutions for the financial services industry. It will be integrated with Reed Business Information's Bankers' Almanac to form BankersAccuity.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Bankers’ Almanac
Bankers' Almanac provides solutions to help financial professionals make payments, conduct due diligence, assess credit risk and carry out financial research on the world's banks. With clients including all top 100 global banks, Bankers' Almanac is relied upon daily by over 22,000 users worldwide. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: Accuity, Inc.
Accuity, Inc. is a leading provider of global payment routing data, AML screening data and software and professional services that allow organizations, across multiple industries, to maximize efficiency and facilitate compliance of their transactions.
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closed 5/22/2008 via finextra.com

State Street Global Markets, acquired SSiSearch

synopsis: Investment research and trading outfit State Street Global Markets has acquired UK reference data provider SSISearch. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer parent: State Street Corporation
buyer: State Street Global Markets
Global Link is State Street’s multi-asset class network for market research, portfolio analytics, integration, execution, reporting, and settlement. Introduced with the launch of FX Connect® in 1996, the network now features 55 liquidity providers representing over 168 dealing room locations. "
target: SSiSearch
The SSISearch Global Directory is for use by institutions involved in international payment processing and settlement. It is a secure, central database containing branch contact details and the settlement information they want to make available to other market participants.
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closed 12/4/2008 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired 10K Wizard Technology, LLC

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has acquired 10-K Wizard, a leading provider of SEC EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval) filing research and alert services, for $12.5 million subject to working capital adjustments.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,699.30)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: 10K Wizard Technology, LLC
10-K Wizard is a leading provider of SEC EDGAR research services, real-time alerting technology, and application programming interface (API) solutions. 10-K Wizard's basic offering provides unlimited sophisticated full-text searching, real-time alerting, and 10 unique datasets.
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Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired eFinancialNews Holdings Ltd

synopsis: Dow Jones & Company has entered into agreements to acquire eFinancialNews Holdings Ltd., a private U.K. company, for net cash consideration of £26.1 million, subject to a working capital adjustment.
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. "
target: eFinancialNews Holdings Ltd
eFinancialNews is a diversified media company serving the financial services industry, primarily in the City of London and the U.K. Its flagship operations include the weekly Financial News publication and eFinancialNews.com Web site, a subscription-based service.
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closed 11/8/2006 via BusinessWire

AOL, LLC., acquired The Relegence Corporation

synopsis: AOL LLC announced that it has acquired leading financial news and information search technology company, The Relegence Corporation of New York, NY
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: The Relegence Corporation
Relegence sells subscription-based services that offer real-time discovery, notification and delivery of information, connecting customers to cross-media content as it is generated from anywhere across the globe.
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closed 7/21/2005 via PR Newswire

Thomson West, acquired Global Securities Information, Inc.

synopsis: The Thomson Corporation announced that it has acquired Global Securities Information, Inc. (GSI), a leading provider of online securities and securities-related information and research services. GSI will become part of Thomson West, the leading provider of legal research information in the U.S. and publisher of the Westlaw online service.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: Thomson West
Thomson West is the foremost provider of integrated information solutions to the U.S. legal market. Thomson West is a business within The Thomson Corporation and was formed when West Publishing and Thomson Legal Publishing merged in June 1996. "
target: Global Securities Information, Inc.
Global Securities Information, Inc. - The Legal and Financial Securities Information Experts Global Securities Information Inc. (GSI) is an award-winning specialty provider of public-record business transaction information to law and accounting firms, investment banks, corporations, and the busines
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AlphaSense, Inc., acquired Sentieo

synopsis: Sentieo, maker of the only AI-powered financial intelligence platform specifically designed for the research needs of investors, has been acquired by AlphaSense, the leading market intelligence and search platform. Combining forces through this acquisition will enable Sentieo to build an even bigger and better world-class organization.
buyer: AlphaSense, Inc.
AlphaSense is a market intelligence platform used by the world's leading companies and financial institutions. Since 2011, its AI-based technology has helped professionals make smarter business decisions by delivering insights from an extensive universe of public and private content. "
target: Sentieo
Sentieo provides the first financial intelligence platform specifically designed for the research needs of investors. Sentieo’s AI-powered financial search engine aggregates internal and external content into a single shared workspace for a more efficient research process.
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announced 12/27/2021 via GlobeNewswire

FactSet, will acquire CUSIP Global Services

synopsis: FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CUSIP Global Services (CGS) from S&P Global. CUSIP Global Services manages a database of 60 different data elements uniquely identifying more than 50 million global financial instruments.
buyer: FactSet (FDS:$1,627.96)
FactSet delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help users see & seize opportunity sooner. They are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, & the industry-leading support of their dedicated specialists."
target parent: S&P Global
target: CUSIP Global Services
CUSIP Global Services manages a database of 60 different data elements uniquely identifying more than 50 million global financial instruments. It is the foundation for security master files relied on by critical front, middle and back-office functions.
price ($mm)
$1,925
rev ($mm)
$175
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Fitch Ratings Ltd., acquired Fulcrum Financial Data

synopsis: Fitch Group, a unit of Hearst, announced it has completed its acquisition of Fulcrum Financial Data, a leading provider of leveraged finance and distressed debt analysis, news and data, from Leeds Equity Partners. Fulcrum includes some of the market’s most influential financial news brands.
buyer parent: The Hearst Corporation
buyer: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Fitch Solutions is a world-leading provider of credit intelligence and the primary distributor of Fitch Ratings content. 90 percent of the world's leading financial institutions, multinational companies and consulting firms depend on Fitch content to inform their business decisions. "
target parent: Leeds Equity Partners
target: Fulcrum Financial Data
Fulcrum Financial Data is a leading provider of leveraged finance and distressed debt analysis, news and data. Fulcrum Financial Data includes some of the market’s most influential financial news brands including Covenant Review, LevFin Insights, CapitalStructure and PacerMonitor.
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closed 6/25/2012 via Reuters

Thomson Reuters, acquired Zawya

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has acquired Zawya Limited, a regional provider of business intelligence and unique tools for financial professionals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The firm's wide range of content and tools include profiles on the top companies in the MENA region, as well as an online network for professionals.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$6,348.00)
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: Zawya
Zawya is the leading online business intelligence platform focusing on the Middle East & North Africa, enabling nearly 1 million professionals to find and connect to the right business and investment opportunities in the region.
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closed 8/31/2011 via BusinessWire

Revolution Capital Group, acquired CapXG LLC

synopsis: Revolution Capital Group has announced a majority investment in the Capital Exchange, or CapXG, an interactive, web-based, networking site serving the financial community. The company connects Investment Banks, Private Equity firms, Hedge Funds, M&A professionals and lending institutions all through a free, interactive networking site.
buyer: Revolution Capital Group
Revolution Capital Group is a privately funded investment firm focused on acquiring and operating controlling interests in companies that have solid business fundamentals with a view to long-term growth and value creation. "
target: CapXG LLC
Founded in 2010, CapXG is an online software firm based in Valencia, California. The Company has established an online database of financial sponsors, professionals, lenders and deals, and is used by financial institutions worldwide.
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closed 9/15/2007 via Company Description

MergerMarket, acquired Infinata, Inc.

synopsis: In September 2007, Mergermarket acquired Infinata, an information solutions and marketing analytics provider to the global financial service, life science, and high technology industries.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: MergerMarket
MergerMarket, part of Pearson's Financial Times Group, is an unparalleled, independent M&A intelligence tool used by the world's foremost financial institutions to originate deals. It provides proprietary intelligence on potential deal flow, potential mandates and valuations. "
target: Infinata, Inc.
Infinata is an innovative provider of information solutions and marketing analytics to the global financial service, life science, and high-tech industries. Our information suites include: BioPharm Insight, High Net Worth Insight, and Corporate Tracker.
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closed 9/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Barchart.com, Inc., acquired FuturesBoard.com, LLC

synopsis: Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of futures, equity and foreign exchange market data and information, today announced the completed acquisition of FuturesBoard.com, LLC for an undisclosed amount.
buyer: Barchart.com, Inc.
Barchart.com, Inc. is full-service provider of futures and equities financial market data from all major exchanges, Barchart also provides comprehensive historical market data and research, custom web content, an extensive array of market tools and analytics, retail, and educational products. "
target: FuturesBoard.com, LLC
FuturesBoard is a market information portal for the futures markets and futures trading industry. FuturesBoard features futures market discussion boards and futures trading forums for the futures industry. FuturesBoard also features futures market reports and commentaries from market analysts.
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announced 7/10/2007 via Company Press Release

Telekurs Financial, will acquire Fininfo SA

synopsis: Telekurs Holding SA and Fininfo SA today signed an agreement whereby Telekurs undertakes to acquire Fininfo “financial information” activities. This agreement involves all companies from Fininfo “financial information” department, except Idé, company specialized in graphic design and Anthium, a bond-trading company that recently ceased activities.
buyer parent: Telekurs Group
buyer: Telekurs Financial
Telekurs Financial specializes in the procurement, processing and distribution of international financial information for investment advisory services, portfolio management, financial analysis and securities administration. "
target: Fininfo SA
Fininfo SA provides financial information and intercompany insight to banks, brokers, fund managers, insurance companies, and other members of the business community in France and internationally. The company collects and organizes information and provides decision support to its clients.
price ($mm)[EV]
$317 [$366]
rev ($mm)
$279
EBITDA ($mm)
$41
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
8.5x
closed 7/19/2007 via BusinessWire

Barchart.com, Inc., acquired InsideFutures.com

synopsis: Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of futures and equity market information, announced the completed acquisition of InsideFutures.com and its affiliated email newsletter publications from Traders Media, LLC for an undisclosed amount. InsideFutures.com is a content-rich futures portal, serving traders of all skill levels.
buyer: Barchart.com, Inc.
Barchart.com, Inc. is full-service provider of futures and equities financial market data from all major exchanges, Barchart also provides comprehensive historical market data and research, custom web content, an extensive array of market tools and analytics, retail, and educational products. "
target parent: Traders Media, LLC
target: InsideFutures.com
InsideFutures.com provides information relating to futures and commodity quotes, charts, technical opinion, trading analysis, forex, equities markets, and various market commentaries. It also provides futures educational information on the Internet.
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closed 12/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Viewpointe LLC, acquired PaymentsNation

synopsis: Viewpointe(R), a leading provider of check image exchange and archive services, announced it has completed the acquisition of PaymentsNation, a premier payments solution provider. The transaction advances Viewpointe's goal of an end-to-end clearing and settlement offering to customers.
buyer: Viewpointe LLC
Viewpointe is the largest provider of check archive and image exchange services in the United States. We have developed the most secure, scaleable, and high-performance national archive, and we deliver strategic value to many of the nation's most powerful financial institutions. "
target: PaymentsNation
PaymentsNation is one of the industry's premier providers of payments-related solutions. The organization: provides timely settlement, intuitive products, information, service and leadership through state-of-the-art technology.
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closed 6/11/2007 via BusinessWire

EZPay Financial Services, Inc., acquired ICASI Database Services, Inc.

synopsis: EZPay Financial Services, Inc. announced that they have completed the acquisition of ICASI Database Services, Inc. ICASI is the pre-eminent provider of real-time information on issued checks to financial institutions and the nation’s 11,000 check cashing stores.
buyer: EZPay Financial Services, Inc.
EZPay offers a very unique, customizable and highly specialized 3rd-Generation payment platform and is the perfect partner for banks, Fortune 500s, and third-party developers. Our service includes our award-winning membership, subscription and installment manager and our remote check writing. "
target: ICASI Database Services, Inc.
ICASI Database Services, Inc. is the pre-eminent provider of real-time information on issued checks to financial institutions and the nation’s 11,000 check cashing stores.
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closed 5/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Postera Capital GmbH, acquired Augmento

synopsis: Postera Capital, a German pioneer in crypto-specific investment products and strategies, has acquired Augmento, a Berlin-based sentiment analytics company. With the acquisition, Postera Capital strengthens its position as a pioneer in crypto consulting as well as its investment vehicle Postera Fund – Crypto I, the first EU-regulated crypto fund.
buyer: Postera Capital GmbH
Postera Capital is a professional advisory firm based in Düsseldorf, Germany, that focuses on investment opportunities in blockchain and crypto assets. Their investment services support professional investors to gain access to the new and dynamic asset class of crypto assets. "
target: Augmento
Berlin-based Augmento provides predictive sentiment data for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies quantified from online crypto communication data. The company's data helps leading institutions to gain alpha and reduce risk in cryptocurrency markets.
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closed 4/8/2022 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Verisk Financial Services

synopsis: Verisk, a leading global data analytics provider, announced that it has sold Verisk Financial Services, its financial services business unit, to TransUnion. Verisk Financial’s leading business is Argus Information & Advisory Services.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Verisk Analytics Inc
target: Verisk Financial Services
Verisk Financial is relied upon by leading financial institutions, payments providers and retailers worldwide for competitive studies, predictive analytics, models and advisory services. They consist of Argus, G2, LCI, Fintellix, Commerce Signals, Verisk Financial Research and MarketView.
price ($mm)
$515
rev ($mm)
$143
EBITDA ($mm)
$41
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
12.6x
announced 8/9/2012 via PE Hub

Verisk Analytics, Inc., will acquire Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC

synopsis: Verisk Analytics Inc., a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management, will acquire Argus Information & Advisory Services, a provider of benchmarking, scoring solutions, analytics, and customized services to financial institutions.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,998.60)
Verisk Analytics is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. "
target parent: Oak Investment Partners
target: Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC
Argus Information & Advisory Services, LLC is a leading provider of competitive benchmarking, scoring solutions, analytics, and customized services to financial services institutions and regulators in North America, Latin America, and Europe.
price ($mm)
$405
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