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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.
price ($mm)
$160
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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 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 10/22/2015 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 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 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.
price ($mm)
$2.39
rev ($mm)
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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 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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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 4/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Markit Group Ltd., acquired MarkitSERV LLC

synopsis: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, announced that it has acquired the ownership stake in MarkitSERV held by the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC). Markit and DTCC founded MarkitSERV in 2009 as a joint venture that combined the firms' electronic trade processing services for OTC derivatives.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,800 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. "
target parent: The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
target: MarkitSERV LLC
MarkitSERV provides a single gateway for OTC derivatives trade processing. MarkitSERV provides an end-to-end solution for post-trade transaction management of credit, interest rate, equity and foreign exchange derivatives.
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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.
price ($mm)
$160
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
$160
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
$160
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 $10 in innovative startups and ICOs. "
target: RenGen Labs
RenGen Labs is a market leader in hosting high growth private equity offering or security token offerings. They work closely with multiple registered broker-dealers across international borders who place the transaction and consult on the capital raise. They are based in New York.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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:$1,045.51)
Interactive Brokers Group, together with its subsidiaries, is an automated global electronic broker that specializes in catering to financial professionals by offering state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and more. "
target: Covestor
Covestor is widely regarded as a pioneer in bringing separately managed accounts (SMAs) online in a transparent marketplace. On Covestor.com, investors can compare and select from a diverse marketplace of money management talent.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
$2.39
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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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:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: SigmaGenix
SigmaGenix provides full-featured investment-bank style risk management systems for foreign exchange derivatives. Some of its features include portfolio risk management, reporting, pricing & booking, trade lifecycle management, and multiple data sourcing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
seller parent: Thomson Reuters
seller: TradeWeb Group LLC
TradeWeb Market's foreign exchange options business serves financial professionals such as pension fund managers and institutional investors who use the platform to trade options on major currencies.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Markit Group Ltd., acquired MarkitSERV LLC

synopsis: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, announced that it has acquired the ownership stake in MarkitSERV held by the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC). Markit and DTCC founded MarkitSERV in 2009 as a joint venture that combined the firms' electronic trade processing services for OTC derivatives.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,800 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. "
target parent: The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
target: MarkitSERV LLC
MarkitSERV provides a single gateway for OTC derivatives trade processing. MarkitSERV provides an end-to-end solution for post-trade transaction management of credit, interest rate, equity and foreign exchange derivatives.
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