M&A Deals

BB&T acquires stake in leading Lloyd's broker

BB&T IHC International Ltd., a subsidiary of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT), announced today it has reached an agreement to enter into a partnership with Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH), the global risk advisor, re/insurance broking and human capital and benefits firm, and  Read more »

CRC Insurance Services to acquire Connecticut Underwriters, Inc.

 CRC Insurance Services Inc., (CRC) a wholesale insurance subsidiary of BB&T Corporation's principal subsidiary Branch Banking and Trust Company, announced today an agreement to acquire Connecticut Underwriters, Inc. (CUI). Terms were not disclosed. Read more »

BCS To Expand Into North America With Acquisition Of US Broker/Dealer

BCS Financial Group, the largest securities broker on the Moscow Exchange, has made its first move into the North American market with entry into an agreement for the strategic acquisition of Alforma Capital Markets Inc., the wholly-owned New York-based subsidiary of Alfa-Bank. Read more »

Imago Techmedia Joins Clarion Events’ Global Portfolio

Imago Techmedia today announces it has been acquired by Clarion Events, one of the most established independent events organisers in the UK. The deal will see Imago Techmedia’s brands IP EXPO Europe, Cyber Security Europe, IP EXPO Manchester and UC EXPO grow in terms of commercial scope and reach, while retaining the core values that have produced some of the UK’s most successful technology events in recent years. The deal was closed on 1st ... more Read more »

Silver Cloud's DESlock+ Was Acquired by ESET

Silver Cloud Ventures announces today that it has sold its equity and debt interests in DESlock Ltd.  The transaction sees theTaunton-based full disc encryption software business acquired by the pioneer of proactive protection ESET®. Silver Cloud Ventures also has sold its equity and debt interests in DESlock Ltd. Silver Cloud Ventures Managing Director Joe Stelzer commented.  "This transaction represents Silver Cloud's first exit in the... more Read more »

Gartner Acquires Capterra

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT), the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, today announced the acquisition of Capterra, a privately-held company based in Arlington, VA. Terms were not disclosed. Capterra helps organizations find the right business software to meet their needs. The acquisition of Capterra is consistent with Gartner’s growth strategy to invest in developing world-class products and... more Read more »

Blancco Technology Group Acquires Tabernus

 Blancco Technology Group today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Tabernus, a leading provider of data erasure software and hardware solutions used by organizations to completely remove data from hard drive storage devices. In addition to its numerous accreditations from NATO, US Department of Defense and CESG, Tabernus counts many of the world’s most innovative technology, finance and retail brands as global customers. Read more »

Fintech specialist Leetchi Group acquired by Crédit Mutuel Arkéa

Today, Leetchi Group is proud to announce its acquisition by Crédit Mutuel Arkéa. The bank has acquired 86 percent of the French fintech organisation and founding company of MANGOPAY. As part of the deal, Crédit Mutuel Arkéa will also invest €10 million into the Leetchi Group to boost growth. The remaining 14 percent of the business will be retained by Céline Lazorthes, founder and CEO of Leetchi Group, and its existing management and will... more Read more »

Axxsys Consulting Specialists in Financial Management Software Grow Through Acquisition

Axxsys Consulting, a successful and growing financial services consultancy firm, are announcing the acquisition of WS Technology, in order to strengthen their offering on Front Office Technology, Data Management, Performance and Regulatory Advisory Services. Axxsys' acquisition of financial technology consultancy WS Technology, which had a turnover of GBP 3,000.000 in 2014, adds a more diversified offering to Axxsys Consulting's current client... more Read more »

Sysomos Acquires gazeMetrix, Becomes First Social Intelligence Platform to Expand to Visual Listening

 Sysomos, the social intelligence company powered by data science, has acquired gazeMetrix, an industry-leading image recognition and visual listening platform, to help brands and agencies capitalize on the opportunity presented by the increasingly visual social web. Read more »

Solera Enters Into Definitive Merger Agreement to be Acquired by Vista Equity Partners for $55.85 per Share in Cash

Solera Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SLH) ("Solera", the "Company", "we", "us" or "our") today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement (the "Merger Agreement") pursuant to which an affiliate of Vista Equity Partners ("Vista") will acquire Solera in a transaction valued at approximately $6.5 billion (the "Merger"), including the existing net debt of Solera. Other key investors include an affiliate of Koch Equity Development LLC... more Read more »

EthosData Wins Multiple Virtual Data Room Awards in Acquisition International's 2015 M&A Awards

EthosData, a global leading provider of virtual data room services, today announced that it has received multiple awards by the readers of Acquisition International. EthosData was named "Best Virtual Dataroom Provider of the year for Spain, India and China" for the third year in a row as well "Virtual Dataroom Rising Star- US" and "Most User friendly Data room". Read more »

IBM Acquires StrongLoop to Extend Enterprise Reach using IBM Cloud

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the acquisition of StrongLoop, Inc., a software provider, to help developers connect enterprise applications to mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and web applications in the cloud. Read more »

Acquisition would support growing demand for interconnection in rapidly-growing Asia-Pacific region

 Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that acting through its Japanese subsidiary it has commenced a cash tender offer for all issued and outstanding shares of Tokyo-based Bit-isle Inc. (President and CEO: Kohei Terada, TSE: 3811). The offer price is JPY922 per share, in an all cash transaction totaling 33.3 billion Japanese Yen or approximately $280 million U.S. Read more »

Equiniti Completes The Acquisition Of TransGlobal Payment Solutions

Equiniti, a leading provider of technology led solutions to clients with complex and regulated administration needs, today announces that it has completed the acquisition of TransGlobal Payment Solutions (“TransGlobal”), announced on 14th July.  TransGlobal is the technology company that powers the platform for the Group’s foreign exchange payments business, Equiniti International Payments. Read more »


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