M&A Deals

Sonata Software To Acquire California Based Unified Enterprise Mobile Enablement Platform

Sonata Software, a global strategic IT services firm announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire through its US subsidiary, a 100% stake in the enterprise mobility enablement technology provider Halosys. Based in Santa Clara, California, Halosys is an innovator in providing technology platform and solutions that help enterprises realize the transformational impact of mobile on business. Halosys provides a single Unified... more Read more »

Qualcomm to Acquire xDSL and G.fast Networking Technology Provider Ikanos

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: IKAN), a high performance broadband networking semiconductor and software provider enabling both central office and home gateway solutions. Read more »

Integro To Be Acquired By Odyssey Investment Partners

Integro Ltd., an international insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced that it has reached an agreement to be acquired by entities affiliated with Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC, positioning Integro for continued growth. Financial details of the investment were not disclosed. Read more »

Securus Technologies To Acquire JPay Inc

Securus Technologies announced today that it has signed a definitive Stock Purchase Agreement to acquire JPay Inc. JPay is the market leading technology company that introduced electronic payments, email and a host of entertainment and educational related apps to the corrections space, and currently operates in over 33 state prison systems. Read more »

McGraw Hill Financial to Acquire SNL Financial

McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SNL Financial for approximately $2.225 billion in cash.  The economic impact to McGraw Hill Financial will be partially offset by tax benefits with an estimated present value of approximately $550 million resulting from the transaction. SNL is privately held by an affiliate of New Mountain Capital LLC and current and former members of SNL... more Read more »

First Financial Bank Expands Service Offerings with Acquisition of Oak Street Holdings Corporation

First Financial Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) (collectively "the Company" and "First Financial"), signed a definitive agreement to acquire Oak Street Holdings Corporation ("Oak Street") for $110 million in cash.   Read more »

IBM Acquires Compose to Expand Cloud Data Services

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the acquisition of San Mateo, CA-based Compose, Inc., a privately held company that provides MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, and other database as a service (DBaaS) offerings targeted at web and mobile app developers. The acquisition furthers IBM's commitment to accelerating developer productivity and innovation around open source and cloud data services. Financial terms were not disclosed. Read more »

Ipreo to Acquire iLEVEL; Form Private Capital Markets Division

Ipreo, a global leader of data, market intelligence and productivity solutions to capital markets and corporate professionals, today announced the acquisition of iLEVEL, a leading portfolio monitoring, analytics and transparency platform for global private capital markets. iLEVEL will be merged with Ipreo's Alternative Assets group to form a new Private Capital Markets division within Ipreo. Read more »

Genworth Enters Into Exclusive Negotiations With AXA S.A. To Sell Lifestyle Protection Insurance Business

Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) announces it has entered into exclusive negotiations with AXA S.A. after receiving an irrevocable offer to purchase its lifestyle protection insurance business. The company expects to accept the offer and execute an associated purchase agreement upon completion of the French works council1consultation process. Read more »

Linear Investments To Acquire AQX Securities's Assets

Linear Investments, the UK based broker and hedge fund platform, has acquired the assets of AQX Securities's agency execution business from the Aquila Group. The acquisition will enhance Linear's existing execution-only services and broaden its reach across asset classes, from equities, ETFs, futures and options, to cash fixed income. Read more »

Maitland To Continue Rapid Global Expansion With Stanlib Deal

Global advisory and fund administration firm Maitland has concluded an agreement with STANLIB, one of Africa’s largest fund managers, to “lift out” its traditional institutional fund administration operations. The deal, effective 1 October 2015, will boost Maitland’s own AUA by $40bn to $260bn, making it one of the world’s largest fund administrators. It comes during a period of rapid global growth for the firm, following the firm’s recent... more Read more »

SailPoint to Acquire Whitebox Security to Secure and Manage Unstructured Data

SailPoint, the leader in identity and access management (IAM), today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Whitebox Security, a provider of data access governance solutions that identify and protect sensitive data against internal and external threats. The Whitebox Security suite of solutions will continue to be available from SailPoint and will be rebranded as SecurityIQ. Read more »

Equiniti To Acquire Transglobal Payment Solutions

Equiniti, the leading provider of technology and solutions to some of the best known brands and public sector organisations in the UK, has exchanged contracts to acquire TransGlobal Payment Solutions (“TransGlobal”).  TransGlobal is the technology company that powers the platform for the Group’s foreign exchange payments business, Equiniti International Payments.  The acquisition is subject to certain procedural matters that are expected to be... more Read more »

Cardtronics Acquires Columbus Data Services

Cardtronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CATM), the world’s largest retail ATM owner / operator, completed its acquisition of Columbus Data Services, LLC on July 1. Founded in 1999 and based in Dallas, Texas, CDS is a leading independent processor of ATM and payment card transactions, providing leading-edge solutions to ATM sales and service organizations and financial institutions. Read more »

Colliers International Group Acquired IDB Management

Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSX:CIG) announced today that it has acquired IDB Management ("IDB"), a leading asset and property management firm in Belgium. As part of the transaction, IDB will be rebranded as Colliers International and the principals will lead its asset and property management segment going forward. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Read more »


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