M&A Deals

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire OpenDNS

Cisco announced its intent to acquire OpenDNS, a privately held security company based in San Francisco. OpenDNS provides advanced threat protection for any device, anywhere, anytime. The acquisition will boost Cisco's Security Everywhere approach by adding broad visibility and threat intelligence from the OpenDNS cloud delivered platform. Read more »

Deutsche Bourse To Buy SIX

Deutsche Boerse (DBAG) is in talks with Swiss Six Group to buy the remaining stakes in their joint ventures Stoxx and Indexium for 650 million Swiss francs ($692 million). The German exchange operator owns 50.1 percent of Stoxx AG and 49.9 percent of Indexium AG.  Read more »

Broadridge Completed Acquisition of Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence Business

 Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) has completed its acquisition of the Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence unit from Thomson Reuters’ (NYSE: TRI) Lipper division. The acquisition expands Broadridge’s leading enterprise data and analytics solutions for mutual fund manufacturers, ETF issuers, and fund administrators, adding new global data and research capabilities. Broadridge announced its agreement to acquire the... more Read more »

Iress acquires Innergi

IRESS has agreed to acquire personal finance content provider, Innergi. Innergi is an established Australian-based business that enables financial advice practices and superannuation funds to better engage with their clients and members with timely and relevant content and digital delivery platform.  Read more »

NeoXam Acquires SmartCo

NeoXam, a leading provider of investment management software and services, has acquired SmartCo, an innovative enterprise data management software company, advancing NeoXam’s strategy to deliver cost effective, highly configurable solutions to the global asset management community. Read more »

Options Acquires Jake Roy Pillar

Options, the leading managed service and IT infrastructure provider to the global capital markets industry, has today announced the acquisition of Jake Roy Pillar LLC. Read more »

Markit to acquire Information Mosaic

Markit (Nasdaq: MRKT), a leading global diversified provider of financial information services, today announced that it has agreed to acquire Information Mosaic, a leading software provider for corporate actions and post trade securities processing.  Information Mosaic’s enterprise software will allow Markit to extend its corporate actions service to support the full corporate actions trade lifecycle and enhance Markit’s asset servicing... more Read more »

ACL Invests in GRC Software Usability with Acquisition of Design Firm Artletic

 ACL, the company that is transforming audit and risk, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Denver-based Artletic LLC, a digital design firm focused on creating exceptional user experiences through web and mobile applications. Read more »

Tech Data Corporation to Acquire Signature Technology Group, Inc.

Tech Data Corporation (Nasdaq:TECD) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets of Signature Technology Group, Inc. ("STG"), a leading provider of data center and professional services throughout North America. STG's services will be offered through Tech Data's Advanced Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) division, the company's data center business in the Americas. Read more »

Broadridge Acquires Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence Business from Thomson Reuters

 Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) has signed an agreement with Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI) to acquire the Fiduciary Services and Competitive Intelligence unit from Thomson Reuters Lipper. Read more »

MasterCard to acquire APT for $600 Million

MasterCard today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) for $600 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. Applied Predictive Technologies is a leading cloud-based analytics provider. APT’s Test & Learn® platform helps companies tailor investments and maximize bottom-line impact by harnessing analytics to design, measure and calibrate marketing, merchandising,... more Read more »

Capgemini to acquire IGATE

Capgemini and IGATE today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Capgemini will acquire IGATE for a cash consideration of $48 per share. The transaction will amount to $4.0 billion and is expected to be immediately accretive to Capgemini’s normalised Earnings Per Share (EPS)[1]. Read more »

Fidelity Life Association Selects Concentrix as Third Party Administrator

To enable faster product development, greater process automation and higher-quality interactions with its North American insurance clients, Fidelity Life Association (fidelitylife.com) has selected Concentrix Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary ofSYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), to process insurance claims and certain aspects of life insurance benefit plans through its Concentrix Insurance Solutions (CIS) third party administr Read more »

Global Market Sulutions Patrners with Mysis to provide additional European treasure and Capital markets project expertose

Misys, the leading financial software company, has signed an agreement with Global Market Solutions (GMS) to become a member of the InFusion Partner Programme. Read more »

JSE and Eris Exchange Announce Swap Futures Licensing Partnership

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), Africa's largest exchange, today announced that it signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Eris Exchange (Eris), a U.S.-based futures exchange group, to list swap futures on the South African Exchange.The license agreement enables the JSE to launch multiple swap futures products based on the Eris Methodology, Eris' product design for constructing capital-efficient futures that replicate the economics... more Read more »

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