M&A Deals

Avangate Acquires 2Checkout to Expand Payment Flexibility and Broaden Market Reach

Avangate, the global eCommerce and subscription billing platform for software, SaaS, and digital solutions, announces its acquisition of 2Checkout, a global payment processor.  The combined company will offer the industry’s most comprehensive product and service suite in the subscription billing and eCommerce space, linking payment model flexibility with advanced eCommerce, recurring revenue management, and marketing capabilities on a global... more Read more »

Sierra Wireless Acquires GNSS Embedded Module Assets of GlobalTop Technology

Today Sierra Wireless, a major provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of GlobalTop Technology’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) embedded module business for total cash consideration of approximately $3.2 million, subject to working capital adjustments. Read more »

BrokerTec Europe finalizes e-MID SIM SpA acquisition

Today BrokerTec, NEX Group’s leading electronic fixed income trading platform, reports that following Bank of Italy approval, it has completed the transaction to acquire a majority stake in e-MID SIM SpA (e-MID). This is the first Italian electronic central limit order book (CLOB) platform for interbank deposits and Overnight Indexed Swaps (OIS). The transaction offers BrokerTec Europe a strong footprint in the important Italian debt and money... more Read more »

BM&FBovespa and Cetip Merge to form B3

Today B3 is born to provide the best financial market infrastructure that is complemented by a wide range of products and services. It results from alliance of BM&FBOVESPA, one of the largest exchanges in the world in terms of market capitalization, and CETIP, the largest depository for private sector debt securities in Latin America. Together, BM&FBOVESPA and CETIP become a company that is far more than the sum of its parts, with... more Read more »

Mastercard Acquires NuData Security Inc. to Facilitate Security of the IoT

Today Mastercard announced it has signed an agreement to acquire NuData Security, an advanced technology company that assists businesses in preventing online and mobile fraud using session and biometric indicators.  Read more »

Accenture Completes Acquisition of First Annapolis

Accenture has completed its acquisition of First Annapolis, a privately held payments consulting and advisory firm that serves a wide range of clients globally, including leading financial institutions, retailers, travel and entertainment companies, communications/technology companies, and private-equity firms. The acquisition expands Accenture’s consulting and digital capabilities in the payments sector. Terms of the transaction were not... more Read more »


MoneyGram Announces Confidential Talks with Euronet

MoneyGram (MGI) today announced that it has entered into an Acceptable Confidentiality Agreement with Euronet Worldwide, Inc. ("Euronet") (EEFT) so that it can further consider Euronet's unsolicited proposal made on March 14, 2017 to acquire all of the outstanding shares of MoneyGram Common Stock and Preferred Stock for $15.20 per share in cash on an as-converted basis (the "Euronet Proposal"). Read more »

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Trumid Strengthens Its Team and Technology Offering by Acquiring Electronifie

Trumid, a financial technology company that improves trading efficiency and market intelligence in the corporate bond market, today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire fellow all-to-all trading platform, Electronifie. The acquisition will increase the size and diversity of the Trumid user network and strengthen Trumid’s team and technology offering. Following a regulatory approval process, Trumid expects the... more Read more »

Sterling Trading Tech Announces The Acquisition of Livevol X

Sterling Trading Tech (STT) announced today the acquisition of Livevol X, a trade execution platform for U.S. equities and options, from CBOE Livevol, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE). STT provides the professional trading community with trading platforms, risk and compliance tools, and infrastructure solutions. Farid Naib, CEO of STT states, “While we have a number of trading platforms that offer option capability, Livevol X... more Read more »

Thomson Reuters Acquired Clarient and Avox

Thomson Reuters has completed its acquisitions of Clarient Global LLC and Avox Limited, expanding its risk-management footprint and its ability to provide a best-in-class standard of customer solutions by integrating both businesses into its portfolio of risk management, compliance and data offerings. Read more »

MoneyGram Considers Proposal of Euronet

MoneyGram (MGI) announced today that its board of directors, after consultation with its outside legal and financial advisors, has determined that the unsolicited proposal received on March 14, 2017 from Euronet Worldwide, Inc. ("Euronet") (EEFT) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of MoneyGram Common Stock and Preferred Stock for $15.20 per share in cash on an as-converted basis (the "Euronet Proposal") could reasonably be expected to... more Read more »

Synchrony Financial Growths Through Acquisition of GPShopper

Synchrony Financial, a premier consumer financial services company, today announced that it has acquired GPShopper, an innovative developer of mobile apps that offer retailers and brands a full suite of commerce, engagement and analytic tools. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed and it is not expected to have a material impact on financial results. Read more »

FactSet Announces Acquisition of BISAM

 FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service, announced that it has acquired BISAM Technologies S.A. for $205.2 million from Aquiline Capital Partners and company insiders. With more than 160 employees worldwide, BISAM is a leading provider of portfolio performance and attribution, multi-asset risk, GIPS composites management and reporting. Read more »


Aprimo Acquires ADAM Software

Marketers can now manage and execute the full content asset lifecycle across all channels on a single platform. Read more »

essDOCS acquires eCertify

 essDOCS today announced the acquisition of eCertify Pty Ltd, the inventor of the electronic Certificate of Origin (eCO). eCertify provided the first eCO solution in 2008. Today, its eCOs are used by 13,000+ companies and 120+ Chambers of Commerce in 6 countries. Read more »


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