M&A Deals

BT finalizes acquisition of IP Trade

BT has completed the acquisition of IP Trade, a provider of unified communications and collaboration solutions for trading floor environments and command-and-control dispatch centres, following approval by the UK’s Competition & Markets Authority (CMA). As announced on February 1, the acquisition of IP Trade will improve BT customers’ ability to unify trading and control room communications: Read more »

Exiger Acquires OutsideIQ

Exiger, the global regulatory, financial crime, risk and compliance company, announced today that it has acquired OutsideIQ, the company that developed the groundbreaking cognitive computing and intelligent search platform DDIQ.  Today, DDIQ’s innovative technology platform is relied upon by many of the world’s leading financial institutions and corporations to leverage the power of machine-learning and natural language processing to accelerate... more Read more »

Mastercard Appoints Ed McLaughlin to President OPS and Tech

Mastercard today announced the appointment of Ed McLaughlin to president, Operations and Technology, effective May 1, 2017. McLaughlin succeeds Rob Reeg, who will move to a consulting role reporting to Ajay Banga, president and CEO, and will help to ensure a smooth transition through October 1, 2017.  Read more »

Ingenico Launches in Ukraine with SST Acquisition

Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, announced today the acquisition of the payment activities of its Ukrainian partner BKC (BANCOMZVJAZOK JSC). BKC, through its “SST” (Systems of Secure Transactions) business unit, has been a partner and distributor of Ingenico Group in Ukraine since 1997. BKC’s shareholders and Ingenico Group have reached an agreement for the sale of the business unit to Ingenico Group, through the... more Read more »

HCL to Acquire Mortgage BPO Provider Urban Fulfillment Services

 HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services company, today announced an agreement to acquire Urban Fulfillment Services, LLC, (“UFS”), a provider of mortgage business process & fulfilment services. UFS is a Limited Liability Company incorporated in USA, founded in 2002. With over 350 highly skilled professionals, UFS operates out of 3 centres in the US, engaged in providing mortgage business process and fulfilment services to its... more Read more »

AnaCap Acquires Ellisphere Intelligence Company

AnaCap Financial Partners, the specialist European financial services private equity firm, has acquired Ellisphere, a leading French business intelligence company, from Natixis SA. A historic market leader in the business intelligence market in France, Ellisphere provides a comprehensive range of business and marketing information services, which allow its clients to develop their portfolio of customers, manage risk and monitor client exposure. Read more »

AltaPacific Bancorp Terminates Merger Agreement

AltaPacific Bancorp (OTCBB:ABNK), the parent company of AltaPacific Bank, announced today that they have terminated the Agreement and Plan of Reorganization and Merger, dated as of September 1, 2016 (the “Merger Agreement”) previously entered into among AltaPacific Bancorp and Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley (“Commerce Bank”). The decision to terminate the Merger Agreement was made after Commerce Bank’s shareholders did not approve the Merger... more Read more »

New Access Banking Software Aquires Ambit To Create Synergy of Banking Solutions

Today New Access Banking Software, a leading global provider of critical front-office software solutions to the private banking industry, announced the acquisition of the Ambit Private Banking business from FIS.  The Ambit Private Banking business, provides a comprehensive suite of software solutions, including Apsys and CIM, designed to help Swiss and international private banks to build a strong competitive advantage. The solution suite... more Read more »

essDOCS Acquires TridentGLOBAL to Expand its DocPrep Solution Capabilities

essDOCS reported about its acquisition of TridentGLOBAL Pty Ltd. TridentGLOBAL is a leading export management solution with a customer-base across Australia and the USA. Read more »

Mastercard to acquire VocaLink

Mastercard today commented on the UK’s Competition & Markets Authority’s decision that clears the way for the completion of the company’s planned acquisition of VocaLink Holdings Limited. The CMA gave final approval for the proposed set of remedies that address the competition concerns the CMA identified earlier this year. The deal is now expected to close in the coming weeks. Read more »

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank Buys Stake in TrustBills

Deutsche Bank AG today announced the acquisition of a 12.5 percent share interest in the receivables auction platform TrustBills. Founded in 2015, the Germany based FinTech TrustBills is an electronic True Sale marketplace for national and international trade receivables. TrustBill’s goal is to become an international receivables market place for companies of all sizes. Terms of the agreement are not being disclosed. Deutsche Bank’s investment... more Read more »

FactSet Acquires Interactive Data Managed Solutions

FactSet (NYSE:FDS) (NASDAQ:FDS), a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading service, today announced that it has acquired the Interactive Data Managed Solutions business (IDMS) from Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE). With a client base of more than 700 financial institutions across Europe and the United States, IDMS is a leading managed solutions and portal provider helping clients... more Read more »

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 »


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