Solidifi Acquires Southwest Financial Services Ltd., One Of The Largest Independent Providers Of Outsourced Services To Home Equity Lenders
i2i Events Group continues its international expansion with the acquisition of and multi-year, long term partnership with Money20/20
Datamax-O’Neil Acquires Source Technologies’ Thermal Printer Business to Complement Its Stationary Printer Portfolio
Berkery Noyes Announces its Representation of G2 Web Services, LLC in its Investment Partnership with Primus Capital
Berkery Noyes Represents Gradient Analytics in the sale of its Qualitative Research Unit to Sabrient Systems
SunGard Acquires PredictiveMetrics to Broaden the AvantGard Suite and Expand into Trade Credit Liquidity
Mortgage Cadence Teams with Investment Partner to Support Growth, Advance Offerings and Further Solidify Leadership Position
Berkery Noyes Represents Dydacomp In Its Sale to Dydacomp Holdings Corporation and Milestone Partners
Berkery Noyes Represents DocuLex In Sale Of Discovery Cracker Product To CT, A Wolters Kluwer Business
Berkery, Noyes & Co. represents Elsevier, Inc. in its divestiture of Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.
Berkery, Noyes & Co. advises ClearStory Systems on its divestiture of Document Solutions Business to Datawatch Corporation
Q3 2018 Finance M&A Trends Report
The largest transaction in the Capital Markets segment during Q3 2018 was State Street Corporation’s announced acquisition of Charles River Systems, a provider of investment management front office tools and solutions, for $2.6 billion.
1st Half 2018 Finance M&A Trends Report
The largest deal in 1st Half 2018 was a Blackstone Group led consortium’s announced acquisition of a 55 percent stake in Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk division for $11 billion.
Full Year 2017 Finance Industry Trends
Five of the top ten highest value deals during the year occurred in the Payments segment. Two of these acquisitions were completed by First Data Corporation: BluePay, a provider of technology-enabled payment processing for merchants, for $760 million; and CardConnect, which offers payment processing and technology solutions to SMBs and enterprises, for $750 million.
Q3 2017 Finance Industry Trends
The largest transaction in Q3 2017 and year-to-date was U.S. based Vantiv's announced merger with U.K. based Worldpay Group for $11.6 billion in the Payments segment.
1st Half 2017 Finance Industry Trends
The highest value deal in 1st Half 2017 was Vista Equity Partners' announced acquisition of DH Corporation, a provider of technology solutions to financial institutions, for $3.49 billion, which Vista plans to combine with its portfolio company Misys. Misys and DH will operate under the new brand name Finastra.
Full Year 2016 Finance Industry Trends
The most active acquirer in 2016, either directly or through an affiliated business, was Broadridge Financial Solutions, a provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, with six transactions: DST Systems' North American Customer Communications ("NACC") business for $410 million, technology assets from INVeSHARE for $135 million, M&O Systems, 4Sight Financial Software, Dojima and Anetics.
Q3 2016 Finance Industry Trends
The largest transaction in Q3 2016 was CBOE Holdings' announced acquisition of BATS Global Markets for $3.6 billion. Of note, three of the industry's top five deals by value year-to-date involved major exchange operators.
1st Half 2016 Finance Industry Trends
The largest deal in 1st Half 2016 was Deutsche Börse Group's announced merger with London Stock Exchange Group plc for $14.68 billion. Deutsche Börse Group was involved in another notable transaction during this period with the announced sale of The International Securities Exchange to Nasdaq for $1.1 billion.
Full Year 2015 Finance Industry Trends
The most active acquirer in 2015, either directly or through an affiliated business, was Vista Equity Partners with six transactions: International Document Services, Inc., Coretrac, Inc., Solera Holdings, Inc., Eagleview Technology Corporation, AutoStar Solutions and Cougar Software. The largest of these was the announced acquisition of Solera Holdings in the property and casualty (P&C) sector for $6.25 billion.
Q3 2015 Finance Industry Trends
The largest transaction in Q3 2015 and year-to-date was FIS' announced acquisition of SunGard Data Systems Inc., a provider of software solutions and services to a wide variety of financial organizations, for $9.1 billion.
1st Half 2015 Finance Industry Trends
Six of the top ten largest deals in 1st Half 2015 were in the Payments segment. These six transactions, with a combined value of $10.46 billion, accounted for 55 percent of aggregate value year-to-date.