CBOE Global Markets Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Financial ServicesCompany

CBOE Global Markets has acquired 15 companies, including 13 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

CBOE Global Markets’ largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired BATS Global Markets for $3.4B. CBOE Global Markets has acquired in 4 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (50%) and information technology (22%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 13

CBOE Global Markets

CBOE Global Markets, Inc.

400 South LaSalle Street,
Chicago, Illinois 60605
United States,
(312) 786-5600
www.cboe.com

CBOE Global Markets is the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), and other subsidiaries. CBOE Holdings offers equity, index and ETP options, including proprietary products, such as options and futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) and S&P 500 options (SPX), the most active U.S. index option. Other products engineered by CBOE include equity options, security index options, Weeklys options, FLEX options, and benchmark products such as the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM). CBOE Global Markets was established in 1973 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 2 2 - 1 5 4 14
vol $3.4B $3.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Aequitas Innovations, Inc. 2021-11-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.neo.inc
Trading Technologies International, Inc. 2021-10-31 - Secondary Buyout
Chicago, Illinois · www.tradingtechnologies.com
Eris Digital Holdings LLC 2021-10-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.erisx.com
Chi-X Asia Pacific Holdings, Ltd. 2021-03-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Hong Kong, China
BIDS Trading L.P. 2020-10-16 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.bidstrading.com
Trade Alert LLC 2020-06-02 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.whatstrading.trade-alert.com
TriAct Canada Marketplace LP 2020-05-19 - Divestiture
Toronto, Ontario · www.matchnow.ca
Hanweck Associates LLC 2020-02-04 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.hanweck.com
FT Providers LLC 2020-02-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.ftoptions.com
European Central Counterparty N.V. 2019-12-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.euroccp.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
BATS Global Markets, Inc. 2017-03-01 ETF.com 2021-02-08 1
Lenexa, Kansas · www.batstrading.com San Francisco, California · www.etf.com
CBOE Livevol LLC 2015-08-07 Livevol X 2017-03-21 1
Chicago, Illinois · www.datashop.cboe.com Chicago, Illinois

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Financial Services 7 (50%) 3.4B (100%) - -
Information Technology 3 (21%) - - -
Business Services 2 (14%) - - -
Software 2 (14%) - - -
Total 14 $3.4B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 10 3.4B - -
  Illinois 5 - - -
  New York 3 - - -
  Kansas 1 3.4B - -
  Florida 1 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 2 - - -
China 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Domestic 10 (71%) 3.4B (100%) - -
Cross-border 4 (29%) - - -
Total 14 $3.4B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Centerview Partners LLC
1
TD Securities
1
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Legal Deals
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
1
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
1
King & Wood Mallesons
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $3.4B
TOTAL $3.4B
Largest BATS Global Markets, Inc.
$3.4B (2017-03-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
4 (29%)
Strategic(s)
7%
1 (7%)

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