M&A Deal Summary

Centana Growth Partners Acquires Quantitative Brokers

On July 12, 2017, private equity firm Centana Growth Partners acquired information technology company Quantitative Brokers LLC for 24M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Centana Growth Partners’ 2nd transaction in the Information Technology sector.
  • This is Centana Growth Partners’ 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Centana Growth Partners’ 4th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Centana Growth Partners’ 2nd transaction in New York.
Investment Fate
  • Quantitative Brokers was sold to a strategic buyer in 2020.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2017-07-12
Target Quantitative Brokers LLC
Sector Information Technology
Buyer(s) Centana Growth Partners
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Deal Value 24M USD
Advisor(s) Freeman & Co. LLC (Financial)

Target

Quantitative Brokers LLC

New York, New York, United States
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Quantitative Brokers is an independent, global financial technology company, provides advanced algorithms and data-driven pre and post-trade analytics to clients in the Futures, Options, and interest rate markets. The company is built on a research-driven culture, market microstructure know-how, and algorithmic engineering expertise. QB continually develops and innovates an evolving suite of products to reduce and measure implicit trading costs for its clients. Quantitative Brokers was founded in 2008 and is based in New York, New York.

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Buyer

Centana Growth Partners

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2015
SizeMiddle-Market
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

Centana Growth Partners is a growth oriented investment firm focused on opportunities in the fin tech and enterprise technology sectors. Centana looks to invest in rapidly growing companies to sustain or accelerate growth, for working capital, to fund acquisitions, or improve balance sheets. Centana has offices in Palo Alto, California and New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 9
Sector (Information Technology) 2 of 3
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 1 of 1
State (New York) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 4 of 7
Year (2017) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
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DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-01-23 SheerID, Inc.

Eugene, Oregon, United States

SheerID is a provider of digital verification platform that instantly verifies the identity of individuals and businesses, enabling enterprises to deliver authenticated offers and experiences to high-value customer segments while mitigating fraud and minimizing friction. SheerID was founded in 2011 and is based in Eugene, Oregon.

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