Computershare Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Information Technology Company

Computershare has acquired 25 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Computershare’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Shareowner Services Business - The Bank of New York Mellon for $550M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold Computershare Electoral Management Services to IDOX for $7M. Computershare has acquired in 9 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (44%) and business services (40%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity29
    • M&A Buy Activity25
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 20
  • M&A Advisors 1

Computershare Ltd.

Yarra Falls, 452 Johnston Street,
Abbotsford, VIC 3067
Australia,
+61 3 9415 5000
www.computershare.com

Computershare Ltd. specializes in the provision of software solutions and professional services to the securities industry. Computershare was founded in 1978 and is based in Abbotsford, Australia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 21 2 - 1 - 1 25
vol $1.1B $420M $1.5B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 - 1 - - - 5
vol $7M $7M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Corporate Creations International, Inc. 2020-02-05 - Add-on Acquisition
North Palm Beach, Florida · www.corporatecreations.com
Equatex AG 2018-05-16 420M USD Add-on Acquisition
Zurich, Switzerland · www.equatex.com
Karvy Computershare Pvt. Ltd. 2017-08-04 - Stake Purchase
Hyderabad, India · www.karvycomputershare.com
Capital Markets Cooperative LLC 2016-05-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida · www.capmkts.org
Altavera Mortgage Services LLC 2016-01-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Westminster, Colorado · www.altavera.com
Valiant Trust Company Ltd. 2015-03-04 25M CAD Divestiture
Calgary, Alberta · www.valianttrust.com
Homeloan Management Ltd. 2014-07-23 73M GBP Divestiture
Skipton, United Kingdom · www.hml.co.uk
iris Germany GmbH (Pepper) 2014-06-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Munich, Germany
Registrar And Transfer Co. 2014-05-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Cranford, New Jersey · www.rtco.com
SG Vestia Systems, Inc. 2014-04-01 - Divestiture
Toronto, Ontario · www.sgvestia.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Busy Bees Childcare Vouchers Ltd. 2008-08-13 Positive Steps Children's Day Nurseries Ltd. 2016-08-02 1
Lichfield, United Kingdom High Wycombe, United Kingdom · www.positivestepsnurseries.co.uk

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Financial Services 11 (46%) 160M (11%) 1 (20%) -
Business Services 10 (42%) 1.3B (89%) 1 (20%) -
Software 2 (8%) - 1 (20%) -
Information Services 1 (4%) - - -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (20%) 7M (100%)
Media - - 1 (20%) -
Total 24 $1.5B 5 $7M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 16 766M 2 -
  New York 4 550M - -
  Florida 2 - - -
  Colorado 2 - - -
  California 2 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - 1 -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 216M - -
United Kingdom 4 273M - -
Australia 1 - 1 7M
Canada 2 25M - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
  Alberta 1 25M - -
India 1 - 1 -
Germany - - 1 -
Switzerland 1 420M - -
Domestic 1 (4%) - 1 (20%) 7M (100%)
Cross-border 24 (96%) 1.5B (100%) 4 (80%) -
Total 25 $1.5B 5 $7M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Clarity Capital Partners Ltd.
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.3B
< $100M 3 $160M
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest Shareowner Services Business - The Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
$550M (2011-04-28)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $7M
TOTAL $7M
Largest Computershare Electoral Management Services Ltd. (Strand Business Systems)
$7M (2010-07-27)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
29%
4 29%
Strategic(s)
71%
10 71%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
20%
1 20%
Strategic(s)
80%
4 80%

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