DST Systems Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Information Technology Company

DST Systems has acquired 10 companies of its own. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

DST Systems’ largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired ALPS Financial Services for $250M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold DST Systems - North American Customer Communications Business to Broadridge Financial Solutions for $410M. DST Systems has acquired in 4 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (40%) and business services (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 2

DST Systems, Inc.

333 West 11th Street,
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
United States,
(816) 435-1000
www.dstsystems.com

DST Systems, Inc. is a provider of information processing and servicing solutions to companies around the world. DST delivers strategically unified transactions and business processing, data management, and customer communications solutions to the asset management, brokerage, retirement, and healthcare markets. DST Systems was formed in 1968 and is based in Kansas City, Missouri.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $314M $314M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 1 - - - - 4
vol $864M $864M
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
DST Systems, Inc. - UK Customer Communications Business 2017-05-04 - Divestiture
, United Kingdom
DST Systems, Inc. - North American Customer Communications Business 2016-06-14 410M USD Divestiture
Kansas City, Missouri
Wealth Management Systems, Inc. 2015-08-21 64M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.wealthmsi.com
kasina LLC 2015-01-06 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.kasina.com
ALPS Financial Services, Inc. 2011-11-02 250M USD Add-on Acquisition
Denver, Colorado · www.alpsinc.com
ALPS Holdings, Inc. 2011-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Denver, Colorado
Lateral Group Ltd. 2011-08-09 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.thegigatdst.com
Subserveo, Inc. 2011-06-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.subserveo.com
Newkirk Products, Inc. 2011-05-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Albany, New York · www.newkirk.com
Argus Health Systems, Inc. 2009-04-02 - Stake Purchase
Kansas City, Missouri · www.argushealth.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 4 (40%) 64M (20%) 2 (50%) 238M (28%)
Business Services 2 (20%) - 1 (25%) 216M (25%)
Financial Services 2 (20%) 250M (80%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (10%) - - -
Software 1 (10%) - - -
Communications - - 1 (25%) 410M (47%)
Total 10 $314M 4 $864M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 314M 3 864M
  New York 3 64M - -
  Missouri 2 - 1 410M
  Colorado 2 250M - -
  California 1 - 1 238M
  Massachusetts - - 1 216M
United Kingdom 1 - 1 -
Canada 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Domestic 8 (80%) 314M (100%) 3 (75%) 864M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (20%) - 1 (25%) -
Total 10 $314M 4 $864M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $250M
< $100M 1 $64M
TOTAL $314M
Largest ALPS Financial Services, Inc.
$250M (2011-11-02)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $864M
TOTAL $864M
Largest DST Systems, Inc. - North American Customer Communications Business
$410M (2016-06-14)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
2 (20%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
4 (100%)

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