GAIN Capital Holdings Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Financial ServicesCompany

GAIN Capital Holdings has acquired 2 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

GAIN Capital Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired City Index for $148M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold GAIN Capital Holdings - US FX ECN Platform to Deutsche Boerse AG for $100M. GAIN Capital Holdings has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc.

135 US Highway 202/206, Suite 11,
Bedminster, New Jersey 07921
United States,
(908) 731-0700

GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. provides innovative trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide, with multiple access points to OTC markets and global exchanges across a wide range of asset classes, including foreign exchange, commodities, and global equities. GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. was formed in 1999 and is based in Bedminster, New Jersey.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $148M $148M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $100M $100M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. - US FX ECN Platform 2018-05-30 100M USD Divestiture
Bedminster, New Jersey
City Index (Holdings) Ltd. 2015-04-01 148M USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom ·
FX Solutions LLC 2013-02-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Saddle River, New Jersey ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Financial Services 2 (100%) 148M (100%) - -
Information Technology - - 1 (100%) 100M (100%)
Total 2 $148M 1 $100M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 - 1 100M
  New Jersey 1 - 1 100M
United Kingdom 1 148M - -
Domestic 1 (50%) - 1 (100%) 100M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (50%) 148M (100%) - -
Total 2 $148M 1 $100M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $148M
Largest City Index (Holdings) Ltd.
$148M (2015-04-01)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $100M
Largest GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. - US FX ECN Platform
$100M (2018-05-30)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (50%)
Divested to
1 (100%)

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