KCG Holdings Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Financial ServicesCompany

KCG Holdings has acquired 2 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

KCG Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Knight Capital Group for $1.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Hotspot FX to BATS Global Markets for $365M. KCG 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 1
  • M&A Advisors 3

KCG Holdings, Inc.

545 Washington Boulevard,
Jersey City, New Jersey 07310
United States,
(201) 222-9400
www.kcg.com

KCG Holdings, Inc. is a securities firm offering services designed to address trading needs across asset classes, product types and time zones. KCG Holdings is based in Jersey City, New Jersey.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $1.4B $1.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $365M $365M
  3

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Neonet AB 2016-07-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Stockholm, Sweden · www.neonet.com
Hotspot FX, Inc. 2015-01-28 365M USD Divestiture
Jersey City, New Jersey · www.hotspotfx.com
Knight Capital Group, Inc. 2012-12-19 1.4B USD Merger
Jersey City, New Jersey · www.knight.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Financial Services 2 (100%) 1.4B (100%) 1 (100%) 365M (100%)
Total 2 $1.4B 1 $365M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 1.4B 1 365M
  New Jersey 1 1.4B 1 365M
Sweden 1 - - -
Domestic 1 (50%) 1.4B (100%) 1 (100%) 365M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (50%) - - -
Total 2 $1.4B 1 $365M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Jefferies LLC
1
Legal Deals
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
2
Advokatfirman Lindahl KB
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.4B
TOTAL $1.4B
Largest Knight Capital Group, Inc.
$1.4B (2012-12-19)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $365M
TOTAL $365M
Largest Hotspot FX, Inc.
$365M (2015-01-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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