M&A Deal Summary
|Buyer(s)||London Stock Exchange Group PLC|
The Blackstone Group
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
|Deal Type||Add-on Acquisition|
|Deal Value||27.0B USD|
|Advisor(s)||Evercore Group LLC
Canson Capital Partners (Financial)
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London Stock Exchange Group is a diversified international exchange Group that sits at the heart of the world's financial community. The Group can trace its history back to 1801. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe's leading fixed income market; and the pan-European equities platform, Turquoise. Through its markets, the Group offers international business, and investors, unrivalled access to Europe's capital markets. London Stock Exchange Group was founded in 1698 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
|Overall||3 of 7|
|Sector (Information Services)||1 of 3|
|Type (Add-on Acquisition)||3 of 6|
|State (New York)||1 of 1|
|Country (United States)||2 of 4|
|Year (2019)||1 of 1|
|Size (of disclosed)||1 of 4|
London, United Kingdom
Proquote Ltd. is a provider of trading, market data and connectivity solutions. Proquote's coverage includes information on futures, options, commodities, metals and OTC derivatives and features comprehensive fundamentals, charting analytical tools. Proquote was established in 1999 and is headquartered in London, England.
Borsa Italiana Spa
Borsa Italiana Spa is a stock exchange that manages and organizes the domestic market, regulating procedures for admission and listing of companies and intermediaries and supervising disclosures for listed companies. Borsa Italiana was formed in 1808 and is based in Milan, Italy.
The Blackstone Group LP is a global alternative investment management firm comprised of three business segments. These groups include corporate private equity, real estate, and alternative asset management. Blackstone's private equity group targets opportunities globally including buyout acquisitions of established companies, development projects, growth equity financings, and industry consolidations. Sectors of interest include automotive, healthcare, chemicals, industrial, commercial property, lodging, communications, media/publishing, consumer & retail, packaging, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, energy, technology, entertainment, telecommunications, financial services, theme parks, food & beverage, and transportation. Blackstone's private equity real estate group looks for opportunities across North/South America, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, and Europe. The real estate group will consider both equity and debt investments. Areas of interest include healthcare, hotel, industrial, office, residential, and retail. The Blackstone Group was formed in 1987 and is based in New York City.
|Overall||121 of 142|
|Sector (Information Services)||2 of 2|
|Type (Add-on Acquisition)||47 of 57|
|State (New York)||9 of 12|
|Country (United States)||79 of 92|
|Year (2019)||5 of 8|
|Size (of disclosed)||1 of 47|
Building Materials Europe B.V.
BME is a distributor of building materials. BME sells building materials to professional builders, contractors, craftsmen, (specialized) installers, and consumers. BME does this through a large network of branches and showrooms operating under trusted and well-known local brands. BME is active in three business areas: General Builders Merchants (GBM), Sanitary, Heating and Plumbing (SHAP), and Do-It-Yourself (DIY). BME was founded in 2019 and is based in Schiphol, Netherlands.
Provo, Utah, United States
Vivint is a full-service security alarm company that generates sales door-to-door during the summer months and services the contracts throughout the year. Vivint was formed in 1999 and is based in Provo, Utah.
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board manages, as of June 30 2013, over $188 billion in investment assets for the Canada Pension Plan on behalf of eighteen million Canadians.
|Overall||6 of 11|
|Sector (Information Services)||1 of 2|
|Type (Add-on Acquisition)||5 of 6|
|State (New York)||1 of 1|
|Country (United States)||5 of 7|
|Year (2019)||3 of 4|
|Size (of disclosed)||1 of 6|
Liberty Living Plc
London, United Kingdom
Liberty Living offers student accommodation in 21 cities across the UK and Europe, we provide all-inclusive student housing & flats up and down the country.
Interparking SA is one of the major European car park operators. Interparking designs, builds, operates and maintains high-quality car parks across Europe. Interparking SA operates 949 car park sites with c.415,000 parking spaces in cities across 416 cities in 9 countries. These include Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, France, Italy, Poland and Romania, and Interparking operates car parks in Germany and Austria under the brand Contipark.