London Stock Exchange Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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London Stock Exchange Group has acquired 8 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

London Stock Exchange Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Refinitiv for $27.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2020, when it sold Borsa Italiana to Euronext N.V. for $4.9B. London Stock Exchange Group has acquired in 4 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information services (38%) and information technology (38%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 8

London Stock Exchange Group

London Stock Exchange Group PLC

10 Paternoster Square,
London, EC4M 7LS
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7797 1000
www.lseg.com

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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 2 - 1 1 1 3 8
vol $2.7B $27.0B $422M $325M $30.4B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - - 1 - 1 4
vol $1.2B $4.9B $1.1B $7.1B
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MayStreet, Inc. 2022-05-18 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.maystreet.com
Global Data Consortium, Inc. 2022-04-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Raleigh, North Carolina · www.globaldataconsortium.com
BETA+ 2022-03-21 1.1B USD Divestiture
London, United Kingdom
TORA Trading Services Ltd. 2022-02-22 325M USD Add-on Acquisition
Burlingame, California · www.tora.com
Quantile Technologies Ltd. 2021-12-06 422M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.quantile.com
PrimaryBid Ltd. 2020-10-26 - Stake Purchase
London, United Kingdom · www.primarybid.com
Borsa Italiana Spa 2020-09-18 4.9B EUR Divestiture
Milan, Italy · www.borsaitaliana.com
Refinitiv 2019-08-01 27.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.refinitiv.com
Proquote Ltd. 2015-10-30 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.proquote.com
Russell Investments Group LLC 2015-10-08 1.2B USD Divestiture
Seattle, Washington · www.russellinvestments.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Refinitiv 2019-08-01 Giact Systems LLC 2020-11-02 5
New York, New York · www.refinitiv.com Allen, Texas · www.giact.com
Refinitiv 2019-08-01 Scivantage, Inc. 2020-03-02 4
New York, New York · www.refinitiv.com Jersey City, New Jersey · www.scivantage.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Services 3 (38%) 27.4B (90%) - -
Information Technology 3 (38%) 325M (1%) - -
Financial Services 1 (13%) 2.7B (9%) 2 (50%) 6.0B (85%)
Software 1 (13%) - 1 (25%) -
Business Services - - 1 (25%) 1.1B (15%)
Total 8 $30.4B 4 $7.1B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 30.0B 1 1.2B
  New York 2 27.0B - -
  Washington 1 2.7B 1 1.2B
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  California 1 325M - -
United Kingdom 3 422M 2 1.1B
Italy - - 1 4.9B
Domestic 3 (38%) 422M (1%) 2 (50%) 1.1B (15%)
Cross-border 5 (63%) 30.0B (99%) 2 (50%) 6.0B (85%)
Total 8 $30.4B 4 $7.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $29.7B
$100M to $1B 2 $747M
TOTAL $30.4B
Largest Refinitiv
$27.0B (2019-08-01)
sell # Total
> $1B 3 $7.1B
TOTAL $7.1B
Largest Borsa Italiana Spa
$4.9B (2020-09-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
2 (25%)
Strategic(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
2 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
2 (50%)

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