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FT Partners Advises TradingScreen in its Minority Recapitalization

FT Partners Advises TradingScreen in its Minority Recapitalization
Overview of Transaction
  • On September 13, 2007, TradingScreen announced the successful completion of its minority recapitalization led by Technology Crossover Ventures
  • Continental Investors and other undisclosed investors also participated in this new minority recapitalization
  • Capital from this transaction will fund continued growth initiatives and simplify the company capital structure
  • Largest minority recapitalization of the year in the financial technology sector
Significance of Transaction
  • Minority recapitalization retires existing non-employee shareholders and ensures TradingScreen will continue to provide a complete level of independence for the company
  • Investment provides TradingScreen with strong financial technology expertise and industry relationships to fuel additional growth for the company
FT Partners' Role
  • FT Partners acted as exclusive strategic and financial advisor to TradingScreen and its Board of Directors
  • FT Partners executed a competitive process for the lead role in this recapitalization and played a significant role in executive level negotiations