Linedata was founded
Linedata was founded in January 1998 as the result of a merger of three firms: GSI Division des Banques, Line Data and BDB Participation. In 1998, Linedata had 76 employees and achieved revenues of €11m. The new corporate entity benefits at the outset from the best management, technology and operational expertise drawn from its three component companies.
Acquisition of Bimaco Finance
Acquisition of Bimaco Finance in Luxembourg, was followed by the acquisition of the Paris-based Pen Lan and Ingénétudes (Ekip). This first wave of acquisitions established Linedata as the European leader of leasing & credit solutions.
Linedata listed on Euronext
Linedata achieved a major milestone when it was admitted to the Nouveau Marché on the Paris Stock exchange.
Acquisition of Longview Group
Acquisition of Longview Group based in Boston and in London. This established Linedata as a global leader in front-office solutions for asset management.
Integration of the assets of IAS II
Integration of the assets of IAS II from the British company FMS. This helped Linedata to reinforce its back-office solutions for the fund management industry
Integration of Icon and Preview
Integration of Icon and Preview, the European portfolio solutions of Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation. This aquisition of these key assets gave Linedata a leading position in the Investment management market in the UK and further consolidated its leadership position in Europe.
Acquisition of Europe Software & Data System
Acquisition of Europe Software & Data System (ESDS) in France. This enabled Linedata to considerably strengthen its market share in Retirement Savings and Pensions in France
Acquisition of Global Investment Systems
Acquisition of Global Investment Systems (GIS) based in the US. This acquisition helped Linedata to develop an exhaustive front-to-back offering which spans the requirements of all market segments, including the North American market.
Acquisition of Beauchamp Financial Technology
Acquisition of Beauchamp Financial Technology, based in London, New York, Hong Kong, and in Riga in Latvia. This gave Linedata a powerful offering designed specifically for the hedge fund markets in the UK, North America and Asia.
New visual identity
Creation of a modernized logotype for a more dynamic brand image.
Acquisition of Fimasys
Acquisition of Fimasys in France. This enabled Linedata to reinforce its presence in the credit finance market.
Launch of RISE
Linedata launches its growth plan RISE which aims to improve client satisfaction, modernize Linedata’s solutions and relaunch organic growth.
Acquisition of CapitalStream
Acquisition of CapitalStream from HCL Technologies based in the US and Canada. This acquisition allowed Linedata to offer its clients a global front-to-back solution to the credit and finance markets in North America and Europe.
Acquisition of Linedata by its top managers
Amanaat, a company controlled by M. Jiva, and the management team acquire the majority of voting rights so that Linedata can remain a reliable and sustainable company.
Linedata launches Linedata 2018
“Linedata 2018″, the next phase of Linedata development, is an ambitious strategy based on product innovation. With “Linedata 2018″, the Group continues its transformation to create tomorrow’s leading financial technology provider.
Acquisition of Derivation
Acquisition of Derivation, based in the UK. This acquisition enhanced Linedata’s comprehensive, global platform across its clients’ entire investment process with support for all asset types and structures.
Acquisition of Gravitas
Acquisition of Gravitas, a leading provider of middle office and technology services based mainly in New York (USA) and Mumbai (India). Linedata continues to broaden its range of products with outsourcing services to span the entire value chain of institutional and alternative managers, and fund administrators. Linedata now has close to 1250 employees in 20 offices across the globe.
Acquisition of QRMO
QRMO (Quality Risk Management & Operations), a leading Hong Kong based specialist provider of outsourced middle-office, shadow accounting, and risk monitoring services to the asset management and securities industries. This acquisition enables Linedata to expand its outsourcing business and enhance its presence across Asia whilst offering truly global, around-the-clock services to its clients.
Linedata's 20th anniversary
Linedata celebrates its 20th birthday.
Acquisition of Loansquare
Acquisition of Loansquare, a start-up based in Paris (France) that developed a portal to digitalize relationships between borrowers and lenders. By acquiring Loansquare, Linedata enhances the end-to-end capabilities of its platforms and services for lenders. Linedata now has over 1300 employees in 20 offices across the globe.