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  • 1981 Dalcomp is formed and the Municipal Bookrunning system is introduced to the marketplace

  • 1985 Dalcomp launches Trading and Inventory management System for variable rate instruments

  • 1985 Hemscott established as a UK business book publishing company

  • December 1998 Bigdough launched by Investment Data Corp (IDC) as a web-based Capital Markets platform

  • 1998 Electronic Prospectus delivery is introduced to the market by Dalcomp

  • 1999 Online Electronic Order Entry (EOE) is introduced to the Municipal marketplace, establishing a new industry standard

  • February 2000 Marketpipe founded to build connectivity and community for the new issue bond market in Europe

  • December 2000 Marketpipe deliver the i-Synd new issue system

  • August 2001 i-Deal founded with backing from Merrill Lynch & Citigroup to become a premier provider of new issue software for the capital markets. Dalcomp becomes part of i-Deal

  • November 2001 Marketpipe appointed to design and build ICMA Match - a market-wide new issue network

  • 2001 Bigdough launches Bigdough Enterprise - the industry's first integrated data and software relationship management and communications platform

  • March 2002 i-Deal launches Fixed Income Bookbuild

  • June 2003 i-Deal launches Equity New Issuance Solution, becoming the only software provider to service all securities markets

  • June 2003 ICMA Match launches and grows to link 20 European bank subscribers

  • 2003 Bigdough named Inc.500 #56 Fastest Growing Private Company

  • February 2004 i-Deal launches Capital Market Analytics - expert analysis and market intelligence

  • November 2004 Hemscott acquires
    Bigdough

  • 2005 i-Deal reaches client base of over 1,000 institutional customers (18 of the top 20 international broker dealers)

  • June 2006Launch of IssueNet, European online community of Fixed Income Investment banks

  • 2006 i-Synd licencees widen to 9 banks

  • December 2006 i-Deal and Hemscott merge to form Ipreo with backing from Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS), Merrill Lynch & Citigroup.
    Ipreo acquires Marketpipe

  • January 2007 Ipreo launches full suite of investor relations, market intelligence & analytic services

  • May 2007 Ipreo integrates Bigdough with i-Deal workflow applications

  • November 2007 Ipreo acquires NSIGHT Enterprise Software, greatly enhancing Ipreo's IRM offering

  • February 2008 Ipreo acquires CapitalBridge, provider of leading global market intelligence, shareholder ID, targeting, and perception studies to the corporate IR community

  • June 2008Ipreo Launches the “BD Suite” of prospecting and CRM solutions for Capital Markets & Investor Relations professionals

  • May 2009Ipreo partners with Morningstar to integrate global fund ownership information to bring unique fixed-income & equity offering to market

  • October 2009Ipreo launches Corporate Governance Services for Europe and Asia-Pacific

  • February 2010Ipreo partners with Zawya to launch a new issuance solution for Sukuk and Middle Eastern IPO deals

  • March 2010Ipreo launches BD Embedded allowing industry leading contacts data and prospecting functionality to be integrated in any CRM platform

  • May 2010Ipreo acquires BuysideIQ, a leading provider of online investor targeting solutions.

  • July 2010Ipreo announces the launch of BD Embedded which seamlessly integrates with Salesforce & Microsoft Dynamics CRM platforms

  • September 2010Ipreo partners with FactSet to offer fully integrated corporate Events, call Transcripts, Research and real-time Estimates via BD Corporate

  • March 2011Ipreo teams up with Interactive Data Corporation to provide direct access to real-time Quotes and News

  • March 2011Ipreo launches a fully integrated, web-based Variable Rate Trading System with a centralized contact database.

  • August 2011Funds sponsored by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. acquire Ipreo

  • February 2013Ipreo acquires Debtdomain, global leader in loan syndication solutions

  • July 2013Ipreo acquires Discovery Data, leading financial services industry provider of data on firms & professionals and CRM data hygiene solutions

  • February 2014Ipreo releases mobile apps for BD Corporate, BD Advanced, and BD Vision with Offline functionality to provide clients easy access to data and tools on the road