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Broadridge Adds Cryptocurrency and Exchange Traded Derivatives Capabilities

Acquires Shadow Financial Systems to Extend Industry-Leading, Multi-asset Post-Trade Capabilities

NEW YORK, N.Y. – October 1, 2019  Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, today announced that it has acquired Shadow Financial Systems, Inc., a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. The acquisition builds upon Broadridge’s current industry leading post-trade processing capabilities by adding a market-ready solution for exchanges, inter-dealer brokers and proprietary trading firms.  In addition, the acquisition adds capabilities across exchange traded derivatives (ETDs) and cryptocurrency.

“The acquisition of Shadow Financial Systems is the latest example of Broadridge building upon our industry leading capital markets solutions,” said Michael Alexander, co-head of North American Wealth and Capital Markets Solutions for Broadridge. “We look forward to bringing real benefits to a new set of market participants as well as new capabilities to our existing client base.”

“We are excited to join industry leader Broadridge and to better serve our clients’ evolving needs while adding the scale, deep domain expertise and technology resources that Broadridge can provide,” said Don Marino, President of Shadow Financial Systems, Inc.

Alantra acted as exclusive financial and strategic advisor to Shadow Financial Systems, Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

About Broadridge

Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR), a global Fintech leader with over $4.5 billion in revenues, provides the critical infrastructure that powers investing, corporate governance and communications to enable better financial lives. We deliver technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and public companies. Broadridge’s infrastructure serves as a global communications hub enabling corporate governance by linking thousands of public companies and mutual funds to tens of millions of individual and institutional investors around the world. In addition, Broadridge’s technology and operations platforms underpin the daily trading of on average more than U.S. $9 trillion of equities, fixed income and other securities globally. A certified Great Place to Work®, Broadridge is a part of the S&P 500® Index, employing over 13,000 associates in 21 countries.

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