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Broadridge acquires Shadow Financial Systems

Broadridge Financial Solutions has acquired Shadow Financial Systems, a provider of multi-asset class post-trade solutions for the capital markets industry. The acquisition builds on Broadridge’s post-trade processing capabilities by adding a market-ready solution for exchanges, inter-dealer brokers and proprietary trading firms. The acquisition also adds capabilities across exchange traded derivatives and cryptocurrency.

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