NICE Buys Actimize

NICE Systems (Nasdaq: NICE) has acquired Actimize Inc., a New York-based provider transactional risk management software for the financial services industry. The deal was valued at approximately $280 million, including around $224 million in cash and the remainder in NICE ordinary shares. Actimize had raised over $28 million in venture capital and debt from firms like Carmel Ventures, Giza Venture Capital, Vertex Venture Capital and FT Ventures.