Melbourne-based Computershare has acquired Register and Transfer Company in a $US37.3 million deal.
According to Computershare, it acquired the US transfer agency company, which also provides, proxy advisory and printing services in the US.
"The maximum cash consideration is $US37.3 million and up to up to $US1.9 million of the purchase price is contingent on revenue retention measures," the statement said.
"The transaction will be immediately management EPS accretive."
R&T has around 860 issuer clients, and combined with its other services has about $US19 million in annual revenues.
Computershare expects to achieve synergies consistent with those achieved with previous transactions of a similar nature.
Computershare chief executive, Stuart Crosby, said, "Given our considerable experience integrating businesses like R&T, we look forward to providing R&T customers with a seamless transition and the high levels of service our existing client base enjoy.