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MSCI Buys Climate Risk Firm Carbon Delta

Following Moody’s acquisition of climate risk modeler Four Twenty Seven, MSCI announced it is purchasing a similar firm, Carbon Delta AG.  Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.  The move ...

Alternative Data Firm Earnest Research Raises $15 Million

Consumer data focused Earnest Research, which emerged from stealth mode two years ago, closed $15 million in Series B funding.  The funding will support Earnest Research’s plans to expand beyond ...

Platts Buys Canadian Gas Pricing Service

S&P Global Platts, a leading provider of benchmark energy prices, acquired Canadian Enerdata Ltd., which supplies pricing data for the Canadian natural gas market.  Terms were not disclosed. Canadian Enerdata ...

Weak US IPO Activity in August 2019

US IPO activity recorded an extremely weak performance as only 4 new deals were priced in August 2019, representing the fewest number of deals seen in August since 2011 and ...

Verisk Acquires Genscape to Merge with Wood Mackenzie

Verisk Analytics, the US owner of energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie, recently agreed to acquire agricultural, energy, and maritime data provider Genscape from the Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT) for ...

Mixed US IPO Activity in July 2019

US IPO activity started off the 3rd Qtr in a mixed fashion as 21 new deals were priced in July following a similar number of deals priced during the prior ...

Alt Data Vendor Eagle Alpha Raises $2.4 Million

Not to be outdone by London rival Neudata which recently raised $1 million, Dublin-based Eagle Alpha raised $2.4 million as it seeks to expand its alternative data offerings and target ...

CFRA Acquires ETF Data Provider First Bridge Data

CFRA, an independent research boutique which purchased Standard & Poor’s equity research business, is buying an ETF data provider, First Bridge Data LLC.  The move deepens CFRA’s commitment to the ...

LSE’s Purchase of Refinitiv Part of Data Makeover

The London Stock Exchange’s valuation of Refinitiv signals its determination to diversify away from transaction fees as cash equities markets continue to sour.  Like quantamental investing and alternative data, the ...
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Indie Researcher AlphaValue Gets Investment from Baader Bank

After extolling its relationship with AlphaValue, Baader Helvea, a mid-tier German investment bank, made a minority investment in the Paris-based independent research firm.  The move is one more example of ...
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