Browsing: M&A

Geospatial Analysis Firm Orbital Insight Raises $50 Million

05/24/2017
Orbital Insight, a geospatial big data company, completed a $50 million Series C round of financing led by venture capital firm Sequoia. The fresh capital brings the company’s total fundraising ...
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B. Riley Expands Small Cap Research With Wunderlich Acquisition

05/22/2017
Three months after announcing its purchase of FRB & Co, Los Angeles investment bank B.Riley Financial plans to buy Memphis-based Wunderlich Securities.  B.Riley envisions a combined research department of 49 ...
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Moody’s Pays Premium For Bureau van Dijk But There Are Good Reasons

05/16/2017
Not to be outdone by S&P’s pricey acquisition of SNL, Moody’s Corporation announced it will be acquiring company information provider Bureau van Dijk for €3.0 billion (approximately $3.27 billion).  The ...
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Alternative Data Firm Eagle Alpha Raising More Capital

05/16/2017
Eagle Alpha, a Dublin-based alternative data firm, is planning to complete a current funding round of less than $2 million in the third quarter of 2017, according to an article ...
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Corrected: Head of Marex Spectron Independent Research Distribution Unit Departs

05/04/2017
A year after a defection of one of its co-heads, Marex Spectron lost the other co-head of its unit distributing independent research.  However, Marex Spectron says it is not shuttering ...
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Zacks Shutters Investment Banking Affiliate

04/28/2017
Zacks Group, parent of retail-oriented Zacks Investment Research, has closed its investment banking subsidiary, ZacksInvest. Principals involved in the enterprise have moved to other positions, and the ZacksInvest website has ...
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Bellwether Research Valuations Increased in Q1 2017

04/24/2017
According to analysis prepared exclusively for Integrity Research by Marlin & Associates[1], the international M&A advisor, in the first quarter of 2017 average valuations for large publicly traded research and ...
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Sidoti Pulls IPO, Launches Issuer-Paid Research

04/18/2017
Small cap researcher Sidoti & Company withdrew its IPO, reflecting a lack of investor interest in the proposed offering.  Separately, Sidoti has launched company-sponsored research with modest initial success. Sidoti ...
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Research Aggregator Street Contxt Raises Capital

04/06/2017
Research aggregator Street Contxt raised capital in a venture funding, including investment received from a private equity affiliate of Point72 Asset Management.  The new capital will be used to launch ...
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Cowen Acquires Convergex For $116 Million

04/04/2017
Mid-tier brokerage Cowen Group is acquiring agency broker Convergex Group, as it continues to scale its cash equities business. Cowen is offering $116 million in cash and Cowen common stock, ...
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