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Sidoti and Stifel JV For Banking

01/13/2015
Stifel Financial and Sidoti & Company have entered into a strategic joint venture to market corporate finance solutions to Sidoti's corporate contacts.  Sidoti has experimented with investment banking in the ...
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Summit Research Partners Ties Up With Hambrecht

01/09/2015
Summit Research Partners, a tech-oriented research boutique, has partnered with WR Hambrecht + Co, a San Francisco based investment bank, for exclusive distribution of its research. Summit Research will operate ...
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Standard Chartered Exits Equities

01/08/2015
Standard Chartered is closing its equities business globally under pressures to cut costs.  The UK bank said it was shutting its equity research, cash equities and equity capital markets businesses, ...

NASDAQ Buys Dorsey Wright for $225 Million

01/06/2015
Nasdaq announced that it will acquire technical analysis provider Dorsey, Wright & Associates, LLC (DWA).   However, the motivation for the purchase is not DWA’s research, but its 17 ETFs and ...
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Credit Rater DBRS Sold to PE Firms

12/23/2014
DBRS, a Canadian credit rating agency, will be sold to a group of investors led by the private equity firms Carlyle Group and Warburg Pincus for an undisclosed amount rumored ...
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Medical Marijuana Company Buys Midtown Partners

12/18/2014
India Globalization Capital, Inc. (IGC), a publicly traded conglomerate with interests in medical marijuana, announced the acquisition of Midtown Partners & Co, LLC, a small New York-based investment bank, as ...
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IHS Buys Infonetics

12/16/2014
IHS Inc., a leading industry consulting firm, has acquired Infonetics Research, a telecommunications market research firm.   Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Infonetics Research provides market intelligence on equipment, ...
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Large Sale of Nielsen Stock Benefits Private Equity

12/12/2014
Nielsen has announced the forthcoming sale of 20m shares of its common stock at a maximum price of $43.61.  Although the proceeds would top $1 billion at current prices for ...
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Hearst Increases Stake in Fitch for $2 Billion

12/12/2014
Hearst Corporation is paying $1.97 billion for an additional 30 percent stake in Fitch Group, the parent of the third-largest credit ratings firm.  Fitch's valuation in the transaction is around ...
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Moody’s Completes Ownership of Copal Amba

12/08/2014
Moody’s Corporation completed its acquisition of the remaining outstanding shares of Copal Amba.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Moody’s purchased a majority share in Copal Partners in 2011 ...
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