Browsing: M&A

Morningstar Ramps Up Credit Ratings Biz by Acquiring DBRS

Chicago-based provider of investment research, data and analytics, Morningstar (MORN), recently announced that it has purchased 40 year old credit ratings agency DBRS for close to $669 million.  This acquisition ...
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Baader Bank Praises Outsourced Research Relationship with AlphaValue

Baader Helvea, a mid-tier German investment bank, extolled its research partnership with independent research firm AlphaValue as the bank stemmed losses in the first quarter of 2019.  For AlphaValue, the ...
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Corporate Access Provider Meetyl Bites the Dust

Meetyl, an early corporate access platform provider, is being shut down by its parent Glass Lewis, according to industry sources.  After the company’s senior staff migrated to alternative pursuits, most ...

Liquidnet Takes a Flyer on Research Aggregator RSRCHXchange

Liquidnet, a New York-based institutional trading network, acquired the small UK-based research aggregator RSRCHXchange for an undisclosed amount.  Liquidnet positioned the acquisition as a merger of alternative data and investment ...
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US IPO Activity Rebounds in April

Following weak US IPO activity during March, the number of IPOs priced rebounded to 16 deals in April, the highest monthly number of IPOs seen since last October when 22 ...

Macquarie Continues Downsizing Cash Equities with Canadian Exit

After reducing its London-based cash equities staff last year, Macquarie Capital is shutting down its Canadian cash equities business.  For a commodities-oriented firm like Macquarie, the move intimates broader restructuring ...
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First Quarter 2019 Bellwether Research Valuations Rebound from Fourth Quarter

According to analysis prepared exclusively for Integrity Research by Marlin & Associates[1], the international M&A advisor, average valuations in the first quarter of 2019 for large publicly traded research and ...

Janney Acquires FIG Partners

Mid-tier investment bank Janney Montgomery Scott acquired community banking specialist FIG Partners as it seeks to expand its financial sector coverage.  Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.  FIG Partners ...

1st Qtr 2019 US IPO Market Weakest Since 2016

According to global IPO investment advisor Renaissance Capital, only 18 IPOs were priced in the US during the 1st Qtr of 2019, the lowest number of IPOs seen in a ...

Alternative Data Platform Thinknum Raises $11.6 Million

Thinknum, a leading source of web data, closed an $11.6 million Series A funding round.  The move signals Thinknum's ambition to continue to aggressively scale its platform. Thinknum will use ...
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