Browsing: M&A

State Street Gains Pulse With Acquisition

09/21/2011
New York, NY – According to a Press Release, State Street Corporation agreed this morning to purchase Boston-based agency broker, Pulse Trading.  Besides offering traditional high touch agency brokerage services, Pulse Trading ...

Bloomberg Makes Biggest Purchase with BNA

08/29/2011
New York, NY – Last Thursday, Bloomberg, L.P., the New York-based financial information and media giant, announced the largest acquisition in the company’s 30-year history, with a $990 mln bid ...

Are Execution-Only Agency Brokers Dying?

08/08/2011
New York, NY – The past few years have been extremely challenging for many participants in the global financial markets, but none have had a more difficult time than execution-only ...

Sabrient Systems Acquires Qualitative Research Unit of Gradient Analytics

08/05/2011
SANTA BARBARA, CA — (Marketwire – Aug 4, 2011) – Equity research firm Sabrient Systems announces the acquisition of selected assets of Gradient Analytics, including the use of the brand ...

ConvergEx to be Acquired by CVC Capital Partners

07/21/2011
New York – ConvergEx Group, a provider of proprietary software and technology-enabled services to financial institutions, announced yesterday its agreement to be acquired by funds advised by CVC Capital Partners, ...

Euromoney purchases a majority stake of Ned Davis Research

06/23/2011
New York – Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, an international publishing, events and information group based in London, announced earlier this week it has acquired an initial 87% interest in Ned ...

Citic Buys Into CLSA

06/15/2011
Citic Securities, China’s largest investment bank, recently announced that it plans to acquire 19.9 percent of Credit Agricole SA (ACA)’s brokerage units, CLSA and Credit Agricole Cheuvreux, for $374 ...

ITG Acquires Ross Smith

06/08/2011
New York – Investment Technology Group (ITG) has announced that it has acquired Ross Smith Energy Group (RSEG), for $38.5 million in cash. Ross Smith, which currently has 200 ...

PGR Closes Offices

06/01/2011
New York – The NYTimes Dealbook reports that Primary Global Research has closed its offices, but says it is still open for business: The government’s widespread crackdown on insider trading on ...

Consolidating Expert Networks

05/17/2011
New York – The downsizing of the expert network industry has begun.  Business Connect China, a China-based expert network, is merging with Circle of Experts and Tribeca Insights to form ...
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