Browsing: M&A

youDevise’s Expanding (First) Coverage

New York – youDevise Ltd. Of London and First Coverage of Boston recently announced that they would combine their firms to form one entity which will operate under the youDevise ...

Slim Multiples

New York – Increased mergers and acquisitions activity is moving valuations higher, but independent research firms looking for exits should not get too excited.  While multiples are improving, they remain ...

IPOs & Research

New York – U.S. IPO volume is up 300% so far this year, reinforcing the pendulum swing back in favor of large broker dealer research.  IPOs garner higher commission allocations, ...

Ticonderoga Said to Buy Soleil

New York – Bloomberg Businessweek reports today that Ticonderoga Securities LLC, the New York-based broker-dealer started in 2009, has reached a preliminary agreement to buy independent research firm Soleil Securities ...

Silver Lake takes a Piece of Gerson Lehrman

Yesterday, Gerson Lehrman Group announced that it had reached an agreement with Silver Lake Partners, a leading private equity firm in the technology space. The agreement calls for Silver Lake to ...

Moody’s Buys

New York, NY – News last week that Moody’s Corp. had inked a deal to acquire reflects the growing impetus of research companies to consolidate in the current environment. ...
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