Browsing: M&A

ISS Acquires EVA Dimensions After ESG Success

02/13/2018
Proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) acquired EVA Dimensions LLC, a provider of cash-flow based analysis of corporate performance, for an undisclosed sum.  The purchase follows ISS’s integration of ESG ...
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US IPO Market Posts Strong YTD Results

02/12/2018
According to global IPO investment advisor Renaissance Capital, the number of IPOs priced in the US so far this year surged 86% compared to same period last year, while the ...
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London Research Boutique Acquired by GlobalData

02/05/2018
CM Research, an independent research firm founded by technology analyst Cyrus Mewawalla, is being acquired by GlobalData plc, a London-based business information company focusing on the technology, consumer and healthcare ...
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Thomson Reuters Sells Financial Markets Unit to Blackstone Group

02/01/2018
Earlier this week, the financial markets were surprised by news that Thomson Reuters Corp. was selling its financial and risk division to a consortium of investors led by private equity ...
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Instinet Rebuts Rumored US Research Closing By Nomura

01/23/2018
Instinet appointed a new head of US research and sales, as it sought to counteract statements made by Nomura’s CEO apparently contemplating the closure of its US research operations.   The ...
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Bellwether Research Valuations Continue to Improve in Q4 2017

01/19/2018
According to analysis prepared exclusively for Integrity Research by Marlin & Associates[1], the international M&A advisor, average valuations for large publicly traded research and information firms increased in the fourth ...
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Visible Alpha Raises $38 mln Led by Goldman Sachs

01/18/2018
Visible Alpha, the New York-based research technology firm founded by a consortium of sell-side investment banks, just announced a $38 mln round of funding led by Goldman Sachs, and a ...
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M&A Advisor To Research Firms Is Itself Acquired

01/16/2018
Quayle Munro, a London-based M&A advisor often used by research and data firms, was acquired by Los Angeles-based M&A advisor Houlihan Lokey, Inc.  Terms were not announced.  The CEO of ...
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2017 Review: MiFID II Drives Research Industry M&A

01/03/2018
MiFID II precipitated much of 2017’s M&A activity, as European banks merged or folded their equities businesses and startups hoping to prosper from MiFID II’s research unbundling provisions raised capital ...
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US IPO Market Rebounds in 2017

12/18/2017
According to global IPO investment advisor Renaissance Capital, 158 IPOs were priced in the US during 2017, while the volume of capital raised also rose to $35.4 bln during the ...
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