McGraw-Hill to Sell J.D. Power to XIO Group
New York City based McGraw-Hill Financial recently agreed to sell its customer satisfaction survey provider, J.D. Power for $1.1 bln to London-based private equity firm, XIO Group. The deal is ...
Founder of Macro Vision Research Joins Rival Boutique
Talley Léger, founder of macro research boutique Macro Vision Research, has joined a competing independent research firm, Fundstrat Global Advisors, where he will be a Managing Director and Global Strategist. ...
Carn Macro Advisors Winds Up
Carn Macro Advisors, a London-based economics research firm, has filed for liquidation. The firm was placed into members’ voluntary liquidation on March 9th 2016 when Begbies Traynor Group, a UK ...
CorporateAccess.net Bites the Dust
London-based corporate access platform CorporateAccess.net has quietly folded its tent, as the founder has moved to Ipreo. Given how crowded the corporate access space has become, consolidation is not surprising. ...
Barclays Folds Asian Cash Equities
In a note to clients, Barclays said it is “closing our cash equity research, sales and trading as well as our convertible bond trading businesses across all Asian countries.” Specifically, ...
2015 Review: M&A
2015 was an active year with over 20 research industry acquisitions of note. Indie research firm Japaninvest sold to China’s second largest securities firm Haitong Securities for just under 2x ...
ITG Starts Exit of Research
ITG announced that it sold its energy research business to private equity firm Warburg Pincus for $120.5 million representing a gain of over $90 million. However, the move signals major ...
Signal Data Bites The Dust
Signal Data Corporation, a big data provider of retail location analytics for financial firms and retailers which received US$4.5 million in funding in 4 rounds, appears to have quietly passed ...
Silver Lake Exits Gerson Lehrman Group
An article in the New York Times reports that Silver Lake Partners has quietly cashed out its investment in leading expert network Gerson Lehrman Group. The move signals that an ...
Instinet Exits Independent Research Distribution
An article in Traders Magazine reports that Instinet is exiting its independent research distribution business as Bloomberg Tradebook, the agency broker affiliate of Bloomberg L.P., has hired away Instinet’s three ...