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Banking Slowdown Could Cause Layoffs & Hiring Freezes

In the wake of high inflation, recession fears, and a dramatic dip in IPO activity, hiring on Wall Street has slowed in 2022.  As a result, some analysts believe that ...

Euromoney Going Private for $2 Billion as Research Units Stabilize  

A group led by French private equity firm Astorg Asset Management offered to buy Euromoney in a deal valued at £1.66 billion ($2 billion). In its latest trading update, the ...
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Expert Network Aggregator Inex One Adds GLG Veteran to Advisory Board

Stockholm-based Inex One, a marketplace for expert networks[1], appointed Patrick Donegan, who previously headed Gerson Lehrman Group’s financial services business in the Americas, as an advisor.  The move is part ...

ESG Data Firm Arabesque Raises $35 Million and Rebrands

Arabesque, which is both an asset manager and an ESG data provider, closed $35 million in Series B funding for its ESG data operations.  The firm also rebranded the unit, ...

NielsenIQ’s Takeover of GfK Raises Questions About GfK Boutique Research’s Future

GfK Boutique Research, the GfK subsidiary which markets GfK’s point-of-sale data to the buy-side, could benefit from the proposed merger with NielsenIQ – or it could disappear into the newly ...

First Half 2022 U.S. IPO Activity Weakest Since 2009

US IPO activity remained weak in the first half of 2022 as only 39 deals were priced during the six month period, marking the weakest first half IPO total since ...

Fitch Buys Policy Research Firm GeoQuant

Fitch completed the acquisition of GeoQuant, which uses artificial intelligence to predict geopolitical and country risk.  The acquisition follows Fitch Venture’s lead role in financing GeoQuant’s $4.5 million Series A ...

Singletrack Receives Significant Investment from Accel-KKR

Earlier this week, UK-based capital markets client engagement and analytics provider Singletrack, announced that it has recently received a significant capital investment from technology focused private equity firm, Accel-KKR. More ...
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Economics Boutique TS Lombard Acquired by GlobalData

TSL Research Group, the holding company for economic research firm TS Lombard, is being acquired by GlobalData Plc, a publicly traded information company based in London.  TS Lombard will retain ...

AlphaSense Raises $225 mln Doubling Valuation to $1.7 bln

Earlier this week, AlphaSense, a New York-based specialized search engine targeted at corporate users and professional investors, announced that it has completed a $225 mln Series D funding round, led ...
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