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Strong 2020 U.S. IPO Activity

01/04/2021
US IPO activity recorded strong results for 2020 reflecting a robust rebound following widespread pandemic related closures in the first half of the year.  During 2020, 218 deals were priced, ...
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Bloomberg Acquires Alternative Data Provider Second Measure

12/31/2020
Last week, New York based global market data vendor Bloomberg L.P. announced that it was acquiring consumer transactions analytics company, Second Measure.  Details of the deal were not provided. Acquisition ...
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2020 Review: ESG Data and Expert Networks Fueled Much M&A Activity

12/30/2020
 This is the second of a two-part review of 2020 M&A transactions in the investment research and alternative data space.  The first installment covered overall activity and alternative data deals. ...
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2020 Review: M&A Activity Eased Somewhat During Covid-19

12/29/2020
This is the first of a two-part review of 2020 M&A activity in the investment research and alternative data space.  The second installment will cover more details, focusing on transactions ...
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Data Platform Knoema Receives Investment from Snowflake While Being Acquired

12/23/2020
Having absorbed alternative data aggregator Adaptive Management earlier this year, Knoema, a data platform with over 1,500 sources, was purchased by a holding company founded by former Guggenheim Partners executives.  ...
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Jefferies Forms Research Alliance with South Korean KB Securities

12/16/2020
Last week, global investment bank Jefferies Group LLC announced an alliance with KB Securities in South Korea to distribute KB Securities’ local equity research and to provide equity execution services ...
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ESG Startup Matter Closes Series A Led by Nasdaq

12/04/2020
Copenhagen-based ESG data provider Matter, which provides ESG-oriented portfolio analysis, received a strategic investment from Nasdaq Ventures, Nasdaq’s investment arm.  At the same time, Matter pivoted from providing sustainable pension ...
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US IPO Activity Dips Sharply in November

12/03/2020
US IPO activity dipped sharply in November as only 10 deals were priced during the month, 23% lower than the number of deals priced during the same month of last ...
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S&P Global Agrees to Pay $44 bln for IHS Markit

12/02/2020
Earlier this week, New York based financial information provider S&P Global Inc. agreed to acquire IHS Markit for $44 bln in an all stock deal to create a huge data ...
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Deutsche Börse Takes Majority Stake in ESG Data Provider ISS

11/25/2020
Last week, Deutsche Börse AG announced that it is acquiring 80% of corporate governance, ESG data and analytics provider, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS).  Genstar Capital and current ISS management ...
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