Browsing: M&A

MSCI Nabs GMI Ratings Bargain

MSCI Inc. is acquiring GMI Ratings, an ESG research provider, for $15 million in cash, representing a bargain price of about 1.5x revenues.  The transaction price signals we are still ...

Mergermarket Acquires Perfect Information

Mergermarket Group acquired Perfect Information, a London-based provider of investment banking workflow, for £26 million (US$44 million). The acquisition is the first since Mergermarket Group was spun off from Pearson ...

Euromoney Acquires Conference Business

Euromoney announced that it is buying a mining conference business to expand its footprint in the commodities markets and with investors, complementary to its Metal Bulletin and Institutional Investor brands. ...

Wall Street Suffers Plunge in Equity Volumes & Volatility

Despite the pickup in equity commissions seen in 2013, Wall Street is now experiencing a sharp downturn in equity trading volume and volatility over the past few months – factors ...
Premium Exclusive

Rosenblatt Securities Takes Over Wedge Partners

A year after taking over Wedge Partners trading desk, Rosenblatt Securities has now absorbed the rest of the technology research boutique.  Wedge Partners founder Kirk Adams is now the head ...

Morningstar Buys BuyAllAccounts

Morningstar Inc., a leading research provider to the retail channel, announced it has acquired ByAllAccounts, Inc., a provider of account aggregation data to financial advisors, asset managers and wealth managers.  ...

Estimize Caps Off Three Big Wins With $1.2 mln Funding

Last week saw some great upsets in the NCAA Division I Men’s basketball tournament (Go Flyers and Huskies!). However, crowd-sourced earnings estimate provider, Estimize, experienced its own March Madness last ...

HAL 9000 Comes To Investment Research

In 2001: A Space Odyssey, a sentient computer stars as one of the scariest screen villains of all time eventually forcing the crew of the Discovery One spacecraft to shut ...

CFRA and Management CV Announce Strategic Alliance

Earlier this week, well-known independent forensic accounting research firm, CFRA, announced that it had formed a strategic alliance with Management CV, a research firm focused on conducting due diligence and ...

Outlook for 2014

It is time for us to squint into the crystal ball for 2014… Equity commissions By rights, 2013 should have been a boom year for equity commissions.  The S&P 500 increased 32% ...
1 43 44 45 46 47 52