Browsing: Private Equity


Roubini Global Economics Sold And Merged With 4CAST

A London family office acquired the core subscription business of Roubini Global Economics (RGE) and will merge it with real-time economics firm 4CAST.  Terms of the acquisition were not announced. ...

Platts Rival Argus Media Receives Investment From General Atlantic

Commodity pricing firm Argus Media will receive a majority investment from private equity firm General Atlantic valued at £1 billion ($1.45 billion).  The investment will allow Argus to compete more ...

Frontier Strategy Group Gets Capital Infusion

Frontier Strategy Group, an expert network targeted to companies focused on emerging markets, closed an investment from private equity firm Boathouse Capital. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. FSG ...

Mergermarket Acquires Creditflux

Mergermarket, a media company focused on the financial sector, announced it has acquired Creditflux, a London-based newsletter focusing on credit hedge funds and CLOs. Terms were not disclosed. Founded in ...
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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 ...

Gerson Lehrman Garners $212 Million Investment From PE Firm

Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), the leading expert network, announced a $212 million investment from private equity firm SFW Capital Partners, nine months after Silver Lake Partners cashed out. The investment ...
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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 ...

Sustainalytics Acquires ESG Analytics

Sustainalytics, a leading ESG research firm, announced the acquisition of ESG Analytics, a Zurich-based provider of ESG software. Terms were not disclosed. The move gives Sustainalytics a robust platform for its ...

Big Data Analytics Firm DISCERN Raises $20 Million

DISCERN, a big data analytics company, announced it has raised a total of $20 million in financing, in a Series A round led by Palo Alto-based Artiman Ventures.  It plans ...

Estimize Offers Data to FinTech Startups

Estimize, a provider of crowd-sourced financial estimates, has become a data supplier to FinTech Sandbox, a non-profit that provides data to financial startups according to a press release. FinTech Sandbox ...