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Forrester Research Closes Its China Office

Forrester Research, a US-based technology research and consultancy firm, recently announced the closure of its mainland China office following a series of turbulent events with the Chinese government. Understanding the ...

Verisk Sells Wood Mackenzie for $3.1 Billion Cash

Verisk, returning to its roots as a data supplier to the insurance industry, exited the energy data space by shedding Wood Mackenzie.  Verisk invested heavily in acquiring additional properties to ...

S&P Buys Technology Researcher 451 Research

S&P Global acquired 451 Research, LLC, which covers emerging technology segments.  Terms were not disclosed. Prior to the transaction, 451 Research had been a part of The 451 Group along ...

Shipping Industry Specialist Drewry Adds Debt Research

Drewry Financial Research Services, the investment research affiliate of global shipping consultancy Drewry, launched a credit research service to complement its existing equity research coverage of the global maritime sector. ...

Drillinginfo Continues Merger Spree, Adding Analytics Provider Ponderosa Energy

Drillinginfo, a supplier of oil and gas production data, acquired the assets and products associated with analytics provider Ponderosa Energy. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Ponderosa Energy, a ...

Energy Data Firm Drillinginfo Acquires GlobalView To Add Market Data

Drillinginfo, a supplier of oil and gas production data, acquired commodity market data platform GlobalView, expanding its presence with energy traders and commodity investors.  Terms of the transaction were not ...

Wall Street Journal Belatedly Wakes Up To Alternative Data

An article on alternative data in today’s Wall Street Journal highlighted alternative data firms we covered months ago.  The article portrays alternative data as a novelty primarily used by hedge ...

NPD Group Acquires Gaming Research Boutique

The NPD Group, a leading provider of point-of-sale (POS) information, is acquiring EEDAR, a specialist market research and data analysis firm for the video games industry. Terms were not announced. NPD ...

Lux Research Names New CEO

Lux Research, a Boston-based industry consulting and primary research firm covering the emerging technology space, recently announced the hiring of Mike Coyne as President and CEO. New Hire In his ...
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IHS Reorganizes to Focus on Energy and Transportation

Industry research firm IHS Inc, which reported 5% revenue growth for 2015, reorganized to center its business on the energy and transportation sectors.  At the same time it is acquiring ...
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