Like Harrison Scott Publications

announced 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Green Street Advisors, Inc., will acquire Harrison Scott Publications

synopsis: Green Street Advisors, the premier provider of research, advisory and analytics to the commercial real estate industry, will acquire four leading publications that serve the commercial real estate and financial industries -- Real Estate Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, and Asset-Backed Alert – from Harrison Scott Publications.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Green Street Advisors, Inc.
Founded in 1985, Green Street Advisors is the preeminent independent research and advisory firm concentrating on the commercial real estate industry in North America and Europe with offices in Newport Beach, Dallas, London, and soon New York City. "
target: Harrison Scott Publications
Harrison Scott Publications delivers exclusive news and information to professionals in the real estate, finance and investment fields. Harrison Scott publishes four weekly newsletters, Real Estate Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert and Asset-Backed Alert.
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closed 1/17/2018 via Company Press Release

L'Agefi (France), acquired Indinvest

synopsis: L'Agefi, an economic and financial press group in France, has acquired Indinvest, a professional press group in France that operates Instit Invest and Distrib Invest. Instit Invest is an information site dedicated to institutional investors. It provides information on issues related to asset allocation, regulation, risk control, and governance.
buyer parent: Groupe Artémis
buyer: L'Agefi (France)
L'Agefi is an economic and financial press group in France. They provide an online newspaper, L'Agefi Quotidien, through their website and mobile app. They also offer the L'Agefi Hebdo, a weekly magazine about the finance industry, and the L'Agefi actifs, a weekly magazine about wealth management. "
target: Indinvest
Indinvest is a professional press group in France that operates Instit Invest and Distrib Invest. Instit Invest is the first independent information site dedicated to institutional investors. It provides information on issues related to asset allocation, regulation, risk control, and governance.
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closed 7/29/2015 via PE Hub

Leaders League Group, acquired Closing Circle

synopsis: Closing Circle, the digital media dedicated to the European private equity and venture capital community is being acquired by Leaders League, the rating agency and media group for top executives. Closing Circle was founded by David Chouraqui, an investment professional passionate about tech and innovation.
buyer: Leaders League Group
Leaders League is a rating agency and media group for top executives at the international level. With more than 130 employees and 3 offices in Latin America, the company is a fast growing media partner for leaders around the world. "
target: Closing Circle
Closing Circle, the European media for dealmakers, is a platform dedicated to the private equity and venture capital community. It provides news about private equity and venture capital transactions and fundraising in Europe, an online database of investor profiles and a weekly newsletter.
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announced 9/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Wallstreet:online AG, will acquire Der Investoren-Kompass

synopsis: Wallstreet:online, a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, will acquire Der Investoren-Kompass, a free stock market newsletter in Germany that provides specific investment advice for private investors on a weekly basis.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target: Der Investoren-Kompass
Der Investoren-Kompass is a free stock market newsletter in Germany that provides specific investment advice for private investors on a weekly basis. Der Investoren-Kompass covers news for all the important topics for German investors, including topics about equities, commodities, and currencies.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caliber Corporate Advisers, acquired The Financial Revolutionist

synopsis: Caliber Corporate Advsiers (Helix Edge Holdings), a company dedicated to delivering timely insights and marketing services, announces its acquisition of Financial Revolutionist Holdings Corp. The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a NY-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
buyer: Caliber Corporate Advisers
Caliber Corporate Advisers is a strategic marketing advisory firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. They provide best-in-class strategy and tactical execution of public relations and content marketing initiatives, as well as contacts’ database research. "
target: The Financial Revolutionist
Founded by Gregg M. Schoenberg and Robert Jaeger in 2015, The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a New York-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
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closed 12/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

A J Bell Holdings Limited, acquired MSM Media Ltd.

synopsis: AJ Bell, which is based on Chester Road, Manchester, has bought MSM Media and its trading subsidiary MoneyAM for an undisclosed sum. MSM is a specialist financial publisher which produces the weekly magazine Shares.
buyer: A J Bell Holdings Limited (:$173.49)
AJ Bell provides its clients and advisers with a ground-breaking blend of control, investment choice, low-cost delivery and online functionality. "
target: MSM Media Ltd.
MSM is a specialist financial publisher which produces the weekly magazine Shares, organises annual awards and business events and operates online and digital news and information services, including MoneyAM, StockMarketWire and Brokerforecasts. It employs 34 staff at its base in London.
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announced 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Growth Company Investor, will acquire Growth Company Investor

synopsis: Growth Company Investor (GCI)'s editor, David Thornton, will acquire the company from Bonhill Group plc, a leading B2B media business in the UK. GCI is a monthly investment recommendation newsletter for private investors. GCI focuses on small caps and conducts 250 CEO interviews a year to generate great investment ideas for their members.
buyer: Growth Company Investor
Growth Company Investor (GCI) is a monthly investment recommendation newsletter for private investors. GCI focuses exclusively on small caps and conducts 250 CEO interviews a year to generate great investment ideas for their members. GCI is published monthly as a PDF download for their members. "
target parent: Bonhill Group plc
target: Growth Company Investor
Growth Company Investor (GCI) is a monthly investment recommendation newsletter for private investors. GCI focuses exclusively on small caps and conducts 250 CEO interviews a year to generate great investment ideas for their members. GCI is published monthly as a PDF download for their members.
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Frankfurt Business Media, acquired Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten

synopsis: Frankfurt Business Media, a German publisher that focuses on business and finance, has acquired Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten (dpn) from the Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations. dpn is a bimonthly German magazine for institutional investors and occupational pensions.
buyer: Frankfurt Business Media
Founded in 2001, Frankfurt Business Media is a German publisher that focuses on business and finance. The company publishes magazines and newspapers for chief financial officers, treasurers, financial advisers, managing directors, founders, HR managers, and more. "
target parent: Nikkei Inc.
target: Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten
Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten (dpn) is a bimonthly German magazine for institutional investors and occupational pensions. dpn provides information about new market opportunities and investment trends. It also provides research and statistics about the investment and pension markets.
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closed 9/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired Intelligence Report

synopsis: Salem Media Group, announced that it has acquired Richard Young’s Intelligence Report, a monthly investment newsletter covering stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the economy. The newsletter offers their monthly issue, Monster Master Lists and the Economic Analysis. Salem's Eagle Financial Publications will be the new publisher of Intelligence Report.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides general market analysis and non-individualized investment strategies from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target parent: InvestorPlace Media, LLC.
target: Intelligence Report
Intelligence Report is a monthly investment newsletter covering stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the economy. The Intelligence Report service has these components—the monthly issue, Monster Master Lists and the Economic Analysis.
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closed 7/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Markets Media, acquired Traders Magazine

synopsis: Markets Media is pleased to announce the acquisition of Traders Magazine from SourceMedia. The combined entity will have a total unique audience of 135,000, comprised of 120,000 digital readers and 15,000 print readers. Markets Media, is committed to investing in the Traders brand by providing the resources necessary for digital expansion.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media was launched in 2007 to provide sophisticated, in-depth content spanning all sectors of the securities industry, delivered across a synergistic platform of print, online and events. "
target parent: SourceMedia, Inc.
target: Traders Magazine
Traders Magazine is a digital information and news service, and monthly magazine, serving professionals in institutional trading markets with a focus on the buy-side, including large asset managers, hedge funds, proprietary trading shops, pension funds and boutique investment firms.
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announced 3/26/2021 via BusinessWire

News Corporation, will acquire Investor's Business Daily

synopsis: News Corp has agreed to acquire Investor’s Business Daily from O’Neil Capital Management. Investor's Business Daily is an American newspaper and website covering the stock market, international business, finance and economics. Founded in 1984 by William O'Neil as a print news publication, it is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$8,720.00)
News Corp is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers throughout the world. The company comprises businesses across a range of media. "
target parent: O’Neil Capital Management
target: Investor's Business Daily
Investor's Business Daily is an American newspaper and website covering the stock market, international business, finance and economics. Founded in 1984 by William O'Neil as a print news publication, it is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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closed 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Opes Partners, acquired JUNO magazine

synopsis: Opes Partners, a property investment advisory firm in New Zealand, has acquired JUNO magazine from Pie Funds, a boutique investment manager in New Zealand. JUNO magazine is a quarterly retail, investing magazine based in New Zealand. The magazine simplifies investing and empowers readers to make better financial decisions.
buyer: Opes Partners
Opes Partners is a property investment advisory firm in New Zealand. Opes Partners guides and coaches their clients to become a property investor. The firm uses their in-depth knowledge of property to help their clients optimize and grow their property investment portfolio. "
target parent: Pie Funds
target: JUNO magazine
JUNO magazine is a quarterly retail, investing magazine based in New Zealand. JUNO educates and empowers readers to make better financial decisions. The magazine simplifies investing by explaining financial concepts in plain English and providing in-dept market commentary from a team of experts.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wallstreet:online AG, acquired Smart Investor Media

synopsis: Wallstreet: online AG, a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, has acquired The Smart Investor Magazine, a German magazine aimed primarily at experienced and sophisticated investors.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target parent: Going Public Media
target: Smart Investor Media
Based in Germany, The Smart Investor Magazine is aimed primarily at experienced and sophisticated investors. Far away from the mainstream, the new monthly investor magazine conveys interesting stock market know-how and is a competent guide to investment decisions.
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closed 9/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

McEwen Investment Report Ltd., acquired NZ Investor Magazine

synopsis: The Chairman of IRG, Mr Marvin Yee, has announced the sale of the NZ Investor Magazine, a well-regarded monthly magazine that covers everything for the savvy investor, from insurance, trusts, money management, investing in stocks, shares to bonds, precious metals and stones.
buyer: McEwen Investment Report Ltd.
McEwen Investment Report's concise weekly format keeps clients up to date with the ever-changing sharemarket while striving to make market-beating recommendations based on David's 9 Key Criteria of Company Excellence and a unique combination of investment strategies. "
target parent: Investment Research Group Ltd
target: NZ Investor Magazine
Written for people who want to look after their money and plan for the future, NZ Investor is a well-regarded monthly magazine that covers everything for the savvy investor, from insurance, trusts, money management, investing in stocks, shares to bonds, precious metals and stones.
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closed 1/31/2013 via Folio: First Day

The Alpha Pages LLC, acquired Futures Magazine

synopsis: Summit Business Media is set to announce that it sold its Futures brand to The Alpha Pages llc, a Chicago-based financial media startup. Futures Magazine is a U.S.-based monthly magazine about commodity futures contracts, stocks, options, derivatives, and forex.
buyer: The Alpha Pages LLC
The Alpha Pages is a Chicago-based financial media startup. The Alpha Pages was founded by Kristin Fox and Jeff Joseph and will focus on the alternative investments market. "
target parent: Summit Business Media, LLC
target: Futures Magazine
Futures Magazine is a U.S.-based monthly magazine about commodity futures contracts, stocks, options, derivatives, and forex. It contains feature articles on the futures markets, with articles on industry issues, current market developments, trading techniques and strategies.
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closed 3/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

Value8 NV, acquired Uitgave van Beursexpres B.V.

synopsis: Value8, a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe, announces the company has taken over Uitgave van Beursexpres, which publishes a biweekly magazine on the Amsterdam stock exchange.
buyer: Value8 NV (VALUE:$131.37)
Value8 NV is a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe. Value8 focuses on successful enterprises in long-term growth industries including healthcare, leisure, environment and internet. "
target: Uitgave van Beursexpres B.V.
Based in Belgium, Uitgave van Beursexpres B.V. publishes a biweekly magazine on the Amsterdam stock exchange.
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closed 2/5/2007 via PR Newswire

Avista Capital Partners, acquired Phillips Investment Resources, LLC

synopsis: Avista Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, has completed the acquisition of Phillips Investment Resources, LLC, a provider of subscription-based investment advice, from Phillips International, Inc. Founded in 1974, Rockville, MD-based PIR provides independent investment advice on a paid subscription basis.
buyer: Avista Capital Partners
Avista Capital Partners is a private equity firm with offices in New York, NY and Houston, TX. Avista's strategy is to make controlling or influential minority investments primarily in growth-oriented media, healthcare and energy companies. "
target parent: Phillips International, Inc.
target: Phillips Investment Resources, LLC
Phillips Investment Resources, LLC publishes about 23 electronic or print investment newsletters for cutting-edge information.
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Web

Habitat Magazine, acquired Vendome Real Estate Media

synopsis: Habitat Magazine, a special-interest consumer and b-to-b trade publication in New York, has acquired Vendome Real Estate Media from Vendome Group, a group that serves the information needs of healthcare and real estate professionals. Vendome Real Estate Media publishes a host of resources for commercial and residential real estate professionals.
buyer: Habitat Magazine
Habitat Magazine is a special-interest consumer and b-to-b trade publication in New York. Habitat mixes vivid storytelling and service articles to cover issues of co-op / condo living and management concerns from the perspectives of New York’s board directors and property managers. "
target parent: Conversion Venture Capital
target: Vendome Real Estate Media
Vendome Real Estate Media publishes a host of resources for commercial and residential real estate professionals and their attorneys. They provide plain-English guidance on management, lease, and regulatory compliance matters. Their resources include Online Newsletters, Books, eBooks, and more.
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closed 2/4/2013 via Company Press Release

Move, Inc., acquired eFrogPond, Inc.

synopsis: Move, Inc. announced the expansion of its suite of free marketing tools with the acquisition of certain assets of eFrogPond, Inc. an integrated communications and marketing solutions provider best known for its Housing Trends eNewsletter.
buyer: Move, Inc. (MOVE:$234.64)
Move, Inc., is the leader in online real estate and operator of the Move Network of real estate web site for consumers and real estate professionals. The Move Network of websites captures more than 15 million monthly visitors and includes: REALTOR.com®, Move.com®, Moving.com, and more. "
target: eFrogPond, Inc.
eFrogPond, Inc. is a publisher, software developer and communications and marketing solutions provider for the real estate industry. FrogPond is based in Houston, Texas.
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closed 4/22/2013 via PR Newswire

The Deal LLC, purchased Newsletters and Database from DealFlow Media, Inc.

synopsis: TheStreet, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of The DealFlow Report, The Life Settlements Report and the PrivateRaise database from DealFlow Media, Inc. These newsletters and databases, and the employees providing their content, will be incorporated into TheStreet's institutional platform, The Deal.
buyer parent: TheStreet, Inc.
buyer: The Deal LLC
The Deal, LLC reports, analyzes, and disseminates business and financial news on the deal economy. The company offers a range print and electronic products and services for readers and advertisers, as well as conducts an annual event covering the deal economy. "
seller: DealFlow Media, Inc.
The DealFlow Report is a subscription service covering small cap equity finance and The Life Settlements Report provides news and analysis on the secondary market for life insurance settlements. The PrivateRaise database provides users with a comprehensive history of small cap equity transactions.
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announced 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Green Street Advisors, Inc., will acquire Harrison Scott Publications

synopsis: Green Street Advisors, the premier provider of research, advisory and analytics to the commercial real estate industry, will acquire four leading publications that serve the commercial real estate and financial industries -- Real Estate Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, and Asset-Backed Alert – from Harrison Scott Publications.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Green Street Advisors, Inc.
Founded in 1985, Green Street Advisors is the preeminent independent research and advisory firm concentrating on the commercial real estate industry in North America and Europe with offices in Newport Beach, Dallas, London, and soon New York City. "
target: Harrison Scott Publications
Harrison Scott Publications delivers exclusive news and information to professionals in the real estate, finance and investment fields. Harrison Scott publishes four weekly newsletters, Real Estate Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert and Asset-Backed Alert.
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closed 2/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Green Street, acquired React News

synopsis: Green Street, the preeminent provider of actionable commercial real estate intelligence in the U.S. and Europe, has acquired React News, a London-based subscription provider of market-leading commercial property news. React News offers breaking news, features, interviews, and exclusive analysis.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Green Street
Founded in 1985, Green Street is the preeminent independent research and advisory firm concentrating on the commercial real estate industry in North America and Europe with offices in Newport Beach, Dallas, London, and soon New York City. "
target: React News
React News is a London-based subscription provider of market-leading commercial property news. React News aims to drive real estate action via market-leading news and comprehensive content in every sector. Their platform offers breaking news, features, interviews, and exclusive analysis.
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announced 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Green Street Advisors, Inc., will acquire Harrison Scott Publications

synopsis: Green Street Advisors, the premier provider of research, advisory and analytics to the commercial real estate industry, will acquire four leading publications that serve the commercial real estate and financial industries -- Real Estate Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, and Asset-Backed Alert – from Harrison Scott Publications.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Green Street Advisors, Inc.
Founded in 1985, Green Street Advisors is the preeminent independent research and advisory firm concentrating on the commercial real estate industry in North America and Europe with offices in Newport Beach, Dallas, London, and soon New York City. "
target: Harrison Scott Publications
Harrison Scott Publications delivers exclusive news and information to professionals in the real estate, finance and investment fields. Harrison Scott publishes four weekly newsletters, Real Estate Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert and Asset-Backed Alert.
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announced 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Green Street Advisors, Inc., will acquire Harrison Scott Publications

synopsis: Green Street Advisors, the premier provider of research, advisory and analytics to the commercial real estate industry, will acquire four leading publications that serve the commercial real estate and financial industries -- Real Estate Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, and Asset-Backed Alert – from Harrison Scott Publications.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Green Street Advisors, Inc.
Founded in 1985, Green Street Advisors is the preeminent independent research and advisory firm concentrating on the commercial real estate industry in North America and Europe with offices in Newport Beach, Dallas, London, and soon New York City. "
target: Harrison Scott Publications
Harrison Scott Publications delivers exclusive news and information to professionals in the real estate, finance and investment fields. Harrison Scott publishes four weekly newsletters, Real Estate Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert and Asset-Backed Alert.
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

CREtech, acquired RE:Tech

synopsis: CREtech (cretech.com), the largest event, data and content platform covering the commercial real estate tech industry, announced the acquisition of RE:Tech, is the most respected and referenced research tool in the commercial real estate tech sector, providing global snapshots and emerging industry trends.
buyer parent: The News Funnel
buyer: CREtech
CREtech is the largest event, data and content platform in the commercial real estate tech industry. The platform features the most well attended trade shows in the industry, hand selected daily news, the largest directory of tech startups serving the industry and industry leading research. "
target: RE:Tech
RE:Tech, is the most respected and referenced research tool in the commercial real estate tech sector, providing global snapshots and emerging industry trends.
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closed 7/23/2014 via Market Wire

Altus Group Limited, acquired RealNet Canada Inc.

synopsis: Altus Group Limited announced that it has acquired RealNet Canada Inc., a leading, privately owned Canadian real estate information services company. Founded in 1995, RealNet provides information services to both the commercial real estate investment and residential development sectors in Canada and serves over 45,000 industry professionals.
buyer: Altus Group Limited (TSX:AIF:$469.28)
Altus Group is a leading provider of independent commercial real estate consulting and advisory services, software and data solutions. They operate five Business Units: Research, Valuation and Advisory; ARGUS Software; Property Tax Consulting; Cost Consulting and Project Management and Geomatics. "
target: RealNet Canada Inc.
Founded in 1995, RealNet provides information services to both the commercial real estate investment and residential development sectors in Canada. RealNet offers a comprehensive suite of services including independent property market research and real time interactive analytics tools.
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closed 10/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Multiverse Media, acquired NewSpace Global, LLC

synopsis: Multiverse Media LLC, a leading media company focused on space and technology, has acquired NewSpace Global (NGS), a leading commercial space industry analysis firm. NSG's market-leading database features over 1,000 commercial enterprises. Their cutting-edge market reports cover topics that range from small sats to emerging launch technologies.
buyer: Multiverse Media
Multiverse Media is a leading media company focused on space and technology. Multiverse Media operates the popular space philosophy website 2211.world. The company also publishes science and technology books by leading authors and is the Executive Producer of films focusing on space and technology. "
target: NewSpace Global, LLC
NewSpace Global (NSG) is a leading commercial space industry analysis firm. NSG's market-leading database features over 1,000 commercial enterprises. Their cutting-edge market reports cover topics that range from small sats to emerging launch technologies.
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closed 4/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

RefineRE, acquired BenchCore LLC

synopsis: RefineRE, Inc. has acquired BenchCore LLC, a corporate real estate benchmarking company, and will add its data and services to RefineRE’s platform for corporate real estate occupiers. BenchCore aggregates global real estate data from top-tier companies and enables them to deploy their real estate while decreasing costs and increasing efficiency.
buyer: RefineRE
RefineRE is a property technology company that provides user-friendly tools to solve complex challenges. RefineRE’s Portfolio Intelligence platform allows brokers to leverage big data, machine learning, and automated processes to create actionable insight, reduce risk and drive strategic objectives."
target: BenchCore LLC
BenchCore is a corporate real estate benchmarking company that aggregates global real estate data from top-tier companies so that they can better deploy their real estate. Their online tool provides immediate and valuable guidance to corporate real estate executives focused on portfolio management.
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Real Capital Analytics, Inc., acquired Datscha AB

synopsis: Real Capital Analytics, a global property data provider, has acquired Datscha from Stronghold Invest, an investment company in Sweden. Datscha is Sweden’s leading provider of web-based services for information and analysis of commercial real estate. Datscha collects property related data from a variety of data sources to provide accurate insights.
buyer: Real Capital Analytics, Inc.
Real Capital Analytics (RCA) is a global research and consulting firm focused on the investment market for commercial real estate. RCA delivers timely and reliable data with unique insight into market participants, pricing and capital flows. "
target parent: Stronghold Invest AB
target: Datscha AB
Datscha is Sweden’s leading provider of web-based services for information and analysis of commercial real estate. Datscha collects property related data from a variety of data sources to provide accurate insights that enable businesses to improve efficiency and uncover more deals.
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closed 5/5/2016 via PE Hub

Wicks Group of Companies, acquired Bisnow Media

synopsis: Bisnow, North America’s leading producer of commercial real estate news and events, announced that New York-based investment firm, The Wicks Group, acquired the company. Bisnow, a leading digital media outlet for commercial real estate news, produces almost 300 industry events across more than 30 metro markets.
buyer: Wicks Group of Companies
The Wicks Group of Companies is a private equity firm that invests in lower-middle-market companies operating in the information, education and media industries. The firm uses a consistent investment strategy, partnering with experienced management teams to build businesses through acquisitions. "
target: Bisnow Media
Bisnow is North America’s leading commercial real estate news and events company. The company maintains over 600K e-newsletter subscribers, hosts over 400K unique visitors to its website per month, and produces almost 300 events with more than 60K ticket buyers per year across 30 metro markets.
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closed 5/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Trepp, LLC, acquired Commercial Real Estate Direct

synopsis: Trepp, LLC, the leading provider of information, analytics, and technology to the CMBS, commercial real estate, and banking markets, announced its acquisition of Commercial Real Estate Direct (CRE Direct), the subscription-based source for information and news on the real estate capital markets.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Trepp, LLC
Trepp is a provider of CMBS and commercial mortgage information, analytics and technology to the global securities and investment management industries. Trepp provides primary and secondary market participants with the tools and insight they need to increase their operational efficiencies. "
target: Commercial Real Estate Direct
Commercial Real Estate Direct (CRE Direct), is a subscription-based source for information and news on the real estate capital markets. CREDirect provides the most up-to-date market intelligence on the mortgage business, equity raising, investment sales and CMBS.
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closed 11/30/2012 via BusinessWire

MSCI Inc., acquired IPD Group Limited

synopsis: MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, announced that its subsidiary, MSCI Limited, has completed its acquisition of IPD Group Limited. IPD is a global real estate information business operating in 32 countries.
buyer: MSCI Inc. (MSCI:$1,476.56)
MSCI Inc. is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to investors globally, including asset managers, banks, hedge funds and pension funds. MSCI products and services include indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics, and governance tools. "
target: IPD Group Limited
IPD Group Limited is a global real estate information business operating in 32 countries. With more than 320 employees it provides institutional investors, fund managers, occupiers, lenders, advisors and researchers with objective benchmarks and market indices.
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closed 5/10/2012 via Market Wire

Xceligent, Inc., acquired ePropertyData, LLC

synopsis: Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, has sold ePropertyData to Xceligent to create a competitive national alternative in commercial real estate information. ePropertyData is a leader in CIE and Commercial Multiple Listing Service technology.
buyer parent: CoStar Group
buyer: Xceligent, Inc.
Xceligent, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial real estate information services based in Independence, MO. Leveraging an efficient, research-focused model, Xceligent provides commercial real estate professionals with accurate and timely information on commercial real estate availabilities. "
target parent: National Association of Realtors
target: ePropertyData, LLC
ePropertyData, LLC is the leader in Commercial Information Exchange technology with an in-depth knowledge of the industry and quality solutions that power the commercial real estate marketplace.
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announced 4/27/2012 via BNC Analysis

DMG Information, will acquire Xceligent, Inc.

synopsis: DMG information has agreed to partner with Xceligent, Inc.’s founder and management team to purchase the company from LoopNet. Xceligent is a provider of fully researched information and marketing tools to companies involved in buying, selling, leasing, developing or managing commercial real estate.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: DMG Information
DMG Information invests in and manages B2B information companies. Its portfolio comprises high-growth, innovative, must-have information media businesses. The priority for new investment is given to namely real estate, mapping and geospatial, risk management, financial services and energy markets. "
target parent: LoopNet, Inc.
target: Xceligent, Inc.
Xceligent, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial real estate information services based in Independence, MO. Leveraging an efficient, research-focused model, Xceligent provides commercial real estate professionals with accurate and timely information on commercial real estate availabilities.
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closed 3/6/2012 via BusinessWire

Kennedy Wilson, acquired Meyers LLC

synopsis: International real estate investment and services firm Kennedy Wilson announced the acquisition of Irvine-based Meyers LLC, a real estate consultancy specializing in capital sourcing and real estate research for the single family homebuilding industry and multifamily apartment business.
buyer: Kennedy Wilson (NYSE:KW:$816.80)
Kennedy Wilson is an international real estate investment and services company headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA. The company offers a comprehensive array of real estate services including auction, conventional sales, property services and investment management. "
target: Meyers LLC
Meyers LLC is a real estate consultancy specializing in capital sourcing and real estate research for the single family homebuilding industry and multifamily apartment business. Meyers LLC services include: Feasibility Study, Pricing & Absorption Strategy, and much more.
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announced 6/28/2016 via Market Wire

JLL, will purchase Global Occupiers from MSCI Inc.

synopsis: JLL announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MSCI's global corporate occupiers benchmarking (Global Occupiers) business. MSCI's Global Occupiers business has built a substantial international client roster collectively encompassing more than 25,000 properties in 48 countries around the world.
buyer: JLL (JLL:$8,900.10)
JLL is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. "
seller: MSCI Inc. (MSCI:$1,476.56)
MSCI is an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors. Its Global Occupiers business has built a substantial international client roster collectively encompassing more than 25,000 properties in 48 countries around the world.
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closed 1/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Moody's Analytics, Inc., acquired Catylist

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has acquired Catylist, Inc., a provider of commercial real estate (CRE) solutions for brokers. The acquisition advances Moody’s Analytics (MA) CRE platform, substantially enhancing its coverage of property-level data and expanding its range of analytical solutions to the broker market.
buyer parent: Moody's Corporation
buyer: Moody's Analytics, Inc.
Moody’s Analytics, a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, is a leading provider of research, data, analytic tools and related services to debt capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide. "
target: Catylist
Catylist builds customized commercial real estate technology, tailored to local markets. They create customized listings and research databases that serve as the most trusted sources for CRE information in every market. The commercial listing products serve more than 50 markets in North America.
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closed 1/17/2017 via Company Press Release

The News Funnel, acquired CRE // TECH

synopsis: The News Funnel, the largest content platform in the real estate industry, announced the acquisition of CRE // Tech, the leading global community focused on emerging and innovative technologies in the commercial real estate (CRE) space. CRE // Tech consistently produces sold-out events including the hugely popular Intersect Symposium.
buyer: The News Funnel
Founded in 2011, The News Funnel has become the largest real estate news website in the industry. For real estate professionals, The News Funnel saves time by eliminating the need to search for relevant news. "
target: CRE // TECH
CRE // Tech has become the leading global community focused on emerging and innovative technologies in the commercial real estate (CRE) space. CRE // Tech consistently produces sold-out events including the hugely popular Intersect Symposium in San Francisco and New York.
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closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Zonda, acquired Urban Analytics

synopsis: BUILDER magazine parent company Zonda announced that it has acquired Urban Analytics, a Vancouver, British Columbia-based multifamily and urban market data and analytics firm. Urban Analytics provides real estate data for developers, planners, financial institutions, and other industry stakeholders in the Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton markets.
buyer parent: MidOcean Partners
buyer: Zonda
Zonda exists to inform, advise and connect the next generation of housing industry experts, leveraging information, insights, and people. Their geographic coverage spans coast to coast and their proprietary research focuses on the most active new home markets in the US. "
target: Urban Analytics
Urban Analytics is a Vancouver, British Columbia-based multifamily and urban market data and analytics firm. Urban Analytics has provided real estate data for developers, planners, financial institutions, and other industry stakeholders in the Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton markets.
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closed 2/23/2010 via Company Press Release

Trepp, LLC, acquired Foresight Analytics LLC

synopsis: Trepp LLC announced it has agreed to acquire Foresight Analytics LLC, a privately held, California-based company. Foresight Analytics provides real estate analysis for commercial and residential real estate in both domestic and international markets on behalf of institutional investors, lenders and developers.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Trepp, LLC
Trepp, LLC is an established independent provider of commercial mortgage-backed security (CMBS) and commercial real estate information, analytics and technology in the securities and investment management industry. "
target: Foresight Analytics LLC
Foresight Analytics LLC is a California-based provider of real estate market consulting services. It focuses on real estate market analysis and forecasting, for commercial and residential product types, in both domestic and international markets.
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closed 1/1/2007 via

The Charles Schwab Corporation, acquired Global Real Analytics, LLC

synopsis: Charles Schwab Investment Management (CSIM) the asset management arm of The Charles Schwab Corporation, announced that on January 1, 2007 it completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Global Real Analytics, LLC (GRA), the San Francisco-based commercial real estate investment research and consulting company.
buyer: The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW:$10,615.00)
The Charles Schwab Corporation provides a full range of financial services – including securities brokerage, banking, money management and financial advisory services – to individual investors and independent financial advisors. "
target: Global Real Analytics, LLC
Global Real Analytics, LLC provides real estate analytics, investment management, and commercial real estate index products. Its products include National Real Estate Index Value Monitor, Rent Monitor and Market History Report.
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closed 5/5/2004 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired Peer Market Research, Inc.

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. CSGP, the leading provider of information services to the commercial real estate industry in the U.S. and U.K., today announced it has completed its acquisition of Peer Market Research, Inc. (PeerMark), an online provider of commercial real estate information in Nashville and Memphis, TN.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,659.02)
Realty Information Group provides information on office and industrial space for the commercial real estate industry. Through its software products, the company's clients can access its database of office and industrial space in more than 140,000 buildings, information on 120,000 tenants, and listi "
target: Peer Market Research, Inc.
PeerMark provides the most comprehensive market data for commercial real estate professionals. PeerMark currently produces reports on the industrial, land, multifamily, office, retail and service sectors.
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closed 2/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Green Street, acquired React News

synopsis: Green Street, the preeminent provider of actionable commercial real estate intelligence in the U.S. and Europe, has acquired React News, a London-based subscription provider of market-leading commercial property news. React News offers breaking news, features, interviews, and exclusive analysis.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Green Street
Founded in 1985, Green Street is the preeminent independent research and advisory firm concentrating on the commercial real estate industry in North America and Europe with offices in Newport Beach, Dallas, London, and soon New York City. "
target: React News
React News is a London-based subscription provider of market-leading commercial property news. React News aims to drive real estate action via market-leading news and comprehensive content in every sector. Their platform offers breaking news, features, interviews, and exclusive analysis.
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