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closed 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

CB Insights, purchased VentureSource from Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

synopsis: CB Insights has acquired the data assets of VentureSource from Dow Jones. The VentureSource database provides detailed and comprehensive data on venture-backed companies that help customers find deal and partnership opportunities, perform comprehensive due diligence, and examine trends in venture capital investment, fundraising, and liquidity.
buyer: CB Insights
CB Insights helps companies make smarter technology decisions with data. The CB Insights Technology Insights Platform provides comprehensive data, expert insights, and work management tools that enable companies to discover and understand the technologies that drive growth and improve operations. "
seller parent: News Corporation
seller: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
The VentureSource database provides detailed and comprehensive data on venture-backed companies. This data helps customers find deal and partnership opportunities, perform comprehensive due diligence, and examine trends in venture capital investment, fundraising, and liquidity.
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closed 8/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Interactive Daily, acquired Kler’s Financial Data Service S.r.l.

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related services to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors, closed its acquisition of Kler’s Financial Data Service S.r.l., a leading provider of reference data to the Italian financial industry.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Interactive Daily
Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors. "
target: Kler’s Financial Data Service S.r.l.
Kler's S.r.l. provides on-line databases software applications, analysis and advice on the financial market, and consulting services. It also collects, processes, and standardizes information and financial data regarding companies, and listed and unlisted securities.
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$30
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announced 4/3/2007 via Company Press Release

Interfax Information Services Group, will acquire Finmarket Information Agency

synopsis: The Interfax International Information Services Group has agreed to purchase 90% of the shares of the Finmarket information agency, one of the leading Russian suppliers of financial and economic information, and plans to complete the deal by the end of the second quarter of 2007.
buyer: Interfax Information Services Group
Interfax Information Service Group creates information products and means of communication essential for decision-making in politics and business. "
target: Finmarket Information Agency
Finmarket Information Agency provides financial, stock exchange, and economic information. It gives the operative information on the Russian financial markets, economic and financial news, currency rates, quotations of securities, promissory notes, and real-time quotes.
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announced 6/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Bulgaria On Air, will acquire Investor.BG PLC

synopsis: Media company Bulgaria On Air placed a buyout offer for the 51% stake in business news portal Investor.bg. Investor.BG PLC develops online databases for Bulgarian companies. It provides financial information, such as quotations, graphics of traded stocks, ratios, news, analyses, and reports.
buyer: Bulgaria On Air
Bulgaria On Air offers television and radio broadcasting services. The company is based in Bulgaria. "
target: Investor.BG PLC
Investor.BG PLC develops online databases for Bulgarian companies. It provides financial information, such as quotations, graphics of traded stocks, ratios, news, analyses, and reports.
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closed 8/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., purchased Institutional Hedge Fund and Separate Account Database Division from InvestorForce

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the institutional hedge fund and separate account database division of InvestorForce, Inc., a Wayne, Pa.-based financial software and data integration company, for approximately $10 million in cash.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
seller: InvestorForce
InvestorForce is a financial software company that has been a leader in the development of online applications for the financial services industry.
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closed 9/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Lyceum Capital, acquired Style Research

synopsis: Robert Schwob, a popular figure in the asset management world, has sold majority control of Style Research, his asset management data provider, to mid-market private equity firm Lyceum Capital. Style Research is the leading independent provider of global investment research and portfolio analysis applications.
buyer: Lyceum Capital
Lyceum Capital partners with entrepreneurial management teams and unlocks growth potential by providing capital, operations and development support and help with targeted acquisitions. Lyceum typically invests between £5m and £50m of equity in fast-growing, UK-headquartered, mid-sized businesses. "
target: Style Research
Style Research is the leading independent provider of global investment research and portfolio analysis applications. The services are delivered on a SaaS-based platform that supports a range of devices.
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closed 10/23/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Nasdaq, Inc., acquired eVestment Alliance, LLC

synopsis: Nasdaq, a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services, has completed the acquisition of eVestment, an industry leading content and analytics provider used by asset managers, investment consultants and asset owners to help facilitate institutional investment decisions.
buyer: Nasdaq, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,230.00)
Nasdaq is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. "
target: eVestment Alliance, LLC
eVestment provides a flexible suite of easy-to-use, cloud-based solutions to help the institutional investing community identify and capitalize on global investment trends, better select and monitor investment managers and more successfully enable asset managers to market their funds worldwide.
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closed 9/19/2011 via PR Newswire

eVestment Alliance, LLC, acquired Hedgefund.Net Inc.

synopsis: eVestment Alliance, a global provider of institutional investment data intelligence and analytic solutions, announced the acquisition of Channel Capital Group, owners of HedgeFund.net, a leading source for hedge fund data, research and news.
buyer: eVestment Alliance, LLC
eVestment is a global provider of institutional investment data intelligence and analytic solutions. eVestment delivers extensive separate account, hedge fund and commingled fund data through robust, user-friendly products, with an unparalleled commitment to client service. "
target: Hedgefund.Net Inc.
HedgeFund.net is a leading source for hedge fund data on the Web. Investors who meet accreditation standards are eligible for access to the site's database of information on more than 7,100 hedge funds, funds-of-funds and commodity products.
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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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closed 9/3/2012 via Reuters

CCH Incorporated, acquired BSI Media

synopsis: Global tax authority Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced it has acquired the assets of BSI Media, a leading provider of timely international tax, legal, business and investment information. BSI Media will become part of CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: BSI Media
BSI Media publishes some of the most respected internet publications in the fields of business, tax, law and investment. They've been publishing quality content since 1992, and quickly made the transition from print to digital publishing in the late 1990s.
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closed 5/13/2019 via BusinessWire

Ion Group, acquired Acuris

synopsis: Funds advised by BC Partners announced the sale of a majority stake in Acuris, a global provider of proprietary financial intelligence, data and analytics, to ION Investment Group, a company that provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations.
buyer: Ion Group
Based in Ireland, ION provides mission-critical trading and workflow automation software solutions to financial institutions, central banks, governments and corporations. They design solutions that improve decision-making, simplify complex processes, and empower people. "
target parent: BC Partners
target: Acuris
Acuris provides proprietary, actionable intelligence, data and analytics to the world's principal advisory firms, investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporates.
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closed 1/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Pierre Feligioni, acquired Quant House

synopsis: S&P Global announced it has finalized the sale of Quant House SAS (QuantHouse) to a company owned by Pierre Feligioni, one of QuantHouse's original founders. QuantHouse is an independent global provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions.
buyer: Pierre Feligioni
Pierre Feligioni is a successful business entrepreneur and he understands how to turn innovative ideas into profitable business. Pierre co-founded QuantHouse in 2005, building an industry leading provider of ultra-low latency market data technologies. "
target parent: S&P Global
target: Quant House
QuantHouse is an independent global provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions. This includes ultra low latency market data technologies, algo-trading development framework, proximity hosting and order routing services.
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closed 11/3/2015 via PR Newswire

OneMarketData LLC, acquired Tick Data, Inc.

synopsis: OneMarketData, founders of OneTick, a single solution for event streaming processing and time series management of historical and real-time tick data, announced its acquisition of Tick Data Inc., a trusted and leading provider of historical intraday exchange time series data.
buyer: OneMarketData LLC
OneMarketData provides smarter data management solutions for research, surveillance and back-testing to enable market participants to outmaneuver the competition. Through its product OneTick, an event stream processing and tick data management solution, analysts and traders can increase performance."
target: Tick Data, Inc.
The world's largest investment banks have relied upon Tick Data's research-ready historical intraday stock, futures, options and forex data to back-test trading strategies, develop risk and execution models, perform post-trade analysis, and conduct important academic research.
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closed 8/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

McGregor BFA, acquired I-Net Bridge (Pty) Ltd.

synopsis: TIMES Media Group (TMG) has announced the sale of its wholly owned I-Net Bridge unit to I-Net competitor McGregor BFA. I-Net Bridge provides investment products including real-time and historical market data, news and analytical tools.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: McGregor BFA
McGregor BFA is South Africa's leading provider of financial data feeds and analysis tools. It covers JSE and global share prices as well as company information including annual reports, financial statements and more. The database and track record stretch back over 40 years. "
target parent: Times Media Group Limited
target: I-Net Bridge (Pty) Ltd.
I-Net Bridge is the leading South African provider of economic data, financial market data and corporate market intelligence. This comprehensive data content, coupled with their home-bred applications, makes I-Net Bridge an invaluable partner in facilitating investment decisions.
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$12
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closed 5/16/2013 via BusinessWire

Tick Data, Inc., acquired Tick Data, Inc.

synopsis: Tick Data, Inc. announced the corporate buyback of the firm by its long-time management team, led by Neal Falkenberry, CFA, and Thomas Myers, with additional funding from the Tactex F1 Private Equity Fund. Tick Data, Inc. provides clean, reliable historical intraday time series data for the equities, options, and futures markets.
buyer: Tick Data, Inc.
Founded in 1984, Tick Data, Inc. provides clean, reliable historical intraday time series data for the equities, options, and futures markets. Tick Data employs proprietary data validation, price-filtering, and ticker symbol mapping processes to produce robust, research-ready historical data. "
target parent: Desjardins Group
target: Tick Data, Inc.
Founded in 1984, Tick Data, Inc. provides clean, reliable historical intraday time series data for the equities, options, and futures markets. Tick Data employs proprietary data validation, price-filtering, and ticker symbol mapping processes to produce robust, research-ready historical data.
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closed 7/2/2012 via PR Newswire

S&P Capital IQ, acquired Credit Market Analysis Limited

synopsis: S&P Capital IQ, a business offering global multi-asset class data solutions, market research and portfolio risk analytics to global investors, announced the completion of its acquisition of London-based Credit Market Analysis Limited, a leading source of independent data in the over-the-counter markets, from CME Group.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ, a business line of the McGraw-Hill Companies, is a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment advisors and wealth managers around the world. "
target parent: CME Group
target: Credit Market Analysis Limited
Credit Market Analysis Limited provides credit information solutions for financial institutions internationally. It provides QuoteVision, a real-time price discovery service for the OTC credit market that enables users to view, organize, store, and use in real-time securities and derivatives prices.
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closed 4/3/2012 via PR Newswire

S&P Capital IQ, acquired Quant House

synopsis: S&P Capital IQ, a business line of The McGraw-Hill Companies offering global multi-asset class data solutions, market research and portfolio risk analytics to global investors, announced it has acquired QuantHouse, an independent global provider of market data and end-to-end systematic trading solutions.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: S&P Capital IQ
S&P Capital IQ, a business line of the McGraw-Hill Companies, is a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics to institutional investors, investment advisors and wealth managers around the world. "
target: Quant House
QuantHouse is an independent global provider of end-to-end systematic trading solutions. This includes ultra low latency market data technologies, algo-trading development framework, proximity hosting and order routing services.
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closed 4/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Markit Group Ltd., acquired Data Explorers Limited

synopsis: Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, announced the acquisition of Data Explorers, a leading provider of global securities lending data, from mid-market private equity firm Bowmark Capital. Data Explorers provides a comprehensive view of short interest data and institutional fund activity across all market sectors.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,300 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. "
target parent: Bowmark Capital
target: Data Explorers Limited
Data Explorers is the leading provider of securities lending data, tracking short selling and institutional fund activity across all global market sectors. The company's analytics help clients to identify investment opportunities and manage risk.
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announced 8/9/2010 via Company Press Release

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, will acquire Arete Consulting, Ltd.

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the international publishing, events and electronic information group, has agreed to acquire Arete Consulting Limited, the world’s leading database of retail structured investment products. The acquisition is in line with Euromoney’s strategy of investing in high-growth online subscription data businesses.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$457.45)
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is a leading international business-to-business media group focused primarily on the international finance, metals and commodities sectors. It publishes more than 70 titles, including Euromoney, Institutional Investor, and Metal Bulletin. "
target: Arete Consulting, Ltd.
Arete Consulting is a specialist firm providing consultancy and training services to large multinational financial service companies. Arete Consulting also owns and runs the website StructuredRetailProducts.com, the leading online information source for the structured products market.
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closed 3/25/2008 via PR Newswire

CME Group, acquired Credit Market Analysis

synopsis: CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced that it has acquired Credit Market Analysis Limited, a leading provider of credit derivatives market data.
buyer: CME Group (CME:$4,593.10)
CME Group is the leading equity index derivatives marketplace, offering futures and options on key benchmark indexes that cover the spectrum of small-, medium- and large-cap indexes in the U.S., Europe and Asia. "
target: Credit Market Analysis
Credit Market Analysis Limited operates as a credit information company. It provides QuoteVision and DataVision.
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closed 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

CB Insights, purchased VentureSource from Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

synopsis: CB Insights has acquired the data assets of VentureSource from Dow Jones. The VentureSource database provides detailed and comprehensive data on venture-backed companies that help customers find deal and partnership opportunities, perform comprehensive due diligence, and examine trends in venture capital investment, fundraising, and liquidity.
buyer: CB Insights
CB Insights helps companies make smarter technology decisions with data. The CB Insights Technology Insights Platform provides comprehensive data, expert insights, and work management tools that enable companies to discover and understand the technologies that drive growth and improve operations. "
seller parent: News Corporation
seller: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
The VentureSource database provides detailed and comprehensive data on venture-backed companies. This data helps customers find deal and partnership opportunities, perform comprehensive due diligence, and examine trends in venture capital investment, fundraising, and liquidity.
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closed 3/19/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired Cerico

synopsis: Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, a leading provider of anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and sanctions compliance data solutions, has completed the acquisition of Cerico from the law firm Pinsent Masons. Cerico’s cloud-based platforms enable businesses to assess risk and conduct due diligence.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has one of the world’s largest newsgathering operations globally. "
target parent: Pinsent Masons
target: Cerico
Cerico provides end-to-end Know Your Business Partner technology and digital compliance tools for international businesses, supporting anti-corruption programmes around the world. Cerico’s cloud-based platforms enable businesses to assess risk and conduct due diligence.
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closed 9/4/2013 via PE Hub

GateHouse Media, Inc., acquired Dow Jones Local Media Group

synopsis: News Corp announced that it has sold the Dow Jones Local Media Group, which operates 33 publications, including 8 daily and 15 weekly newspapers, to an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC. The Local Media Group operations will be managed by GateHouse Media, Inc.
buyer parent: Fortress Investment Group LLC
buyer: GateHouse Media, Inc. (NEWM:$1,588.44)
GateHouse Media, Inc. is one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States as measured by number of daily publications. GateHouse Media now owns over 425 community publications located in 18 states across the country. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Dow Jones Local Media Group
Dow Jones Local Media Group operates print and online community media franchises in seven states including daily, Sunday and weekly newspapers, Internet sites, magazines and other news and advertising niche publications.
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$82
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closed 6/30/2012 via Company Press Release

Dice Holdings, Inc., acquired FINS.com

synopsis: Dice Holdings Inc., a provider of specialized career-related websites, bought the assets of FINS.com, a career-resource site for financial professionals owned by Dow Jones & Co.
buyer parent: General Atlantic, LLC
buyer: Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHX:$198.83)
Dice Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized career websites for professional communities, including technology and engineering, financial services, energy, healthcare, and security clearance. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: FINS.com
FINS.com is a resource for financial professionals with information about finance careers and the finance industry, launched in July 2009 by Dow Jones & Company, publisher of The Wall Street Journal.
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announced 2/10/2010 via Company Press Release

CME Group, will acquire Dow Jones Indexes

synopsis: CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and Dow Jones & Company announced that they have signed a definitive agreement in which CME Group will take a 90 percent ownership interest and Dow Jones will take a 10 percent ownership interest in a new joint venture that will own the Dow Jones Indexes.
buyer: CME Group (CME:$4,593.10)
CME Group is the leading equity index derivatives marketplace, offering futures and options on key benchmark indexes that cover the spectrum of small-, medium- and large-cap indexes in the U.S., Europe and Asia. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Dow Jones Indexes
Dow Jones Indexes is a leading full-service index provider that develops, maintains and licenses indexes for use as benchmarks and as the basis of investment products.
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closed 12/2/2009 via BusinessWire

Interactive Data Corporation, purchased Online Financial Solutions Business from Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

synopsis: Interactive Data Corporation, a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, announced the closing of its acquisition of the data and tools assets of Dow Jones & Company, Inc.’s Online Financial Solutions business.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Interactive Data Corporation
Interactive Data Corporation is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors. "
seller parent: News Corporation
seller: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review.
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closed 4/17/2008 via Company Press Release

Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired Generate, Inc.

synopsis: Dow Jones & Company has acquired Maynard, Massachusetts-based Generate Inc., a market innovator in enabling business intelligence. The acquisition extends Dow Jones’s ability to help financial services and business professionals be more productive and successful.
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. "
target: Generate, Inc.
Generate, Inc. provides business intelligence platform that combines real-time company intelligence with integrated relationship-mapping technology to deliver contextual information to business professionals.
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closed 3/10/2008 via PR Newswire

Dow Jones Newswires, acquired Betten Financial News BV

synopsis: Dow Jones & Company acquired Betten Financial News BV, the Dutch-language news service covering the corporate sector in the Netherlands. Dow Jones will combine Betten's comprehensive coverage with Dow Jones Newswires's premier Dutch-language financial news service, Dow Jones Nieuwsdienst.
buyer parent: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
buyer: Dow Jones Newswires
Dow Jones Newswires provides real-time news for financial professionals in the equities, fixed-income, foreign-exchange, and energy markets. The division also offers news for financial firms' Web sites and Dow Jones Financial Information Services' sector-specific content. "
target: Betten Financial News BV
Betten Financial News provides online real-time financial and economic news. The company is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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closed 1/1/2008 via BNC Analysis

Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH, acquired Tijd Nederland B.V.

synopsis: vwd group, the biggest German full-service provider of information, communications and technology solutions for the securities business, is taking over Tijd Nederland B.V. (TBM) from the Belgian media group Mediafin for a purchase price of approx. EUR 7 million.
buyer parent: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
buyer: Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH (VWDG.DE :$0.00)
Vwd's operations include the financial newswires and business newsletters along with a market-data terminal and services business. Vwd employs 220 staff and operates bureaus in six German cities and Brussels. "
target parent: Media fin
target: Tijd Nederland B.V.
Tijd Nederland B.V. together with its subsidiaries, Trustmedia NL B.V. (Amsterdam) and Tijd Beursmedia NV (Brussels and Paris), is a well-known provider of data on the financial markets with a strong market position in the Benelux countries.
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closed 12/13/2007 via Company Press Release

News Corporation, acquired Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

synopsis: News Corporation announced the completion of its acquisition of Dow Jones & Co., Inc. pursuant to the previously announced merger agreement.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$8,720.00)
News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other. "
target: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review.
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closed 5/15/2007 via

Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired eFinancialNews Holdings Ltd

synopsis: Dow Jones & Company has entered into agreements to acquire eFinancialNews Holdings Ltd., a private U.K. company, for net cash consideration of £26.1 million, subject to a working capital adjustment.
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. "
target: eFinancialNews Holdings Ltd
eFinancialNews is a diversified media company serving the financial services industry, primarily in the City of London and the U.K. Its flagship operations include the weekly Financial News publication and eFinancialNews.com Web site, a subscription-based service.
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Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired Factiva

synopsis: Dow Jones & Co. on Wednesday will pay $160 million to take full control of the Factiva news-search service from current partner Reuters Group, as it looks to reduce its dependence on print revenue sources in an era increasingly geared toward online information. Terms call for Dow Jones to pay $153 million in cash and $7 million in preferred stock.
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. "
target parent: Reuters Group PLC
target: Factiva
Factiva provides world-class global news and business information through its Web sites and content integration solutions. Factiva’s mission is to be the indispensable provider of business info and customized solutions which inspire its customers' best business decisions, globally and locally.
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Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., will acquire The New England Business Bulletin

synopsis: Ottaway Newspapers, Inc. has agreed to purchase the New England Business Bulletin, a monthly business newspaper serving Southeastern Massachusetts and Eastern Rhode Island, from the New England Publishing Group Inc.
buyer parent: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
buyer: Ottaway Newspapers, Inc.
Ottaway Newspapers, Inc. is the community newspaper subsidiary of Dow Jones & Company. Ottaway publishes 15 daily newspapers, 19 weeklies and numerous specialty publications and web sites in nine states. "
target: The New England Business Bulletin
The New England Business Bulletin, a 32-page tabloid, has a monthly readership of 45,000 businesses throughout the region. The New England Publishing Group also publishes The Homefinder, a monthly real estate listing publication serving Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.
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closed 6/29/2005 via PR Newswire

Factiva, acquired Synapse, the Knowledge Link Corporation

synopsis: Factiva(R), a Dow Jones and Reuters Company, today announced that it has acquired the business and assets of taxonomy consultancy Synapse, the Knowledge Link Corporation. The acquisition extends the reach and expertise of Factiva's taxonomy team, creating an unsurpassed consultancy in corporate taxonomy services.
buyer parent: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
buyer: Factiva
Factiva provides world-class global news and business information through its Web sites and content integration solutions. Factiva’s mission is to be the indispensable provider of business info and customized solutions which inspire its customers' best business decisions, globally and locally. "
target: Synapse, the Knowledge Link Corporation
Synapse Corporation's mission is to help businesses and organizations harness the power of controlled vocabulary thesauri, taxonomies and indexes to produce state-of-the-art information retrieval systems and products.
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closed 2/2/2005 via BusinessWire

Factiva, acquired 2B Group Limited

synopsis: Factiva(R), a Dow Jones and Reuters Company, announced it has acquired the business and assets of 2B Reputation Intelligence Limited and Benchmarking Solutions Limited, a London-based technology and consulting business specializing in media monitoring and reputation management.
buyer parent: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
buyer: Factiva
Factiva provides world-class global news and business information through its Web sites and content integration solutions. Factiva’s mission is to be the indispensable provider of business info and customized solutions which inspire its customers' best business decisions, globally and locally. "
target: 2B Group Limited
2B is a business consulting firm that helps companies and other organisations build Reputation Intelligence? to put them back in control and drive competitive advantage.
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closed 1/24/2005 via BusinessWire

Dow Jones & Company, Inc., acquired MarketWatch.com, Inc.

synopsis: Dow Jones & Company has closed its acquisition of MarketWatch, a leading provider of business news, financial information and analytical tools, for approximately $528 million-or $18 per fully diluted common share-or approximately $453 million net of cash at MarketWatch.
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. "
target: MarketWatch.com, Inc.
As a leading financial media company, more than 800 stories, briefs and headlines are created each market day by 70+ MarketWatch.com journalists in 9 bureaus around the world, providing "the story behind the numbers" online and offline. The company’s two largest investors are CBS and Pearson plc, t
price ($mm)
$438
rev ($mm)
$71
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$9
EV / rev
6.2x
EV / EBITDA
49.8x
closed 9/3/2003 via

synopsis: Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ), publisher of the world's most vital business and financial news, announced today it has acquired Technologic Partners, a closely held publications and events firm for the venture capital and technology industries.
buyer: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
Dow Jones & Company is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. "
target:
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closed 1/20/2004 via BusinessWire

Pinnacor, Inc. merged with MarketWatch.com, Inc.,

synopsis: MarketWatch.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:MKTW) and Pinnacor Inc. (Nasdaq:PCOR) today announced the closing of the merger of the two companies through the formation of a new holding company that will continue to be named MarketWatch.com, Inc. and will continue to trade on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol "MKTW."
buyer parent: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
buyer: MarketWatch.com, Inc.
As a leading financial media company, more than 800 stories, briefs and headlines are created each market day by 70+ MarketWatch.com journalists in 9 bureaus around the world, providing "the story behind the numbers" online and offline. The company’s two largest investors are CBS and Pearson plc, t "
target: Pinnacor, Inc.
Screaming Media is a provider of information and analytical applications to financial services and other global corporations. Their unique ability to deliver a customized combination of information assets, applications and tools helps businesses build meaningful relationships and increase revenue.
price ($mm)
$61
rev ($mm)
$33
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
33.7x
closed 5/5/2003 via BusinessWire

Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., acquired The Stockton Record

synopsis: Dow Jones & Company today announced that its Ottaway Newspapers subsidiary has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Record of Stockton, CA, from Omaha World-Herald Co.
buyer parent: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
buyer: Ottaway Newspapers, Inc.
Ottaway Newspapers, Inc. is the community newspaper subsidiary of Dow Jones & Company. Ottaway publishes 15 daily newspapers, 19 weeklies and numerous specialty publications and web sites in nine states. "
target parent: Omaha World-Herald Co.
target: The Stockton Record
Local Newspaper that is also offered online.
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$144
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closed 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

CB Insights, acquired BlockData B.V.

synopsis: CB Insights, which enables the world’s leading companies to make smarter technology decisions, has acquired Blockdata, a Netherlands-based software company that tracks the global blockchain economy. Blockdata provides differentiated data and predictive insights on the growing blockchain and distributed ledger technology ecosystem.
buyer: CB Insights
CB Insights helps companies make smarter technology decisions with data. The CB Insights Technology Insights Platform provides comprehensive data, expert insights, and work management tools that enable companies to discover and understand the technologies that drive growth and improve operations. "
target: BlockData B.V.
Netherlands-based Blockdata is a market intelligence platform for blockchain and other distributed ledger technology (DLT). Blockdata’s intelligence & data enables financial institutions, governments, and enterprises to decide on the use cases, companies, and projects they should pursue.
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closed 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

CB Insights, purchased VentureSource from Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

synopsis: CB Insights has acquired the data assets of VentureSource from Dow Jones. The VentureSource database provides detailed and comprehensive data on venture-backed companies that help customers find deal and partnership opportunities, perform comprehensive due diligence, and examine trends in venture capital investment, fundraising, and liquidity.
buyer: CB Insights
CB Insights helps companies make smarter technology decisions with data. The CB Insights Technology Insights Platform provides comprehensive data, expert insights, and work management tools that enable companies to discover and understand the technologies that drive growth and improve operations. "
seller parent: News Corporation
seller: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
The VentureSource database provides detailed and comprehensive data on venture-backed companies. This data helps customers find deal and partnership opportunities, perform comprehensive due diligence, and examine trends in venture capital investment, fundraising, and liquidity.
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closed 7/15/2020 via PR Newswire

CB Insights, purchased VentureSource from Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

synopsis: CB Insights has acquired the data assets of VentureSource from Dow Jones. The VentureSource database provides detailed and comprehensive data on venture-backed companies that help customers find deal and partnership opportunities, perform comprehensive due diligence, and examine trends in venture capital investment, fundraising, and liquidity.
buyer: CB Insights
CB Insights helps companies make smarter technology decisions with data. The CB Insights Technology Insights Platform provides comprehensive data, expert insights, and work management tools that enable companies to discover and understand the technologies that drive growth and improve operations. "
seller parent: News Corporation
seller: Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (:$1,769.69)
The VentureSource database provides detailed and comprehensive data on venture-backed companies. This data helps customers find deal and partnership opportunities, perform comprehensive due diligence, and examine trends in venture capital investment, fundraising, and liquidity.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BusinessWire

Bregal Sagemount, acquired Discovery Data

synopsis: Bregal Sagemount announced that it has acquired Discovery Data, Inc., the leading provider of data on retail financial services industry firms and professionals, from Ipreo, LLC. Discovery Data, Inc. provides the financial services industry with access to all broker-dealers and registered investment advisors.
buyer parent: Bregal Investments
buyer: Bregal Sagemount
Bregal Sagemount is a growth-focused private capital firm. The firm provides flexible capital and strategic assistance to market-leading companies in high-growth sectors across a wide variety of transaction situations. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Discovery Data
Discovery Data, Inc. provides the financial services industry with access to all broker-dealers and registered investment advisors, over 680,000 reps, 2,300 trust companies, and 1.8 million insurance agents via a cloud-based system with in-depth firm and professional profiles.
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closed 7/18/2013 via PR Newswire

Ipreo Holdings LLC, acquired Discovery Data

synopsis: Ipreo, a global leader of data, market intelligence and productivity solutions to capital markets and corporate professionals, announced its acquisition of Discovery Data, a leading financial services industry provider of data on firms and professionals, and a recognized expert in CRM data hygiene.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Ipreo Holdings LLC
Ipreo is a global leader in providing market intelligence, data, and technology solutions to all participants in the global capital markets, including sell-side banks, publicly traded companies, and buy-side institutions. "
target: Discovery Data
Discovery Data offers the only single view of the financial services industry with access to all BD and RIA firms, over 640,000 BD and RIA reps, 2,400 trust companies and 1.6 million insurance agents via a state-of-the-art online system.
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closed 12/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired Pitchbook Data, Inc.

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, has completed its acquisition of PitchBook Data, Inc., which delivers data, research, and technology covering the breadth of the private capital markets, including venture capital, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors. "
target: Pitchbook Data, Inc.
PitchBook is the leading research firm for Private Equity and Venture Capital. PitchBook offers the most comprehensive industry information available through its core product, the PitchBook Platform, as well as its daily newsletter and research reports.
price ($mm)
$180*
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/13/2019 via PR Newswire

American City Business Journals Inc., acquired BizEquity

synopsis: American City Business Journals, the nation's largest publisher of local business news and information, announced it has acquired majority ownership of BizEquity, the leading provider of cloud-based business valuation tools and private business data.
buyer parent: Advance, Inc.
buyer: American City Business Journals Inc.
Since 1985, American City Business Journals has been the nation's largest publisher of local business news and information. ACBJ owns 40 business publications online and in print across the country that offer exclusive, in-depth local business coverage. "
target: BizEquity
BizEquity is the world's leading provider of business valuation knowledge, having valued more than 33 million private companies globally to date. BizEquity's vision is to value every privately-owned company and, in the process, democratize business valuation and performance knowledge.
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closed 5/6/2015 via Market Wire

PLS- Petrolium Listing Services, acquired Followon

synopsis: PLS, Inc. announced the successful acquisition of Followon, the most comprehensive capital markets analytics platform for bankers and finance executives in the oil and gas industry. Followon collects capital markets information in a structured application allowing users to analyze and manage banking and client relationships.
buyer: PLS- Petrolium Listing Services
PLS, Inc. is a global integrated information, transaction and advisory firm serving the oil and gas industry. Since its inception the firm has shown consistent growth in both the number of corporate clients served and the unique products offered. "
target: Followon
Since its inception the Followon has provided industry executives and bankers transparency on all associated fees related to bank lending and capital markets. Followon is an easy-to-use platform with functionality that is vastly superior to other financial tracking products.
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closed 6/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

DrillingInfo Inc., purchased Research And Database Business from PLS- Petrolium Listing Services

synopsis: Drillinginfo has acquired 1Derrick's and Petroleum Listing Service's (PLS) research and database business. PLS is an integrated information and advisory firm that manages the industry's multiple listing service while also offering news alerts, research reports, databases and apps.
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to oil and gas industries through a state-of-the-art SaaS platform built on industry-leading data and energy analytics. Their solutions deliver value across the upstream and downstream supply chain. "
seller: PLS- Petrolium Listing Services
Petroleum Listing Service (PLS) was started to adapt the real estate industry's multiple listing service for the oil and gas industry. Since then, PLS has expanded to provide information, marketing, and advisory services needed to manage their portfolios and facilitate profitable transactions.
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closed 6/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

DrillingInfo Inc., purchased Research And Database Business from 1Derrick Ltd.

synopsis: Drillinginfo has acquired 1Derrick's and Petroleum Listing Service's research and database business. 1Derrick is an independent oil and gas research and consulting firm that provides research services in the oil and gas sector through its databases and reports. The firm has offices in New York, Houston and Dallas as well as international offices.
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to oil and gas industries through a state-of-the-art SaaS platform built on industry-leading data and energy analytics. Their solutions deliver value across the upstream and downstream supply chain. "
seller: 1Derrick Ltd.
1Derrick is an independent oil and gas research and consulting firm, serving more than 150 clients including oil and gas majors, independent E&P companies, several blue chip PE firms, top investment banks and consulting firms.
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closed 11/26/2014 via Company Press Release

Genscape Inc., acquired Energy Fundamentals

synopsis: Genscape announced its acquisition of Energy Fundamentals, the developer of the award-winning European Power System Insight platform for power market fundamental analysis. The platform enables Genscape to offer analytical products to short and long term market participants that build on fundamental data with scenarios at the push of a button.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Genscape Inc.
Genscape is the leading global provider of real-time data and intelligence for commodity and energy markets, driven to improve market transparency and efficiency. "
target: Energy Fundamentals
Energy Fundamentals is a service provider with a long track record in power market fundamental analysis. Their award-winning EPSI platform combines constantly updated and high quality market data with flexible and insightful scenario analysis, for horizons ranging from intraday to multi-decade.
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closed 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

FastMarkets Ltd., acquired Census Commodity Data Limited

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the provider of essential information to global and specialist markets, acquired 100% of Census Commodity Data, primarily operating through its brand AgriCensus and serving as a price reporting agency (PRA) for the global agricultural commodity markets. Census will join Euromoney's Fastmarkets pricing business.
buyer parent: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
buyer: FastMarkets Ltd.
Fastmarkets is the leading price reporting, analytics and events organization for the global metals, mining and forest products markets. Fastmarkets' core activity in pricing drives transactions in commodities markets around the world. "
target: Census Commodity Data Limited
Census Commodity Data, primarily operating through its brand AgriCensus and serving as a price reporting agency (PRA) for the global agricultural commodity markets. AgriCensus established itself in the marketplace through its 200 price assessments on the grain, oilseeds and biofuels industries.
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announced 8/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Wood Mackenzie, will acquire Genscape Inc.

synopsis: Verisk, a leading data analytics provider, will acquire Genscape, a global provider of real-time data and intelligence for commodity and energy markets, from DMGT. Genscape will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business, and will enhance Wood Mackenzie’s existing sector intelligence in energy data and analytics.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Wood Mackenzie
UK-based Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business, is a trusted source of technical and commercial intelligence for the world’s natural resources sector. Wood Mackenzie empowers clients to make better strategic decisions, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Genscape Inc.
Genscape is a global provider of real-time data and intelligence for commodity and energy markets. Genscape operates the world's largest private network of in-field monitors, and its data acquisition abilities include satellite reconnaissance, artificial intelligence, and maritime freight tracking.
price ($mm)
$364
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2016 via PR Newswire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired GlobalView Software, Inc.

synopsis: Drillinginfo, the leading oil and gas analytics company, announced the acquisition of GlobalView, an award-winning provider of analytics, risk management, and data management solutions for global energy and agricultural companies.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo is the leading SaaS and data analytics company for energy exploration decision support, helping the oil and gas industry achieve better, faster results. Their predictive/prescriptive decision platform combines intelligence, analytics, tools, and services in one seamless system. "
target: GlobalView Software, Inc.
GlobalView is the leading provider of innovative energy and commodity data management solutions. Users can view their customized workspace through any web browser, giving them instant access to the most comprehensive set of global real-time, historical energy data and more.
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closed 3/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Platts, acquired Minerals Value Services GmbH

synopsis: Platts, a leading global energy, metals, petrochemicals and agriculture information provider, announced that it has acquired Munich-based Minerals Value Service GmbH (MVS), a privately held company specialising in determining value-in-use for miners, mills and traders in the iron ore and steelmaking industries.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Platts
Platts is a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals and metals intelligence and a premier source of benchmark prices for the physical and futures markets. Platts is headquartered in New York with approximately 900 employees in more than 15 offices worldwide. "
target: Minerals Value Services GmbH
Minerals Value Service GmbH (MVS), is a privately held company specialising in determining value-in-use for miners, mills and traders in the iron ore and steelmaking industries. Their application provides the exact daily value-in-use of a specific commodity.
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closed 5/4/2006 via

Daily Mail and General Trust plc, acquired Genscape Inc.

synopsis: Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT) said Thursday that DMG Information (DMGI), the information publishing division of DMGT, has reached agreement to acquire Genscape, Inc. The initial consideration will be $130 million (GBP73 million), payable in cash, with additional payments up to a maximum of $66
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
DMG Information is a subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT), a UK-based media company. DMG Information invests in information-driven companies, focusing on two main areas: business-to-business and, through its careers division, education and student recruitment. "
target: Genscape Inc.
Genscape Inc. is the originator of real-time power supply information to support decision-making for energy traders, power plant and line owners and operators, regulators, and other energy market participants.
price ($mm)
$130
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
15.1x
EV / EBITDA
32.7x
closed 2/2/2021 via PR Newswire

FastMarkets Ltd., acquired The Jacobsen Publishing

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the international information services provider of essential information to global and specialist markets, announces the acquisition of 100% of The Jacobsen, an agricultural Price Reporting Agency that predominantly serves the US agricultural commodity markets.
buyer parent: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
buyer: FastMarkets Ltd.
Fastmarkets is the leading price reporting, analytics and events organization for the global metals, mining and forest products markets. Fastmarkets' core activity in pricing drives transactions in commodities markets around the world. "
target: The Jacobsen Publishing
Since 1865, the Jacobsen has been used as a benchmark for the agriculture and energy markets. The benchmark status has been earned over the last century and a half as a result of their unbiased, rigorous, neutral position in the market. They collect offers, bids, and trades daily.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/3/2012 via Reuters

CCH Incorporated, acquired BSI Media

synopsis: Global tax authority Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced it has acquired the assets of BSI Media, a leading provider of timely international tax, legal, business and investment information. BSI Media will become part of CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: BSI Media
BSI Media publishes some of the most respected internet publications in the fields of business, tax, law and investment. They've been publishing quality content since 1992, and quickly made the transition from print to digital publishing in the late 1990s.
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closed 12/12/2016 via BusinessWire

RS Energy Group, acquired NavPort Inc.

synopsis: The standard in energy intelligence, RS Energy Group announced that is has acquired NavPort, a leading completion and production data company serving the upstream oil and gas market. NavPort was created to fill an industry need for reliable and comprehensive production and completion data and was spun out of Preferred Sands in September 2014.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: RS Energy Group
Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, RS Energy Group’s dedicated team of engineers, economists, geologists, developers, CFA charter holders, data scientists and mathematicians has provided integrated, thorough and objective analysis to institutional investors, governments and corporate clients. "
target: NavPort Inc.
NavPort is a leading data analytics provider that empowers enterprises involved in the unconventional well life cycle with the most up-to-date permit, completion and production data.
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closed 11/15/2016 via PR Newswire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired Ponderosa Energy

synopsis: Drillinginfo announced it acquired the assets, product lines and related services associated with Ponderosa Energy, a division of Ponderosa Advisors LLC. Ponderosa Energy leverages state-of-the-art, proprietary databases and analytical tools to provide customers with market intelligence for investment in crude oil, natural gas and NGL markets.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo is the leading SaaS and data analytics company for energy exploration decision support, helping the oil and gas industry achieve better, faster results. Their predictive/prescriptive decision platform combines intelligence, analytics, tools, and services in one seamless system. "
target parent: Ponderosa Advisors LLC
target: Ponderosa Energy
Ponderosa Energy, a division of Ponderosa Advisors LLC, leverages state-of-the-art, proprietary databases and analytical tools to provide clients with detailed market intelligence for investment in crude oil, natural gas and NGL markets.
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closed 8/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Center for Financial Research and Analysis, acquired First Bridge Data LLC

synopsis: CFRA, one of the world’s largest providers of independent research, announced that it has acquired First Bridge Data LLC, a company that provides institutional quality data and analytics on Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that saves time on research and generates insight.
buyer: Center for Financial Research and Analysis
CFRA (Center for Financial Research and Analysis) is the world’s largest provider of institutional-grade independent equity research. Through fundamental equity and fund research, CFRA empowers investment professionals, advisors and risk managers with actionable ideas and proven results. "
target: First Bridge Data LLC
First Bridge provides institutional quality data & analytics on Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that saves time on research and generates insight.
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closed 10/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Euromoney, purchased Quantitative Techniques from HSBC

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor confirmed the completion of its acquisition of HSBC's Quantitative Techniques (QT) operation. Quantitative Techniques was HSBC's purchase index calculation service and will be rebranded as Euromoney Indices.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Euromoney (LSE:ERM:$457.45)
Euromoney Institutional Investor is the international publishing, events and electronic information group, delivering business information to the finance, law, energy and transport sectors. Its online store offers a full range of magazines, journals, newsletters, text books, and more. "
seller: HSBC (LSE:HSBA:$51,666.00)
HSBC's Quantitative Techniques (QT) specializes in providing expertise and products direct to clients in the areas of Index Fund Advisory Services, HSBC Indices, Benchmarking and Custom Indices, Data Products, and Quantitative Analysis. QT’s database contains over 68,000 equities.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$251.90
EBIT ($mm)
$184.60
Net Income ($mm)
$142.70
Employees
6896
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Ticker: 601519.SS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Great Wisdom Co., Ltd.
Great Wisdom provides services in the areas of financial database, real-time quotes transmission, real-time quotes reveal and investment analysis software, financial education system, information dissemination, Web and other areas of financial services platform.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$92.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($76.41)
EBIT ($mm)
($68.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: MSCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MSCI Inc.
MSCI Inc.
MSCI is an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors. They have deep expertise in the areas of risk and performance measurement that is based on more than 40 years of academic research, real-world experience and collaboration with their clients.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,476.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$767.41
EBIT ($mm)
$709.17
Net Income ($mm)
$579.85
Employees
3266
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Ticker: INIX.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFinix Corporation
iFinix Corporation
Ifinix is a leading global provider of financial and business information to professionals and active individual investors. Building on a 20-year legacy of delivering time-sensitive financial information, Ifinix provides streaming, real-time market data, news and analytics.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xinhua Finance Limited
Xinhua Finance Limited
Xinhua Finance Limited is an independent financial information and services company providing financial news and information, as well as a broad array of financial products and services unique to the China markets.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$175.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.90)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
233
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Ticker: TRI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. They combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,921.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,321.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,088.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,599.00
Employees
24400
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Ticker: JRJC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co.
China Finance Online Co. Limited specializes in providing online financial and listed company data and information in China. Through its website the company offers subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed company data and information from multiple sources.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$92.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.02
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$16.09
Employees
1500
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Ticker: FDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
FactSet is a leading provider of financial information and analytics. More than 62,000 users stay ahead of global market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,494.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$497.27
EBIT ($mm)
$439.66
Net Income ($mm)
$372.94
Employees
10484
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