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Wisers Information Ltd Secures Funding

Wisers Information Limited (“Wisers”), China’s premier media intelligence and data aggregation solutions provider, has secured an investment from SAIF Partners, a private equity firm provider of growth capital to companies in Asia. Wisers is a fast growing, Hong Kong, China based information analytics and search solutions provider. The Company has developed leading-edge technology and web-based tools for searching, monitoring and ... Read More »

Analytics, Platforms and BIG Data Continue to Lead in New Services Announcements

BIIA is tracking announcements of important industry developments covering the mainstream services in business information.   During the first half of 2013 BIIA tracked a sample of 127 announcements:  Analytics, Platforms, (includes Workflow Tools) and Big Data continue to hold the lead over other segments (unchanged from prior year period).   It is noteworthy that announcements concerning platforms were higher (23% versus ... Read More »

Marlin & Associates: Two International Deals Recognized as “Deals-of-the-Year” by M&A Advisor

Marlin & Associates announced that two cross-border transactions on which Marlin & Associates recently advised have been recognized as International “Deals-of-the-Year” by The M&A Advisor, a conference producer and newsletter publisher serving the middle market finance industry.  Marlin & Associates was recognized for: Financial Services Deal-of-the-Year for advising Coalition Development Ltd. (London, United Kingdom) on its sale to CRISIL (Mumbai, ... Read More »

Marlin & Associates (M&A) Closes New Deals

Marlin & Associates, the boutique investment banking and strategic advisory firm, today announced that the firm closed 2012 by advising on three more successfully completed significant transactions, culminating the firm’s strongest year, ever. On December 21st, M&A’s client, XcitekSolutionsPlus, LLC (XSP) of Birmingham, Alabama, a leader in automated end-to-end Corporate Actions solutions, was acquired by SunGard Data Systems Inc. On ... Read More »

Coalition Development Ltd Acquired by CRISIL

CRISIL is world’s largest provider of equity and fixed income research services. CRISIL is a subsidiary of Standard & Poor’s Coalition is a leading analytics and business intelligence provider to the global financial services industry Coalition Development Ltd, a privately-held London head- quartered analytics company, announces today that it has reached an agreement to be acquired by CRISIL, a subsidiary ... Read More »

Boutique Investment Banking and Strategic Advisory Firm Marlin & Associates is opening Hong Kong Office

Marlin & Associates (M&A) announced the opening of its new Hong Kong office along with the addition of Robert (“Rob”) Agnew, an international industry veteran, to lead its team in Asia.   Marlin & Associates Holding LLC is a boutique investment banking and strategic advisory firm specializing in acquisitions and divestitures of U.S. and international middle-market firms that provide technology, digital ... Read More »