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McGraw-Hill Revenues up 6% – Double Digit Growth in Commodities and Commercial Segment

The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) reported record revenue of $1,331 million in the first quarter, an increase of 6% compared to the same period last year.  Net income from continuing operations was $123 million and diluted earnings per share were $0.43.  Excluding the impact of one-time costs related to the Growth and Value Plan, adjusted net income from continuing operations increased 19% to $144 million and adjusted diluted earnings ... Read More »

S&P Capital IQ Acquires QuantHouse, Real-Time Exchange and Market Data Leader

S&P Capital IQ, a business line of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) 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. This includes ultra-low-latency market data technologies, algo-trading development frameworks, proximity hosting and order routing services for ... Read More »

Predictive Analytics Expert eBureau Spins Off Digital Ad Targeting Business

Predictive analytics firm eBureau announced in January that it has spun-off its online advertising targeting business into a new company called TruSignal™. TruSignal will focus its product, sales and marketing efforts on pursuing business opportunities among Fortune 500 consumer brand advertisers, direct response-oriented online marketers, and their interactive marketing agencies. TruSignal helps leading consumer marketers and their advertising agencies discover and ... Read More »

D&B Reports 5% Revenue Growth for 2011

Core revenue for the full year 2011 was $1,758.5 million. This result is up 5% from the prior year similar period, before the effect of foreign exchange, (up 7% after the effect of foreign exchange). Operating income before non-core gains and charges for the full year 2011 was $500.1 million, up 4% from the prior year similar period. On a ... Read More »

D&B Appoints Paul D. Ballew Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Almost unnoticed and without fanfare D&B is ramping up its data and analytics capabilities by hiring Paul D. Ballew as Chief Data and Analytics Officer.    He will be responsible for global data and information management, customer analytics, predictive analytics and the overall data and analytic strategy for the company.    According to Mr. Ballew’s credentials he does not come with ... Read More »

LexisNexis® to Sell Insurance Software Solutions to Genstar Capital

LexisNexis Risk Solutions announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Insurance Software Solutions business to the San Francisco-based private equity firm Genstar Capital.  According to LexisNexis the Insurance Software Solutions business (400 employees) does no longer fits with its Risk Solutions business which focuses on data & analytics.  Source:  TMCNET Read More »

LexisNexis(R) Announces Strategic Relationship With iyeTek to Launch LexisNexis(R) eCrash Solution

LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions announced a strategic relationship with iyeTek, a leading software development company that creates mobile and handheld software solutions for law enforcement agencies. LexisNexis has developed a unique automobile crash report management solution that provides electronic capture, distribution and analysis of automobile crash information called LexisNexis(R) eCrash. Source: Marketwatch Read More »