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Thomson Reuters to Acquire Practical Law Company

Thomson Reuters announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Practical Law Company, the London-based provider of practical legal know-how and workflow tools to law firms and corporate law departments. Practical Law Company has more than 750 employees, with principal operations in London and New York, and will be part of the Legal business of Thomson Reuters.  The acquisition is subject to ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Adds New Publications to Checkpoint for US Trade Professionals

New Publications on Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Help U.S. Trade Professionals Comply with Import and Export Regulations Thomson Reuters has released additional international trade publications on Thomson Reuters Checkpoint, the industry-leading online service that provides research, news, analysis, and productivity tools to tax, audit, accounting, legal, trade, and finance professionals. Checkpoint includes a vast library of import- and export-related content in ... Read More »

Vertical Markets Intelligence: Thomson Reuters Adds Exclusive Oil Refinery Alerts to Eikon

Thomson Reuters Eikon to help energy professionals track the operational status of global oil refineries, predict supply and potential impacts on market prices with exclusive Genscape data Thomson Reuters announced the addition of unique oil refinery data to its flagship desktop, Thomson Reuters Eikon, through an exclusive agreement with Genscape, the market-leader in real-time oil refinery monitoring. The agreement will ... Read More »

Gartner Positions Thomson Reuters in the Leaders Quadrant

Gartner, the leader in delivering technology-related insight to over 10,000 companies, recently released the 2012 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms, where Thomson Reuters was positioned in the Leaders Quadrant. Gartner’s assessment of the main software vendors should be considered by organizations seeking a technology solution to support the oversight and operation of enterprise wide risk management and ... Read More »

Bloomberg LP and Thomson Reuters are Launching Sukuk Indices.

Bloomberg announced further commitment to the Islamic finance market with the launch of a Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) corporate sukuk index, developed with the Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) and Bursa Malaysia. The Bloomberg AIBIM Bursa Malaysia Corporate Sukuk Index will serve as a benchmark for investors of ringgit- denominated Islamic bonds in Malaysia, the world’s biggest sukuk market. ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Consolidated Q2 Revenues up 3%

Thomson Reuters (TSX / NYSE: TRI) reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012.  The company reported revenues from ongoing businesses of $3.2 billion, a 3% increase before currency.  Adjusted EBITDA was up slightly from the prior-year period and the corresponding margin was 28.0% versus 28.1% in the second quarter of 2011.  Underlying operating profit decreased 8% and ... Read More »

GFI Group, Thomson Reuters and SDIC Trust To Form Joint Venture in China

GFI Group Inc., a leading provider of wholesale brokerage services for the global financial markets, and Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that they will be forming a joint venture with SDIC Trust Co., Ltd. of China to create a foreign exchange and money broker for the domestic Chinese financial markets. ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Launches First Commercial Credit Risk Model

The model increases accuracy in predicting which firms most/least likely to come under financial distress Thomson Reuters, announced that it has introduced the first commercial credit risk model to measure corporate financial health by quantitatively analyzing text. The StarMine Text Mining Credit Risk Model (TMCR) assesses the credit risk of publicly traded companies by analyzing the text in various documents. ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters To Buy FX Alliance

Thomson Reuters will acquire all of FX Alliance for $22 a share in cash and the deal is expected to close in the third quarter of this year.   Thomson Reuters, which also produces news that competes with News Corp.’s Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, traditionally caters for the interbank currencies ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Launches Bespoke Eikon Desktop for China

Thomson Reuters launched a bespoke version of its next-generation desktop, Thomson Reuters Eikon, to meet the needs of China`s rapidly growing financial market. With a tailored simplified Chinese-language graphical interface and extensive content, Thomson Reuters Eikon has been specifically adapted to support the continued growth of the financial market in China. It offers bankers, investors, analysts and traders key market ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Launches End-to-End SEC Reporting Solution

Thomson Reuters announced the launch of a next generation solution to facilitate the filing of financial disclosures with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in alignment with the SEC’s XBRL mandate. Thomson Reuters Disclosure Solutions will enable companies that file financial disclosures with the SEC to more accurately prepare, update and deliver their financial disclosures through a single seamless ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters forms DataScope Select alliances

Thomson Reuters announced three strategic alliances that span the full investment process and enhance the pricing and reference data available to fund managers, fund administrators and asset managers. Clients of FundCount, Quantifi and SAGE SA will now have access to expanded data coverage through Thomson Reuters DataScope Select, the largest strategic data delivery platform for non-streaming, cross-asset, global content. These ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Launches Direct Intelligence Service for US Insurance

Thomson Reuters announced the launch of its Direct Intelligence Service for Insurance, a direct data feed of live regulatory information that insurance compliance managers can use to better manage risk. The intelligence available includes latest updates, pending and final regulations, regulatory guidance, administrative codes, insurance bulletins, statutes, pending bills, enacted laws, agency guidance, and agency decision material from close to ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Launches New Forward-looking Model to Assess Credit Risk

Thomson Reuters, the leading supplier of intelligent information for businesses and professionals,  announced that it has introduced the StarMine SmartRatios Credit Risk Model to assess the credit risk of publicly traded companies.  The SmartRatios model is an intuitive and robust default prediction model that provides a clearer view of a firm’s credit condition and financial health by analyzing a wide ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Acquires Media Intelligence Provider RedEgg

Thomson Reuters today announced that it has acquired the business and operations of RedEgg, a leading provider of media intelligence solutions for public relations and marketing professionals. The acquisition builds on an existing relationship with RedEgg whose MyMediaInfo media contact database and MyNewsBrief service are already available to Thomson ONE Public Relations and Thomson Reuters InPublic customers. RedEgg’s MyMediaInfo solutions ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters launches Datastream Professional Integration Tool

A comprehensive tool integrating top down macro-economic research with bottom up analysis in one powerful application Thomson Reuters today announced the launch of a powerful, new tool that supports investment professionals’ needs for tighter integration between macroeconomic research and fundamental analysis.  Thomson Reuters Datastream Professional combines unrivalled economic research with cross- asset analytics and fundamental data in one integrated application.  ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters and HotDocs to Collaborate on Workflow Applications

The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has entered into an agreement with automated document generation product developer HotDocs Corp. to develop applications for the Thomson Reuters Checkpoint online information system. Through the alliance, HotDocs will provide the technology behind Interactive Decision Tools, now available through Checkpoint. Interactive Decision Tools is designed to help tax professionals, accountants and auditors ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Acquired Dr Tax Software Inc.

The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has acquired Dr Tax, Canada’s largest independently owned developer of income tax software for accounting firms and consumers. Dr Tax is known in Canada for its DT MAX tax compliance software, used by more than 3,000 Canadian accounting firms, and for its UFile and ImpotExpert consumer software lines, which are sold online ... Read More »