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US/UK: Verisk Analytics to buy Scottish Energy research firm for $2.8 billion

 |  March 10, 2015

Verisk Analytics has agreed to acquire British energy data firm Wood Mackenzie for more than 1.85 billion pounds, according to the New York Times.

Wood Mackenzie, a private research consultancy owned by buyout firm Hellman & Friedman, is focused on gatheringand analyzing data about the energy industry.

The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the second quarter.


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