January 24, 2013 | Volume 4, Number 3

CANR Segment Remains Flat in H1 2012

Sales of the ten leading current awareness news and research providers were stagnant in the first half of 2012, with collective revenue reaching $879.1 million compared to $876.1 ...

Springer Sale Postponed; Owners Seek Better Price

EQT has pulled the sale of German academic publisher Springer Science+Business Media because it believes it can achieve a better price later in the year, the Financial Times reported ...

Elsevier Kicks the Tires on Mendeley

News reports this week that Elsevier is in advanced talks to buy Mendeley—the London-based platform for academics to share research and collaborate—had Open Access advocates ...

Financial News & Research Services Attracted More Users in 2011

PCR publisher Simba Information examined the top eleven financial news and research services and found the collective subscriber base increased 10.2% in 2011, the most recent year for ...

Wiley Acquires Assets of FIZ Chemie Berlin

John Wiley & Sons Inc. (Hoboken, N.J.), this week acquired the assets of the FIZ Chemie Berlin, a leading provider of online database products for organic and industrial chemists. ...

Brokerage Subscribers Grew 2.3% in 2011

Institutional users of the top ten brokerage and financial information services tracked by PCR publisher Simba Information increased 2.3% in 2011 to 1.68 million. This represents ...

Financial Times Up For Sale

Pearson is reportedly shopping its Financial Times newspaper as the education publisher enters a transition with its CEO Marjorie Scardino retiring after 16 years at the helm.Pearson ...

Appeals Court Clears S&P Ratings in Mortgage Securities Suit

Stockholders of McGraw-Hill and its S&P credit rating subsidiary scored a big victory last month when a federal appeals court in Cincinnati rejected a lawsuit by Ohio state pension ...

ProQuest to Acquire Ebook Library

ProQuest (Ann Arbor, Mich.) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ebook Library (EBL), which will significantly expand its e-book delivery and aggregation capabilities with ...

Euromoney Expands Technology Conference Business

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (London), this month expanded its membership events portfolio with the acquisition of TTI/Vanguard (Santa Monica, Calif.).Euromoney has paid $8 ...

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