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closed 8/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Wood Mackenzie, purchased Data and Subscriptions Business from Quest Offshore Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, announced the acquisition of the data and subscriptions business of Quest Offshore Resources, Inc., which supplies market intelligence to the offshore oil and gas sector. The data and subscriptions business will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business, is a trusted source of commercial intelligence for the world’s natural resources sector. Wood Mackenzie empowers clients to make better strategic decisions, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets. "
seller: Quest Offshore Resources, Inc.
Quest Offshore's Data and Subscriptions Business provides strategic market intelligence to the global oil and gas community through subscriptions to their 8 proprietary market-forecast databases. Quest Offshore is a boutique strategic advisory and consulting firm to the offshore Oil & Gas industry.
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closed 2/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Westwood Global Energy Group, purchased RigLogix from Rigzone

synopsis: Westwood Global Energy Group, an energy research, analysis and consulting specialist for exploration and oilfield services markets, has acquired RigLogix from RigZone, a DHI Group company. RigLogix is a premium data services platform for the oil and gas industry.
buyer parent: Energy Ventures
buyer: Westwood Global Energy Group
Westwood Global Energy Group is a leading provider of information, subscription services and research-led consultancy for the global energy industry. They focus on intelligence and insight for worldwide exploration and oilfield services markets. "
seller parent: DHI Group, Inc.
seller: Rigzone
The acquisition includes the RigLogix platform from RigZone, a DHI Group company. RigLogix is a premium data services platform for the oil and gas industry. The platform offers on demand access to real time data and analysis for the global offshore rig market.
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closed 12/12/2012 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired Dodson Data Systems

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analytics, announced it has acquired the business of Dodson Data Systems. Dodson Data Systems is a leading provider of strategic information for companies engaged in oil and gas operations located in the offshore Gulf of Mexico and onshore United States.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. "
target: Dodson Data Systems
Dodson Data Systems provides information to the oil and gas industry benchmarking proficiency for offshore drilling, completion and production operations and drilling operations onshore USA.
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closed 4/18/2011 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired ODS-Petrodata Inc

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analysis, announced that it has acquired ODS-Petrodata, a premier provider of data, information and market intelligence to the offshore energy industry.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS Inc. is the leading source of information and insight in pivotal areas that shape today’s business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. "
target: ODS-Petrodata Inc
ODS-Petrodata (ODSP) is a premier provider of data, information and market intelligence to the offshore energy industry. ODSP is committed to delivering high-quality market intelligence, data, publications and analysis tools to the energy sector.
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closed 11/30/2009 via PR Newswire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired HPDI, LLC

synopsis: Drilling Info, Inc. announced that it has acquired HPDI, a leading software and information services company for the energy industry. HPDI provides production data and web-enabled analytical software tools for a wide range of oil and gas related customers focused primarily in the financial sector and the gas and crude oil marketing sectors.
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo is the premier information service for the domestic upstream oil and gas industry, providing an integrated land, production, and well information platform for E&P companies, technical professionals, landmen, royalty owners, and financial services. "
target: HPDI, LLC
HPDI is a data service company that provides data products and web-enabled decision-support applications to companies with oil and gas industry interests. The company's products enable clients to make decisions in exploration, production, transportation, servicing, and marketing.
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closed 6/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Enverus

synopsis: Hellman & Friedman (H&F), a premier global private equity firm, has acquired majority ownership of Enverus, the leading global energy data analytics and SaaS technology company, from Genstar Capital. The investment from H&F will enable Enverus to accelerate its development of market-leading software and analytics solutions.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Hellman & Friedman is a global private equity firm focused on large-scale equity investments in high-quality growth businesses. H&F partners with world-class management teams where its deep sector expertise, long-term orientation, and collaborative partnership approach enable companies to flourish. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: Enverus
Enverus is the leading energy SaaS company delivering highly-technical insights and predictive/prescriptive analytics that empower customers to make decisions that increase profit. Enverus is a strategic partner to more than 6,000 customers in 50 countries.
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closed 8/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired DrillingInfo Inc.

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm, announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Drilling Info Holdings, Inc. Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to oil and gas industries through a state-of-the-art SaaS platform.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies for more than 25 years. Based in San Francisco, Genstar works in partnership with its management teams to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to oil and gas industries through a state-of-the-art SaaS platform built on industry-leading data and energy analytics. Their solutions deliver value across the upstream and downstream supply chain.
price ($mm)
$20
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closed 11/7/2017 via PR Newswire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired Oil-Law Records

synopsis: Drillinginfo, the energy industry's leading SaaS and data analytics company, has acquired Oklahoma City-based Oil-Law Records, one of the first oil and gas industry information providers in the U.S.
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo is the leading energy SaaS and data analytics platform that provides predictive tools and technology to drive exploration decisions, evaluate rapidly evolving opportunities and achieve better, faster results. "
target: Oil-Law Records
Oil-Law Records provides the oil and gas industries of Oklahoma and New Mexico with innovative efficient solutions to address information gathering challenges. Oil-Law Records compiles, analyzes and abstracts state-level oil and gas filings and distributes that information to thousands of end users.
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closed 12/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haynes Publishing Group PLC, acquired OATS Limited

synopsis: Yeovil-headquartered Haynes Publishing Group has acquired OATS, a Swindon-based technology business which provides data to the lubricants sector of the oil industry. OATS, founded in 1993 has developed an equipment and lubricants database that supports customers including original equipment manufacturers, oil companies and lubricant distributors.
buyer: Haynes Publishing Group PLC (LSE:HYNS:$48.05)
Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C., a publishing company, produces and sells automotive and motorcycle repair manuals. The Company's manuals are based on a complete vehicle strip-down and rebuild in its workshops. "
target: OATS Limited
OATS is a niche technology business that provides information and productivity solutions for the lubricants sector of the oil industry. OATS has developed an equipment and lubricants database that supports customers including original equipment manufacturers and oil companies.
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closed 12/31/2012 via BusinessWire

Oil Price Information Service, acquired LCI Energy Insight

synopsis: Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), the nation's leading provider of petroleum spot, rack and retail news and pricing information, announced the acquisition of LCI Energy Insight. LCI is a premier provider of natural gas supply and market analysis as well as other key information and business intelligence for the North American gas industry.
buyer parent: UCG
buyer: Oil Price Information Service
Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) is the world's most comprehensive source for petroleum pricing and news information with offices in the U.S., Europe and Singapore and is the most widely accepted U.S. fuel price benchmark for supply contracts and competitive positioning. "
target: LCI Energy Insight
LCI Energy Insight, is the premier provider of specific natural gas supply and market analysis as well as other information and Intelligence for the North American Gas Industry. LCI’s primary mission is to provide timely, accurate and relevant data to the ever changing, dynamic energy industry.
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closed 8/12/2010 via PR Newswire

Dice Holdings, Inc., acquired Rigzone

synopsis: Building on its position in energy industry recruiting, Dice Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of specialized career websites for professional communities, announced it has completed the purchase of Rigzone, a U.S. market leader in the oil and gas industry delivering content, data, advertising and career services.
buyer parent: General Atlantic, LLC
buyer: Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHX:$198.83)
Dice Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized career websites for professional communities, including technology and engineering, financial services, energy, healthcare, and security clearance. "
target: Rigzone
Known as the online gateway to the oil and gas industry, Rigzone is the world's most-used source for upstream oil and gas news and data, including in-depth information on the exploration, drilling and production markets.
price ($mm)
$35
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closed 10/1/2010 via Company Press Release

CriticalControl Solutions Corp., acquired Visible Data Inc. and Visible One Call Inc.

synopsis: CriticalControl has acquired Visible Data Inc. and Visible One Call Inc. (collectively VDG). VDG’s business includes: A service to manage gathering system (pipeline) schematics integrated with data from regulatory databases. The sale of subscriptions of VDG’s proprietary online well production and pipeline attribute databases.
buyer: CriticalControl Solutions Corp. (CA:CCZ:$49.37)
CriticalControl is a technology company that builds, implements and manages critical business process solutions. Their proprietary products are data management tools to operate the critical business operations of government and energy sector clients. "
target: Visible Data Inc. and Visible One Call Inc.
Visible Data Inc. provides pipeline, environmental, gas plant, and well production data. Visible One Call Inc. provides end-to-end solutions to track tickets to oil and gas companies for identification of all facilities in a given area.
price ($mm)
$0.54
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$1
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1.2x
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announced 8/23/2006 via PR Newswire

Energy Listings LLC will be merged with PetroSales,

synopsis: Energy Listings LLC, the leading online multiple listing service for energy related assets, and PetroSales, a leading provider of oil & gas property negotiated sale services, announce an agreement to meld the two companies, and combine their buyer and seller acquisition and divestiture services under a new moniker known as "The E&P Global Network".
buyer: PetroSales
PetroSales conducts negotiated sales of oil & gas properties and midstream assets for its clients, providing the marketing, packaging and interactive data delivery through online data rooms. PetroSales is headquartered in The Woodlands, TX. "
target: Energy Listings LLC
Energy Listings is a global online property listing network, providing the global 24/7 distribution of acquisition & divestment opportunities to the marketplace. Energy Listings will be headquartered in The Woodlands, TX.
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closed 9/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company, acquired Lasser, Inc.

synopsis: TGS, a company that, provides multi-client geoscience data to oil and gas Exploration and Production companies worldwide, announced that it has acquired Lasser, Inc., a company which provides historical and monthly oil and gas production data and owns, maintains and licenses a nationwide U.S. well production database.
buyer: TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (OB:TGS:$453.03)
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) provides multi-client geoscience data to oil and gas Exploration and Production companies worldwide. TGS also offers advanced processing and imaging services, interpretation products, and data integration solutions. "
target: Lasser, Inc.
Lasser, Inc. provides high quality energy data for the oil and gas industry. Their site provides access to their comprehensive oil & gas production and well database using an internet browser. Users can subscribe to the database service either one month at a time or with an annual membership.
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closed 7/12/2012 via PR Newswire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired County Scans

synopsis: Drilling Info, Inc. announced its acquisition of Grand Prairie, TX-based County Scans, the premier provider of deep, digitized U.S. mineral ownership data. The acquisition deepens and significantly enhances Drillinginfo's existing mineral leasing data and suite of analysis and management tools.
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo is the premier information service for the domestic upstream oil and gas industry, providing an integrated land, production, and well information platform for E&P companies, technical professionals, landmen, royalty owners, and financial services. "
target parent: DFW Scanning
target: County Scans
County Scans collects, digitizes and indexes courthouse records in key oil and gas producing counties across the U.S., and has detailed coverage in several important existing and emerging unconventional hydrocarbon plays.
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closed 8/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Wood Mackenzie, purchased Data and Subscriptions Business from Quest Offshore Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, announced the acquisition of the data and subscriptions business of Quest Offshore Resources, Inc., which supplies market intelligence to the offshore oil and gas sector. The data and subscriptions business will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business, is a trusted source of commercial intelligence for the world’s natural resources sector. Wood Mackenzie empowers clients to make better strategic decisions, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets. "
seller: Quest Offshore Resources, Inc.
Quest Offshore's Data and Subscriptions Business provides strategic market intelligence to the global oil and gas community through subscriptions to their 8 proprietary market-forecast databases. Quest Offshore is a boutique strategic advisory and consulting firm to the offshore Oil & Gas industry.
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closed 6/18/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Wood Mackenzie, acquired Roskill

synopsis: Edinburgh-based Wood Mackenzie has acquired Roskill, a privately-owned UK company and leader in metals and materials supply chain intelligence. The acquisition of Roskill reinforces Wood Mackenzie's ability to provide comprehensive, integrated analysis across the energy, and metals and mining value chain.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Wood Mackenzie
Based in the UK, Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business, is a trusted source of commercial intelligence for the world's natural resources sector. The company empowers clients to make better strategic decisions, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies and markets. "
target: Roskill
Based in the UK, Roskill is a leader in critical materials supply chain intelligence, delivered through market reports, consulting, sustainability and cost analysis, and events. Its Roskill Interactive product is an online portal where clients can receive fast, accessible, and current analysis.
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announced 8/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Wood Mackenzie, will acquire Genscape Inc.

synopsis: Verisk, a leading data analytics provider, will acquire Genscape, a global provider of real-time data and intelligence for commodity and energy markets, from DMGT. Genscape will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business, and will enhance Wood Mackenzie’s existing sector intelligence in energy data and analytics.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Wood Mackenzie
UK-based Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business, is a trusted source of technical and commercial intelligence for the world’s natural resources sector. Wood Mackenzie empowers clients to make better strategic decisions, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Genscape Inc.
Genscape is a global provider of real-time data and intelligence for commodity and energy markets. Genscape operates the world's largest private network of in-field monitors, and its data acquisition abilities include satellite reconnaissance, artificial intelligence, and maritime freight tracking.
price ($mm)
$364
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$100
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3.6x
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announced 5/22/2017 via Company Press Release

Wood Mackenzie, will acquire MAKE A/S

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, announced it has acquired MAKE, an industry-leading research and advisory business specializing in wind power.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business, is a trusted source of commercial intelligence for the world’s natural resources sector. Wood Mackenzie empowers clients to make better strategic decisions, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets. "
target: MAKE A/S
MAKE is a leading source of intelligence for the renewable energy industry—specializing in onshore and offshore wind. Products include reports, access to MAKE’s proprietary databases and forecasts, analyst presentations, and direct analyst access.
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closed 8/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Wood Mackenzie, purchased Data and Subscriptions Business from Quest Offshore Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, announced the acquisition of the data and subscriptions business of Quest Offshore Resources, Inc., which supplies market intelligence to the offshore oil and gas sector. The data and subscriptions business will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business, is a trusted source of commercial intelligence for the world’s natural resources sector. Wood Mackenzie empowers clients to make better strategic decisions, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets. "
seller: Quest Offshore Resources, Inc.
Quest Offshore's Data and Subscriptions Business provides strategic market intelligence to the global oil and gas community through subscriptions to their 8 proprietary market-forecast databases. Quest Offshore is a boutique strategic advisory and consulting firm to the offshore Oil & Gas industry.
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announced 7/13/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Wood Mackenzie, will acquire Greentech Media, Inc.

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Greentech Media, Inc., an industry-leading information services provider for the next-generation electricity and renewables sector. Greentech Media will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business, is a trusted source of commercial intelligence for the world's natural resources sector. Wood Mackenzie empowers clients to make better strategic decisions, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets "
target: Greentech Media, Inc.
Greentech Media delivers market analysis, business-to-business news and conferences that inform and connect players in the global clean energy market. Its coverage extends across the clean energy industry with a focus on solar power and the electric utilty market's evolution.
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closed 11/20/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Wood Mackenzie, acquired The PCI Group

synopsis: Wood Mackenzie announced the acquisition of The PCI Group. The company is a leading consortium of five specialist companies that offer integrated data and subscriptions research in the chemicals, fibers, films, and plastics sectors.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business, is a trusted source of commercial intelligence for the world's natural resources sector. Wood Mackenzie empowers clients to make better strategic decisions, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets "
target: The PCI Group
The PCI Group is a consortium of five specialist companies, comprising PCI Xylenes & Polyesters Ltd, PCI Research GmbH (Nylon, Fibres and Engineering Plastics), and more, that work together to offer integrated data and subscriptions research in the chemicals, fibres, films and plastics sectors.
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closed 5/19/2015 via Company Press Release

Verisk Analytics, Inc., acquired Wood Mackenzie

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Wood Mackenzie, a global leader in data analytics and commercial intelligence for the energy, chemicals, metals and mining verticals.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,946.00)
Verisk Analytics is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie is a global leader in commercial intelligence for the energy, chemicals, metals and mining industries, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets to leading international/national energy and metals companies as well as financial institutions and govts.
price ($mm)
$2,790
rev ($mm)
$354
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$167
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7.9x
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16.7x
closed 7/4/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Wood Mackenzie

synopsis: Wood Mackenzie, a U.K. specialist in research and analysis for the oil, gas and mining industry, said private equity firm Hellman & Friedman will buy the company in a recapitalization deal. Following completion of the deal, Hellman & Friedman will hold a 63% stake in Wood Mackenzie.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Hellman & Friedman LLC is a private equity firm specializing in leveraged recapitalizations, acquisitions, buys and builds, traditional buyouts, financial restructurings, growth investments, and numerous types of minority investments. It invests in public and private companies. "
target parent: Charterhouse Capital Partners
target: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie is the most comprehensive source of knowledge about the world's energy and metals industries. They analyse and advise on every stage along the value chain - from discovery to delivery, and beyond - to provide clients with the commercial insight that makes them stronger.
price ($mm)
$1,076*
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$246
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$110
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15.6x
closed 6/19/2009 via

Charterhouse Capital Partners, acquired Wood Mackenzie

synopsis: Candover Investments plc announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Candover Partners Limited, has agreed to the sale of energy market research firm Wood Mackenzie, to Charterhouse Capital Partners for an enterprise value of £553 million.
buyer: Charterhouse Capital Partners
Charterhouse Capital Partners leads and invests in large European buy-outs and has been doing so since the early days of the buy-out market in the 1980's. Charterhouse Capital believes that the track record and experience combine to make us one of the most successful private equity firms in Europe. "
target parent: Candover Partners Ltd
target: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie has been providing its unique range of consulting services and research products to the Energy and Life Sciences industries for over 30 years. Our market proposition is based on our ability to provide forward- looking insight that enables our clients to make better business decisions.
price ($mm)
$774
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$136
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$53
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closed 12/20/2007 via

Decision Resources, Inc., purchased Life Sciences business from Wood Mackenzie

synopsis: Decision Resources, Inc., one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, announced that it plans to acquire Wood Mackenzie's Life Sciences business.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Decision Resources, Inc.
Decision Resources, Inc. is a world leader in research publications, advisory services and consulting designed to help clients shape strategy, allocate resources and master their chosen markets. Decision Resources consists of the medical technology business unit and the biopharma business unit. "
seller: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie has been providing its unique range of consulting services and research products to the Energy and Life Sciences industries for over 30 years. Our market proposition is based on our ability to provide forward- looking insight that enables our clients to make better business decisions.
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closed 8/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Wood Mackenzie, purchased Data and Subscriptions Business from Quest Offshore Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, announced the acquisition of the data and subscriptions business of Quest Offshore Resources, Inc., which supplies market intelligence to the offshore oil and gas sector. The data and subscriptions business will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business, is a trusted source of commercial intelligence for the world’s natural resources sector. Wood Mackenzie empowers clients to make better strategic decisions, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets. "
seller: Quest Offshore Resources, Inc.
Quest Offshore's Data and Subscriptions Business provides strategic market intelligence to the global oil and gas community through subscriptions to their 8 proprietary market-forecast databases. Quest Offshore is a boutique strategic advisory and consulting firm to the offshore Oil & Gas industry.
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announced 5/23/2016 via Reuters

General Atlantic, LLC, will acquire Argus Media Ltd.

synopsis: US investment firm General Atlantic will acquire a majority stake in Argus Media, a leading provider of data on prices and fundamentals, news, analysis, consultancy services and conferences for the global crude, oil products, LPG, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer, petrochemical, metals and transportation industries.
buyer: General Atlantic, LLC
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. It combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, a long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers to partner with great entrepreneurs."
target: Argus Media Ltd.
Argus is a leading provider of data on prices and fundamentals, news, analysis, consultancy services and conferences for the global crude, oil products, LPG, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer, petrochemical, metals and transportation industries.
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closed 5/19/2015 via Company Press Release

Verisk Analytics, Inc., acquired Wood Mackenzie

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Wood Mackenzie, a global leader in data analytics and commercial intelligence for the energy, chemicals, metals and mining verticals.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,946.00)
Verisk Analytics is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie is a global leader in commercial intelligence for the energy, chemicals, metals and mining industries, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets to leading international/national energy and metals companies as well as financial institutions and govts.
price ($mm)
$2,790
rev ($mm)
$354
EBITDA ($mm)
$167
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7.9x
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16.7x
closed 7/17/2014 via PR Newswire

Platts, acquired Eclipse Energy Group

synopsis: Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, announced that it has acquired London-based Eclipse Energy Group, a privately owned provider of data and analysis on the European gas, power and global liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Platts
Platts is a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals and metals intelligence and a premier source of benchmark prices for the physical and futures markets. Platts is headquartered in New York with approximately 900 employees in more than 15 offices worldwide. "
target: Eclipse Energy Group
Eclipse Energy provides price forecasts, scenarios, country analysis, fundamental market data, news and commentary on gas and power markets in the U.K. and Europe to a blue-chip client base of energy companies and financial institutions.
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closed 7/4/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Wood Mackenzie

synopsis: Wood Mackenzie, a U.K. specialist in research and analysis for the oil, gas and mining industry, said private equity firm Hellman & Friedman will buy the company in a recapitalization deal. Following completion of the deal, Hellman & Friedman will hold a 63% stake in Wood Mackenzie.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Hellman & Friedman LLC is a private equity firm specializing in leveraged recapitalizations, acquisitions, buys and builds, traditional buyouts, financial restructurings, growth investments, and numerous types of minority investments. It invests in public and private companies. "
target parent: Charterhouse Capital Partners
target: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie is the most comprehensive source of knowledge about the world's energy and metals industries. They analyse and advise on every stage along the value chain - from discovery to delivery, and beyond - to provide clients with the commercial insight that makes them stronger.
price ($mm)
$1,076*
rev ($mm)
$246
EBITDA ($mm)
$110
EV / rev
6.9x
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15.6x
closed 6/19/2009 via

Charterhouse Capital Partners, acquired Wood Mackenzie

synopsis: Candover Investments plc announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Candover Partners Limited, has agreed to the sale of energy market research firm Wood Mackenzie, to Charterhouse Capital Partners for an enterprise value of £553 million.
buyer: Charterhouse Capital Partners
Charterhouse Capital Partners leads and invests in large European buy-outs and has been doing so since the early days of the buy-out market in the 1980's. Charterhouse Capital believes that the track record and experience combine to make us one of the most successful private equity firms in Europe. "
target parent: Candover Partners Ltd
target: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie has been providing its unique range of consulting services and research products to the Energy and Life Sciences industries for over 30 years. Our market proposition is based on our ability to provide forward- looking insight that enables our clients to make better business decisions.
price ($mm)
$774
rev ($mm)
$136
EBITDA ($mm)
$53
EV / rev
5.7x
EV / EBITDA
14.6x
closed 8/17/2007 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired John S. Herold, Inc.

synopsis: IHS Inc., a leading global provider of critical technical information, decision-support tools and strategic services, today announced the acquisition of Norwalk, CT-based John S. Herold, Inc., an independent research firm that provides in-depth analyses and key financial and operational data on more than 400 global oil and gas companies.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target: John S. Herold, Inc.
John S. Herold, Inc., founded in 1948, is a uniquely positioned information services company, providing online transaction databases and deal analyses essential to understanding and executing energy mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.
price ($mm)
$48
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closed 6/8/2011 via PR Newswire

Investment Technology Group, Inc., acquired Ross Smith Energy Group

synopsis: ITG Inc., a leading agency research broker and financial technology firm, announced that it has acquired Ross Smith Energy Group ("RSEG"), an independent provider of research on the oil and gas industry. RSEG will be rebranded as ITG Investment Research and the research offering will be an integrated part of the ITG platform.
buyer: Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG:$505.52)
Investment Technology Group is an independent agency research broker that partners with asset managers globally to improve performance throughout the investment process. It delivers high quality institutional liquidity, execution services, analytical tools, and proprietary research insights. "
target: Ross Smith Energy Group
The Ross Smith Energy Group provides insight that supports better investment decisions. Their investor clients include those sophisticated in energy, new to energy, long-only, long-and-short, buy-and-hold, hedge funds, equity, debt and asset owners.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/24/2017 via PR Newswire

ClipperData, purchased Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader from Axelrod Energy Projects LLC

synopsis: Axelrod Energy Projects LCC, an energy consulting and brokerage firm, and ClipperData, a leader in crude oil and petroleum product cargo tracking, announced the sale of Axelrod's Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader to ClipperData. Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader provides market intelligence and analysis of the world fuel oil and heavy feedstock markets.
buyer: ClipperData
ClipperData holds exclusive partnerships with the U.S. Customs & Border Patrol and Inchcape Shipping Services, the world's largest port agent. ClipperData offers the industry's most comprehensive database of waterborne flows of all crude oil and petroleum products worldwide. "
seller: Axelrod Energy Projects LLC
Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader provides market intelligence and analysis of the world fuel oil and heavy feedstock markets to majors, state oil firms, refiners, traders, power companies, bunker suppliers, power companies, storage companies, & investment banks. The research report is published monthly.
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announced 5/22/2017 via Company Press Release

Wood Mackenzie, will acquire MAKE A/S

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc., a leading data analytics provider, announced it has acquired MAKE, an industry-leading research and advisory business specializing in wind power.
buyer parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
buyer: Wood Mackenzie
Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business, is a trusted source of commercial intelligence for the world’s natural resources sector. Wood Mackenzie empowers clients to make better strategic decisions, providing objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets. "
target: MAKE A/S
MAKE is a leading source of intelligence for the renewable energy industry—specializing in onshore and offshore wind. Products include reports, access to MAKE’s proprietary databases and forecasts, analyst presentations, and direct analyst access.
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closed 7/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Argus Media Ltd., acquired DeWitt & Company Inc

synopsis: Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus Media Inc announced the acquisition of DeWitt & Company Inc (DeWitt), a provider of market assessments and business intelligence to the petrochemical industries. DeWitt provides valuable and unique intelligence on the global petrochemicals markets.
buyer: Argus Media Ltd.
Argus Media is a leading provider of price assessments, business intelligence and market data on the global crude, oil products, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer and transportation industries. "
target: DeWitt & Company Inc
DeWitt is a leading provider of petrochemical market intelligence, pricing data and consulting services and is based in Houston, Texas. DeWitt's coverage includes aromatics, olefins, butadiene, methanol, MTBE, hydrocarbon resins and other petrochemicals.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/5/2011 via Reuters

Thomson Reuters, acquired GFMS Limited

synopsis: Business information provider Thomson Reuters has acquired UK-based analyst firm GFMS (formerly known as Gold Fields Mineral Services). GFMS is a precious metals consultancy, specialising in research into the global gold, silver, platinum and palladium markets.
buyer: Thomson Reuters (TRI:$5,921.00)
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. It combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers. "
target: GFMS Limited
GFMS (formerly Gold Fields Mineral Services) is the world's foremost precious metals consultancy, specialising in research into the global gold, silver, platinum and palladium markets. Moreover, GFMS Metals Consultancy offers monthly and quartely reports on all the base metals and steel.
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closed 12/31/2012 via BusinessWire

Oil Price Information Service, acquired LCI Energy Insight

synopsis: Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), the nation's leading provider of petroleum spot, rack and retail news and pricing information, announced the acquisition of LCI Energy Insight. LCI is a premier provider of natural gas supply and market analysis as well as other key information and business intelligence for the North American gas industry.
buyer parent: UCG
buyer: Oil Price Information Service
Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) is the world's most comprehensive source for petroleum pricing and news information with offices in the U.S., Europe and Singapore and is the most widely accepted U.S. fuel price benchmark for supply contracts and competitive positioning. "
target: LCI Energy Insight
LCI Energy Insight, is the premier provider of specific natural gas supply and market analysis as well as other information and Intelligence for the North American Gas Industry. LCI’s primary mission is to provide timely, accurate and relevant data to the ever changing, dynamic energy industry.
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announced 12/15/2010 via PR Newswire

Platts, will acquire BENTEK Energy, LLC.

synopsis: Platts, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, announced an agreement to acquire BENTEK Energy, LLC, an energy market analytics company. BENTEK, which provides analytics and information services to a blue-chip customer base in North America, is widely recognized as the industry leader in natural gas market fundamental analysis.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Platts
Platts, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is a leading global provider of energy and commodities information. Platts' real-time news, pricing, analytical services and conferences help markets operate with transparency and efficiency. "
target: BENTEK Energy, LLC.
BENTEK offers a comprehensive portfolio of data, information and analytics products in the natural gas and liquids sector. Its customers include the majority of the top firms in the energy industry. BENTEK also hosts Benposium, a major natural gas conference on energy market trends and dynamics.
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closed 8/1/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired RigData

synopsis: S&P Global Platts closed on the sale of RigData to Drillinginfo. RigData provides timely information pertaining to drilling activity in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico and western Canada for the oil and gas industry.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to the energy, power, and commodities markets. Its state-of-the-art SaaS platform offers sophisticated technology, powerful analytics, and industry-leading data. "
target parent: S&P Global
target: RigData
RigData provides timely information pertaining to drilling activity in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico and western Canada for the oil and gas industry. With more than 30 years of experience, RigData's reports have supplied information on the life of the well as detailed by its permits.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2016 via PR Newswire

S&P Global Platts, acquired RigData

synopsis: S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, announced that it has acquired RigData, a provider of daily information on rig activity for the natural gas and oil markets across North America.
buyer parent: S&P Global
buyer: S&P Global Platts
S&P Global Platts is the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping. "
target: RigData
RigData is the oil and gas industry’s trusted source for accurate and timely information pertaining to drilling activity in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico and Canada.
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closed 5/2/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Hart Energy Publishing, LLLP, acquired Subsea Engineering News

synopsis: Hart Energy has acquired Subsea Engineering News, a digital newsletter covering the development and application of subsea oil and gas production technology, from Knighton Enterprises Ltd. Knighton's founder and editorial director, Steve Sasanow, will be retained by Hart Energy to elevate and enhance the company's growing offshore content offerings.
buyer parent: Wiegers Capital Partners
buyer: Hart Energy Publishing, LLLP
Hart Energy Publishing, LLLP is one of the world's largest energy industry publishers. Since 1973, Hart Energy has been recognized for expert coverage of the global energy industry with award-winning magazines, newsletters, directories, conferences, consulting services and online resources. "
target: Subsea Engineering News
Subsea Engineering News operates as a publisher of a digital newsletter on the development and application of subsea oil and gas production technology. The company is based in Cheltenham, United Kingdom.
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closed 2/28/2019 via BusinessWire

Opinion Dynamics Corporation, acquired Research Into Action

synopsis: Opinion Dynamics, the largest independently-owned company specializing in conducting research concerning energy efficiency, demand response and renewable energy efforts, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Research Into Action, a leading company focused on energy evaluation and market insights.
buyer: Opinion Dynamics Corporation
Opinion Dynamics is a leading consulting firm specializing in energy evaluation, social and behavioral research, energy advising and market research. Based in Waltham, MA, they work to advance knowledge to address emerging energy and social issues through sound and insightful research. "
target: Research Into Action
Research Into Action, Inc. is a social marketing and evaluation research firm. They specialize in evaluation research and market assessment design and analysis services in the fields of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and natural resource management. They are based in Portland, OR.
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closed 12/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Hannon Westwood Ltd., acquired Douglas-Westwood Ltd.

synopsis: Energy Software Intelligence Analytics, the owner of Hannon Westwood, announced the completion of the acquisition of Douglas Westwood Limited, a market leading brand in bespoke and multi-client research, strategic and commercial reviews for the OFS market, servicing the largest financial, E&P and service company clients.
buyer parent: Energy Ventures
buyer: Hannon Westwood Ltd.
Hannon Westwood, an Energy Software Intelligence Analytics Group company, has been advising the oil and gas industry for more than 20 years. Hannon Westwood is an information services company providing comprehensive and detailed insight into the North-West Europe upstream market. "
target: Douglas-Westwood Ltd.
Established in 1990, Douglas­Westwood is a leading provider of market research and consulting services across the many sectors that comprise the global energy industry. Their research is supported by proprietary data, insight and knowledge.
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closed 11/28/2011 via PR Newswire

ICIS, acquired Parpinelli TECNON

synopsis: ICIS, the global chemical, energy and fertilizer market intelligence division of Reed Business Information, has announced its acquisition of Parpinelli TECNON. Parpinelli TECNON is an independent data and consulting business specializing in the areas of petrochemicals, feedstocks, energy, refining and speciality chemicals.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: ICIS
ICIS provides price information, news and analysis for the global chemical, energy and fertilizer industries. ICIS publishes independent, unbiased pricing and market reports covering a broad range of products - from petrochemicals and base oils to fertilizers, gas and power. "
target: Parpinelli TECNON
Established in 1958, Parpinelli TECNON is an independent data and consulting business specializing in the areas of petrochemicals, feedstocks, energy, refining and speciality chemicals.
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