NEW YORK, N.Y., October 7, 2008 – Capital IQ, a Standard & Poor’s business, today announced that it has agreed to acquire a copy of the Reuters Estimates and the Reuters Research-on-Demand databases, as well as training materials, source documents and other related assets and services from Thomson Reuters, subject to certain third party consents. The agreement accelerates Capital IQ’s own estimates database project and launches Capital IQ into the aftermarket research market place. The acquisition rounds out Capital IQ’s data offering adding another piece in its comprehensive global analytical solution.  Source: S&P Press Release

BIIA Newsletter October 2008 Issue