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2012-04-30 02:23:18

LONDON, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- During the first quarter of 2012, the drop in venture capital deal activity for European companies was slight compared to the sharp drop in the amount of capital invested over the same period last year, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. Venture-backed companies based in Europe raised euro 762 million for 241 deals, a 41% decline in capital raised and a 7% decline in deals over the same period in 2011. The first quarter's deal figure of 241 matches...

2012-04-04 06:24:54

NEW YORK, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones will convene leading corporate executives, institutional investors, and government officials for Commodities360, a two-day conference that will provide actionable information for managing risk and capitalizing on opportunities in the commodities market worldwide as well as top-level networking across industries and market segments. The commodities conference will take place on May 16-17 at the Jumeirah Essex House in New York City. The...

2012-04-02 02:24:15

NEW YORK, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The public markets showed a strong appetite for U.S. venture capital companies in the first quarter but corporations did not as the pace of acquisitions slowed dramatically. Twenty companies held initial public offerings (IPOs) during the first quarter making it the most active quarter for IPOs since the fourth quarter of 2007 and the most active first quarter since 2000. Ninety-four companies were acquired for $18.1 billion during the same period, the...

2012-03-21 10:23:32

NEW YORK, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Dow Jones Daily Bankruptcy Review won the "Best Newsletter" category for the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards from American Business Media. "The Neals are the most prestigious awards in business-to-business journalism and we're honored that Daily Bankruptcy Review has consistently been named the Best Newsletter," said Nicholas Elliott, managing editor of Private Markets and Newsletters at Dow Jones....

2012-02-14 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones today introduced News Analytics, a series of product solutions to help traders, quantitative analysts and risk managers build better, more predictable trading models based on news sentiment. News sentiment analytics quantify the impact of market-moving news, in real time or coupled with historical news models. For more information about news analytics and how it is used by institutional traders, view this video http://bit.ly/NewsAnalytics....

2012-02-09 11:47:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its commitment to deliver the sources that influence business, Factiva has expanded its aggregated content to offer more global sources, blogs and images. In the last year, Factiva's content has increased by more than 20 percent, totaling more than 35,000 sources and furthering its position as one of the largest global digital business aggregators and archives. The new sources comprise 1,500 licensed publications, 1,600 websites, nearly 8,000...

2012-02-06 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FactSet's global clients will gain integrated access to Dow Jones Global Markets News, which delivers content from Dow Jones Newswires, The Wall Street Journal and Barron's, through a new distribution deal aimed at improving institutional investors' workflow by providing easy access to essential financial news. To ensure institutional investors receive the information most relevant to their business, FactSet clients can choose from Dow Jones newswires...

2012-01-13 18:30:00

“Main Street Goes Interactive: Your Customers Want to Find You Online” is a new seminar series from MailTribune.com and the Mail Tribune. Medford, OR (PRWEB) January 13, 2012 “Main Street Goes Interactive: Your Customers Want to Find You Online” is a new seminar series from MailTribune.com and the Mail Tribune. At the four, one-hour seminars, Southern Oregon businesses will learn how other businesses in their industry invest in promoting their company online. The...

2012-01-11 11:46:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2012, the opportunities and challenges private equity firms will face will be strongly influenced by the U.S. presidential elections, the moves politicians worldwide make to get the economy on track, and how businesses navigate the volatile public markets. To forecast what private equity investors can expect in the year ahead, Dow Jones will convene top investors and Washington insiders for two days of in-depth discussions led by the...

2012-01-03 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2011, fewer exits by U.S. venture-backed companies netted more capital as the median price paid for an acquisition and the median amount raised during an initial public offering (IPO) spiked. Throughout 2011, 522 mergers, acquisitions, buyouts and IPOs netted $53.2 billion, a 14% drop in deal activity and 26% increase in capital raised compared to 2010. "Despite a slower acquisition pace capped with an uncharacteristic drop in deal...