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Daily archives "March 22, 2016"

IHS Buys U.K. Financial Data Firm Markit for $5.5 Billion – Bloomberg

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IHS Buys U.K. Financial Data Firm Markit for $5.5 Billion
Bloomberg
“That's good for data companies.” The combined company will be based in the U.K. rather than the U.S., where IHS is based. While the deal isn't technically a tax-reducing event known as an inversion — because IHS's current shareholders would own less
IHS to buy data provider Markit, combined company to base in UKReuters
IHS and Markit merge to create £9bn data giantEvening Standard

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EU referendum: Moody’s predicts ‘small’ UK economic hit from EU exit – BBC News

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BBC News
EU referendum: Moody's predicts 'small' UK economic hit from EU exit
BBC News
But the ratings agency said this would be partly offset by a decline in the pound – making UK exports more competitive – and by companies having time to adjust during UK-EU negotiations that it expects to last for at least two years. "Our central view
Brexit 'could lead to exodus of US banks from London'Evening Standard

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