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Zephyr's Sale to Informa for $62 mm

Zephyr's Sale to Informa for $62 mm
Overview of Transaction
  • On October 9, 2012, Zephyr Associates ("Zephyr") announced its sale to Informa for $62 mm
  • Zephyr, a portfolio company of Kemmons Wilson Companies, provides software that helps investment professionals make informed decisions about investment products and portfolio construction
  • Informa, headquartered in Switzerland, is an international business in the media sector that provides products and services related to publishing, news, data, analytics and events / conferences
Significance of Transaction
  • Allows Zephyr and Informa to offer integrated solutions enabled by core components including a high-quality institutional level analytics platform and established, market leading data sets
  • Provides Informa with a more comprehensive suite of integrated business intelligence and decision support solutions for investment and wealth management professionals
FT Partners' Role
  • FT Partners served as exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Zephyr and its Board of Directors in this transaction
  • The transaction highlights FT Partners' continued strength in the securities and capital markets technology sectors