Dow Jones & Co.

15 Wall Street,
New York, New York
United States,
(212)416-2000
www.dowjones.com

Dow Jones & Co. is a publishing and financial information firm. Down Jones is principally knowns as the publisher of The Wall Street Journal as well as stock indices. Dow Jones was formed in 1882 and is based in New York City.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $572M $572M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest MarketWatch, Inc.
$520M (2004-11-15)
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Dow Jones was acquired by News on December 13, 2007.

Dow Jones has acquired 5 companies of its own.

Dow Jones’ largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired MarketWatch for $520M. Dow Jones has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information services (40%) and media (40%).

When analyzing the information services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 86 information services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 12 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic information services acquirer over the past 3 years is IHS, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information services sector over the past 3 years is Silver Lake Partners with 2 platform acquisitions.

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