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Nasdaq Aquires Evestment

NEW YORK, Sept. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that it will acquire eVestment, an industry leading content and analytics provider used by asset managers, investment consultants and asset owners to help facilitate institutional investment decisions. The acquisition is expected to deliver attractive shareholder returns with a combination of recurring, predictable revenue, a strong track record of growth and attractive cash flow dynamics.

eVestment provides institutional investors the largest, most comprehensive database for both traditional and alternative strategies, including as many as 2,800 individual data points on more than 74,000 investment vehicles. eVestment has more than 2,000 clients, including 92% of the top asset managers, 76% of the top consulting firms and 80% of the top 20 pension funds.