Dow Jones Acquires Database Assets of Library House

Jan 09, 2009


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Dow Jones, a News Corporation company and provider of global business news and information services, announced it has acquired the database assets of The Library House Ltd., a Cambridge, U.K.-based provider of data on emerging private companies in Europe. With the acquisition of these data assets, Dow Jones extends its reach as a provider of data and news on private, venture-backed, and private-equity backed firms. These data assets will be combined with Dow Jones VentureSource, which tracks venture capital investment in companies in every industry and stage of development throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, India, Israel, and Greater China. Current Library House database customers will become Dow Jones VentureSource customers.

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