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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions, (NMS: VRSK)

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:** Verisk Analytics Inc, a provider of risk assessment data to the insurance industry, said it would purchase British energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie for 1.85 billion pounds ($2.78 billion) from takeover firm Hellman & Friedman LLC.

Shares of VRSK fell by 3.96% or $-2.82/share to $68.54. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $56.37 and as high as $74.75. On average, 798192 shares of VRSK exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 2006673.