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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 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.** FamilyMart Co Ltd and UNY Group Holdings Co Ltd on Tuesday said they have agreed to merge in 2016, a move that would create Japan's second-biggest convenience store operator by sales.

Verisk Analytics, Inc. is a provider of information about risk to insurance, healthcare, financial services, government, supply chain, and risk management. Shares of VRSK fell by 0.41% or $-0.295/share to $71.07. 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 63060.