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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest - March 10, (NMS: VRSK)

The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media: * Verisk Analytics Inc has agreed to acquire British energy data firm Wood Mackenzie for more than 1.85 billion pounds ($2.79 billion), according to a source familiar with the matter.* German residential property group BGP is preparing to sell shares worth 300 million to 500 million euros ($543 million) in a stock market listing later this year, two people familiar with the deal said.

Verisk Analytics, Inc. is a provider of information about risk to insurance, healthcare, financial services, government, supply chain, and risk management. Shares of VRSK traded higher by 1.005% or $0.71/share to $71.36. 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 1704770.