Thomson Reuters (TSX/NYSE: TRI) acquired FC Business Intelligence (FCBI), a London, UK-based global business-to-business events specialist.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
Led by Piers Latimer, chief executive officer, FCBI delivers high-end conferences and exhibitions to diverse sectors including energy, insurance, pharmaceuticals, transportation, travel, strategy and technology. Its offerings allow senior business professionals to stay at the forefront of change through insight sharing and networking with peers.
The business will be rebranded Reuters Events and will be operated as part of the Reuters News division of Thomson Reuters.
Led by Michael Friedenberg, president, Reuters is the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, the world’s largest multimedia news provider. Founded over 168 years ago, Reuters supplies business, financial, national and international news to professionals via desktops, the world’s media organizations and directly to consumers at Reuters.com and via Reuters TV.
Thomson Reuters is a provider of business information services with products including specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined global news service Reuters.