LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Acquisition International Magazine announces winners of its prestigious M&A awards
Bureau van Dijk (BvD), the leading company and business information publisher, has won a significant award that recognises the quality of its business intelligence. The awards celebrate excellence in all areas of M&A and are sponsored by UK-based AI Global Media, Acquisition International Magazine. They are voted for by a global network of expert M&A professionals, advisers, clients, peers and industry insiders. BvD is the recipient of the Business Intelligence Publisher of the Year - UK award. In the winners' supplement BvD cited it had a simple mission to develop client-led products to help its customers work more efficiently.
Acquisition International states that the awards are handed out solely on merit and are awarded to only those most deserving for their outstanding work over the past 12 months. "This year's winners are some of the most dedicated, forward-thinking and determined we've seen in all our time running these awards," said Kathryn Turner, chief coordinator of the 2014 M&A Awards.
BvD publishes company, deal and rumour information to help users research and identify deal targets, find comparables, and value companies. Its intelligence includes company financials and deal/rumour reports, deal editorials, comparable companies and deals, alerts on deal progress, deal and trading multiples, original documents, corporate ownership structures and due diligence research solutions. BvD's products include Zephyr (deals globally), plus company databases covering the UK (Fame), Europe (Amadeus) and worldwide (Orbis). All products offer full search and analysis capability.
"We're delighted to have won this award," said Lisa Wright, director of M&A products at BvD, "And we're continuing to build client-led products. We're developing our M&A research team, continually sourcing high quality information partners to develop our company coverage and report depth, and creating products that help users work more efficiently. We're currently finalising our M&A Research Catalyst where we're combining our deal data with company data more effectively in one platform - a platform that helps users with valuations too. We look forward to bringing it to the market."
For more information on the awards, and the winners, visit the AI website (http://acquisition-intl.com) where the winners' supplement is available. For more information on BvD's products, and to learn more about its free trial scheme, visit bvdinfo.com.
About Bureau van Dijk
Bureau van Dijk (BvD) is one of the world's leading business information publishers. The company has over 30 offices worldwide. BvD is best known for its range of international company information products that combines multiple high-quality data sources with flexible software to allow users to manipulate data for research, marketing intelligence and analysis. Products include Fame, Orbis, Amadeus, Bankscope, and Mint. BvD has a range of Catalysts designed for its various vertical markets - including transfer pricing, credit, procurement and compliance. BvD also publishes the global M&A database, Zephyr.
About Acquisition International Magazine
Acquisition International is a monthly magazine brought to you by AI Global Media Ltd, a publishing house that has reinvigorated corporate finance news and reporting. As an editorially driven magazine, its topical news articles make it a highly enjoyable read, and this readability ensures that advertisers will benefit greatly from their investment.AI works alongside leading industry analysts to ensure we publish the most up to date figures and analysis. Acquisition International has a global circulation, which brings together all parties involved in deal making and in an increasingly global deal market we are uniquely positioned to reach the deal makers that matter. We communicate to our readers not just through the magazine but also through a number of alliances.
Our winners are determined by three factors, the first of which is the number of votes received. The voting forms were distributed to Acquisition International Magazine's dedicated base of 53,000+ subscribers.Beyond this we also have an in-house database of 150,000 individuals, all of whom have been actively involved in some form of transactional activity over the course of the last two years. The second factor is our substantial in-house research. This is a vital stage on the basis that we accept both self and third party nominations. Thirdly, we ask the nominees to supply supporting documents which they feel may cement their nominations - all items we are sent are taken into consideration.
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