ECONOMYNEXT – Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services said it was re-branding as Acuity Knowledge Partners (“Acuity”) following the completion of a management buyout from Moody’s Corporation.
The deal was Equistone Partners Europe Limited, a mid-market private equity investor based in Europe.
Acuity, a provider of research, analytics and automation technology to the financial services sector, has appointed Philip Gore-Randall as Non-Executive Chairman.
Under our new identity, our focus will remain on providing our clients across the financial services industry with the best-in-class bespoke services delivered by our exceptional teams around the world,” Robert King, CEO of Acuity Knowledge Partners said in a statement.
“We also welcome Philip to the business. With his addition and Equistone’s support, we are well placed to continue investing in our staff and our technology capabilities and to build on our success to date by growing Acuity further.”
Under its new brand identity and with Equistone’s backing,
Acuity said it will continue to provide customised knowledge services to a blue-chip client base of over 300 financial services firms globally, in domains such as investment banking, investment research, private equity & consulting and commercial lending.
The business is headquartered in London and operates from 9 locations worldwide, employing a specialist workforce of subject matter experts supported by its proprietary suite of tools.
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