LONDON: UK-headquartered business publisher Informa has inked a £502 million ($995m; €734m) deal to acquire research specialist Datamonitor, provider of online information on the automotive, consumer and retail, energy, financial services, healthcare and technology sectors.

Says David Gilbertson, managing director of Informa: "Datamonitor is a model example of a company that slots neatly into the Informa group."

Data sourced from Financial Times online; additional content by WARC staff