Reuters to acquire StarMine

An agreement has been signed by Reuters to acquire StarMine, a San Francisco-based provider of analytics, equity research tools and objective performance ratings to securities analysts. Reuters has said it will retain and continue to work with the existing StarMine management team and workforce. It will also continue to support StarMine customers. StarMine was founded in 1998 and has offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Paris, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong and Tokyo.