Barra Snaps Up GAT For Fixed Income Analytics

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Berkeley, Calif.-based Barra--a provider of analytical models, software consulting and money management services--is acquiring 100 per cent of fixed income research and technology firm, Global Advanced Technology (GAT), and a majority interest in Innosearch, an affiliate of GAT. The move gives Barra a fixed income product suite that, along with its existing equity, fixed income and asset allocation products, forms the bedrock for a broad portfolio analytic product line. Not waiting for the i