Thomson Finally Gets The Nod To Complete Its Acquisition of Primark

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TORONTO, ONT.--Thomson Corp. has finally completed its acquisition of Primark Corp. for $1.013 billion after two delays prompted by requests for additional information from the US Department of Justice.

Thomson Financial president and CEO Pat Tierney and COO Sharon Rowlands will head Thomson Financial, and Joe Kasputys, the former chairman and CEO of Primark, will become chairman of the new entity. Tierney speaks to Investment Management Technology on the merger and the future of the combine