EJV Turns Down Reuters Offer, Balking At $30 Million Bid, As Talks With Liberty Fade

RESEARCH & ANALYTICS

EJV Partners L.P.'s primary dealer owners have rejected Reuters' $30 million bid to acquire the developer of fixed-income analytics. Meanwhile, long-running talks between the EJV and Liberty Brokerage Inc. about adding Liberty as a seventh partner and general manager now appear to have ended without agreement.

The EJV's failure to come to terms with either party leaves it without a clear path toward establishing firm backing, and raises questions about the six owner firms' prospects for seein