Reuters Reaches Milestones But Faces New Challenges

IMD: Year in Review

For Reuters, the past year was dominated first by the completion of the Telerateacquisition and then by speculation about its plans to return to growth.

The acquisition of Telerate was formally announced at the turn of the year (Jan.3). The deal-which had a final price tag of $145 million in cash plus Reuters' 14percent stake in Savvis (June 13)-posed a challenge: how to retain theclients of an embattled company and what to do with its data and products.

In May, Reuters announced that HyperFe