Organization and Strategy - Lipper Acquires Capital Access

IMD FIXED INCOME SPECIAL REPORT 2002

Lipper, a provider of fund analysis and research and subsidiary of Reuters, announced last week its purchase of Capital Access International, a vendor of bond holdings data. Lipper plans to add its equity data to Capital Access’ eMaxx product while sharing content between eMaxx and Reuters products.

Michael Peace, CEO of Lipper, says the acquisition, worth a maximum of $6.35 million, makes sense for several reasons. First, it fits in with Lipper’s long-term move from analyzing funds by perfor

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