Thomson's Valorinform, Muller Data Up For Sale

ORGANIZATION & MANAGEMENT

NEW YORK--Marking a departure from Thomson Financial's history of acquiring businesses, it appears that the company is now considering selling its Thomson Financial Securities Management division. This unit incorporates Valorinform and Muller Data.

In an internal memo (see box, below) from Mark Lerch, president of Thomson Market Information Services and Securities Data Company, to TFSM employees, he says: "Thomson Financial has received a number of compelling offers to purchase the TFSM busin

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