Thomson Reuters Buys Moody's Evaluations Arm

A Thomson Reuters spokesperson confirms that the vendor took over Moody's US municipal bond pricing service last Thursday, Sept. 3. According to the spokesperson, the deal "significantly enhances Thomson Reuters' pricing and content offering, enabling us to launch a proprietary US municipal bond pricing capability," and giving the vendor "full pricing coverage for every major asset class globally."

Sources say that Moody's has been attempting to engineer a divestment for some time, and that the v