Fininfo Acquires Stake in Ecovision

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Paris-based market data vendor Fininfo has acquired a 51 percent stake in Swedish data provider Ecovision. The deal represents Fininfo’s first foray into the Nordic region.

At the same time, Ecovision has acquired the Stardesk and Starweb equity data products from Finnish publishing giant Sanoma. Ecovision says the acquisition of Sanoma’s products means an expected rise in sales for the Ecovision Group by more than E2 million in 2003. The company had a turnover of E1.1 million in 2001. The p