Risk Publications To Purchase Waters Information Services

SPECIAL REPORT

Risk Publications has agreed in principle to buy Waters Information Services. The deal is expected to close at the end of this month. When it does, Waters will become a division of Risk Publications, which will employ about 200 people overall, with offices in the UK, US and Hong Kong.

The transaction will combine two fast-growing privately owned specialty publishers. Risk, which was established in 1988, publishes Risk, Energy & Power Risk Management, Emerging Markets Investor, Asia Risk, Euro