Morningstar confirms buyout of Dutch ESG analysis firm

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Morningstar confirms buyout of Dutch ESG analysis firm

Morningstar, the international provider of investment research, today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Sustainalytics, a Dutch leader in ESG ratings and research. Morningstar, headquartered in Chicago, US, currently owns an approximate 40% ownership stake in Sustainalytics, first acquired in 2017, and plans to acquire the remaining 60% of Sustainalytics shares upon regulatory approval.  The transaction consideration includes a cash payment at closing of approximately €5...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.