Morningstar confirms buyout of Dutch ESG analysis firm

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.