IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, today announced it has acquired Energy Publishing, a leading provider of North American and Australasian coal intelligence. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“Energy Publishing is an excellent strategic fit for IHS. It has a small, but highly regarded reporting team that brings real insight to its products, and it has a strong heritage in the Asia Pacific region,” said IHS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jerre Stead. “This transaction will strengthen our position in coal intelligence and give us an immediate presence and deep coverage in North American coal markets, complementing our existing global Energy and Power product offerings.”
Energy Publishing includes both Energy Publishing Inc., based in Knoxville, Tenn., and Energy Publishing Pty Ltd., based in Brisbane, Australia. The company produces a variety of newsletters and databases for the U.S. and international coal and energy industries.
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