INFORMA writes down Datamonitor by almost 40%

InformaInforma has written down the value of Datamonitor by almost 40 per cent, eight years after the business media group acquired the market intelligence company for £500m. The FTSE 250 company said on Thursday that it had taken a non-cash impairment charge of £190m on the balance sheet value of the Datamonitor assets it acquired in 2007.

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