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Yankee Goes Abroad

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 Reuters (RTRSY) to acquire The Yankee Group Research


   *  Amount:         $72.5 million


   *  Terms:            100% cash

   *  Premium:        n/a


   *  Industry:        Content/Communities


   *  Scorecard:      B


    LONDON, May 9--Reuters , the global information and news group, has agreed to acquire The Yankee Group Research from Primark Corporation for $72.5 million in cash. The Yankee Group is a leading international technology research and advisory firm, based in Boston which focuses on providing highly specialized research in sectors essential to e-business: the Internet, e-commerce, telecommunications and wireless.



 Netgateway (NGWY) acquires Galaxy Enterprises (GLXY)


   *  Amount:         $15 million