Data analytics provider $VRSK said it agreed to acquire Greentech Media, an information services provider for the next-generation electricity and renewables sector. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2016.
$FTK appointed Matt Marietta as SVP of corporate development and investor relations. He is scheduled to join the company on March 1. Matt joins $FTK from Stephens Inc., where he was a publishing sell-side analyst covering $FTK.
$TGNA, which decided to spin off its auto-sales website Cars.com in Sept. 2016 and create two publicly traded companies, said that congressional and gubernatorial election spending brought in more advertising revenue in 4Q16. In Nov., $TGNA reactivated share repurchase program which was temporarily suspended in connection with spin off of Cars.com.
Javier Gonzalez, who was appointed $GHL MD, most recently served as head of European M&A team at Spanish bank BBVA, where he spent over seven years. Carlos Gomez de la Rubia, the other newly appointed MD, previously served as MD focused on M&A at BBVA for eight years.