Montagu Acquires EPFR From Informa

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Montagu acquisition of EPFR from Informa


Montagu Private Equity LLP (“Montagu”) has agreed to acquire Emerging Portfolio Funds Research (“EPFR”) from Informa PLC (“Informa”) for a total cash consideration of $193m. The transaction is subject to various regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.

Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Montagu Private Equity LLP on this transaction.


Montagu is one of Europe’s leading private equity firms and has been investing in businesses for over fifty years. Montagu’s investment strategy is focused on partnership with management in buyouts of high-quality companies operating in stable and growing sectors, providing products and services that their customers would badly miss. Montagu develops a shared strategic vision with management and then provides the necessary financial, strategic and operational resources to help realise that vision and support growth. Montagu partners with companies with enterprise values between €150 million and €1 billion and has €10bn assets under management.

EPFR is a market-leading data provider that tracks the flow of funds across global capital markets, allowing financial professionals access to granular information that helps in the identification of investable trends, ultimately driving better investment decision-making. EPFR datasets serve more than 350 clients spanning a broad range of financial institutions from around the world. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with a presence in the world’s major financial hubs across the United States, the United Kingdom, and APAC, EPFR’s mission-critical products are supported by long-tenured client relationships and strong customer advocacy levels.

Informa is a leading international B2B markets, knowledge services and business intelligence Group. Informa helps commercial, professional and academic communities work smarter and make better decisions faster, through specialist content and intelligence, and opportunities to connect and learn.
Technology & Services

Montagu acquisition of EPFR from Informa

August 2022
Montagu Private Equity LLP
M&A - Buyside
Technology & Services
Business Process Outsourcing
Knowledge Solutions
Marketing, Data & Analytics
Financial Services & Technology
Target Geography
North America
Acquiror Geography