The Mergermarket Group (Mergermarket Ltd) is a media company which is part of the Financial Times Group. Through its web-based products mergermarket, dealReporter, Debtwire, MergerID, PaRR, wealthmonitor, Remark and its acquisition of Infinata and Xtract Research, The Mergermarket Group provides the advisory, corporate and financial communities with actionable financial intelligence, analysis and data. Mergermarket subscribers include more than 3,500 advisory firms, investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporates. The company now has over 800 staff including a 500-strong team of specialist journalists and analysts in 65 locations around the world with headquarters in London, New York and Hong Kong.
Mergermarket was incorporated in December 1999 by founders Caspar Hobbs, Charlie Welsh and Gawn Rowan Hamilton.
In September 2007, The Mergermarket Group acquired Infinata, an information solutions and marketing analytics provider to the global financial service, life science, and high technology industries.
In March 2010 the company acquired Xtract Research, which provides bond covenant data to help investors understand the impact of covenants on valuation.