Deutsche Börse advances in ESG with ISS buy

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By Jasper Cox
18 Nov 2020

Deutsche Börse has beefed up its offering in sustainable finance and corporate governance services through purchasing a majority stake in ISS, the ESG data and analytics provider.

The market infrastructure firm is taking about 80% of ISS in a transaction that values the whole firm at $2.28bn. Private equity house Genstar Capital and ISS's current management will hold a stake of about 20%.

The companies said that the deal was "the logical next step" in ...

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