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SNL Aquires IntierraRMG, Rebranding SNL Metals Economics Group As SNL Metals & Mining

By Kitco News
Wednesday January 8, 2013 10:42 AM

(Kitco News) - SNL Financial, a U.S.-based financial intelligence data provider, has acquired IntierraRMG, a mining focused data provider and is rebranding the SNL Metals Economics Group as SNL Metals & Mining.

Financial figures of the acquisition were not disclosed.

“Following the many enhancements SNL has made to its mining information platform in the past year, the addition of IntierraRMG marks yet another major step forward in the breadth, depth and quality of information we can deliver to clients,” said Jason Goulden, director of SNL Metals & Mining. “We plan to integrate our two databases and support IntierraRMG's other business lines that are new to SNL, including strategic consulting, region-specific conferences and educational seminars.”

SNL said in its press release that in addition to the current offering available to SNL clients – data, news and analysis on worldwide exploration, development, production, planning, and acquisitions activity. SNL Metals & Mining will now provide mining claims data for more than 60 countries, complete coverage of coal and other commodities, complete coverage of early stage assets and Raw Materials Group’s (RMG) successful strategic consulting and high-quality forecast data. 

Through this acquisition, SNL has also expanded its global footprint with offices now in Perth, Stockholm, Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto, they said.

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By Alex Létourneau of Kitco News aletourneau@kitco.com

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