Mergent can help you merge all sorts of useful data into your business operations and daily activities. The company provides business and financial data on a multitude of publicly-traded companies, stock exchanges, and indices. Mergent's offerings include Mergent Online (Web-based business information), EventsData (Web-based reporting of corporate news), Mergent Manuals (print editions of corporate information), and Mergent Active (analytical research tool). Mergent has offices throughout the US as well as in London, Tokyo, and Melbourne, Australia. It was founded in 1900. Charlotte, North Carolina-based investment firm Carousel Capital owns the company.
Xinhua Finance of Hong Kong sold Mergent and its UK-based index calculation subsidiary Kinetic Information System Services to Carousel Capital for about $95 million in 2008. Additional financing came from Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group. The disposal is part of an effort by Xinhua to focus on its core business of providing information to China's financial information sector. It had acquired Mergent in 2004.