eVestment’s four founders, Jim and Karen Minnick, Matt Crisp and Heath Wilson rang the Nasdaq closing bell on Tuesday, December 5 to celebrate Atlanta-based eVestment’s acquisition by Nasdaq, which was completed on October 23. The acquisition was announced on September 5.
Nasdaq market open and close ceremonies take place at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York City’s Times Square and are broadcast by media outlets around the world.
Nasdaq Executive Vice President of Global Information Services Bjorn Sibbern kicked off the event. “We look forward to many exciting developments resulting from this expansion,” he said. “Together we are leading the way in making markets more efficient and making intelligent analytics more widely available across the spectrum of investors. Nasdaq is very honored to welcome eVestment to the closing of the market today and welcome you to the NASDAQ family.”
eVestment CEO Jim Minnick also delivered remarks before the bell ringing. “Today celebrates the culmination of one part of eVestment’s history and the beginning of eVestment’s next chapter as part of Nasdaq,” he said. “On behalf of all of us at eVestment, I want to say how excited we are to be a part of the Nasdaq family and to also say how incredibly thankful we are to all the people for all the amazing support along the way that made it happen.”
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