Pearson the British publisher of the Financial Times, announced that they will be selling their Mergermarket unit which publishes the Mergermarket deal monitoring and deal data product and Debtwire which covers the global distressed debt market.According to a story in the New York Times, Pearson bought Mergermarket for $192 Million in 2006. The Times story

Years ago I was introduced to the concept of the Virtuous Circle at a meeting with Brian Hall, the first post-Merger CEO of ThomsonWest. In Hall’s presentation, “The Virtuous Circle” was  all about  what I would call the “karma of client relations.”  Treating  your customers fairly  will create loyal customers who will spend ever more money