The company Thomson Financial was a provider of information and technology solutions for the global financial industry and one of five companies of The Thomson Corporation. As part of the takeover of Reuters by the Thomson Group and the founding of the new group Thomson Reuters business areas of Reuters with Thomson Financial were merged on April 17, 2008 at a new company under the name of Thomson Reuters Markets.
Thomson Financial was one of the four main companies of the Canadian conglomerate The Thomson Corporation. Main competitors of Thomson Financial companies were Telekurs, Bloomberg News, Reuters and Factset.
The main brands were: Thomson ONE, First Call, Worldscope, Thomson Datastream, SDC, AutEx, BETA, IR Channel, I / B / E / S and Investing text.
- August 2005: acquisition of the streaming specialists neTVision AG in Nuremberg
- April 2008: acquisition of Reuters