NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones & Company announced that it today has completed the previously announced acquisition of full-ownership of Factiva from its partner in the venture, Reuters.
Factiva provides essential business news and information together with content delivery tools and services to the finance, corporate, professional services and government sectors worldwide. Dow Jones will integrate Factiva with the complementary offerings of Dow Jones Newswires and Dow Jones Licensing Services in its Enterprise Media Group.
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Dow Jones & Company (NYSE:DJ) (dowjones.com) is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. Its Enterprise Media Group includes Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Dow Jones Licensing Services, Dow Jones Indexes and Dow Jones Financial Information Services. Its Local Media Group operates community-based information franchises. Dow Jones provides news content to CNBC and radio stations in the U.S.
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