Monday, September 21, 2009

More Acquisitions: IHS buys ESS

Acquisitions continue this year as ESS is acquired by IHS. IHS continues it's consolidation of mid sized EHS vendors (IHS purchased ESP and Dolphin last year). IHS and ESS were 2 of the 7 Emerging Leaders in the Enterprise Carbon Accounting vendor space identified in our May 2009 research report.

In the last 18 months we have seen the following ECA acquisitions:
Q2 2008: Johnson Controls buys PWI Energy
Q2 2009: SAP purchases Clear Standards
Q2 2009: EnerNoc buys remain assess of Equilibrium
Q3 2009: IHS acquires ESS

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