Paid Content has the skinny on the merger of Thomson and Reuters in the media deal of the year (so far).
Thomson will change its name to Thomson-Reuters Corporation. Reuters will be known as Thomson-Reuters PLC. The combined Thomson Financial unit and Reuters financial and media businesses will be called Reuters. The existing Thomson professional businesses – legal, tax and accounting, scientific and healthcare – will together be known as Thomson-Reuters Professional. Thomson-Reuters PLC and Thomson-Reuters Professional will have identical boards of management.