Leeds Equity Partners (Leeds Equity), a New York-based private equity firm, is investing in OptionMetrics, an options and futures database and analytics provider for institutional investors and academic researchers worldwide.

OptionMetrics represents the first investment platform for Leeds Equity Partners VII. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

Leeds Equity actively partners with exceptional management teams to drive innovation and growth in leading companies across the Knowledge Industries, and its investment in OptionMetrics will enable the Company to expand its data and analytics solutions, build upon client services and delivery tools, and meet the emerging needs of its customer base. The partnership strengthens OptionMetrics’ ability to support increasing investor demands for trading and risk assessment tools and represents Leeds Equity’s latest investment in a growing number of financial information services businesses, including Fulcrum Financial Data and CeriFi.

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Source: Private Equity Wire