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Clarivate Analytics is owned by private-equity firms Onex Corporation (“Onex”) and Baring Private Equity Asia (“Baring Asia”)[1] as part of a $3.55 billion dollar deal, struck by Thomson Reuters in 2017. The company is now called Clarivate Analytics. It owns and operates a collection of subscription-based services "focused on scientific and academic research, patent analytics and regulatory standards, pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence, trademark protection, domain brand protection and intellectual property management."[2] The services focus largely on analytics. It has over 4,000 employees,[2] operates in more than 100 countries,[2] and owns Web of Science, Cortellis, Derwent Innovation, Derwent World Patents Index, CompuMark, MarkMonitor, Techstreet, Publons, EndNote and Kopernio, among others.[2]

Clarivate Analytics
Industry Analytics
Predecessor The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters
Founded 2016; 2 years ago (2016)
Headquarters Philadelphia, United States
Key people
Jay Nadler (CEO)
Owners Onex and Baring Private Equity Asia

Clarivate Analytics was formerly the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters until 2016,[2] when it was acquired by corporate investors and spun off into an independent company.[3] In May 2018, Clarivate Analytics launched Arabic citation index worldwide.[4]


  1. ^ "Web of Science Sold for More Than $3 Billion". The Scientist. Retrieved 2018-05-02. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Clarivate Analytics, About Us: What We Do, retrieved 2017-06-19. 
  3. ^ Clarivate Analytics (2016-10-03). "Acquisition of the Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property and Science Business by Onex and Baring Asia Completed". PR Newswire. Retrieved 2017-11-16. 
  4. ^ "First Arabic citation index worldwide to be launched in Egypt - Egypt Today". Retrieved 2018-06-21.