London—The Economist Group, publisher of The Economist
, Wednesday announced it will acquire EuroFinance Conferences for $16.9 million, with deferred payment of up to $4.5 million based on the performance of the business. EuroFinance produces more than 20 treasury conferences. It will become part of CFO Publishing, a division that includes CFO, CFO Europe, CFO Asia, CFO China, CFO Enterprise
and CFO.com. The new managing director of the division is Carolyn Meier.