Like Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc.

closed 4/4/2005 via PR Newswire

FIND/SVP, Incorporated, acquired Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: FIND/SVP, Inc., a leading provider of business advisory, research and consulting services, announced today the closing of two previously announced acquisitions. Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc., a rapidly growing quantitative and qualitative custom market research firm, and Signia Partners, Inc.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: FIND/SVP, Incorporated
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence. "
target: Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc.
Atlantic Research and Consulting works with clients on matters related to strategic marketing, planning and problem solving. Advice and consultation on these types of issues is always research- based.
price ($mm)
$7.80
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closed 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cicero-Group merged with AMO Strategic Advisors,

synopsis: French advertising agency Havas SA acquired a majority stake in Cicero Consulting Ltd., a U.K.-based public affairs and corporate communications consultancy. Cicero will be merged into Havas' global advisory network AMO and renamed Cicero/AMO.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: AMO Strategic Advisors
AMO is the leading global partnership of corporate and financial communications consultancies. They provide sophisticated communications counsel for reputation management, M&A and capital market transactions, media relations, investor relations and corporate crises. "
target: Cicero-Group
Cicero is a full-service communications and market research agency. They design and deliver award-winning corporate, brand, political and regulatory campaigns across all major business sectors from their offices in London, Brussels and Dublin.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Revel, acquired Borns B2B

synopsis: Revel, a company that specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses, has acquired Borns B2B, a branding and marketing company designed specifically for business-to-business marketers.
buyer: Revel
Revel specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses. Over the years, they have earned a reputation for delivering measurable ROI through their marketing strategy, brand building and marketing operations capabilities. "
target: Borns B2B
Borns B2B branding and marketing processes are designed for business-to-business marketers. Borns has helped clients market architectural products, biotech R&D services, capital equipment, contract manufacturing services, commercial lighting, industrial packaging, medical devices, and more.
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Consensus Point, acquired Cipher Systems, LLC

synopsis: Consensus Point, a leading global provider of prediction market intelligence and analytics, acquired Cipher Systems, a competitive intelligence consulting firm that supports decision makers around the world. Cipher specializes in hard-to-answer strategic research questions, and can deliver the information you need to make better business decisions.
buyer: Consensus Point
Consensus Point is a leading global provider of prediction market research, analytics, and software to market research firms and Fortune 1000 brands. "
target: Cipher Systems, LLC
Cipher Systems is a competitive intelligence consulting firm that supports decision makers around the world. Cipher specializes in hard-to-answer strategic research questions, and can deliver the information you need to make better business decisions.
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announced 11/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Forrester, will acquire SiriusDecisions, Inc.

synopsis: Forrester, a research and advisory firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SiriusDecisions. SiriusDecisions is a leading business-to-business research and advisory firm. They help companies by delivering actionable intelligence, transformative frameworks and guidance to elevate sales, marketing and product performance.
buyer: Forrester (FORR:$349.37)
Forrester is one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world. They work with business and technology leaders to develop customer-obsessed strategies that drive growth. Forrester's unique insights are grounded in annual surveys, methodologies, and the wisdom of their clients. "
target: SiriusDecisions, Inc.
SiriusDecisions is a leading business-to-business (B2B) advisory firm. They help B2B companies worldwide by delivering the actionable intelligence, transformative frameworks and expert guidance that equip executives to modernize and elevate sales, marketing and product performance.
price ($mm)
$245
rev ($mm)
$87
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Gyro, acquired B2B International

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announces the acquisition of B2B International, the world’s leading specialist business-to-business (B2B) market research company. B2B International will become part of gyro, the world’s first full-service global agency dedicated exclusively to B2B marketing.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Gyro
gyro is the world’s first full-service creative B2B powerhouse, with 17 offices in over 10 countries. The most awarded B2B agency on the planet, gryo was named the 2018 ANA B2B Agency of the Year as well as the 2016 Ad Age B2B Agency of the Year. "
target: B2B International
B2B International is the world’s leading specialist business-to-business (B2B) market research company. B2B International help clients to realise their strategic goals by making decisions which are driven by insights and intelligence.
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closed 8/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Critical Research, acquired Saville Rossiter-Base

synopsis: Critical Research has acquired B2B research specialist Saville Rossiter-Base. Based in the UK, Saville Rossiter-Base is a market research agency. Saville Rossiter-Base offers a wide range of research approaches across sectors including financial services and insurance, business services, retail, telecoms, travel and tourism, and media.
buyer: Critical Research
Critical is one of the UK’s leading independent specialist market research companies, offering sound experience in business, financial, and specialist consumer markets. Their online system has been developed to coincide with their CATI data collection procedures. "
target: Saville Rossiter-Base
Based in the United Kingdom, Saville Rossiter-Base is a B2B market research agency. Saville Rossiter-Base offers a wide range of research approaches across sectors including financial services and insurance, business services, retail, telecoms, travel and tourism, and media.
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closed 8/2/2017 via Company Press Release

PwC, acquired Optimisa Research

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers announced that it has acquired the UK research business, Optimisa Research. Optimisa Research is a full service research agency with offices in London and Leeds and has over 30 years' experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative projects.
buyer: PwC
PwC’s accounting practice originated in London well over a century ago, and has expanded worldwide. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, human resources, deals and forensics. "
target: Optimisa Research
Optimisa Research is a full service research agency with offices in London and Leeds and has over 30 years' experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative projects. The company has an annual turnover of around £4m and employs forty-five staff.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/29/2016 via Company Press Release

FARM, acquired Focused Marketing Associates

synopsis: Focused Marketing Associates (FMA), a more than 20-year-old Western New York-based strategic market research and business intelligence company, has been acquired by FARM, one of Western New York’s leading marketing agencies. In conjunction with the acquisition, FMA has evolved its brand, adopting the new name, Pathfinder.
buyer parent: Larry Robb
buyer: FARM
FARM operates as an integrated marketing communications agency. It offers market research, audience research, product development research, competitive analysis, data analytics, audits, and business intelligence services; and strategic business consulting, brand positioning and much more. "
target: Focused Marketing Associates
Focused Marketing Associates specializes in market research, business intelligence and business strategy for all facets of clients’ business including: operations, product development, sales and marketing, by guiding business forward through: market research, business intelligence, & data analytics.
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closed 2/2/2016 via PR Newswire

MarketResearch.com, Inc., acquired Freedonia Group Inc.

synopsis: MarketResearch.com, a leader of market research solutions and services, has completed its acquisition of The Freedonia Group, a global creator of reliable and unbiased industry research reports and consulting services for more than 30 years.
buyer parent: Freedonia Group Inc.
buyer: MarketResearch.com, Inc.
MarketResearch.com is the leading provider of global market intelligence products and services. MarketResearch.com offers instant online access to the world's most extensive database of expert insights on industries, companies, products, and trends. "
target: Freedonia Group Inc.
The Freedonia Group is a leading international business research company. It publishes industry market research studies, including industry analysis, product and market forecasts, industry trends, threats and opportunities, competitive strategies, market share determinations, and company profiles.
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closed 4/1/2015 via BusinessWire

Survey Sampling, Inc., acquired MRops

synopsis: Survey Sampling, Inc. (SSI) has purchased the majority of assets of MRops, an industry-leading provider of end-to-end market research operations services to management consulting firms and market research agencies.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Survey Sampling, Inc.
Survey Sampling, Inc. ("SSI") is the premier global provider of sampling, data collection and data analytic solutions for survey research. SSI reaches respondents in 100+ countries via Internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed access offerings. "
target: MRops
Founded in January 2007, MRops specializes in business-to-business research, executive interviewing, statistical services and sampling solutions. The company has approximately 200 employees across offices in North America,
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announced 1/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Kantar Group, will acquire Oasis Insights

synopsis: WPP-owned Kantar is buying a majority stake in Oasis Insights, a full service market research consultancy based in Karachi, Pakistan. Oasis Insights specialises in brand tracking, consumer and segmentation studies, along with NPD, media and ad research across a wide range of industries.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: The Kantar Group
Kantar is the information, insight and consultancy division of the WPP group, bringing together the world's largest survey research capability with the hottest and most creative brand strategy and development consultancies. "
target: Oasis Insights
Oasis Insights is a full service market research consultancy. It specialises in brand tracking, consumer and segmentation studies, along with NPD, media and ad research across a wide range of industries such as the telecoms, financial services, automotive and oil and gas sectors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Ipsos S.A, acquired Consumer Behavior & Insight

synopsis: Ipsos has extended its presence in South East Asia with the acquisition of analysis specialist Consumer Behavior & Insight (CBI) in Vietnam. Founded in 1998, CBI offers a full range of qualitative and quantitative services from operations in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, where it employs around 70 full-time staff.
buyer: Ipsos S.A (ENXTPA:IPS:$2,038.49)
Ipsos is a leading, independent, publicly-listed market research company. Headquartered in Paris, it has offices in 64 countries and conducts research in more than 100 countries. "
target: Consumer Behavior & Insight
Founded in 1998, Consumer Behavior & Insight offers a full range of qualitative and quantitative services for a wide range of industries, including: FMCG; Healthcare; Nutrition; Finance; Rural & Agriculture; Lifestyle; and Automobile.
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closed 8/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Guideline, Inc. merged with infoUSA, Inc.,

synopsis: infoUSA the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases and sales leads announced the successful conclusion of its cash tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock and Series A preferred stock of Guideline, Inc., a New York corporation.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Guideline, Inc.
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence.
price ($mm)[EV]
$29 [$31]
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
14.9x
closed 12/13/2005 via Company Press Release

Eli Reseach, Inc., acquired Business Communications Co., Inc.

synopsis: Eli Research, LLC, has acquired the assets of industry research and technical market analysis firm Business Communications Company, Inc., announced Eli Research Chairman and CEO Greg Lindberg.
buyer: Eli Reseach, Inc.
Eli Research is a research and information company with over 60 print and online publications serving our core markets of health care, law and financial services. "
target parent: Thomas Publishing Company, Inc.
target: Business Communications Co., Inc.
BCC Research is an information resource producing high-quality market research reports, newsletters, and conferences. Information products explore major market, economic, scientific, and technological developments for business leaders in industrial, pharmaceutical, and high technology organizations.
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closed 11/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Bacon's Information Inc., acquired multivision, inc.

synopsis: Bacon's Information, Inc., a provider of media research, distribution, monitoring and evaluation services for public relations, marketing and corporate communications professionals, today announced the acquisition of Multivision, Inc., a broadcast monitoring and media management company headquartered in Oakland, California.
buyer parent: Cision
buyer: Bacon's Information Inc.
Bacon's Information provides a wide range of information and assistance for anyone needing to research, contact or monitor the media. Bacon's is a leading provider of media services to public relations professionals in corporate, non-profit, governmental and educational environments. Bacon's is kno "
target: multivision, inc.
multivision is a leader in the collection, analysis and delivery of real-time corporate intelligence. Businesses rely on multivision’s services to track public opinion, communications campaigns and informational research across the spectrum of media.
price ($mm)
$25
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closed 4/4/2005 via PR Newswire

FIND/SVP, Incorporated, acquired Signia Partners, Inc.

synopsis: FIND/SVP, Inc., a leading provider of business advisory, research and consulting services, announced today the closing of two previously announced acquisitions. Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc. and Signia Partners, Inc., a leading provider of in-depth business research and fact-based decision support.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: FIND/SVP, Incorporated
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence. "
target: Signia Partners, Inc.
Signia Partners has a strong track record of success delivering high-value strategic and tactical consulting services. And, we target our services toward results-oriented clients with specific goals in view – we’re not interested in conducting research for its own sake.
price ($mm)
$7.80
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closed 1/25/2018 via BusinessWire

FiscalNote Inc., acquired SHUNGHAM

synopsis: FiscalNote, a company that enables government affairs professionals and executives to maximize their influence on legislation and regulatory policy, has acquired SHUNGHAM, a professional intelligence firm providing high-quality, highly structured business information services to industry and government.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
The FiscalNote GRM platform is the most effective solution for managing government impact and public issues and is quickly becoming the cloud platform of choice for global brands as they analyze and manage their government risk, opportunity, and influence. "
target: SHUNGHAM
SHUNGHAM is a professional intelligence firm providing high-quality, highly structured business information services to industry and government.
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closed 5/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Freeman XP, acquired Exhibit Surveys Inc.

synopsis: Experiential marketing agency Freeman XP has acquired Exhibit Surveys, an award-winning market research and consulting firm. With over 50 years of success, Exhibit Surveys has benchmarked the event industry, providing unmatched quantitative knowledge as well as program-specific research and analytics expertise.
buyer parent: The Freeman Companies
buyer: Freeman XP
Freeman uses the power of integrated digital and live brand experiences to move markets, connect people, support growth and generate revenues for the world's leading organizations. Freeman generates insights that define program strategies, target audiences and deliver messages that generate results."
target: Exhibit Surveys Inc.
Exhibit Surveys has developed unique diagnostic tools to provide guidance and sound recommendations to exhibitors, corporate event producers, consumer experiential event producers, association and for-profit trade show organizers, convention facilities and suppliers to the events marketing industry.
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closed 7/29/2014 via PR Newswire

Novetta Solutions, LLC, acquired Global News Intelligence

synopsis: Novetta Solutions, LLC, a company that provides advanced analytics technology solutions to US Government and commercial enterprises working with massive quantities of data, announced the acquisition of Global News Intelligence, a sentiment and influence analytics firm that supports commercial and government clients in the US and abroad.
buyer parent: Arlington Capital Partners
buyer: Novetta Solutions, LLC
Novetta provides advanced analytics technology solutions to US Government and commercial enterprises working with massive quantities of data, focusing primarily on cyber, identity and social analytics challenges. "
target: Global News Intelligence
Global News Intelligence is a sentiment and influence analytics firm that supports commercial and government clients in the US and abroad. They deliver critical insights to global customers through its powerful, proprietary technology.
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closed 4/4/2005 via PR Newswire

FIND/SVP, Incorporated, acquired Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: FIND/SVP, Inc., a leading provider of business advisory, research and consulting services, announced today the closing of two previously announced acquisitions. Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc., a rapidly growing quantitative and qualitative custom market research firm, and Signia Partners, Inc.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: FIND/SVP, Incorporated
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence. "
target: Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc.
Atlantic Research and Consulting works with clients on matters related to strategic marketing, planning and problem solving. Advice and consultation on these types of issues is always research- based.
price ($mm)
$7.80
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closed 8/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Guideline, Inc. merged with infoUSA, Inc.,

synopsis: infoUSA the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases and sales leads announced the successful conclusion of its cash tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock and Series A preferred stock of Guideline, Inc., a New York corporation.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Guideline, Inc.
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence.
price ($mm)[EV]
$29 [$31]
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
14.9x
closed 4/4/2005 via PR Newswire

FIND/SVP, Incorporated, acquired Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: FIND/SVP, Inc., a leading provider of business advisory, research and consulting services, announced today the closing of two previously announced acquisitions. Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc., a rapidly growing quantitative and qualitative custom market research firm, and Signia Partners, Inc.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: FIND/SVP, Incorporated
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence. "
target: Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc.
Atlantic Research and Consulting works with clients on matters related to strategic marketing, planning and problem solving. Advice and consultation on these types of issues is always research- based.
price ($mm)
$7.80
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 4/4/2005 via PR Newswire

FIND/SVP, Incorporated, acquired Signia Partners, Inc.

synopsis: FIND/SVP, Inc., a leading provider of business advisory, research and consulting services, announced today the closing of two previously announced acquisitions. Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc. and Signia Partners, Inc., a leading provider of in-depth business research and fact-based decision support.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: FIND/SVP, Incorporated
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence. "
target: Signia Partners, Inc.
Signia Partners has a strong track record of success delivering high-value strategic and tactical consulting services. And, we target our services toward results-oriented clients with specific goals in view – we’re not interested in conducting research for its own sake.
price ($mm)
$7.80
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/4/2005 via PR Newswire

FIND/SVP, Incorporated, acquired Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: FIND/SVP, Inc., a leading provider of business advisory, research and consulting services, announced today the closing of two previously announced acquisitions. Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc., a rapidly growing quantitative and qualitative custom market research firm, and Signia Partners, Inc.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: FIND/SVP, Incorporated
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence. "
target: Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc.
Atlantic Research and Consulting works with clients on matters related to strategic marketing, planning and problem solving. Advice and consultation on these types of issues is always research- based.
price ($mm)
$7.80
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cicero-Group merged with AMO Strategic Advisors,

synopsis: French advertising agency Havas SA acquired a majority stake in Cicero Consulting Ltd., a U.K.-based public affairs and corporate communications consultancy. Cicero will be merged into Havas' global advisory network AMO and renamed Cicero/AMO.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: AMO Strategic Advisors
AMO is the leading global partnership of corporate and financial communications consultancies. They provide sophisticated communications counsel for reputation management, M&A and capital market transactions, media relations, investor relations and corporate crises. "
target: Cicero-Group
Cicero is a full-service communications and market research agency. They design and deliver award-winning corporate, brand, political and regulatory campaigns across all major business sectors from their offices in London, Brussels and Dublin.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Revel, acquired Borns B2B

synopsis: Revel, a company that specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses, has acquired Borns B2B, a branding and marketing company designed specifically for business-to-business marketers.
buyer: Revel
Revel specializes in building strong brands that grow manufacturing businesses. Over the years, they have earned a reputation for delivering measurable ROI through their marketing strategy, brand building and marketing operations capabilities. "
target: Borns B2B
Borns B2B branding and marketing processes are designed for business-to-business marketers. Borns has helped clients market architectural products, biotech R&D services, capital equipment, contract manufacturing services, commercial lighting, industrial packaging, medical devices, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Consensus Point, acquired Cipher Systems, LLC

synopsis: Consensus Point, a leading global provider of prediction market intelligence and analytics, acquired Cipher Systems, a competitive intelligence consulting firm that supports decision makers around the world. Cipher specializes in hard-to-answer strategic research questions, and can deliver the information you need to make better business decisions.
buyer: Consensus Point
Consensus Point is a leading global provider of prediction market research, analytics, and software to market research firms and Fortune 1000 brands. "
target: Cipher Systems, LLC
Cipher Systems is a competitive intelligence consulting firm that supports decision makers around the world. Cipher specializes in hard-to-answer strategic research questions, and can deliver the information you need to make better business decisions.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 11/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Forrester, will acquire SiriusDecisions, Inc.

synopsis: Forrester, a research and advisory firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SiriusDecisions. SiriusDecisions is a leading business-to-business research and advisory firm. They help companies by delivering actionable intelligence, transformative frameworks and guidance to elevate sales, marketing and product performance.
buyer: Forrester (FORR:$349.37)
Forrester is one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world. They work with business and technology leaders to develop customer-obsessed strategies that drive growth. Forrester's unique insights are grounded in annual surveys, methodologies, and the wisdom of their clients. "
target: SiriusDecisions, Inc.
SiriusDecisions is a leading business-to-business (B2B) advisory firm. They help B2B companies worldwide by delivering the actionable intelligence, transformative frameworks and expert guidance that equip executives to modernize and elevate sales, marketing and product performance.
price ($mm)
$245
rev ($mm)
$87
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Gyro, acquired B2B International

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network announces the acquisition of B2B International, the world’s leading specialist business-to-business (B2B) market research company. B2B International will become part of gyro, the world’s first full-service global agency dedicated exclusively to B2B marketing.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: Gyro
gyro is the world’s first full-service creative B2B powerhouse, with 17 offices in over 10 countries. The most awarded B2B agency on the planet, gryo was named the 2018 ANA B2B Agency of the Year as well as the 2016 Ad Age B2B Agency of the Year. "
target: B2B International
B2B International is the world’s leading specialist business-to-business (B2B) market research company. B2B International help clients to realise their strategic goals by making decisions which are driven by insights and intelligence.
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closed 8/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Critical Research, acquired Saville Rossiter-Base

synopsis: Critical Research has acquired B2B research specialist Saville Rossiter-Base. Based in the UK, Saville Rossiter-Base is a market research agency. Saville Rossiter-Base offers a wide range of research approaches across sectors including financial services and insurance, business services, retail, telecoms, travel and tourism, and media.
buyer: Critical Research
Critical is one of the UK’s leading independent specialist market research companies, offering sound experience in business, financial, and specialist consumer markets. Their online system has been developed to coincide with their CATI data collection procedures. "
target: Saville Rossiter-Base
Based in the United Kingdom, Saville Rossiter-Base is a B2B market research agency. Saville Rossiter-Base offers a wide range of research approaches across sectors including financial services and insurance, business services, retail, telecoms, travel and tourism, and media.
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closed 8/2/2017 via Company Press Release

PwC, acquired Optimisa Research

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers announced that it has acquired the UK research business, Optimisa Research. Optimisa Research is a full service research agency with offices in London and Leeds and has over 30 years' experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative projects.
buyer: PwC
PwC’s accounting practice originated in London well over a century ago, and has expanded worldwide. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, human resources, deals and forensics. "
target: Optimisa Research
Optimisa Research is a full service research agency with offices in London and Leeds and has over 30 years' experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative projects. The company has an annual turnover of around £4m and employs forty-five staff.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/29/2016 via Company Press Release

FARM, acquired Focused Marketing Associates

synopsis: Focused Marketing Associates (FMA), a more than 20-year-old Western New York-based strategic market research and business intelligence company, has been acquired by FARM, one of Western New York’s leading marketing agencies. In conjunction with the acquisition, FMA has evolved its brand, adopting the new name, Pathfinder.
buyer parent: Larry Robb
buyer: FARM
FARM operates as an integrated marketing communications agency. It offers market research, audience research, product development research, competitive analysis, data analytics, audits, and business intelligence services; and strategic business consulting, brand positioning and much more. "
target: Focused Marketing Associates
Focused Marketing Associates specializes in market research, business intelligence and business strategy for all facets of clients’ business including: operations, product development, sales and marketing, by guiding business forward through: market research, business intelligence, & data analytics.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/2/2016 via PR Newswire

MarketResearch.com, Inc., acquired Freedonia Group Inc.

synopsis: MarketResearch.com, a leader of market research solutions and services, has completed its acquisition of The Freedonia Group, a global creator of reliable and unbiased industry research reports and consulting services for more than 30 years.
buyer parent: Freedonia Group Inc.
buyer: MarketResearch.com, Inc.
MarketResearch.com is the leading provider of global market intelligence products and services. MarketResearch.com offers instant online access to the world's most extensive database of expert insights on industries, companies, products, and trends. "
target: Freedonia Group Inc.
The Freedonia Group is a leading international business research company. It publishes industry market research studies, including industry analysis, product and market forecasts, industry trends, threats and opportunities, competitive strategies, market share determinations, and company profiles.
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closed 4/1/2015 via BusinessWire

Survey Sampling, Inc., acquired MRops

synopsis: Survey Sampling, Inc. (SSI) has purchased the majority of assets of MRops, an industry-leading provider of end-to-end market research operations services to management consulting firms and market research agencies.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Survey Sampling, Inc.
Survey Sampling, Inc. ("SSI") is the premier global provider of sampling, data collection and data analytic solutions for survey research. SSI reaches respondents in 100+ countries via Internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed access offerings. "
target: MRops
Founded in January 2007, MRops specializes in business-to-business research, executive interviewing, statistical services and sampling solutions. The company has approximately 200 employees across offices in North America,
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announced 1/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Kantar Group, will acquire Oasis Insights

synopsis: WPP-owned Kantar is buying a majority stake in Oasis Insights, a full service market research consultancy based in Karachi, Pakistan. Oasis Insights specialises in brand tracking, consumer and segmentation studies, along with NPD, media and ad research across a wide range of industries.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: The Kantar Group
Kantar is the information, insight and consultancy division of the WPP group, bringing together the world's largest survey research capability with the hottest and most creative brand strategy and development consultancies. "
target: Oasis Insights
Oasis Insights is a full service market research consultancy. It specialises in brand tracking, consumer and segmentation studies, along with NPD, media and ad research across a wide range of industries such as the telecoms, financial services, automotive and oil and gas sectors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Ipsos S.A, acquired Consumer Behavior & Insight

synopsis: Ipsos has extended its presence in South East Asia with the acquisition of analysis specialist Consumer Behavior & Insight (CBI) in Vietnam. Founded in 1998, CBI offers a full range of qualitative and quantitative services from operations in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, where it employs around 70 full-time staff.
buyer: Ipsos S.A (ENXTPA:IPS:$2,038.49)
Ipsos is a leading, independent, publicly-listed market research company. Headquartered in Paris, it has offices in 64 countries and conducts research in more than 100 countries. "
target: Consumer Behavior & Insight
Founded in 1998, Consumer Behavior & Insight offers a full range of qualitative and quantitative services for a wide range of industries, including: FMCG; Healthcare; Nutrition; Finance; Rural & Agriculture; Lifestyle; and Automobile.
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closed 8/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Guideline, Inc. merged with infoUSA, Inc.,

synopsis: infoUSA the leading provider of proprietary business and consumer databases and sales leads announced the successful conclusion of its cash tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock and Series A preferred stock of Guideline, Inc., a New York corporation.
buyer: infoUSA, Inc. (IUSA:$499.91)
Infogroup is the leading provider of data and interactive resources that enables targeted sales, effective marketing and insightful research solutions. "
target: Guideline, Inc.
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence.
price ($mm)[EV]
$29 [$31]
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
14.9x
closed 12/13/2005 via Company Press Release

Eli Reseach, Inc., acquired Business Communications Co., Inc.

synopsis: Eli Research, LLC, has acquired the assets of industry research and technical market analysis firm Business Communications Company, Inc., announced Eli Research Chairman and CEO Greg Lindberg.
buyer: Eli Reseach, Inc.
Eli Research is a research and information company with over 60 print and online publications serving our core markets of health care, law and financial services. "
target parent: Thomas Publishing Company, Inc.
target: Business Communications Co., Inc.
BCC Research is an information resource producing high-quality market research reports, newsletters, and conferences. Information products explore major market, economic, scientific, and technological developments for business leaders in industrial, pharmaceutical, and high technology organizations.
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closed 11/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Bacon's Information Inc., acquired multivision, inc.

synopsis: Bacon's Information, Inc., a provider of media research, distribution, monitoring and evaluation services for public relations, marketing and corporate communications professionals, today announced the acquisition of Multivision, Inc., a broadcast monitoring and media management company headquartered in Oakland, California.
buyer parent: Cision
buyer: Bacon's Information Inc.
Bacon's Information provides a wide range of information and assistance for anyone needing to research, contact or monitor the media. Bacon's is a leading provider of media services to public relations professionals in corporate, non-profit, governmental and educational environments. Bacon's is kno "
target: multivision, inc.
multivision is a leader in the collection, analysis and delivery of real-time corporate intelligence. Businesses rely on multivision’s services to track public opinion, communications campaigns and informational research across the spectrum of media.
price ($mm)
$25
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closed 4/4/2005 via PR Newswire

FIND/SVP, Incorporated, acquired Signia Partners, Inc.

synopsis: FIND/SVP, Inc., a leading provider of business advisory, research and consulting services, announced today the closing of two previously announced acquisitions. Atlantic Research & Consulting, Inc. and Signia Partners, Inc., a leading provider of in-depth business research and fact-based decision support.
buyer parent: infoUSA, Inc.
buyer: FIND/SVP, Incorporated
Guideline, Inc. is the nation's only single-source provider of customized business research and analysis. Through its end-to-end continuum of On-Demand Business Research, Custom Market Research, Strategic Intelligence, and Product Development Intelligence. "
target: Signia Partners, Inc.
Signia Partners has a strong track record of success delivering high-value strategic and tactical consulting services. And, we target our services toward results-oriented clients with specific goals in view – we’re not interested in conducting research for its own sake.
price ($mm)
$7.80
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closed 1/25/2018 via BusinessWire

FiscalNote Inc., acquired SHUNGHAM

synopsis: FiscalNote, a company that enables government affairs professionals and executives to maximize their influence on legislation and regulatory policy, has acquired SHUNGHAM, a professional intelligence firm providing high-quality, highly structured business information services to industry and government.
buyer: FiscalNote Inc.
The FiscalNote GRM platform is the most effective solution for managing government impact and public issues and is quickly becoming the cloud platform of choice for global brands as they analyze and manage their government risk, opportunity, and influence. "
target: SHUNGHAM
SHUNGHAM is a professional intelligence firm providing high-quality, highly structured business information services to industry and government.
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closed 5/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Freeman XP, acquired Exhibit Surveys Inc.

synopsis: Experiential marketing agency Freeman XP has acquired Exhibit Surveys, an award-winning market research and consulting firm. With over 50 years of success, Exhibit Surveys has benchmarked the event industry, providing unmatched quantitative knowledge as well as program-specific research and analytics expertise.
buyer parent: The Freeman Companies
buyer: Freeman XP
Freeman uses the power of integrated digital and live brand experiences to move markets, connect people, support growth and generate revenues for the world's leading organizations. Freeman generates insights that define program strategies, target audiences and deliver messages that generate results."
target: Exhibit Surveys Inc.
Exhibit Surveys has developed unique diagnostic tools to provide guidance and sound recommendations to exhibitors, corporate event producers, consumer experiential event producers, association and for-profit trade show organizers, convention facilities and suppliers to the events marketing industry.
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closed 7/29/2014 via PR Newswire

Novetta Solutions, LLC, acquired Global News Intelligence

synopsis: Novetta Solutions, LLC, a company that provides advanced analytics technology solutions to US Government and commercial enterprises working with massive quantities of data, announced the acquisition of Global News Intelligence, a sentiment and influence analytics firm that supports commercial and government clients in the US and abroad.
buyer parent: Arlington Capital Partners
buyer: Novetta Solutions, LLC
Novetta provides advanced analytics technology solutions to US Government and commercial enterprises working with massive quantities of data, focusing primarily on cyber, identity and social analytics challenges. "
target: Global News Intelligence
Global News Intelligence is a sentiment and influence analytics firm that supports commercial and government clients in the US and abroad. They deliver critical insights to global customers through its powerful, proprietary technology.
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