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Latin Force LLC, acquired Geoscape International

synopsis: Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group announced the merger of Latin Force LLC, a Hispanic marketing strategy firm, with Geoscape International Inc., the leading multicultural consumer intelligence and data analytics company. UIG is a substantial investor in Latin Force Group, the merged entity. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: Latin Force LLC
Latin Force Group is a strategy and market intelligence firm that provides cultural insights, consumer intelligence, go-to-market plans, databases, technology and analytics to help our clients achieve significant growth with America’s new mainstream consumers. "
target: Geoscape International
Geoscape International, Inc. is a company dedicated to providing multicultural and multinational market intelligence information systems enabling more effective business strategy and tactics. Its products and services are relied upon by some of the most prestigious companies in the world.
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announced 10/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cint AB, will acquire Lucid Holdings, LLC

synopsis: Cint Group AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the stock in Lucid. Lucid is a programmatic research technology platform that provides access to first-party survey data with respondents in over 100 countries.
buyer: Cint AB (OM:CINT:$145.77)
Headquartered in Sweden, Cint is a global software leader in digital insights gathering. The Cint platform automates the insights gathering process so that companies can gain access to insights faster with unparalleled scale. "
target: Lucid Holdings, LLC
Lucid is a programmatic research technology platform that provides access to first-party survey data with respondents in over 100 countries. With its global community of sample buyers and suppliers, the Lucid Marketplace enables anyone, in any industry, to ask questions of online audiences.
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closed 6/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Sermo, acquired Minter Group

synopsis: Sermo, the world’s leading healthcare provider insights company and the first social media platform for physicians, announced its acquisition of Australia-based market research leader, Minter Group. Since 2003 Minter has built a variety of research panels across various industries including IT, consumer and healthcare.
buyer: Sermo
Sermo is the world’s leading healthcare provider insights company and the first social media platform for physicians. They offer a unique physician-first online community that allows clinicians to communicate about issues that are important to them and their patients. "
target: Minter Group
Minter Group is an Australia-based market research leader. Since 2003 Minter has built a variety of research panels across various industries including IT, consumer and healthcare.
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closed 3/30/2021 via Company Press Release

Schlesinger Group, acquired Addison Research

synopsis: Schlesinger Group, a leading data collection company, has acquired Addison Research, a rapidly growing fieldwork, and research services provider headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The combined qualitative and quantitative capabilities unlock substantial additional value for both Addison and Schlesinger clients.
buyer parent: Gauge Capital
buyer: Schlesinger Group
Schlesinger Group is a leading data collection company offering a broad range of qualitative and quantitative solutions worldwide. The Group delivers high-quality recruitment and research services for any methodology, including online surveys, online communities, webcam focus groups, and more. "
target: Addison Research
Based in Toronto, Addison Research is a boutique data collection & market insights firm providing fieldwork in the USA and Canada. Addison is a one-stop-shop for all a company's fieldwork needs, including telephone, recruitment, focus groups, on-site Central Location Tests (CLT), and online.
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closed 11/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Spiceworks Ziff Davis, acquired Aberdeen

synopsis: Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD) has acquired Aberdeen, a leading global provider of behavioral-based marketing solutions, from intent-targeted media to demand gen programs and independent industry research. Aberdeen has a suite of unique products that complement SWZD’s products and services.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Spiceworks Ziff Davis
Spiceworks is a social network for IT professionals. They’re the marketplace where tech buyers and sellers come together to push the world forward with technology, solve tech challenges and support each other, making it the largest, most unique IT community of its kind. "
target parent: Halyard Capital
target: Aberdeen
Aberdeen is a leading global provider of behavioral-based marketing solutions, from intent-targeted media to demand gen programs and independent industry research. Aberdeen answers the ultimate sales and marketing questions of “what”, “who”, and “when” with its unique abilities.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

YouGov plc, acquired Wizsight

synopsis: UK-based YouGov has acquired Wizsight, the award-winning Turkish online-focused research agency. Through the acquisition, YouGov will be able to offer a greater array of research products and services to clients and further increase panel activity in Turkey by transitioning Wizsight's existing research projects onto the YouGov platform.
buyer: YouGov plc (AIM:YOU:$223.64)
UK-based YouGov is an international research and data analytics group. YouGov combines its continuous stream of data with its research expertise to provide insights that enable intelligent decision-making and informed conversations. "
target: Wizsight
Wizsight is an award-winning Turkish online-focussed research agency. The company's services include usage and attitude studies, target audience determination, client satisfaction surveys, store and enterprise analysis, brand positioning and awareness research, and more.
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closed 10/21/2020 via PR Newswire

DCG ONE, acquired Vertigo Partners

synopsis: DCG ONE, one of the largest privately held marketing services providers on the West Coast, announced the acquisition of Vertigo Partners, LLC, a Stamford, Connecticut based qualitative market and user research firm.
buyer: DCG ONE
DCG ONE is one of the largest privately held marketing services providers on the West Coast. They service a variety of Fortune 500 companies and provides world-class marketing capabilities from print production to integrated fulfillment and data services to a full-service creative agency division. "
target: Vertigo Partners
Vertigo Partners, LLC is a Stamford, Connecticut based qualitative market and user research firm. They specialize in remote approaches to qualitative research that reduce timelines and cost without sacrificing quality.
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closed 7/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

themission, acquired Innovationbubble

synopsis: Mission is pleased to announce the acquisition of Innovationbubble, the international psychological insights and behavioural solutions consultancy. Their award-winning approach investigates the reason for a customers’ and employees'​ behavior, providing businesses with the insight they need.
buyer: themission (AIM:TMMG:$176.19)
Mission is a technology-embraced marketing communications and advertising group delivering digital, brand, marketing, advertising and full service communications. themission employs more than 1,000 people across the UK, Asia and the US, and works with some of the world’s leading brands. "
target: Innovationbubble
Innovationbubble is the international psychological insights and behavioral solutions consultancy. Their award-winning approach investigates the reason for a customers’ and employees'​ behavior, providing businesses with the insight they need.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

MJH Life Sciences, acquired Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP

synopsis: MJH Life Sciences™ has announced it has acquired the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) from Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). PBMI is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management.
buyer: MJH Life Sciences
MJH Life Sciences™ is the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels, providing health care professionals with the information and resources they need to optimize patient outcomes."
target parent: Pharmaceutical Strategies Group, LLC
target: Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP
The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management. Their insights enable evidence-based decision making in a complex and evolving pharmaceuticals marketplace.
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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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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

infoSource, acquired HSA Inc.

synopsis: Switzerland headquartered document hardware market research firm Infosource has acquired Harvey Spencer Associates Inc. (HSA), the premier market analyst company for the worldwide Capture Software market. The result is a leading analyst firm covering the breadth of the document hardware and software markets worldwide.
buyer: infoSource
Located in Switzerland, Infosource leads the market research industry in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa by providing accurate market sizing data across a range of office automation industries. The company's strength lies in its detailed field research conducted on an individual model basis. "
target: HSA Inc.
HSA specializes in technologies used to create, understand, extract, and create meaningful, relevant information for businesses. HSA's services include Market Analysis, Technology Planning Assistance, Product Positioning, Product Management, Client Sponsored Research and Strategic Planning Services.
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closed 11/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Truesight Consulting, LLC merged with Marketscience Consulting, Ltd,

synopsis: Truesight Consulting, an independent, advanced marketing analytics and solutions company, has merged with Marketscience Consulting, an award-winning independent consultancy specializing in advanced econometric modelling, statistical analysis and bespoke advice on traditional and digital marketing investments.
buyer: Marketscience Consulting, Ltd
Marketscience Consulting is an award-winning independent consultancy specializing in advanced econometric modelling, statistical analysis and bespoke advice on traditional and digital marketing investments. "
target: Truesight Consulting, LLC
Truesight Consulting is an independent, advanced marketing analytics and solutions company that unifies technology, data, and modeling solutions to drive client results. Truesight was conceived to be a full service, radically transparent analytics partner.
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closed 9/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

AnalitiQs, acquired No Ties

synopsis: AnalitiQs, a Dutch company that is specialized in predicting and explaining people’s behavior, has acquired No Ties, a Dutch company that supports market research agencies, companies and government institutions with field research.
buyer: AnalitiQs
AnalitiQs is a Dutch company that provides organizations with the insights they need to make better decisions through the clever use of data. They are specialized in predicting and explaining people’s behavior; people in the role of employee as well as in the role of customer. "
target: No Ties
No Ties is a Dutch company that supports market research agencies, companies and government institutions with field research. They use their Peil.nl database to conduct political and societal research and its inVotes platform to gather opinions on the quality of services/products of organizations.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired Four Twenty Seven, Inc.

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation, an American business and financial services company, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Four Twenty Seven, Inc., a leading provider of data, intelligence, and analysis related to physical climate risks.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$6,218.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target: Four Twenty Seven, Inc.
Four Twenty Seven is an award-winning market research and advisory firm that brings climate intelligence into economic and financial decision-making.
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

erecruit, acquired Innovantage

synopsis: Erecruit, a global provider of enterprise software for staffing firms, has acquired Innovantage, the UK’s leading provider of real-time labour market intelligence. Innovantage tracks millions of live online job postings each month that are advertised across major job boards, as well as thousands of company websites,
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: erecruit
Erecruit is the leading innovator in enterprise staffing software, VMS and onboarding solutions for large staffing firms and employers. Erecruit uses modern technologies to provide a highly scalable and configurable solution that allows firms to put their clients at the heart of their businesses. "
target: Innovantage
Innovantage is the UK’s leading provider of real-time labour market intelligence. By tracking millions of live online job postings each month advertised across the UK’s major job boards and company websites, their software provides the most comprehensive analysis of recruitment demand in the UK.
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announced 1/24/2019 via BusinessWire

UserTesting, will acquire UserMuse

synopsis: UserTesting, the leading on-demand Human Insight Platform, announced it has entered an agreement to acquire UserMuse, a market research service designed for businesses that target corporate customers and institutions.
buyer: UserTesting
UserTesting enables every organization to deliver the best customer experience powered by human insight. With UserTesting’s on-demand Human Insight Platform, companies across industries make accurate customer-first decisions at every level, at the speed business demands. "
target: UserMuse
UserMuse is a market research service designed for businesses that target corporate customers and institutions. UserMuse makes it easy for B2B tech companies and UX agencies to recruit user testers in their target niche. They are located in Alexandria, Virginia.
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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
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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 1/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Claritas, Inc., acquired Geoscape International

synopsis: Claritas, a leading provider of consumer segmentation analysis and tools for improving marketing performance, acquired Miami-based Geoscape International Inc., experts in multicultural business intelligence. Geoscape provides automated intelligence systems, unique data products, research and analytic services for companies.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Claritas, Inc.
Founded in 1971, Claritas is a provider of consumer segmentation analysis for marketers. Claritas’ proprietary segmentation algorithm and differentiated access to data sources provide unique insights to businesses regarding their marketplace and consumers. "
target: Geoscape International
Geoscape provides automated intelligence systems, unique data products, research and analytic services for companies seeking to accelerate growth by tapping into the growth of new mainstream consumers in the U.S., Canada and Europe.
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closed 6/26/2007 via

Latin Force LLC, acquired Geoscape International

synopsis: Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group announced the merger of Latin Force LLC, a Hispanic marketing strategy firm, with Geoscape International Inc., the leading multicultural consumer intelligence and data analytics company. UIG is a substantial investor in Latin Force Group, the merged entity. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: Latin Force LLC
Latin Force Group is a strategy and market intelligence firm that provides cultural insights, consumer intelligence, go-to-market plans, databases, technology and analytics to help our clients achieve significant growth with America’s new mainstream consumers. "
target: Geoscape International
Geoscape International, Inc. is a company dedicated to providing multicultural and multinational market intelligence information systems enabling more effective business strategy and tactics. Its products and services are relied upon by some of the most prestigious companies in the world.
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closed 6/26/2007 via

Latin Force LLC, acquired Geoscape International

synopsis: Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group announced the merger of Latin Force LLC, a Hispanic marketing strategy firm, with Geoscape International Inc., the leading multicultural consumer intelligence and data analytics company. UIG is a substantial investor in Latin Force Group, the merged entity. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: Latin Force LLC
Latin Force Group is a strategy and market intelligence firm that provides cultural insights, consumer intelligence, go-to-market plans, databases, technology and analytics to help our clients achieve significant growth with America’s new mainstream consumers. "
target: Geoscape International
Geoscape International, Inc. is a company dedicated to providing multicultural and multinational market intelligence information systems enabling more effective business strategy and tactics. Its products and services are relied upon by some of the most prestigious companies in the world.
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announced 3/23/2009 via AP - Associated Press

Infopaq International, will purchase Monitor and Analyze business from Cision AB

synopsis: Cision AB has signed an agreement to sell its Monitor and Analyze business in Sweden and Norway to Infopaq International, a leading company on the Nordic market for Monitor and Analysis services.
buyer: Infopaq International
Infopaq was founded in Denmark in 1998, and quickly established itself as an external monitoring supplier in two areas, media monitoring and media analysis. Today, Infopaq is represented in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. "
seller: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision delivers relevant media information, targeted distribution, media monitoring, and precise analyses. Cision is a force that drives your business forward through the ability to make better decisions based on superior media intelligence.
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closed 10/10/2011 via PR Newswire

Mintel Group Ltd., acquired Access Asia Ltd

synopsis: Mintel Group Ltd has announced the acquisition of Access Asia into its global portfolio to enable comprehensive research capabilities into the Chinese consumer market. The acquisition enhances Mintel's successful report model to capitalize on the considerable economic growth in China and opportunities wherein for Mintel's clients worldwide.
buyer: Mintel Group Ltd.
Mintel Group Ltd. is a leading global supplier of consumer, product and media intelligence. For nearly 40 years, Mintel has provided insight into key worldwide trends, offering exclusive data and analysis that directly impacts client success. "
target: Access Asia Ltd
Established in 1997, Access Asia is an independent provider of market intelligence for companies and institutions seeking reliable information upon which to establish or develop their presence in Greater China and Southeast Asia.
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announced 5/11/2011 via Market Wire

e-Rewards, Inc., will acquire Conversition Strategies

synopsis: e-Rewards, Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire Conversition Strategies, a pioneer in the Social Media Research industry. Its primary, EvoListen, collects data sourced from online social media outlets, filters the data collected, utilizes scientific sampling and weighting to report the results, and then formats it into quantitative data sets.
buyer: e-Rewards, Inc.
e-Rewards, Inc. is a global leader in permission based digital data collection and reporting. With over 1000 employees worldwide, it operates a strong portfolio of brands including Research Now, e-Miles, and Peanut Labs. "
target: Conversition Strategies
Conversition Strategies is an online social media data collection company based in Toronto, Canada. Conversition listens to consumers by applying scientific principles to the collection and analysis of social media data.
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closed 10/8/2010 via Market Wire

e-Rewards, Inc., acquired Peanut Labs, Inc.

synopsis: e-Rewards, Inc. announced the successful completion of its recently announced transaction to acquire Peanut Labs, Inc. ("Peanut Labs"). Effective immediately, Peanut Labs is a wholly-owned subsidiary of e-Rewards.
buyer: e-Rewards, Inc.
e-Rewards, Inc., owns Research Now, a global online sampling and online data collection company, recognized for delivering high-quality panelists, high response rates, and industry-leading panel retention rates. "
target: Peanut Labs, Inc.
Peanut Labs enables companies to gather quality data for market research by embedding surveys into a large and diverse population of social media sites. Peanut Labs has grown its respondent pool from 20 million consumers in 2007 to over 240 million consumers to date.
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closed 9/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Alterian, acquired Intrepid

synopsis: Alterian, the leader in customer engagement technology and solutions, announced that it has acquired Intrepid, an international market research and social media analytics consultancy. The acquisition further strengthens Alterian's market leadership position in social media marketing, and its application to the mainstream marketing mix.
buyer: Alterian (ALN:$184.18)
Alterian enables organizations to create relevant, effective and engaging experiences with their customers and prospects through social, digital, and traditional marketing channels. "
target: Intrepid
Intrepid is a global social media analytics and market research consultancy that supports business transformation through a deep, multi-channel understanding of people, markets and technology.
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announced 9/15/2011 via BusinessWire

Genpact Ltd, will acquire EmPower Research LLC

synopsis: Genpact Limited has signed a definitive agreement to acquire EmPower Research, an integrated media and business research company with strong capabilities in social media research, media monitoring and measurement. This acquisition will add significant expertise and intellectual property to Genpact’s Smart Decision Services business.
buyer: Genpact Ltd (G:$3,699.55)
Genpact is a global leader in business process and technology management, offering a broad portfolio of enterprise and industry-specific services. The company manages over 3,000 processes for more than 400 clients worldwide. "
target: EmPower Research LLC
EmPower Research is an integrated media and business research company. The company uses proprietary methodologies to listen and learn about conversations in the client ecosystem, deriving real insights for active stakeholder engagement.
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closed 12/15/2011 via PR Newswire

Live Nation, Inc., acquired BigChampagne Media Measurement

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment has acquired BigChampagne Media Measurement, a leading developer of technologies for collecting, analyzing and distributing media metrics. BigChampagne's Ultimate Chart platform will power social discovery, content relevancy and product personalization across Live Nation's businesses.
buyer: Live Nation, Inc. (LYV:$6,268.45)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. "
target: BigChampagne Media Measurement
BigChampagne is a leading developer of technologies for collecting, analyzing and distributing media metrics. The company acquires and analyzes billions of online and offline data points about popular entertainment.
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closed 12/3/2010 via Market Wire

iSuppli Corporation, acquired Screen Digest

synopsis: iSuppli Corporation, the global leader in technology value chain research and advisory services, has acquired UK-based Screen Digest, a provider of market research covering film, television, broadband media, mobile media, cinema, home entertainment, TV technology and video games.
buyer: iSuppli Corporation
iSuppli Corporation, the global leader in electronics industry intelligence, provides market intelligence services for the entire electronics value chain. Services afforded by iSuppli range from electronic component research to device-specific application market forecasts. "
target: Screen Digest
Screen Digest is regarded as the world's leading media-focused research, publishing and consulting company. The company employs 50 analysts, working across the entire traditional and emerging media content and distribution technology value chain, for music, movies, TV, games and digital media.
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closed 8/27/2008 via PR Newswire

Light Reading, Inc., acquired Pyramid Research

synopsis: TechWeb's Light Reading Communications Network, the leading integrated publishing, events and research company serving the global communications marketplace, has acquired Pyramid Research, a market research and advisory service company.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: Light Reading, Inc.
Light Reading Inc. is the ultimate source for technology and financial analysis of the communications industry, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation. "
target: Pyramid Research
For twenty years, Pyramid Research has helped companies in the converging communications, media and technology industries stay ahead of market trends, understand competitive threats and capitalize on opportunities.
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$8.00
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closed 3/19/2008 via BtoBonline.com

Ipsos S.A, acquired Monroe Mendelsohn Research, Inc.

synopsis: Research firm Ipsos announced Wednesday that it has acquired Monroe Mendelsohn Research, a New York-based media, marketing and opinion research company. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Ipsos S.A (ENXTPA:IPS:$2,361.14)
What do consumers think? IPSOS knows. One of the leading market research companies in Europe, IPSOS helps its clients test and evaluate brands, products, promotions, advertising, marketing, customer satisfaction, and public opinion. "
target: Monroe Mendelsohn Research, Inc.
Monroe Mendelsohn Research is an internationally recognized, full-service marketing and media research company headquartered in New York City. The company syndicates two of America’s well-known, respected and innovative media surveys (The Mendelsohn Affluent Survey and The Mendelsohn PReSS Survey).
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announced 10/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Screen Digest, will acquire Adams Media Research

synopsis: Screen Digest, Ltd., the London-based leader in global media intelligence, has agreed to acquire Adams Media Research, the pre-eminent supplier of data and market analysis on the U.S. home entertainment market, for an undisclosed amount of cash and Screen Digest stock. The merger is expected to be finalized by the end of October.
buyer: Screen Digest
Screen Digest is the pre-eminent firm of industry analysts covering the global media markets. We employ a team of specialist analysts covering television, broadband, mobile, home entertainment, cinema and gaming. "
target: Adams Media Research
Adams Media Research conducts financial and market research, publishes the monthly Hollywood Aftermarket newsletter, and provides strategic and financial consulting in the fields of motion pictures, video and digital media and entertainment.
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closed 3/29/2006 via BusinessWire

JupiterResearch, LLC merged with JupiterKagan, Inc.,

synopsis: JupiterResearch, LLC, and Kagan Research, LLC, have come together to create JupiterKagan, Inc., a major provider of research, consulting and thought leadership in the areas of media, telecommunications, the Internet and emerging consumer technologies.
buyer parent: MCG Credit Corporation
buyer: JupiterKagan, Inc.
JupiterResearch provides unbiased research, analysis and advice, backed by proprietary data, to help companies profit from the impact of the Internet and emerging consumer technologies on their business. "
target parent: Jupitermedia Corporation
target: JupiterResearch, LLC
JupiterResearch provides unbiased research, analysis and advice, backed by proprietary data, to help companies profit from the impact of the Internet and emerging consumer technologies on their business.
price ($mm)
$9.60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/20/2016 via Company Press Release

NPD Group, Inc., purchased VideoScan from The Nielsen Company, Inc.

synopsis: The NPD Group announced that it has purchased Nielsen’s VideoScan point-of-sale retail tracking service for the home video market. VideoScan monitors DVD sales, including HD and Blu-ray sales, based on information collected from retailers.
buyer: NPD Group, Inc.
The NPD Group is the leading global provider of consumer and retail market research solutions for a wide range of industries. They offer consumer behavior and point-of-sale (POS) information and industry expertise across more industries than any other market research company. "
seller: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$3,500.00)
VideoScan is Nielsen's point-of-sale retail tracking service for the home video market. VideoScan monitors DVD sales, including HD and Blu-ray sales, based on information collected from retailers.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/2/2010 via Reuters

Progressive Digital Media Group Plc, acquired Canadean Limited

synopsis: Progressive Digital Media Group plc is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Canadean, a leading provider of business and market intelligence to the global beverage industry.
buyer: Progressive Digital Media Group Plc (AIM:DATA:$147.65)
Progressive Digital Media Group Plc is one of the UK's leading digital marketing organisations serving advertisers with over 75 million annual visitors. "
target: Canadean Limited
Canadean is the beverage information specialist with a reputation as the benchmark for global beverage market intelligence. Canadean services the drinks, packaging and allied supplier industries, helping their worldwide client base make better decisions for their businesses.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

SNL Financial LC, acquired Kagan Research LLC

synopsis: SNL Financial, the leading sector-focused provider of essential business intelligence to investment banks, money managers and corporations, today announced the acquisition of leading media research and analysis firm, Kagan Research.
buyer: SNL Financial LC
SNL collects, standardizes and disseminates all relevant corporate, financial, market and M&A data -- plus news and analysis - for the Energy, Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Real Estate and Media & Communications industries. "
target parent: MCG Capital Corporation
target: Kagan Research LLC
Kagan's consulting, publishing and data services provide exclusive benchmarking data and analysis, market advisories and long-range forecasts for TV, radio, cable, satellite, wireless, movie and sports sectors.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Datassential, acquired CHD Expert

synopsis: Datassential, the leading food and beverage insights platform connecting the dots between consumers and the food industry, has acquired CHD Expert, a global provider of foodservice operator data. The acquisition solidifies Datassential's position as the world leader in foodservice data.
buyer: Datassential
Datassential is a data insights platform for the food and beverage industry. Through a suite of intelligence tools, software, and custom research solutions, Datassential guides the biggest names in food and beverage on what's next for the industry and how to stay ahead of it. "
target: CHD Expert
CHD Expert is a global provider of foodservice operator data. For 25 years CHD Expert has collected, analyzed, and managed foodservice and hospitality data to help businesses win in the fragmented and fast-moving foodservice industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Advance Publications, Inc., acquired Newzoo

synopsis: Advance Publications has acquired a majority share in Newzoo, the leading provider of market intelligence covering the global games, esports, and mobile markets. They provide their clients an extensive range of solutions, including consumer insights, device and app data, market sizing and forecasting, custom research, and bespoke advisory services.
buyer: Advance Publications, Inc.
Advance is a diversified, family-owned company that operates and invests in a broad range of media, communications and technology businesses globally. The operating businesses of Advance employ more than 12,000 people in over a dozen countries. "
target: Newzoo
Newzoo is the leading provider of market intelligence covering the global games, esports, and mobile markets. They provide their clients an extensive range of solutions, including consumer insights, device and app data, market sizing and forecasting, custom research, and bespoke advisory services.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

STR, Inc., acquired AM:PM Hotels Ltd

synopsis: STR, a data benchmarking and analytics specialist, has acquired AM:PM, a hotel data and intelligence specialist. Through the acquisition, STR will enhance its global-leading hotel data and analytics platform with AM:PM’s market intelligence and interactive online database and mapping tool.
buyer: STR, Inc.
STR provides clients from multiple market sectors with premium, global data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights. Founded in 1985, STR maintains a presence in 15 countries with a corporate North American headquarters in Hendersonville, Tennessee. "
target: AM:PM Hotels Ltd
AM:PM is a leading source of market intelligence on the UK & Ireland hotel industry. Based on their extensive research, they deliver a suite of subscription-based online products to help clients make informed decisions with an unrivalled understanding of the size and structure of the hotel industry.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/10/2015 via Company Press Release

Information Resources, Inc., acquired Gira Foodservice SA

synopsis: Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), the retail and fast-moving consumer goods market intelligence company, has become the major shareholder in GIRA Foodservice, the leading provider of market research services for the foodservice market in Europe.
buyer parent: New Mountain Capital, LLC
buyer: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. (IRi) delivers powerful market and shopper information, predictive analysis and foresight that leads to action. They go beyond the data to ignite extraordinary growth for their clients by pinpointing what matters and illuminating how it can impact their businesses. "
target: Gira Foodservice SA
Gira Foodservice SA provides market research services for the foodservice market in Europe. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Divonne-les-Bains, France.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/14/2018 via PR Newswire

BioInformatics Inc., acquired IMV Ltd.

synopsis: BioInformatics Inc., the leading market research firm supporting the analytical instrumentation and life science industries, and owner of The Science Advisory Board, has acquired IMV Publishing, a recognized leader in market research and online publishing for the medical imaging and clinical diagnostic instruments markets.
buyer: BioInformatics Inc.
BioInformatics Inc. is the leading research and advisory firm serving the life science, diagnostic and analytical instrument industries. Their expertise includes assessing the size and attractiveness of markets, optimizing product configurations and pricing and validating corporate acquisitions. "
target: IMV Ltd.
IMV Publishing is a recognized leader in market research and online publishing for the medical imaging and clinical diagnostic instruments markets. IMV’s complete line of research reports provides decision makers with site-specific databases and comprehensive market reports.
price ($mm)
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