NEWS26 September 2017

Charterhouse Research sold to Next 15

Finance M&A News UK

UK – Communications group Next 15 has acquired specialist financial services consultancy, Charterhouse Research, for an undisclosed amount.

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Charterhouse will form part of Next 15’s expanding data and insights group, MIG Global.

It was founded 13 years ago and the core team of Julie Irwin (pictured), Mark Dennis and Sara McFadzean will remain in the consultancy. Irwin is continuing as managing director and Dennis and McFadzean as directors. Mervyn Flack will be stepping down from his former role as chairman.

Julie Irwin, managing director of Charterhouse said: “We are confident that being part of the group will enable us to meet a wider range of the needs of our increasing client base in the financial services sector. The whole Charterhouse team looks forward to working closely with the MIG Global team to develop our information collection and delivery solutions to extend our research services and multi-client surveys.”

Tim Dyson, CEO of Next 15, added: “Next 15 is committed to building a deep data and insight capability at its core. Charterhouse is an important step in that strategy, significantly enhancing our financial services offering.”