NEWS18 December 2014

HGGC completes majority investment in SSI

M&A North America

US — Private equity firm HGGC has completed its majority investment in the parent company of Survey Sampling International (SSI).

The investment was done in partnership with Providence Equity Partners and Sterling Investment Partners, who are retaining minority stakes in the business.

“We look forward to a productive partnership with HGGC while we work to accelerate our growth strategy and increase our global presence,” said Chris Fanning, President and CEO of SSI.

“HGGC and the SSI management team share a vision for how the company can address the growing demand for actionable market insights,” added Rich Lawson, CEO and managing partner of HGGC.

“We will work closely with Chris and his team to effectively leverage SSI’s industry-leading experience and diverse market knowledge to grow its customer base and bring innovative market research solutions to global clients.”