NEWS18 December 2014

IHS buys Infonetics Research

M&A News North America

US — Information, insight and analytics firm IHS has acquired global comms market research company Infonetics Research.

Based in Silicon Valley, Infonetics Research provides market intelligence on equipment, software and services to clients in more than 20 countries. Its intelligence services cover information and communications technology (ICT), including cybersecurity, core and transport networking, broadband, mobile, digital TV, the Internet of Things among others.

Scott Key, president and chief executive officer of IHS said: “Infonetics’ unique area of research represents non-overlapping growth potential for us. Its focus on telecoms and IT markets is a good fit with other IHS technology products and services.”