NEWS16 April 2012

Kantar Retail takes a stake in UAE’s GME

M&A Middle East and Africa

UAE— Kantar Retail has acquired a minority stake in GME, an agency offering retail insight and consultancy services to clients in the United Arab Emirates.

GME was founded in 2007 and employs 16 people. Clients on the firm’s books include BP, Heineken, J&J and Samsung.

It has served as Kantar Retail’s partner in Dubai since 2007 and will now become a full member of the Kantar Retail network.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Pictured is Kantar Retail CEO Wayne Levings.