NEWS1 September 2022

Sale of Kantar Public business to Trilantic Europe complete

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Kantar Public has announced that its sale to Trilantic Europe, a pan-European private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions, and its divestment from Kantar Group, is now complete.

Kantar Public CEO Dr Michelle Harrison commented: “We launched Kantar Public in 2016. Since then, with Kantar’s support we have grown to become the leading evidence and advisory partner for government and the public realm. Now, with our scale and our specialist focus, this is the right time to stand alone, with the support of our new investor Trilantic Europe.”

Anthony Bellau, who led the Trilantic Europe deal team, added: “We are delighted to have reached this major milestone with Kantar Public now becoming a standalone business. In the current climate where the impact of policymakers around the globe is under enormous scrutiny, we believe that Kantar Public is better positioned than ever to deliver its market-leading data and advisory services.”

Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.