NEWS30 October 2019

Schlesinger Group buys Focus Pointe Global

M&A News North America

US – International data collection and research services firm, Schlesinger Group, has acquired US-based qualitative data collection business, Focus Pointe Global. 


Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

The employees of Focus Pointe Global have joined Schlesinger Group. The companies’ services will begin to be Integrated in 2020.

The purchase will mean expanded opportunities for both companies’ clients. For Schlesinger clients they gain access to new markets in the Midwest; Kansas City, Columbus, and Minneapolis. For Focus Pointe Global clients, additional markets now include Houston, Baltimore, and Orlando along with eight cities in Europe.

Steve Schlesinger, CEO, Schlesinger Group, said: “The value of this move is reflected in the collective heritage and strength of our companies. FPG’s talented team, strong operational capabilities, and high-quality deliverables augment our research solutions.”

Laura Livers (pictured), CEO, Focus Pointe Global, added: “The combined teams of FPG and Schlesinger Group will offer an unprecedented complement of talent and expertise.  For FPG, the expansion of our capabilities into Europe and wider global reach is a big ‘win’ for our clients.”