Schlesinger Group acquires Focus Pointe Global

Schlesinger Group, an international data collection and research services company based in Iselin, announced Friday it has acquired Focus Pointe Global, a qualitative data collection provider based in Philadelphia.

The acquisition, Schlesinger said, will create a comprehensive data collection and research services provider in key U.S. markets.

“We are excited to welcome FPG to the Schlesinger Family. The value of this move is reflected in the collective heritage and strength of our companies, unlocking substantial value for our clients. FPG’s talented team, strong operational capabilities, and high-quality deliverables augment our research solutions. And this investment underscores our continued commitment to deliver outstanding qualitative solutions for our clients,” Steve Schlesinger, CEO, Schlesinger Group, said.

For Schlesinger clients, the deal opens up new markets in Kansas City, Columbus and Minneapolis, and for Focus Point clients, additional markets include Houston, Baltimore and Orlando along with eight cities in Europe. Also, all FPG employees will join Schlesinger.

“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. Our common core values of client partnership and quality bode well for success, and together, we are looking forward to sharing future news of our combined capabilities,” Laura Livers, CEO, Focus Pointe Global, said.

Financial terms were not disclosed.