MarketResearch.com, Inc. Acquires MindBranch, Inc.—Expands Content, Presence in Asia


Rockville, Maryland, July 13 -- MarketResearch.com,
Inc, the leading source of market research reports and services, today
acquired MindBranch, Inc., its chief competitor in the market research
report aggregation space.


is a huge strategic step for us,” said Rob Granader, CEO of
MarketResearch.com. “We’re getting talented people and a quality


said the deal “will help us to dramatically expand and improve our
offering for both of our key customer groups: our publishers and our
research purchasers. Our publishers benefit from a greatly expanded
sales and distribution network in
North America, Europe, and Asia.”


research buyers,” Granader added, “will quickly benefit from a
significantly expanded portfolio of research publishers and a larger
worldwide presence. In terms of customer experience, the transition
should be seamless. Current customers of each company will be given the
opportunity to take advantage of new products and services over time.”


share the same goal of providing the business community with the most
extensive database of market research,” said Arik Keller, President of
MindBranch. “Together, we’ll continue to lead the industry by providing
customers with objective market intelligence, and the technology to
easily find, buy, and manage that intelligence.”


The combined company represents a 40% increase in research content for MarketResearch.com and adds offices in North Adams, MA, and Seoul, South Korea. MarketResearch.com existing offices are in New York City, Rockville, MD, and Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


The acquisition includes MindBranch’s US operations and a majority ownership of MindBranch Asia-Pacific. Financial terms were not disclosed.


About MarketResearch.com

Inc. was founded in June 1998 by Robert Granader, and is the leading
provider of global business intelligence on markets, industries, and
companies. MarketResearch.com helps professionals stay ahead of global
and country specific market developments and trends with expert data
and analysis. In addition to hosting reports from over 370 publishers,
MarketResearch.com also has three publishing divisions: Packaged Facts,
Kalorama Information, and Specialists in Business Information.


About MindBranch

1992, MindBranch, Inc. has been a leading source for market research
covering over 130 sectors. Companies turn to MindBranch for in-depth
industry research, global business information and independent equity