After more than a decade of close collaboration, we considered the time was right to finally join forces. On June 7th, 2017, Steve Schlesinger, CEO and Mike Sullivan, President of Schlesinger Associates signed the agreement with BDI’s partners at our Barcelona office.
The main purpose of this acquisition is to extend the Schlesinger Group’s presence in Europe’s key markets, while enhancing BDI Research’s resources to better serve its existing and future clients in Spain and worldwide. Operations will continue under the same brand name, BDI team and leadership by previous owner, Rosa Dalet.
Commenting on the news, Mike Sullivan, President, said, “BDI Research and Schlesinger companies have a long-standing and trusted partnership. We are delighted to be able to bring this talented, multi-lingual team into our family. Our collective capabilities allow us to deliver the highest quality research services in Spain and this acquisition supports our mission of delivering an expert solutions to our clients’ global research needs.”
Rosa Dalet, Managing Director of BDI Research added, “The synergy between our two companies is clear and we look forward to harnessing the strength of Schlesinger’s global resources and the opportunities that this exciting partnership brings to grow our services for our local and international clients.”
This acquisition adds to Schlesinger’s portfolio of research offices in the US, UK, Germany and France.