Schlesinger Group, a leading international data and research services company, has acquired Addison Research, a rapidly growing fieldwork and research services provider, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with clients based predominantly in the Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe. 

The companies’ combined qualitative and quantitative capabilities unlock substantial additional value for both Addison and Schlesinger clients. The investment underscores Schlesinger’s continued commitment to delivering diverse global qualitative and quantitative solutions for their clients.

Commenting on the news, Mike Sullivan, President, Schlesinger Group, said, “We are delighted to welcome Addison to the Schlesinger family. Addison’s talented team, operational capabilities, and high-quality deliverables augment our shared panel, recruiting, and project management services. In addition, Addison fast-tracks our capabilities in global CATI solutions, mystery shopping, intercept interviews, and car clinics.” 

Imran Khan, Partner, Addison Research, added, “Schlesinger Group’s capabilities including high-performing online qualitative platforms, advanced programmatic quantitative technology, premier research and testing spaces, and global reach are hugely beneficial for our clients. Our common values of high-quality solutions, exceptional research experiences, and partnership intimacy provide a key foundation for success.” 

The employees of Addison Research have joined Schlesinger Group. The companies’ joint priorities are to continue to deliver high-quality research solutions to their clients across continents. The Integration of the companies’ services to provide one seamless brand experience will begin in Q2, taking a highly client-centric approach.