Quadrant Private Equity acquires Media Monitor

Australian private equity provider, Quadrant Private Equity, has acquired media intelligence company, Media Monitors.

Media Monitors was founded in 1982. Today, the company has over 800 employees across the Asia-Pacific region and services more than 5,000 clients.

Media Monitors’ CEO John Croll said: “We are delighted by the opportunities Quadrant Private Equity brings to our business. We operate in a very dynamic industry where clients needs and media developments occur at a very fast pace. We are looking forward to the agility that the Quadrant team brings to leverage opportunities and to further enhance services to our corporate and government clients.”

Mr. Croll said that Quadrant Private Equity’s experience combined with the expertise of the Media Monitors’ management team creates a strong opportunity to accelerate the company’s next phase of growth.

Mr. Chris Hadley, Quadrant Private Equity Managing Director, said “Our acquisition today of Media Monitors is a significant investment in the rapidly evolving media space. Media Monitors has a highly successful track record, a strong management team and a leading market position in Australia, New Zealand and across the Asia-Pacific region with a strong presence in China”.

“We are looking forward to working with the Media Monitors’ management team to further develop the business through innovative products, services and potential strategic acquisitions” – Mr. Hadley said.-

Media Monitors engaged Greenhill Caliburn as financial adviser and Baker & McKenzie as legal adviser. Quadrant Private Equity was advised by Ernst & Young with Minter Ellison as legal adviser.

Location: Australia, Sydney

Ref: F231109-481

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