Acquires MindBranch

Jul 15, 2005, Inc, a provider of market research reports and services, has acquired MindBranch, Inc., its chief competitor in the market research report aggregation space. The combined company represents a 40% increase in research content for and adds offices in North Adams, MA, and Seoul, South Korea. 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.