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Focus Pointe Global Acquires Trotta Associates

Focus Pointe Global (FPG) commands greater market share and punctuates its position as the largest marketing research data collection Company in the US through its acquisition of Trotta Associates, a California-based marketing research company.

Atlanta, Georgia – November 6, 2017– Focus Pointe Global (FPG), a leading national provider of marketing research data collection, today announced the acquisition of Trotta Associates, a California-based marketing research company.

Synergies include:

  • The addition of a third location in Southern California, expanding FPG’s national footprint to 19 research facilities nationwide – the largest Focus Group Facilities and Services Company in the U.S.
  • The acquisition provides a newly-built, state-of-the-art focus group facility in Los Angeles. FPG plans to transition their current LA location in Santa Monica to the new facility during the first quarter of 2018.
  • The combined company adds to the depth of a Management Team that claims an average of 20-plus years in the space.
  • Trotta’s database of research participants will add to FPG’s 1.6 million-member national QualPanel™, primarily in the Southern California market.

“We are excited to welcome the team at Trotta Associates into the FPG family. The combined talent and geographic footprint of FPG and Trotta Associates allows for broader research choices for our current and future client base,” said Laura Livers, Chief Executive Officer of Focus Pointe Global.

Known for its investment in innovative solutions, FPG leverages new techniques and technologies to make market insights more accessible, accurate, and affordable. Whether it is quick-turn insights or more in-depth research, the Company incorporates accepted methodologies with digital solutions, producing actionable results.

Diane Trotta, Owner/Operator of Trotta Associates, comments, “Trotta’s clients will benefit from FPG’s expansive suite of service offerings and national locations. We are thrilled to be joining up with a team that sets the bar for quality and execution across every touch point.”

Post-acquisition research locations include: Appleton (WI), Atlanta (2 locations), Boston, Chicago (2 locations), Columbus, Dallas, Irvine (CA), Kansas City, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia (2 locations), Phoenix, St. Louis, San Francisco, and Teaneck (NJ).

Following the acquisition, the management team will continue to be led by Focus Pointe Global’s Chief Executive Officer, Laura Livers.

Download an overview of FPG’s services here.