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November 21, 2005

Boston tech consultant Yankee Group is sold

From the Boston Globe:

By Keith Reed, Globe Staff | November 17, 2005

Boston technology consultant Yankee Group Research Inc. has a new owner -- again.

Alta Communications, a Boston private equity firm that specializes in media and telecommunications investments, and Emily Green, a former executive at Yankee Group rival Forrester Research in Cambridge, have bought Yankee from Decision Matrix Group LLC, the company disclosed yesterday. Terms were not disclosed.

They are Yankee Group's fourth owner in nearly a decade. Decision Matrix, which owned the firm for 18 months, had bought it from Reuters Group, a publisher of news and financial data.

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Makes one wonder how much longer Forrester will be able to withstand a buyout.

Posted by Becky at November 21, 2005 10:24 AM Posted to Technology