GLG - Ownership and Business Overview

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GLG Ownership

Who owns GLG?

GLG is owned by Cohesive Capital Partners and SFW Capital Partners. It was acquired on December 21, 2015.

Is GLG PE-backed?

Yes. GLG is owned by private equity investors Cohesive Capital Partners and SFW Capital Partners.

Was GLG formerly PE-backed?

Yes. GLG was formerly owned by 1 private investor.

GLG Business Overview

Where is GLG headquartered?

GLG is headquartered in New York, New York.

How many employees does GLG have?

GLG has 1,100 employees.

What sector is GLG in?

GLG is an information services company.

When was GLG founded?

GLG was founded in 1998.

Information Services M&A Summary in 2015

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, information services ranked 33 in number of deals in 2015. The largest information services acquisition in 2015 was Interactive Data - which was acquired by IntercontinentalExchange for $5.2B.

Join Mergr to view all 98 acquisitions of information services companies in 2015, including 10 acquisitions by private equity firms, and 88 by strategics.


Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.

60 East 42nd Street, 3rd Floor,
New York, New York 10165
United States,
(212) 984-8500

GLG is a global information platform that provides insights for leading knowledge professionals. Business leaders, investors, consultants, social entrepreneurs, and other top professionals rely on GLG to learn in short- and long-term engagements from more than 425,000 members and other experts. GLG was founded in 1998 and is based in New York City.

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