Cint is a leading global player in the insights data collection technology market. Cint has 13 offices in major cities across Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.

Cint's main product is OpinionHUB, a B2B exchange for seeking and collecting insights. The platform connects the buy-side - typically a market research firm that needs to access panellists which have given consent for consumer research - with the sell-side, the companies owning consumer panels. This allows the customer easy access to panellists in a specific country, region or local area, through the platform's self-service.

Since launching its OpinionHUB panel marketplace platform in 2005, Cint has rapidly evolved in a technology centric environment and has established a highly profitable business model, which benefits the whole value chain when working with consumer surveys, as it reduces time and costs for all parties. Cint has a track record of launching industry 'firsts' that have raised standards in innovation, transparency and quality within the market research world.

Nordic Capital acquired Cint in February 2016. The ambition is continued accelerated growth in an industry where consumers are becoming increasingly mobile and digital, and brand marketing spend is shifting to online.

Key Information

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Revenues 2017*

EUR 40 million

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Employees

190

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Ownership

Nordic Capital Fund VIII, controlling shareholding

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Head office

Stockholm, Sweden

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Investment date

2016

* Reported