Atar Capital acquires Keypoint Intelligence

Atar Capital, a Los Angeles, California-based global private investment firm, has completed the acquisition of Keypoint Intelligence, a leading independent source for data analytics, laboratory testing and advisory services for the global digital imaging industry. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Headquartered in Fairfield, NJ, with offices in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Japan, Keypoint Intelligence is built upon two brands: Buyers Lab and InfoTrends. Along with providing clients with access to unique SaaS tools and platforms, the company offers “the most comprehensive independent product and market data to OEMs, retailers, software developers, suppliers and dealers worldwide.”

Its core platform, bliQ, built around sophisticated proprietary analytical testing capabilities, provides a range of detailed specifications, overviews and in-depth reports for tens of thousands of products that help re-sellers increase sales across a number of industry verticals. The Buyers Lab Awards, reserved for products and imaging OEMs that have undergone a rigorous independent testing process by the company’s independent, experienced analysts and technicians, will continue, said the copmany.

Cyrus Nikou.

Atar Capital specializes in “corporate divestitures and complex carve-outs” across a wide range of industries and geographic markets. “Keypoint Intelligence is a new platform for Atar Capital,” said Cyrus Nikou, Founder and Managing Partner at Atar Capital. “The company is known for delivering high-touch, data-driven services that offer powerful value propositions to customers. Atar is well-suited to help accelerate Keypoint’s growth, building on its impressive reputation for offering unbiased and reliable business and product intelligence that moves companies forward.”

Robert Lezec.

Robert Lezec, Senior Managing Director at Atar, added, “Keypoint Intelligence delivers true, end-to-end solutions and services – from in-depth laboratory test-generated product information, to market intelligence that drive sales enablement and critical decision making for OEMs and resellers/dealers worldwide. We’re looking forward to being a part of the company’s exciting future.”

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.