GfK Overview

  • Founded
  • 1934

Founded
  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 11,439

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • (Announced)
  • Financing Rounds
  • 7

  • Investments
  • 72

GfK General Information

Description

Provider of market research and consumer information intended to help its clients to make smarter decisions. The company's market research and consumer information services are involved in regular collection of consumer data and retail audits and offer data and analysis of consumer purchasing behavior, tracks retail sales data and conduct consumer response tests which are customized to meet the specific requirements of its clients, thereby helping with depth knowledge of the market, current developments and needs.

Contact Information

Website
www.gfk.com
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Primary Office
  • Sophie-Germain-Strasse 3-5
  • 90443 Nuremberg
  • Germany
+49 0911 0000

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GfK Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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GfK Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
Provider of market research and consumer information intended to help its clients to make smarter decisions. The company
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Nuremberg, Germany
11,439 As of 2021
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GfK Competitors (18)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Hotspex Corporation Toronto, Canada
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000 0000000 000000 Formerly PE-Backed New York, NY 00000 00.000 000000000000 00.000
00000000000 000000 Private Equity-Backed Chicago, IL 0000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
00000 00000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Chelmsford, MA 0000 00.00 000000000 00.00
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GfK Patents

GfK Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
EP-3487127-A1 Method and device for analysing and processing of electronic messages Pending 16-Nov-2017 000000000 0
US-20110313849-A1 Method and system for effective market research Abandoned 18-Jun-2010 00000000000 00
GB-2481514-A Method and system for effective market research Withdrawn 18-Jun-2010 00000000000 0
GB-201110244-D0 Method and system for effective market research Withdrawn 18-Jun-2010 00000000000
DE-102011106586-A1 Method and system for effective market research Withdrawn 18-Jun-2010 G06Q30/0201 0
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GfK Executive Team (46)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Lars Nordmark Interim Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Gregg Lindner President
Joshua Hubbert Chief Operating Officer
Benjamin Jones Chief Technology Officer
Lisa Wiltshire Insights & Foresights Principal
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GfK Board Members (14)

Name Representing Role Since
000000 0000000 GfK Member of the Supervisory Board 000 0000
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GfK Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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GfK Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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GfK Investments & Acquisitions (72)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000000 01-Jul-2022 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 0000 0000
000-0000000 12-Feb-2019 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 00000 000
00000000 04-Feb-2016 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 00000000
0000 00000000 12-Aug-2015 0000000000 Application Software 000000 00
NOP World 01-Jun-2015 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Consulting Services (B2B)
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GfK Subsidiaries (5)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Netquest Media and Information Services (B2B) Barcelona, Spain 2001
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00000000000 Consulting Services (B2B) Lisbon, Portugal 0000
000000000 Other Agriculture Mouchamps, France 0000
000000000 000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Aachen, Germany 0000
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GfK Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000 10-Mar-2015 00000 00000 00 00.000 Completed
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Qosmos 13-May-2008 Later Stage VC 000.00 Completed
  • 4 buyers
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