infoGroup Being Acquired For $460 Million By CCMP

infoGroup Inc. is being acquired for $460 million by private equity firm CCMP Capital.  infoGroup reported sales of close to $500 million for the fiscal year ended December 31.  infoGroup specializes creates databases that revolve around marketing and research.  infoGroup was founded by Vinod Gupta and is based in Omaha, Nebraska.  Gupta himself owns about 35% of the company.  infoGroup has about 3,000 employees across the globe. [InformationWeek]

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