Research Now Acquired By Private Equity Investor

Plano-based Research Now, which operates a market research and panel service to help clients gather online and mobile research, has been acquired by private equity investor Court Square Capital Partners. Financial terms of the buy were not announced. Research Now had been venture backed by such investors as TA Associates, European Founders Fund, Polaris Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures and WPP. Research Now says it has over 3,000 clients in the market research, consulting, media, and corporate areas. The company is led by urt Knapton, who will continue to lead the company.