Global, Technology | Mergers & Acquisitions

NRI Acquires Brierley+Partners

  • TM Capital served as exclusive financial advisor to Nomura Research Institute (“NRI”), a $3 billion global IT solutions and consulting services provider based in Tokyo, in its acquisition of Plano, Texas-based Brierley+Partners, a leading provider of loyalty and marketing solutions
  • TM Capital assisted NRI in establishing an acquisition strategy, identifying and contacting potential acquisition targets and evaluating various targets in the Retail IT solutions sector
  • TM Capital evaluated targets in many Retail IT segments including point-of-sale, in-store display and marketing, marketing automation, mobile, e-commerce, retail analytics, loyalty and others
  • Brierley+Partners offers a complete suite of loyalty services including program design, loyalty/CRM technology, marketing strategy, research, analytics, creative, account management, omni-channel communications, interactive/print production and fulfillment
  • Brierley+Partners will complement NRI’s existing Retail IT solutions business in the U.S. serving high profile brands including 7-Eleven, Hertz, GameStop and Express, and will operate as a new platform from which NRI expects to grow aggressively through follow-on acquisitions

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Client Testimonial

The acquisition of Brierley+Partners is an important step in NRI’s strategy to expand our presence in the U.S. and better serve our global retail customers. TM Capital served as our trusted advisor during the entire acquisition process and helped us refine our acquisition strategy, identify potential targets, drive negotiations and close a transaction with one of the most venerable brands in the loyalty solutions sector. We truly appreciate their senior level dedication to this process, and their perseverance and counsel throughout this important transaction.”
Hajime Ueda, Senior Corporate Managing Director, Corporate Planning, NRI