Boathouse Capital invests in Frontier Strategy

Boathouse Capital invested in Frontier Strategy Group, an emerging market information services and advisory firm based in Washington, DC. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed.


WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – February 24, 2016) –  Frontier Strategy Group (“FSG”) is pleased to announce the completion of a round of strategic investment from Boathouse Capital (“Boathouse”). Boathouse is a Philadelphia based private equity firm, currently managing $350 million. The investment provides FSG with capital to accelerate its long-term growth strategy.

Based in Washington D.C., with regional offices in Singapore, London and Miami, FSG is a trusted strategic partner to thousands of corporate executives responsible for growth and execution in markets across Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle-East, Sub-Saharan Africa and emerging Europe. These executives rely on FSG’s FrontierView Information Platform and its tailored advisory support as critical inputs for their strategic planning, commercial execution and ongoing market monitoring needs.

In addition to leading companies in the consumer goods, industrials, healthcare and technology sectors, top-tier business media around the world also rely on FSG’s distinct perspective on international business, economics and geopolitical issues. FSG analysts and commentary are regularly featured in outlets such as the Harvard Business Review, Financial Times, CNBC, Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal.

“I’m thrilled to announce our transaction with Boathouse Capital and cannot think of a better firm to partner with for this exciting next chapter of FSG’s growth. Never has the work FSG does for its clients been more relevant given the cross-current forces at work in the global business environment. Every company — large and small — that operates in developing markets can benefit from FSG’s unique applied economic and business perspectives and leverage our vast suite of information assets,” remarked Richard Leggett, Chief Executive Officer of FSG.

“We are excited to back an experienced management team with a differentiated approach to serving its multi-national company client base. The FSG team have established an innovative solution that is purpose-built for the workflow of MNC executives. This unique and scalable subscription business features a market leading information platform, access to a world-class global analyst team, and a tailored service model, which is supplemented by a comprehensive, custom consulting offering. We are eager to help FSG grow organically and by strategic acquisition to further solidify its position as a trusted partner to many of the world’s leading companies,” said Bill Dyer, Partner at Boathouse Capital.

About Frontier Strategy Group 
Frontier Strategy Group (FSG) is the leading emerging market information services and advisory firm. Through a robust offering of research, analytics, data and custom advisory engagements, FSG partners with business leaders at over 200 multinational corporations to power their emerging markets business strategies. FSG is headquartered in Washington, D.C. with regional offices in Singapore, London and Miami.