Thompson Street Buys FocusVision

Thompson Street Capital Partners has acquired FocusVision Worldwide. Financial terms were not announced. Stamford, Conn.-based FocusVision provides video transmission, analysis and archive solutions.

Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP), a private equity firm
based in St. Louis, announced today that it has partnered with management to acquire FocusVision
Worldwide, Inc. (FocusVision) of Stamford, Connecticut. Terms of the transaction were not
FocusVision is the leading global provider of web-based video streaming, archiving and analytical
solutions for the qualitative market research industry. Said Jim Cooper, Senior Managing Partner,
TSCP, “We’re very excited to work with such a talented group. The FocusVision team successfully
established the company at the forefront of a rapidly growing global market for web-enabled market
research tools and we anticipate even greater growth going forward.”
FocusVision CEO Eric Grosgogeat commented, “We are thrilled to partner with Thompson Street.
They have a strong track record of providing strategic advice and investing in their businesses to
help accelerate growth both organically and through acquisitions. We are confident that through this
alliance, our clients, research agencies and facility partners can expect to see new and improved
services to enhance the user experience and broaden our product suite.”
Thompson Street Capital Partners ( is a St. Louis-based private equity firm that
invests in service, distribution and manufacturing businesses via recapitalizations, management
buyouts, corporate divestitures and family businesses in transition. Founded in 2000, TSCP has
managed more than $800 million in private equity capital and is currently investing its third fund.
TSCP partners with management teams to increase value by accelerating growth, both organically
and via complimentary acquisitions.
FocusVision ( is the leading global provider of live video transmission,
analysis and archive solutions for the qualitative market research industry. With transmission
solutions for all venues, including the largest global network of focus group facilities, FocusVision
delivers the highest audio and video quality, reliability and security for the most advanced research
organizations in the world. FocusVision has approximately 100 employees and offices in the US,
the UK and Singapore.