Gartner Acquisitions

Gartner Has Acquired CEB

Gartner, the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, has completed its acquisition of CEB Inc., the industry leader in providing best practice and talent management insights. Together, we are the world’s leading research and advisory company – uniquely equipped to help clients tackle their mission-critical priorities and make decisions with confidence.


Strategic Rationale

  • With the addition of CEB, we are uniquely positioned to accelerate our growth.
  • Our comprehensive services align to the needs of virtually all functional business leaders, including:
    • Information technology
    • Supply chain
    • Marketing
    • Human resources
    • Sales
    • Finance
    • Legal
  • Clients can benefit from the combined value of our:
    • Analyst-driven, syndicated research and advisory services
    • Best practice and talent management insights
  • Shareholders are expected to benefit from:
    • Immediate accretion to Gartner's adjusted EPS and double-digit percent accretion in 2018
    • Long-term double-digit growth in revenue, earnings and free cash flow

Combined Company Snapshot

  • 100+ Countries
  • 13,000+ Associates
  • $3.4B Adjusted Revenue*

    *Pro-forma results for FY 2016