Notice of Merger – GMO Japan Market Intelligence and GMO Research, Inc.


Effective from December 1, 2012, GMO Japan Market Intelligence and its parent company, GMO Research, Inc, will merge together under the single entity of GMO Research, Inc.
This merger will allow us to further streamline our two businesses while enhancing our capabilities to you.
The merger will not impact any ongoing or future projects, and we will continue to service your market research needs whether your study involves traditional, online, or “new” methodologies such as eye-tracking, MROC, social media research, and mobile research.

We look forward to our ongoing partnership with you.

Shinichi Hosokawa
Chief Exective Officer

About our parent company, GMO Internet Group:
GMO Research, Inc. is part of the GMO Internet Group, the largest Internet conglomerate in Japan with 76 companies. The four major businesses of the Group include Web Infrastructure & E-Commerce, Internet Media, Internet Securities, and Social Media & Smartphone Platform. There are five companies that are publicly listed, including two on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Supported by over 2,300 employees, the Group has the top market share in the following areas: Internet Security, Payment Processing, E-Commerce Solutions, Web Hosting, Domain, and FX Trading. With the Headquarters located in Tokyo, GMO is a leading force in the Internet industry offering one of the most comprehensive ranges of Internet services worldwide. Group operations have expanded into the U. S., the U. K., Belgium, China, Korea, Singapore, India, and Vietnam.