TROY, MICHIGAN – Ducker Holdings LLC (“Ducker”), a global market research, consulting and M&A advisory firm has completed its merger with Carlisle & Company (“Carlisle”), a leading insights and strategy consulting firm with expertise in aftersales, supply chain, industry benchmarking and pricing solutions for motor vehicle and industrial markets.
The combined business provides an unrivalled continuum of services consisting of proprietary data, custom research, strategy and operational consulting, and M&A advisory to accelerate growth for multinational corporations, sector leading companies and private equity firms. With greater size, scale and specialization, the integrated business has the experience and capabilities to address our clients’ critical business opportunities and challenges involving markets, geographies, customers, channels, operations, pricing, and M&A.
Ducker clients will benefit from Carlisle’s proven strategy, consulting, and implementation services. Carlisle clients will benefit from Ducker’s global capabilities and expertise, custom research, and access to financial and M&A markets. With talented teams located in North America, UK, Western Europe, India, and China, the company will leverage unique global competencies and diverse perspectives to solve complex problems, drive growth, and maximize value for our clients and their shareholders. Ducker is based in North America.
“We are excited to welcome Carlisle and its talented team into the Ducker family. Carlisle’s proven solutions, impressive consulting track record, and strong client relationships are highly complementary and further accelerate Ducker’s growth trajectory. At the same time, Carlisle’s client-focused and collaborative organization is perfectly aligned with Ducker’s values and culture,” said Dino Mauricio, current CEO of Ducker.
Dino has extensive experience in strategy and operational consulting, commercial diligence, merger integration, transformation, competitive intelligence, and benchmarking. Dino is supported by an experienced executive team with decades of service.
“The merger of Ducker and Carlisle provides all stakeholders significant additional value. For our customers, we now provide additional solutions supported by eight global offices. For our employees, greater career opportunities in new industry verticals. And for our partners, accelerated growth,” said Paul Gurizzian of Carlisle. Gurizzian will lead as President, North America.
This newly combined research and consulting business achieves meaningful scale and, with the backing of Boathouse Capital, has set forth significant plans to invest further in our teams, data-driven platforms and methodologies, and the company’s consulting services portfolio to meet the growing needs of clients and dealmakers around the world.
“Combining the strength and scale of Ducker’s insights and advisory business with the proven benchmarking and strategy capabilities of Carlisle & Company creates a compelling platform for growth and an unrivalled continuum of services for clients,” said Bill Dyer, Managing Partner of Boathouse Capital.
About Ducker Research and Consulting
- Founded in 1961, Ducker is a global market research, strategy consulting and M&A advisory firm that delivers custom, industry-centric intelligence services to help corporations grow, drive value creation, and support private equity firms with M&A due diligence.
- Founded in 1993, Carlisle is an insights and strategy business that uses data-driven analysis to solve complex problems, optimize operations and supply chains, and create value and drive growth with a specialization in aftermarket automotive, heavy equipment/agriculture and diversified, industrial sectors.