Richmond, VA (PRWEB) September 4, 2009
Boxwood Partners, LLC is pleased to announce that Rasmussen Reports, LLC has received a growth capital investment from Noson Lawen Partners. Boxwood Partners acted as the exclusive advisor to Rasmussen Reports, LLC with respect to the transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Based in Asbury Park, New Jersey, Rasmussen Reports is an electronic media company specializing in the collection, publication, and distribution of public opinion polling information. In addition to public opinion data, analysis, and commentary, Rasmussen Reports provides accurate and timely coverage of business, economic, and lifestyle issues. The firm releases daily measures of consumer and investor confidence, a daily Presidential Approval Index, and various other daily polls that track current events and lifestyle trends.
RasmussenReports.com is the most visited public opinion website in the country. Polls by Rasmussen Reports are cited regularly by most major news sources including newspapers, radio, Internet and television. Scott Rasmussen, founder and president of Rasmussen Reports, has appeared on a number of news broadcasts, including the Fox, BBC, CNN, NPR, and CNBC. The firm is proud of its bi-partisan audience and is one of the few political sites to attract Republicans, Democrats, and unaffiliated voters alike. Rasmussen's campaign coverage has been praised for its independence, accuracy and reliability. No other public opinion firm operates like this, making Rasmussen Reports the "first source" for public information for many U.S. policymakers and decision leaders.
"We appreciate Boxwood assisting us in finding the right partner," said Scott Rasmussen, "and look forward to working with Ted Carroll and Earl Macomber as our company enters a new phase of its growth."
Ted Carroll of Noson Lawen Partners said, "We admire the rock solid credibility and market-leading accuracy of the Rasmussen Reports product suite, and we are going to be actively engaged with Scott and his team as they expand it. My message to readers, viewers, advertisers and sponsors is keep an eye on us because if you get it from Rasmussen Reports you can believe it."
About Noson Lawen Partners
Noson Lawen Partners, based in New York City, is an institutional private equity firm focused on providing growth and buyout capital to smaller U.S. information and media companies. These are typically rapidly growing niche businesses with strong management teams operating successfully below what is now called the lower middle market. NLP is the third fund managed by partners who have worked together daily for over 20 years, having direct involvement as investment principals in over 70 information and media industry transactions. NLP's limited partners include public and private pension funds, endowments and foundations.
About Rasmussen Reports
Based in Asbury Park, New Jersey, Rasmussen Reports, LLC is an electronic media company specializing in the collection, publication, and distribution of public opinion polling information. In addition to public opinion data, analysis, and commentary, Rasmussen Reports provide coverage of business, economic, and lifestyle issues. The firm releases daily measures of consumer and investor confidence, a daily Presidential Approval Index and daily polls that track current events and lifestyle trends. All are covered with independence and a commitment to reliably capturing the public mood in a timely fashion. For more information, please visit http://www.Rasmussenreports.com.
About Boxwood Partners
Boxwood Partners, LLC (http://www.boxwoodpartnersllc.com), together with its affiliate Boxwood Capital Partners, is a merchant banking firm based in Richmond, Virginia. Boxwood Partners combines a unique blend of senior-level transaction advisory, business operating experience, and proven process execution skills to give its clients a distinct advantage in the market. The firm's extensive relationships within the global finance communities (including U.S. and international private equity groups, corporations, hedge funds, and lenders) and other important transaction-related service providers such as consultants, attorneys, and accountants ensure that the firm's clients receive the attention, service, and results they deserve.
Contact: J. Patrick Galleher
Phone: 1 (804) 343-3441
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