In October 2019, TOPO Research LLC announced that it had been acquired by Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT). A Seward & Kissel team represented TOPO in this middle market M&A transaction. California-based TOPO is a research and advisory firm that helps its client’s sales and marketing organizations grow revenue faster. Stamford, CT—based Gartner is the world’s leading research and advisory firm providing information, advice, and tools for businesses in IT, finance, HR, customer service and support, legal and compliance, marketing, sales, and supply chain functions. Terms of the deal were not announced.