– ValueNotes is acquired by AGR Knowledge Services Pvt. Ltd. (AGR), a part of the Avalon Group
– The combined entity will offer a larger bouquet of research solutions to customers
May 2023: ValueNotes Strategic Intelligence (ValueNotes), a leading provider of market intelligence and analytics for over two decades, announces that it has been acquired by AGR Knowledge Services Pvt. Ltd. (AGR), a part of the Avalon Group, a globally renowned research, analytics, and advisory firm. The combined entity brings together two companies with complementary strengths and talent, with the opportunity to offer a larger bouquet of research solutions to customers.
Based in Pune, ValueNotes has carved itself a niche by providing global clients with insights that drive decision making including customised solutions for continuous environment tracking research, giving its clients valuable insights all year long. AGR, with a 30-year knowledge legacy of the Avalon Group, helps its clients make million-dollar decisions with extensive research and analytics.
Arun Jethmalani, Founder and Managing Director of ValueNotes, says, “We are delighted to be part of Avalon Global Research. Our vision and philosophy towards market intelligence and analytics are the same – to help our customers better address their business challenges.” He adds, “AGR provides us with enhanced depth and breadth of capabilities. I am confident that together we will create a better future for our clients and employees.”
Rishikesh Deshpande, Director and CEO of AGR, believes that the acquisition will help AGR scale itself and attain the goal of revenue maximization. He says, “The successful acquisition of ValueNotes marks our first attempt at inorganic growth. We believe this acquisition will provide immense synergy and scale to the combined entity.” He adds, “We will be able to add continuous tracking research under our umbrella of services, helping our clients obtain relevant, updated, customized, and data-driven knowledge on an ongoing basis.”
Raj Nair, Chairman of AGR and the Avalon group of companies, adds, “The merger of AGR and ValueNotes will benefit the Avalon group by adding new skills and increasing market share of the group. I take this opportunity to welcome ValueNotes’ clients, employees and other stakeholders into the Avalon fold.”