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Leger acquires National Research Group (NRG)

Montreal, September 9, 2019  Leger is delighted to announce the recent acquisition of National Research Group (NRG), the leading market research firm in Western Canada 

“NRG perfectly complements our offer. It has built a great reputation based on 40 years of research experience. We are proud to welcome this team of senior consultants and strengthen our company’s leadership in British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba.” stated Jean-Marc Léger, CEO of Leger. 

To my team and clients, Leger provides their in-depth analytics expertise and cutting-edge technologies, including their online panel, real-time Voice of the Customer (VoC) technology, and expertise in online communities. We are very proud to join the Leger family,” added Brian Owen, CEO of NRG.

Brian Owen, the current Chairman and CEO of NRG, will join Leger’s Board of Directors and act as an advisor. 

This is Leger’s 10th acquisition, and the firm will continue to look for growth opportunities in the coming months. 

About Leger 

Leger is the largest Canadian-owned, market research and analytics company with more than 600 employees in eight Canadian and US offices (Montreal, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, Quebec, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Philadelphia). Leger has been working with prestigious clients since 1986. For more information:  

 About NRG 

For over 40 years NRG has provided its clients with expertise in public and B2B research in many sectors, with a proficiency in public affairs, finance, education, lotteries and gaming, tourism, and transit. NRG has extensive experience working with diverse and hard-to-reach populations.  For more information:  


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For more information 

Ian Large 

EVP Western Canada, Leger  

780-423-0708 ext. 4244