SOUTHPORT, Connecticut, November 5, 2010 - Carter Morse & Mathias ("CMM") is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Interscope LLC, a leading market research firm focused on shopper marketing and insights, to GfK Custom Research, a division of GfK SE, a publicly held market research company headquartered in Germany with more than EUR 1.2 billion in revenues.   Carter Morse & Mathias was Interscope's exclusive financial advisor for this transaction.

Michael Carter, Managing Director of CMM, explained, "This transaction is another example of our expanding international middle market capabilities and our ability to close transactions in this challenging economic environment.  As a founding member of the Alliance for International Corporate Advisors, CMM is increasingly active in cross-border transactions between our U.S. middle market clients and strategic partners and sources of capital around the world."