The amount of the transaction was not disclosed.
The company intends to use the proceeds and the expertise of Catalyst to accelerate its growth.
Reputation Institute is known for creating RepTrak™, the global standard for reputation measurement, and for conducting the annual Global RepTrak™ study, the largest empirical analysis of corporate reputations in the world.
Founded in 1997 by Charles Fombrun, Chairman, and Cees van Riel, Vice-Chairman, and led by CEO Jonathan Ewert, Reputation Institute provides corporate reputation advisory services worldwide. Services include strategic reputation management and stakeholder perception analysis, among others.
It created the RepTrak™ reputation analysis model and publishes the annual Global RepTrak™ 100 – a large corporate reputation study.
Reputation Institute operates in more than 30 countries serving some of the 2000 companies worldwide.