SOURCE: Leadership Directories, Inc.

Leadership Directories, Inc.

July 12, 2012 07:00 ET

Leadership Directories Acquires Government Directories From CQ Press

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2012) - Leadership Directories (LDI), the premier provider of background and contact information for U.S. decision-makers, today announced the acquisition of the CQ Press Directories and First Street.

"With this acquisition, LDI expands and strengthens its position as the leading source of government profile and contact data," says Gretchen G. Teichgraeber, Leadership Directories' Chief Executive Officer. "The quality of CQ Press' products and their stature in the marketplace make this a natural fit for us. Now, with all of this government information under one roof, we're clearly the 'go-to resource' for anyone who wants to reach the most influential people in all areas of government."

Products acquired by Leadership Directories include:

  • Congressional Staff Directory
  • Federal Staff Directory
  • Judicial Staff Directory
  • Federal State Court Directory
  • Directory of State Court Clerks and County Courthouses
  • First Street

Going forward, current subscribers to these CQ Press products will receive comparable Leadership Directories Yellow Books and online directories. To facilitate a smooth transition for these new customers, Washington, D.C. and New York-based customer service representatives, technical support staff, and relationship managers will be readily available.

"I welcome CQ staff directory subscribers to LDI," says Teichgraeber. "We will work very hard to make the transition between products as seamless as possible. I know these new customers will be pleased with the rich content and powerful features available in our excellent products."

"We entered into this agreement with LDI because of their commitment to providing quality information," said Blaise Simqu, President and CEO of SAGE, the owner of CQ Press. "We made a careful decision to entrust the quality CQ Press directory products with a highly regarded brand in the same field. This acquisition will help strengthen both companies' portfolios in our key markets."

About Leadership Directories, Inc.
For over 40 years, Leadership Directories (LDI) has specialized in providing verified, accurate contact and biographical information for leadership in the U.S. With editorial offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., Leadership Directories is dedicated to providing high quality, accurate and up-to-date information on the key leaders in government, business, legal, media and nonprofit organizations in the United States. Every item of information in our database has been verified at the source. Leadership Directories content is available online, as data feeds, as lists, on demand, in print, or as custom solutions.

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