About Us

We are a family owned global investment firm with a focus on information services, education and technology. Our team has completed over 30 investments during the 2002-2013 period and we are continuously expanding our areas of investment expertise across other industries. Currently, the CIG family of companies employs more than 3,000 people in 26 countries.

CIG builds companies for long-term success by reinvesting in the growth and development of existing portfolio companies as well as acquiring new businesses with sustainable growth and profitability. Our long-term investment perspective and commitment of personal time and resources differentiates us from traditional sources of private capital.

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CIG is primarily focused on education, research, and information services companies.

ProQuest is a global leader in information technology solutions for researchers worldwide.

Navtech is the leading international provider of flight operations software for the commercial aviation industry.

Bowker is the world's leading provider of bibliographic information management solutions.

Sotheby's Institute of Art is a leading post-graduate arts program, granting advanced degrees in art.

Bach to Rock is a nationwide franchise of music schools with locations in 5 states.

Hammond's is the oldest and the largest producer of premier handmade candy canes in the US.

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CIG participates in purchase of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, New York Yankees Class AAA affiliate More...


ProQuest Creates the First Complete, Digital Trove of Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations More...


Philadelphia-area Music Instructor Debuts on NBC's Hit Show The Voice More...


CIG backs Education-tech startup Newsela Inc.with Series A funding More...


ProQuest delivers access to Global Dissertations and Theses in Russia More...