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ARGI, iPacesetters merge

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Montvale, N.J.—ARGI, which provides audience development, lead generation and marketing technology, and iPacesetters, which operates call centers, announced Monday that they have merged under the name of iPacesetters. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The merged company will offer unified, transactional databases combined with performance-based call centers. Ray Butkus, currently ARGI's CEO, will be CEO of iPacesetters. Frank Royal, currently president of iPacesetters, will continue in that role at the newly combined company.

Gerry DeBiasi, partner of Kidd & Co. and executive chairman of iPacesetters will also continue in his role.

iPacesetters is primarily owned by Kidd & Co. and fellow private equity fund Shore Points Capital.

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