ComScore Cuts Staff At M:Metrics Following Acquisition

This story was written by Tricia Duryee.
This does not come as a surprisethree weeks after Internet measurement firm comScore (NSDQ: SCOR) bought M:Metrics for about $50 million, including cash and some stock, M:Metrics told us today that they are thinning their ranks in Seattle to fold into comScore's larger operation. Will Hodgman, M:Metrics' co-founder and CEO, would not say how many of its 80 employees will be let go, but that it was "a relatively small amount." The people affected came from areas, such as finance, accounting and engineering, where comScore already had sufficient staff. In addition, some of M:Metrics employees were able to fill open positions within comScore..more on MocoNews.

By Tricia Duryee