Dachis Group Buys Social Business Service Hinchcliffe & Co.

Corporate social networking company Dachis Group has acquired Hinchcliffe & Co., its second purchase in six months. Alexandria, VA-based Hinchcliffe provides social business tools and infrastructure. Dachis will align Hinchcliffe with its own social enterprise unit. The acquisition will help extend Dachis’ international expansion, as Hinchcliffe has an existing presence in European and the Asia/Pacific region. Terms for the purchase weren’t disclosed. CEO Dion Hinchcliffe will join Dachis as “senior engagement manager,” reporting to Peter Kim, managing director of Dachis’ North American operations.

In a post on Dachis’ official blog, Hinchcliffe says the decision to sell “will allow us to serve clients far more effectively and in higher scale than we ever could with our niche firm. In short, our new expanded footprint, great new talent pool, and a global team is going to allow us to do things that just weren