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closed 6/7/2007 via PR Newswire

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired Imaging Network

synopsis: Questex Media Group, Inc. has acquired Imaging Network, a leading business-to-business multimedia marketing company serving the office products channel with the award-winning, Las Vegas-based ITEX tradeshow, imageSource, Office World News and Office Furniture & Design publications, e-newsletters, and Web sites and strong custom publishing unit.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
target: Imaging Network
Imaging Network is a leading business-to- business multimedia company which for over a decade has provided essential information to dealers and resellers in the office technology, office product and office furniture fields through its publications, websites and events.
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closed 8/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

BVMultimedia, purchased RBI Italy from Reed Business Information Ltd

synopsis: Reed Business Information's RBI Italy was sold to BVMultimedia. RBI Italy operates in three business areas which include: publishing, with 13 magazines and their websites; Telemat, which monitors 70,000 Italian public tenders; and Mimesi, which provides printed and digital press review services and advanced analysis of reputation on the internet.
buyer: BVMultimedia
BVMultimedia is a company wholly owned by Roberto Briglia and Gianni Vallardi in equal shares.
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: Reed Business Information Ltd
RBI Italy operates in three business areas which include: publishing, with 13 market leading magazines and their websites; Telemat, which monitors 70,000 Italian public tenders; and Mimesi, which provides printed and digital press review services and advanced analysis of reputation on the internet.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$24
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0.0x
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closed 6/3/2013 via Bloomberg

BNP Paribas, Edmond de Rothschild, purchased RBI France from Reed Business Information Ltd

synopsis: Reed Elsevier Plc, owner of the LexisNexis database, sold its French media unit RBI (Reed Business Information) France to funds belonging to Edmond de Rothschild Group and BNP Paribas Développement. The funds bought a 75 percent stake of RBI France, while the remaining 25 percent was purchased by managers Jean-Pierre Seguret and Alexandre Sidommo.
buyer: BNP Paribas
buyer: Edmond de Rothschild
BNP Paribas Développement is a private equity arm of BNP Paribas. Edmond de Rothschild Group offers a range of asset management and private banking services in France and internationally, including private equity fund management services.
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: Reed Business Information Ltd
Reed Business Information is a provider of business information, data and marketing solutions in multiple formats. Its French unit, RBI France, publishes titles including Strategies, Directions and Coiffure de Paris.
price ($mm)
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$82
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 6/17/2013 via Market Wire

Onex Corporation, acquired Nielsen Expositions

synopsis: Onex Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of Nielsen Expositions from its parent, an affiliate of Nielsen Holdings N.V., for $950 million in cash consideration. Nielsen Expositions is a leading operator of large, business-to-business tradeshows in the United States.
buyer: Onex Corporation(OCX:$34,000.00)
Onex is one of North America’s oldest and most successful private equity firms committed to acquiring and building high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. Onex manages investment platforms focused on private equity, real estate and credit securities.
target parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
target: Nielsen Expositions
Covering key industries from Design to Retail, Nielsen Expositions is a leading organizer of tradeshows complemented by industry analysis and market intelligence from its award winning publications and websites.
price ($mm)
$950
rev ($mm)
$183
EBITDA ($mm)
$94
EV / rev
5.2x
EV / EBITDA
10.1x
closed 1/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Catalyst Investment Managers Pty, acquired Reed Business Information Australia

synopsis: Catalyst Investment Managers has acquired Reed Business Information Australia (RBIA) from parent company Reed Elsevier. RBIA, a local unit of the B2B publisher's Reed Business Information division, owns titles including Money Management, Australian Doctor and Pharmacy News, and online directories such as hotfrog.com.au.
buyer: Catalyst Investment Managers Pty
Catalyst Investment Managers Pty is a leading independent firm in the Australasian private equity market, with a reputation built on its longevity in the market, superior track record and extensive local network. Catalyst has in excess of $1 billion in funds under management.
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Reed Business Information Australia
Reed Business Information is Australia’s leading and largest B2B publisher and information provider. Their publications include magazines like Australian Doctor, New Scientist, B&T Weekly, Travel Week and many other market leading publications.
price ($mm)
$42
rev ($mm)
$63
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.7x
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closed 12/13/2010 via Company Press Release

Matrix Private Equity Partners, acquired Faversham House Group

synopsis: Matrix Private Equity Partners has invested in the £4 million management buy-out of Faversham House Group Limited. Faversham is a progressive multi-media business that publishes B2B magazines such as Utility Week, Europe’s largest environmental website www.edie.net and stages the UK’s No.1 environmental exhibition, SustainabilityLive!.
buyer: Matrix Private Equity Partners
Matrix Private Equity Partmers is a leading VCT Manager in the UK, advising £120 million VCT Funds under Management across five Income & Growth VCTs. Its MBO focus and success was recognised at the recent British Private Equity Awards 2008, where MPEP won the award for “VCT Manager of the Year”.
target: Faversham House Group
Faversham House Group is one of the UK's leading independent media companies. It publishes 15 B2B magazines, organizes 22 B2B exhibitions, five awards events, one conference in the UK and one in Ireland, nine websites and dozens of related directories and special supplements.
price ($mm)
$6.32
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closed 9/21/2010 via Reuters

PNC Bank Corp., acquired Thompson Publishing Group

synopsis: Thompson Publishing Holding Co., a Washington D.C. based professional publisher and its six affiliates, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and plan to enter into an agreement with stalking horse bidder PNC Bank. PNC has agreed to provide debtor in possession financing.
buyer parent:The PNC Financial Services Group
buyer: PNC Bank Corp.(:$0.00)
PNC's banking subsidiaries operate more than 740 branches in six mid-Atlantic and midwestern states, with a focus on consumer, corporate, and mortgage banking.
target parent: Avista Capital Partners
target: Thompson Publishing Group
Thompson Publishing Group, a D.C.-based information services provider, is been a leading source of analysis and guidance for business and government executives. Professionals rely on Thompson for help in tracking, and complying with, the dynamic regulatory mandates facing their organizations.
price ($mm)
$42
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closed 12/1/2009 via BusinessWire

NewBay Media LLC, purchased Multiple Titles from Reed Business Information

synopsis: NewBay Media LLC announced that it has acquired Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News, and This Week in Consumer Electronics (TWICE) from Reed Business Information-US. Each title will continue to be published as part of NewBay’s line of print, online, and in-person products and services.
buyer parent:Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: NewBay Media LLC
NewBay Media LLC produces magazines, events and online information services targeted to business-to-business and business-to-consumer professional and enthusiast audiences. The portfolio includes a range of titles with strong brands and market-leading positions.
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: Reed Business Information
Reed Business Information is a leading provider of critical information and marketing solutions to business professionals in targeted industry sectors. Our market-leading properties include more than 135 business-to-business publications and over 125 Web sites.
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closed 2/25/2008 via Company Press Release

Arlington Capital Partners, acquired Virgo Holdings

synopsis: Arlington Capital Partners a Washington, DC-based private equity firm, announced the acquisition of Virgo Holdings, in partnership with the company’s existing management team. Virgo is a leading integrated business to business information services company delivering trade shows and conferences, print and electronic media, education and training.
buyer: Arlington Capital Partners
Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $450 million of committed capital. We are focused on management buyout and late stage expansion equity investment opportunities. Our target is middle-market companies with enterprise values typically between $50 million and $500 million.
target parent: Seaport Capital
target: Virgo Holdings
Virgo Holdings is a fast-growing, integrated business-to-business information services business delivering trade shows and conferences, print and electronic media, and online education to key growth markets.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
10.0x
closed 3/20/2008 via Company Description

Apax Partners, Guardian Media Group plc, acquired EMAP plc

synopsis: The boards of Eden Bidco Limited and Emap plc are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Emap. Eden Bidco is a newly incorporated company formed by funds advised by Apax Partners and Guardian Media Group plc.
buyer: Apax Partners
buyer: Guardian Media Group plc
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Israel and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the management or advice of Apax Partners total $35 billion around the world.
target: EMAP plc
Emap plc is a brand-led, multiplatform media group with a portfolio of over 200 brands that inform, entertain and connect communities. The strength of the Group lies in our ability to create and package content and in our brands through which we engage our customers.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,105 [$2,862]
rev ($mm)
$897
EBITDA ($mm)
$311
EV / rev
3.1x
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8.9x
announced 10/15/2007 via Company Press Release

AAC Capital Partners Holding BV., will acquire Ocean Media Ltd.

synopsis: AAC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Ocean Media Limited, the magazine publisher and exhibition organiser, from its current management team and institutional backers led by the Dublin based private equity firm, Ion Equity. Completion is subject to competition clearance.
buyer: AAC Capital Partners Holding BV.
AAC Capital Partners is a leading Northern European mid-market buyout firm with a unique regional footprint. We lead buy-outs within the €50-€500 million deal range in the consumer, industrial and services sector and target opportunities for majority stakes in profitable, cash-generative companies.
target parent: Ion Equity Limited
target: Ocean Media Ltd.
Ocean Media Limited is a market leading media company involving publishing, exhibitions, conferences, database marketing and new media activities across a diverse range of markets.
price ($mm)
$220
rev ($mm)
$64
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
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closed 8/1/2007 via Company Description

Publicaciones Profesionales SA, acquired Publicaciones Profesionales SA

synopsis: Publicaciones Profesionales management has acquired the company from VNU Business Media Europe. Publicaciones Profesionales publishes magazines including computer information, electronics, finance, management, media and career development titles.
buyer: Publicaciones Profesionales SA
Publicaciones Profesionales publishes magazines including computer information, electronics, finance, management, media and career development titles. The magazines are weekly 'Anuncios' and the yearbook 'Los Anuncios del Ano'.
target parent: VNU
target: Publicaciones Profesionales SA
Publicaciones Profesionales publishes magazines including computer information, electronics, finance, management, media and career development titles. The magazines are weekly 'Anuncios' and the yearbook 'Los Anuncios del Ano'.
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closed 3/29/2007 via BNC Analysis

Nventa Biopharmaceuticals Corporation, acquired Glacier Ventures International Corp.

synopsis: Nventa Biopharmaceuticals Corporation acquired all assets of Glacier Ventures International Corp.
buyer: Nventa Biopharmaceuticals Corporation
Nventa Biopharmaceuticals Corporation is developing innovative therapeutics for the treatment of viral infections and cancer, with a focus on diseases caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The Company’s lead initiative is the development of HspE7, a therapeutic vaccine for the possible treatment
target: Glacier Ventures International Corp.
Glacier Ventures is a leading information communications company focused on the provision of essential information and related services to business, professional and other markets through print, electronic and online media.
price ($mm)
$311
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closed 2/8/2007 via PR Newswire

3i Group Plc, acquired VNU Business Media Europe ltd.

synopsis: The Nielsen Company has completed the sale of its VNU Business Media Europe unit to 3i, Europe's leading private-equity and venture-capital firm. Terms were not disclosed.
buyer: 3i Group Plc(TGOPF:($329.00))
3i is a world leader in private equity and venture capital We focus on buyouts, growth capital and venture capital and invest across Europe, the US and Asia. Our competitive advantage comes from our international network. 3i manages over £5.7 billion of assets.
target parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
target: VNU Business Media Europe ltd.
VNU Business Media Europe is the leading European technology publisher in the UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and Belgium in advertising and readership marketshare. In these seven countries we publish approximately 70 trade magazines, all together some 70 million copies per year.
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closed 2/19/2007 via

Incisive Media PLC, acquired VNU Business Publications Ltd.

synopsis: Incisive Media, a leading provider of business information, is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire the entire share capital the UK operation of VNU, VNU Business Publications Ltd. This was a back to back transaction from 3i following their acquisition of the Dutch and European publishing interests.
buyer parent:Apax Partners & Co. Ventures Ltd.
buyer: Incisive Media PLC
Incisive Media is one of the world's leading B2B information providers, serving the financial and professional services markets globally. Incisive brings product provider and purchaser business communities together in print, in person and online.
target parent: 3i Group Plc
target: VNU Business Publications Ltd.
VNU Business Publications is one of the leading B2B publishers in both the UK business finance and corporate and personal computing markets. VNUs market leading brands include Accountancy Age, Computing, CRN and ComputerActive. The group has a portfolio of 10 publications, 22 websites and 6 events.
price ($mm)
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$83
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0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/11/2007 via PR Newswire

CMP Information Ltd, acquired Quest Media Limited

synopsis: United Business Media plc announces that its UK-based CMP Information division has acquired Quest Media Limited for a cash consideration of up to GBP5m. The acquisition of Quest will add six awards events, three conferences and an associated magazine to CMP Information's events portfolio.
buyer parent:United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites.
target: Quest Media Limited
Quest Media, an independently owned business communication and media company, publishes a series of leading edge business magazines, develops prestigious Awards programmes and organises ground-breaking conferences and events with the express aim of promoting best practice and knowledge sharing.
price ($mm)
$8.39
rev ($mm)
$6
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EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/20/2006 via PR Newswire

Avista Capital Partners, acquired Thompson Publishing Group

synopsis: Avista Capital Partners, a private equity firm, has agreed to acquire the 50% interest it does not already own in Thompson Publishing Group ("TPG") from MidOcean Partners, a private investment firm.
buyer: Avista Capital Partners
Avista Capital Partners is a private equity firm with offices in New York, NY and Houston, TX. Avista's strategy is to make controlling or influential minority investments primarily in growth-oriented media, healthcare and energy companies.
target parent: MidOcean Partners
target: Thompson Publishing Group
Thompson Publishing Group, a D.C.-based information services provider, is been a leading source of analysis and guidance for business and government executives. Professionals rely on Thompson for help in tracking, and complying with, the dynamic regulatory mandates facing their organizations.
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closed 11/6/2006 via BNC Analysis

Ten Alps plc, acquired Cameron Publishing Limited

synopsis: Ten Alps Publishing, in its first move after announcing the rebranding of the business from McMillan-Scott, yesterday purchased the specialist media company Cameron Publishing Limited ('Camerons') for an initial consideration of £400,000, plus a further amount of up to £400,000, conditional on the achievement of certain profit targets.
buyer: Ten Alps plc(GB:TAL:$66.53)
Ten Alps provides content and advertising across all the media outlets simultaneously, including TV and radio programmes, websites, online TV, live events and over 600 specialist publications.
target: Cameron Publishing Limited
Gateshead-based Camerons has 47 staff and in the financial year ending 31 January 2006 had turnover of £2,276,000. Camerons’ titles include ten publications across the national and local Chamber of Commerce market.
price ($mm)
$1.52
rev ($mm)
$4
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0.4x
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closed 10/1/2006 via BNC Analysis

Randall-Reilly Publishing, LLC, acquired Collins and Associates Publishing Group

synopsis: Randall-Reilly Publishing Acquires Collins and Associates Publishing Group.
buyer parent:Wachovia Corporation
buyer: Randall-Reilly Publishing, LLC
Randall-Reilly Publishing is the premier business-to-business media company focused on the trucking, construction and industrial markets. Randall-Reilly also operates a company-sponsored publication division serving Fortune 500 companies and a UCC-filing database and research group.
target: Collins and Associates Publishing Group
Collins and Associates Publishing Group is a publishing company.
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closed 7/25/2006 via PR Newswire

Avista Capital Partners, acquired Thompson Publishing Group

synopsis: Avista Capital Partners, a private equity firm, has acquired a 50% interest in Thompson Publishing Holding Co., Inc. from DLJ Growth Capital Partners, a Credit Suisse private equity fund, at an enterprise value of $130 million.
buyer: Avista Capital Partners
Avista Capital Partners is a private equity firm with offices in New York, NY and Houston, TX. Avista's strategy is to make controlling or influential minority investments primarily in growth-oriented media, healthcare and energy companies.
target parent: Credit Suisse First Boston
target: Thompson Publishing Group
Thompson Publishing Group, a D.C.-based information services provider, is been a leading source of analysis and guidance for business and government executives. Professionals rely on Thompson for help in tracking, and complying with, the dynamic regulatory mandates facing their organizations.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 6/7/2007 via PR Newswire

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired Imaging Network

synopsis: Questex Media Group, Inc. has acquired Imaging Network, a leading business-to-business multimedia marketing company serving the office products channel with the award-winning, Las Vegas-based ITEX tradeshow, imageSource, Office World News and Office Furniture & Design publications, e-newsletters, and Web sites and strong custom publishing unit.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
target: Imaging Network
Imaging Network is a leading business-to- business multimedia company which for over a decade has provided essential information to dealers and resellers in the office technology, office product and office furniture fields through its publications, websites and events.
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closed 2/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired JAZD Markets, Inc.

synopsis: Questex, a leading global business information company, announced that it has acquired the technology and substantially all the business assets of Jazd Markets, the global sourcing and lead-generation company.
buyer parent:Credit Suisse Group AG
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group LLC is a leading global business media company. The company serves the beauty, spa, travel, hospitality, beverage, bar, nightclub, leisure, consumer electronics and entertainment markets as well as the technology, finance, life sciences and health care sectors.
target: JAZD Markets, Inc.
Founded in 2008, JAZD Markets is a comprehensive MaaS platform company built by online marketers and B2B publishers to deliver the highest tangible return from online marketing investment available today.
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closed 5/31/2012 via BtoBonline.com

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired Ataway Exchange

synopsis: Questex Media Group has acquired Ataway Exchange from Vantage Strategy. Questex and Vantage have formed an alliance to offer digital consulting services to hospitality and travel companies. Ataway is a community network, events producer and information provider serving CMOs, CTOs and e-commerce management in the travel and hospitality industries.
buyer parent:Credit Suisse Group AG
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group LLC is a leading global business media company. The company serves the beauty, spa, travel, hospitality, beverage, bar, nightclub, leisure, consumer electronics and entertainment markets as well as the technology, finance, life sciences and health care sectors.
target parent: Vantage Strategy
target: Ataway Exchange
The Ataway Exchange is a venue where leaders and executives in the travel industry network and interface with experts and thought leaders in the technology arena.
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closed 5/2/2012 via Company Press Release

RISI, Inc., purchased Official Board Markets from Questex Media Group Inc

synopsis: RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced an agreement with Questex Media to take over publishing of Official Board Markets (OBM or the "Yellow Sheet") from Questex Media. Official Board Markets publishes news and price reporting for the recovered paper industry.
buyer parent:United Business Media Limited
buyer: RISI, Inc.
RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, wood products, tissue, timber, non-wovens, printing and publishing industries to help them make better decisions.
seller parent: Credit Suisse Group AG
seller: Questex Media Group Inc
Official Board Markets (OBM or the "Yellow Sheet") publishes news and price reporting for the recovered paper industry, reporting the prices that fiber mills pay to buy recovered paper from those selling it, such as materials recovery facilities, paper packers, etc.
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closed 8/21/2008 via PE Hub

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired SpaTrade

synopsis: Questex Media Group, Inc., a global, diversified business-to-business media company announced the acquisition of SpaTrade, which produces industry portals SpaTrade and SpaExec and the SpaExec networking events.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
target: SpaTrade
SpaTrade is a new media company serving the unique needs of the global community of spa professionals primarily through its cutting-edge web site which represents the industry's largest online community with 15,000 registered members from 94 countries.
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closed 1/22/2008 via PR Newswire

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired FierceMarkets, Inc.

synopsis: Questex Media Group, Inc., a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media and information provider announced today its acquisition of FierceMarkets, a leading online B2B media company headquartered in Washington, D.C.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
target: FierceMarkets, Inc.
FierceMarkets, a leader in B2B e-media, provides information and marketing services in the Telecommunications, Life Sciences, Healthcare, IT, and Finance industries through its portfolio of e-mail newsletters, web sites, webinars, and live events.
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closed 8/15/2007 via BtoBonline.com

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired Oxford Publishing & Exposition

synopsis: Questex Media Group said Thursday that it has acquired Oxford Publishing. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition of Oxford Publishing comes less than three weeks after Questex acquired Five Star Alliance, an online luxury hotel booking service.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
target: Oxford Publishing & Exposition
Oxford Publishing produces The Show, one of the largest beverage and food events in North America. The Show includes the Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show, the International Restaurant Show-Las Vegas, and the International Coffee and Tea Expo.
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closed 7/25/2007 via PR Newswire

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired Five Star Alliance

synopsis: Questex Media Group, Inc., a global, diversified business-to-business media company and publisher of Premier Hotels & Resorts, Luxury Travel Advisor and Travel Agent Magazines and producer of Luxury Travel Expo and Incentive Travel Exchange, has acquired Five Star Alliance the leading online luxury hotel booking service for the affluent traveler.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
target: Five Star Alliance
Five Star Alliance is a luxury hotel booking Web site, offering hotels and consumers a new approach to online travel. FiveStarAlliance.com is changing the way consumers find hotels by providing exclusive insight and advice combined with a worldwide selection.
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closed 6/7/2007 via PR Newswire

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired Imaging Network

synopsis: Questex Media Group, Inc. has acquired Imaging Network, a leading business-to-business multimedia marketing company serving the office products channel with the award-winning, Las Vegas-based ITEX tradeshow, imageSource, Office World News and Office Furniture & Design publications, e-newsletters, and Web sites and strong custom publishing unit.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
target: Imaging Network
Imaging Network is a leading business-to- business multimedia company which for over a decade has provided essential information to dealers and resellers in the office technology, office product and office furniture fields through its publications, websites and events.
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closed 3/1/2007 via Company Press Release

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired Pelican Events Ltd

synopsis: Audax, together with Questex, acquired Pelican Events from private owners.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
target: Pelican Events Ltd
Pelican Events Ltd. manages a series of specialized appointment-based business to business meeting forums for the hotel management industry.
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closed 2/8/2007 via PR Newswire

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired McLean Events

synopsis: Questex Media Group, Inc. has completed the acquisition of U.K.-based McLean Events International Ltd. McLean Events will operate as a subsidiary of Questex and continue to be led by its founder and chairman, Noor Kassam.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
target: McLean Events
McLean Events organizes meeting forums in several different industries within the UK, Europe, Asian, and American markets which include the conference & incentive market, hotel management, health & fitness, spa, ship building, petroleum and people development sectors.
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announced 9/20/2006 via PR Newswire

InfoTrends, Inc. will be merged with Questex Media Group Inc,

synopsis: Questex Media Group, Inc. and InfoTrends, Inc. announced that the two have signed a definitive merger agreement. This agreement is subject to the approval of the shareholders of InfoTrends, and is expected to close by the end of September, when InfoTrends will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Questex.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
target: InfoTrends, Inc.
InfoTrends is a worldwide market research and strategic consulting firm for the digital imaging and document solutions industry providing research, analysis, forecasts, and advice to help clients understand market trends, identify opportunities, and develop strategies to grow their businesses.
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closed 7/17/2006 via Company Press Release

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired IECSC

synopsis: Questex Media Group, Inc., a global, diversified business-to-business media provider announced the acquisition of the International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference, and the Las Vegas Hair & Nail Conference from Show Management, Inc.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
target: IECSC
The International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conferences give estheticians, cosmeticians, spa and salon owners, massage therapist, makeup artist, and doctors around the world a chance to improve their services by offering them superior education and the largest display of professional products.
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closed 5/23/2005 via BusinessWire

Questex Media Group Inc, purchased certain business media assets from Advanstar Communications Inc.

synopsis: Audax Group today announced it has created a new entity called Questex Media Group, Inc. ("Questex"), which has purchased certain business media assets from Advanstar Communications Inc.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
seller parent: Credit Suisse First Boston
seller: Advanstar Communications Inc.
Advanstar Communications Inc. is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries.
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closed 6/7/2007 via PR Newswire

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired Imaging Network

synopsis: Questex Media Group, Inc. has acquired Imaging Network, a leading business-to-business multimedia marketing company serving the office products channel with the award-winning, Las Vegas-based ITEX tradeshow, imageSource, Office World News and Office Furniture & Design publications, e-newsletters, and Web sites and strong custom publishing unit.
buyer parent:Audax Group
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group, Inc. is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 25 conferences and tradeshows, as well as a host of databases and online media brands.
target: Imaging Network
Imaging Network is a leading business-to- business multimedia company which for over a decade has provided essential information to dealers and resellers in the office technology, office product and office furniture fields through its publications, websites and events.
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announced 3/20/2014 via Company Press Release

Talentum Business Information Group AB, will purchase B2B Business from Sanoma Oyj

synopsis: Sanoma Pro will sell its B2B business to Talentum. Sanoma Pro’s B2B operations produce up-to-date digital and training services and publish business books for professionals in the fields of taxation, financial administration, law and supervisory work.
buyer parent:Alma Media Oyj
buyer: Talentum Business Information Group AB(HLSE:TTM1V:$104.41)
Talentum Oyj produces journals, professional literature, seminars, and network content for professionals in various fields, including economists, engineers, lawyers, doctors, and information technology and marketing experts in Finland, Sweden, and other Baltic States.
seller: Sanoma Oyj(SAA1V):$3,056.27)
Sanoma Pro’s B2B operations produce up-to-date digital and training services and publish business books for professionals in the fields of taxation, financial administration, law and supervisory work. The most important digital services included in the business are Fokus and Verkkokirjahylly.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/10/2014 via BusinessWire

The Freeman Companies, will acquire AVMG

synopsis: The Freeman Company (Freeman) and the Audio Visual Management Group (AVMG) announced that Freeman, the leading global partner for integrated marketing solutions for live engagements, will acquire AVMG, an audio visual solutions provider for association trade shows, business meetings, and special events based in Richardson, Texas.
buyer: The Freeman Companies
Since 1927, Freeman has been the premier provider of integrated experiential marketing solutions for live engagements including expositions, conventions, corporate events and exhibits. Freeman produces more than 4,300 expositions annually.
target: AVMG
AVMG delivers tailor-made technology systems, audiovisual and creative services that extend beyond the trade show floor to include educational and business meetings, and industry-specific special events. AVMG’s company culture is second to none with a mission to meet each customer’s unique needs.
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closed 2/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

events by tlc, acquired Ole Special Events SL

synopsis: events by tlc which has been operating events in Portugal for the past 10 years, starts operating in Spain through the acquisition of the majority of Olé Special Events. From small board meetings to massive conferences, Ole covers any service for the organization of conferences and meetings.
buyer: events by tlc
events by tlc operates events in Portugal. Their team of multilingual specialists deliver tailored event and incentive travel programmes with passion and care through the entire process with innovative ideas and expert organisation, helping to deliver winning events.
target: Ole Special Events SL
Ole Special Events is a leader DMC (Destination Management Company) and event management agency based in Spain (with offices in Madrid, Barcelona and Majorca) and operating events all over the country as well as worldwide.
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closed 1/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Lloyd Paul Events Ltd. merged with Mobile Promotions Corporate Events Limited,

synopsis: Events agency Lloyd Paul Events has merged with Northamptonshire-based Mobile Promotions. The company provides event management and logistic services. They also offer destination research, venue sourcing and booking, print buying, supplier management, and other services.
buyer: Mobile Promotions Corporate Events Limited
Mobile Promotions is an event company. From roadshows and sampling campaigns to hospitality and shopping centre promotions, they have a team of people who will help companies stand out from the crowd.
target: Lloyd Paul Events Ltd.
Lloyd Paul Events Ltd. provides event management and logistic services. They also offer destination research, venue sourcing and booking, print buying, supplier management, and other services. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Lutterworth, United Kingdom.
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closed 8/8/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Alesco Data Group, LLC, acquired Statlistics

synopsis: The Alesco Group, provides data and data related services for direct mail, e-mail, telemarketing and digital advertising campaigns, announced that it has acquired Connecticut-based list management and list brokerage firm, Statlistics.
buyer: Alesco Data Group, LLC
Alesco Data Group provides data and related services for direct mail, e-mail, telemarketing and voice messaging campaigns. Thousands of customers use their products and services to find new customers, increase revenue, reduce selling costs, and grow profits.
target: Statlistics
Statlistics offers professional list management, list brokerage, e-mail marketing, merge/purge and data processing services to multi-channel marketers.
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closed 1/31/2013 via BNC Analysis

ITE Group, Plc., acquired Trade-Link Exhibition Group

synopsis: Conference and exhibition organizer ITE Group has announced that it acquired a 75 percent stake in Trade-Link Exhibition Group, a Malaysian-registered company. Trade Link runs a number of events that take place together annually at Kuala Lumpur's Putra World Trade Centre.
buyer: ITE Group, Plc.(ITE:LSE:$279.71)
ITE Group creates marketplaces for business by organizing leading trade exhibitions and conferences in growing and developing markets. The group organizes over 250 trade exhibitions and conferences each year in 15 countries and employs over 1000 staff in 28 offices worldwide.
target: Trade-Link Exhibition Group
Trade-Link Exhibition Group is Malaysia’s largest home-grown organizer of exhibitions and specialized events, creating high profile, targeted industry events where suppliers and buyers come together in a business setting to do business.
price ($mm)
$6.97*
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
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closed 1/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Catalyst Investment Managers Pty, acquired Reed Business Information Australia

synopsis: Catalyst Investment Managers has acquired Reed Business Information Australia (RBIA) from parent company Reed Elsevier. RBIA, a local unit of the B2B publisher's Reed Business Information division, owns titles including Money Management, Australian Doctor and Pharmacy News, and online directories such as hotfrog.com.au.
buyer: Catalyst Investment Managers Pty
Catalyst Investment Managers Pty is a leading independent firm in the Australasian private equity market, with a reputation built on its longevity in the market, superior track record and extensive local network. Catalyst has in excess of $1 billion in funds under management.
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Reed Business Information Australia
Reed Business Information is Australia’s leading and largest B2B publisher and information provider. Their publications include magazines like Australian Doctor, New Scientist, B&T Weekly, Travel Week and many other market leading publications.
price ($mm)
$42
rev ($mm)
$63
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2013 via PR Newswire

Wicks Group of Companies, acquired McMurry/TMG, LLC

synopsis: McMurry and TMG Custom Media, two industry-leading content marketing pioneers, have merged to create the nation's largest independent full-service content marketing agency. The Wicks Group of Companies has taken a majority ownership stake in the new company, which will be called McMurry/TMG, LLC.
buyer: Wicks Group of Companies
The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C. is a private equity firm based in New York City that invests in lower-middle-market companies operating in selected segments of the information, education and media industries principally in the United States and Canada.
target: McMurry/TMG, LLC
McMurry/TMG, LLC provides a comprehensive range of content marketing services, including content strategy, content creation in all popular forms, content distribution and campaign analytics, to an array of businesses, associations and institutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Deutsche Messe AG, acquired spring Messe Management

synopsis: Deutsche Messe has acquired a majority share in Mannheim-based trade fair organizer Spring Messe Management (Spring). The company spring Messe Management was founded in Mannheim in 1998 and has a staff of around 50.
buyer: Deutsche Messe AG
Deutsche Messe, based in Hannover, Germany, is the world's foremost trade fair company. Deutsche Messe develops, plans and runs trade fairs and exhibitions in Germany and abroad.
target: spring Messe Management
Spring Messe Management, a trade fair organizer, was founded in Mannheim, Germany in 1998. spring‘s trade shows are staged in 11 European cities and address the themes of HR management, further education, eLearning, the public sector and corporate health.
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closed 5/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Typecraft, acquired MarketPlace Direct

synopsis: TCP Printing (Typecraft) and Marketplace Direct are to merge as the consolidation wave in the US commercial printing industry moves beyond smaller family-owned firms looking to capitalise on the analog to digital transition.
buyer: Typecraft
Typecraft specializes in web and commercial sheetfed printing.
target: MarketPlace Direct
MarketPlace Direct has evolved from a traditional mail house into an integrated cross-media marketing company with the resources to deliver brand/message however, whenever, and to whomever.
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announced 8/17/2011 via BNC Analysis

Exponent Private Equity, will purchase 34 Magazine Titles from BBC Worldwide Limited

synopsis: BBC Worldwide has agreed on a sale of its assets, covering 34 magazine titles, to Exponent. These include non-BBC branded magazines, magazines aligned to BBC shows, magazines aligned to "key brands," Dovetail and Frontline, which are respectively subscriptions fulfillment and distribution houses, and Origin, a specialist publisher.
buyer: Exponent Private Equity
Exponent is a private equity firm that invests in UK headquartered businesses. Exponent focuses on buy-outs and buy-ins of UK-based companies with values of between £75m-£350m.
seller parent: British Broadcasting Corporation
seller: BBC Worldwide Limited
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, is a fast-growing media and entertainment company. BBC Worldwide manages seven operating businesses - Channels, Sales & Distribution, Magazines and Children's & Licensing, Content & Production, Home Entertainment, Digital, and Global Brands.
price ($mm)
$201
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closed 6/10/2011 via Company Press Release

Phinma Corporation, acquired Fuld & Company

synopsis: Fuld & Company, a pioneer in the field of competitive intelligence, announces the acquisition by the Phinma Group. Fuld & Company delivers customized, proprietary research, analysis and consulting designed to help clients understand the competition, seize market opportunities, anticipate and thwart competitive challenges, and drive growth.
buyer: Phinma Corporation
Phinma Corporation’s mission is to help build the Philippines through competitive and well-managed business enterprises that enable Filipinos to attain a better quality of life. Through its subsidiaries, engages in education, steel products, business process outsourcing, and hotel businesses.
target: Fuld & Company
Fuld & Company Inc. is a preeminent research and consulting firm in the field of business and competitive intelligence. Fuld & Company is a full-service business intelligence firm, providing research and analysis, strategic consulting, business intelligence process consulting, and training.
price ($mm)
$5.59*
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closed 2/2/2011 via Market Wire

Smart Business Network Inc., acquired Wise Group

synopsis: Smart Business Network Inc., one of the nation's largest networks of local and custom B2B marketing channels, has announced its acquisition of Wise Group, a leading Northeast Ohio custom content firm, to expand its Smart Business Content Marketing Division.
buyer: Smart Business Network Inc.
Smart Business Network Inc. is one of the nation's largest networks of local and custom B2B marketing channels. Its Smart Business Content Marketing Division provides custom content marketing products and services to leading companies in a broad range of industries.
target: Wise Group
Wise Group is a leading Northeast Ohio custom content firm whose projects include Advertising Supported Projects, Magazines, Custom Digital Projects, Newsletters, Event Marketing, Commemorative Editions and Collateral.
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closed 2/1/2010 via Company Press Release

Ten Alps plc, purchased Asian Assets from Reed Business Information

synopsis: Multimedia factual producer Ten Alps plc announces the formation of a majority-owned joint venture ("JV") company in Asia, and the acquisition by the JV of assets from Reed Business Information Asia.
buyer: Ten Alps plc(GB:TAL:$66.53)
Ten Alps provides content and advertising across all the media outlets simultaneously, including TV and radio programmes, websites, online TV, live events and over 600 specialist publications.
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: Reed Business Information
Reed Business Information is a leading provider of critical information and marketing solutions to business professionals in targeted industry sectors. Our market-leading properties include more than 135 business-to-business publications and over 125 Web sites.
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closed 1/15/2010 via BusinessWire

Courier Corporation, acquired Highcrest Media, LLC

synopsis: Courier Corporation, one of America’s leading book manufacturers and specialty publishers, announced that it has acquired Highcrest Media LLC, a provider of software and solutions that streamline the production of customized textbooks for use in colleges, universities and businesses.
buyer: Courier Corporation(CRRC:$261.32)
Courier Corporation publishes, prints and sells books. Courier has two lines of business: full-service book manufacturing and specialty publishing. The Company is focused on achieving industry-leading financial performance by serving markets with above-average growth rates & strong future prospects.
target: Highcrest Media, LLC
Highcrest Media continually focuses on automating the entire business cycle of on-demand printing to streamline the process, minimize labor costs and provide for unlimited scalability.
price ($mm)
$3.00
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closed 12/2/2009 via Company Press Release

Future Foundation Group, acquired Future Foundation Group

synopsis: The management team at consumer insight agency the Future Foundation has completed a buy-out of the firm from parent company Experian.
buyer: Future Foundation Group
Future Foundation’s core expertise is based on identifying and forecasting social and consumer trends and determining the extent of their impacts on markets, services, brands and products.
target parent: Experian Information Solutions
target: Future Foundation Group
Future Foundation’s core expertise is based on identifying and forecasting social and consumer trends and determining the extent of their impacts on markets, services, brands and products.
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announced 10/15/2007 via Company Press Release

AAC Capital Partners Holding BV., will acquire Ocean Media Ltd.

synopsis: AAC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Ocean Media Limited, the magazine publisher and exhibition organiser, from its current management team and institutional backers led by the Dublin based private equity firm, Ion Equity. Completion is subject to competition clearance.
buyer: AAC Capital Partners Holding BV.
AAC Capital Partners is a leading Northern European mid-market buyout firm with a unique regional footprint. We lead buy-outs within the €50-€500 million deal range in the consumer, industrial and services sector and target opportunities for majority stakes in profitable, cash-generative companies.
target parent: Ion Equity Limited
target: Ocean Media Ltd.
Ocean Media Limited is a market leading media company involving publishing, exhibitions, conferences, database marketing and new media activities across a diverse range of markets.
price ($mm)
$220
rev ($mm)
$64
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2007 via BNC Analysis

Jaarbeurs Holding BV, acquired VNU Exhibitions Europe BV

synopsis: Jaarbeurs (Holding) BV has reached an agreement in principle with The Nielsen Company to acquire Nielsen’s 50% of the shares in VNU Exhibitions Europe. In doing so, Jaarbeurs will become the full owner of the company, which organizes 60 national and international fairs annually.
buyer: Jaarbeurs Holding BV
Jaarbeurs Holding operates as a strategic holding company and provides support in the areas of finance, legal affairs, ICT, Human Resources and the development of the organisation. Jaarbeurs Utrecht hosts trade fairs, consumer events, conferences, meetings and other activities.
target parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
target: VNU Exhibitions Europe BV
VNU Exhibitions Europe BV organizes fairs in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and Russia. The company organizes fairs in the areas of industry, construction, and information technology; consumer events; and healthcare, education, retail, and agro businesses.
price ($mm)
$51*
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closed 4/2/2007 via Company Press Release

Ten Alps plc, acquired Atalink Ltd.

synopsis: Media group Ten Alps Plc announces the purchase from Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC of the entire issued share capital of Atalink Limited. Ten Alps has paid #1.761m on completion. A further payment will be made, on a pound for pound basis, for the net current assets of the co. as at 30th March 2007, on agreement of the completion accounts.
buyer: Ten Alps plc(GB:TAL:$66.53)
Ten Alps provides content and advertising across all the media outlets simultaneously, including TV and radio programmes, websites, online TV, live events and over 600 specialist publications.
target parent: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
target: Atalink Ltd.
For over 20 years Atalink has been producing targeted media solutions in partnership with some of the UK's most influential organisations and companies. Building on our success as a leading specialist publisher, we offer a full range of media solutions, spanning print and new media.
price ($mm)
$3.64
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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Forrester Research Inc.
Forrester Research Inc.
Forrester Research is an independent research company that provides pragmatic and forward-thinking advice to global leaders in business and technology. It works with professionals in 19 key roles at major companies providing proprietary research, customer insight, consulting, events, and more.
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2011
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$283.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$50.13
EBIT ($mm)
$42.21
Net Income ($mm)
$23.01
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1208
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ITE Group, Plc.
ITE Group, Plc.
ITE Group creates marketplaces for business by organizing leading trade exhibitions and conferences in growing and developing markets. The group organizes over 250 trade exhibitions and conferences each year in 15 countries and employs over 1000 staff in 28 offices worldwide.
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2012
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$279.71
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Net Income ($mm)
$50.41
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1040
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Ticker: GSOL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Sources
Global Sources
Global Sources is a leading business-to-business media company and a primary facilitator of trade with Greater China. The core business facilitates trade between Asia and the world using English-language media such as online marketplaces and print/digital magazines.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$197.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$40.40
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Net Income ($mm)
$32.70
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Wilmington Group plc
Wilmington Group plc
Wilmington Group plc is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. Their businesses enable professionals and their organizations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge.
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2012
rev ($mm)
$131.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.11
EBIT ($mm)
$15.40
Net Income ($mm)
$7.55
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Alesco Data Group, LLC
Alesco Data Group, LLC
Alesco Data Group provides data and related services for direct mail, e-mail, telemarketing and voice messaging campaigns. Thousands of customers use their products and services to find new customers, increase revenue, reduce selling costs, and grow profits.
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AVMG
AVMG
AVMG delivers tailor-made technology systems, audiovisual and creative services that extend beyond the trade show floor to include educational and business meetings, and industry-specific special events. AVMG’s company culture is second to none with a mission to meet each customer’s unique needs.
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Brief2Event
Brief2Event
Brief2Event is an event management agency. The core business of Brief2Event is finding venues, arranging corporate hotel programmes, and booking hotels linked to large events.
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CloserStill Media
CloserStill Media
CloserStill Holdings Limited engages in mid-sized business to business exhibitions and event businesses through its subsidiaries. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
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Contineo Media
Contineo Media is a multi-platform information provider that connects buyers and sellers through its print products, websites, electronic newsletters, e-books, video channels, conferences and industry awards.
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Crain Communications, Inc.
Crain Communications, Inc.
An industry leader, Crain Communications Inc is one of the largest privately owned business media companies with 30 leading business, trade and consumer brands in North America, Europe and Asia.
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Eventbrite
Eventbrite
Eventbrite is an online service that people everywhere use to create, share, and join any event imaginable. Whether it's a photography class with a local artist, or a sold-out concert in a city stadium, Eventbrite makes it happen.
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events by tlc
events by tlc
events by tlc operates events in Portugal. Their team of multilingual specialists deliver tailored event and incentive travel programmes with passion and care through the entire process with innovative ideas and expert organisation, helping to deliver winning events.
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Fiera Milano International SPA
Fiera Milano International SPA
Fiera Milano's group of companies are divided into two business areas: management of spaces and services and organization of exhibitions and conferences.
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Future Foundation Group
Future Foundation Group
Future Foundation’s core expertise is based on identifying and forecasting social and consumer trends and determining the extent of their impacts on markets, services, brands and products.
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Glacier Media, Inc.
Glacier Media, Inc.
Glacier Media Inc. is an information communications company focused on the provision of primary and essential information and related services through print, electronic and online media.
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