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announced 12/23/2011 via BNC Analysis

Fairfax Media Ltd., will acquire Metro Media Publishing

synopsis: FAIRFAX Media has moved to recapture lost real estate advertising revenue in Victoria through a merger with Metro Media Publishing. Under the deal, Fairfax would pay $35 million and fold its Fairfax Community Newspapers into MMP. Fairfax said it would own 50 per cent voting and economic interest in MMP after the transaction was completed.
buyer: Fairfax Media Ltd.(AU:FXJ:$1,832.98)
Fairfax Media Limited is Australasia's leading media company. Fairfax Media publishes regional and community newspapers, financial and consumer magazines, radio licenses in metro and regional Australia and several agricultural publications in New Zealand and the United States.
target: Metro Media Publishing
Metro Media Publishing was founded in 2010 in partnership with more than 20 prestige advertisers. The Weekly Review, published by Metro Media Publishing, is a new free weekly magazine delivered to more than 200,000 people in some of Melbourne's most affluent suburbs.
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closed 1/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Kairos Transmedia, Inc., acquired The Magazine.ca

synopsis: Kairos Transmedia announced its acquisition of The Magazine, Canada's leading and best-known national publication targeted to the pre-teen and teen market. Launched in 2000, The Magazine covers music, movies, television, social issues, the environment, health topics and just about anything that affects the lives of 8 to 14 year-olds.
buyer: Kairos Transmedia, Inc.
Kairos Transmedia, Inc. is a new breed edutainment company serving the 8 to 18 year old market with safe, monitored and age appropriate content developed by in-house professionals, media and studios, and generated by their readers.
target parent: Knightscove Media Corp.
target: The Magazine.ca
Launched in 2000, The Magazine is Canada's most popular youth lifestyle magazine, covering music, movies, television, social issues, the environment, health topics and just about anything that affects the lives of 8 to 14 year-olds.
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closed 12/6/2011 via Market Wire

The Hearst Corporation, purchased China Operations from Hachette Livre SA

synopsis: Hearst Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of the majority of the Hachette China operations. The acquisition includes most of Hachette's magazine-related activities in China and oversight of seven titles, including global media superbrand ELLE, as well as Car and Driver, Woman's Day and Psychologies.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
Hearst Corporation is one of the nation's largest diversified media companies. Its major interests include ownership of 15 daily and 37 weekly newspapers, more than 200 magazines around the world, 29 television stations, and ownership in leading cable networks.
seller parent: Lagardère SCA
seller: Hachette Livre SA
Hachette Livre SA, a holding company, publishes, distributes, and sells books. The company offers illustrated books, practical guides, textbooks, dictionaries, and youth works, as well as various books on education, part-works, and general literature in English, French, and Spanish languages.
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closed 11/12/2010 via BNC Analysis

Sandow Media Corporation, acquired 944 Media, LLC

synopsis: Publishing company Sandow Media has acquired 944 Media. Driven by an arsenal of city-specific lifestyle publications in the country's largest entertainment hubs, 944 Media has created a unique lifestyle portfolio specializing in print and online content, special events and a custom publishing division.
buyer parent:Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Sandow Media Corporation
Sandow Media is a leader in building multichannel, vertically integrated luxury brands. The company's foundation is built on identifying underserved markets, creating indispensable resources, and building influential consumer and trade platforms across marketing, media, experiential and commerce.
target: 944 Media, LLC
Driven by an arsenal of city-specific lifestyle publications in the country's largest entertainment hubs, 944 Media has created a unique lifestyle portfolio specializing in print and online content, special events and a custom publishing division.
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closed 8/9/2006 via AP - Associated Press

Wenner Media, purchased 50 percent stake in Us Weekly Magazine from The Walt Disney Company

synopsis: Jann Wenner, the magazine entrepreneur who founded Rolling Stone, has bought out The Walt Disney Co.'s 50 percent stake in Us Weekly magazine for $300 million. Disney, which reported earnings Wednesday, said it was selling its 50 percent stake in the magazine to Wenner for about $300 million, having bought the stake for $40 million in 2001.
buyer: Wenner Media
More than three decades after its first issue, Wenner Mediar's flagship magazine Rolling Stone remains an icon of pop culture. Wenner Media also publishes Men's Journal, featuring stories of high adventure in the great outdoors.
seller: The Walt Disney Company(DIS:$45,041.00)
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with four business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment and consumer products.
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$300*
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closed 8/23/2004 via Company Press Release

The Future Network PLC, purchased UK magazines, PC Zone and Computer & Video Games from Dennis Publishing Ltd.

synopsis: Future Network plc ('Future'), the international special-interest consumer magazine group, today announces that it has acquired the title and goodwill of two UK magazines from the Dennis Publishing group for a consideration of £2.5m in cash.
buyer: The Future Network PLC(LSE:FUTR:$181.13)
Future plc is an international special-interest media group. Founded in 1985 with one UK magazine, today it creates over 150 special-interest publications, websites and events with strong portfolios in the computing, games, music, automotive, sports, crafts and leisure sectors.
seller: Dennis Publishing Ltd.
Alpha Media Group Inc. is a multimedia company that includes Maxim and Blender magazines and their websites Maxim.com and Blender.com. Maxim magazine is the most successful modern men's lifestyle magazine in America reaching more than 12.4 million readers each month.
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closed 1/9/2004 via BusinessWire

New York Media Holdings, LLC, acquired New York Magazine

synopsis: New York Media Holdings, LLC, an entity controlled by Wasserstein family trusts, today announced it has reached a definitive agreement with PRIMEDIA Inc. (NYSE: PRM) to acquire NEW YORK Magazine for $55 million in cash plus the assumption of certain liabilities. The transaction is expected to close within 30 days.
buyer: New York Media Holdings, LLC
New York Media Holdings, LLC publishes New York Magazine. It covers, analyzes, comments on, and defines the news, culture, entertainment, lifestyle, fashion, and personalities that drive New York City. New York Media Holdings also operates NYmag.com, an official Website for New York Magazine.
target parent: Primedia, Inc.
target: New York Magazine
Introduced: 1968 Circulation: 431,187 Frequency: weekly The oldest and only city magazine in the U.S. published weekly. Contains feature articles and regular columns on subjects such as politics, business, fine arts, entertainment, food, and fashion. Includes extensive listings of events in New Yo
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$55
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closed 6/25/2008 via

Times-Shamrock Communications, acquired Cleveland Free Times

synopsis: Times-Shamrock Communications announced the acquisition of the Cleveland Scene and the Cleveland Free Times, alternative newsweeklies separately owned by Village Voice Media and Times Publishing Co. of Erie, Pa., respectively.
buyer: Times-Shamrock Communications
Times-Shamrock Communications lists among its assets seven daily newspapers, over 20 weekly newspapers, and 12 radio stations. Most of its properties are in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
target parent: Times Publishing Company
target: Cleveland Free Times
Cleveland Free Times publishes newspapers that focus on alternative news, and entertainment. It was founded in 1992 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.
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closed 12/20/2013 via BNC Analysis

Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac, acquired Ringier Axel Springer Media AG

synopsis: Entrepreneurs Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac have bought company Ringier Alex Springer CZ, the biggest publisher of dailies on the Czech market. The company manages an extensive portfolio of over 70 print titles and more than 60 digital offerings in many expanding markets.
buyer: Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac
Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac are two businessmen and entrepreneurs in the Czech Republic.
target: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Ringier Axel Springer Media AG is a leading integrated multimedia company in Central and Eastern Europe. Ringier Axel Springer Media AG manages an extensive portfolio of over 70 print titles and more than 60 digital offerings in many expanding markets.
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closed 10/13/2009 via

Sun Capital Partners, acquired Lang Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Sun Capital Partners, Inc., a leading private investment firm, announced that one of its affiliates has acquired a controlling interest in Lang Holdings, Inc., a leading supplier of art, design and sports driven calendars, back-to-school products, greeting cards and stationary.
buyer: Sun Capital Partners
Sun Capital Partners, Inc. is a leading private investment firm focused on leveraged buyouts, equity, debt, and other investments in market-leading companies that can benefit from its in-house operating professionals and experience.
target parent: Catterton Partners
target: Lang Holdings, Inc.
Lang Holdings is a leading supplier of art, design and sports driven calendars (second largest participant in the U.S. calendar industry), back-to-school products, greeting cards and stationary.
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closed 10/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp., purchased Entertainment Unit GVE from Gaiam

synopsis: Cinedigm Corp. announced it closed the previously announced acquisition of Gaiam, Inc.’s entertainment unit, known as “GVE,” a leading distributor of home entertainment brands and content, for $51.5 million.
buyer: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp.(CIDM:$86.80)
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. is a leader in providing the services, experience, technology and content critical to transforming movie theaters into digital and networked entertainment centers. The Company partners with Hollywood movie studios, independent movie distributors, and exhibitors.
seller: Gaiam(GAIA:$210.87)
Gaiam, Inc.’s entertainment unit, known as “GVE,” is a leading distributor of home entertainment brands and content.
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$49
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closed 2/26/2009 via Reuters

Calendar Club, L.L.C., acquired Calendar Club, L.L.C.

synopsis: Barnes & Noble Inc, the world's largest bookseller, has sold its majority interest in Calendar Club for about $1 million in cash and $6 million in notes. Barnes & Noble sold the stake to Calendar Club and to its chief executive.
buyer: Calendar Club, L.L.C.
Calendar Club, L.L.C. supports seasonal specialty stores by marketing a large variety of calendars, games, puzzles, gifts, and music boxes. Our brands include Calendar Club, Go! Games, Go! Toys, and San Francisco Music Box Company.
target parent: Barnes & Noble Inc.
target: Calendar Club, L.L.C.
Calendar Club, L.L.C. supports seasonal specialty stores by marketing a large variety of calendars, games, puzzles, gifts, and music boxes. Our brands include Calendar Club, Go! Games, Go! Toys, and San Francisco Music Box Company.
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announced 7/11/2008 via PR Newswire

Najafi Companies, will acquire Direct Group North America

synopsis: Najafi Companies, a Phoenix, Arizona-based private investment company, has agreed to acquire the direct-to-consumer business, Direct Group North America, from Bertelsmann AG the two companies announced today. The sale agreement, which was entered into earlier this week, is expected to close in the third quarter of 2008.
buyer: Najafi Companies
Najafi Companies is a private investment firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. The firm makes highly-selective investments up to $1 billion in size in companies with strong management teams across a variety of industries, and often in industries out of popular favor.
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: Direct Group North America
Direct Group North America is one of the largest direct-to-consumer distributors of media products in the U.S. The company is home to such marketing-leading book, DVD and music club brands as Doubleday Book Club, Book-of-the-Month Club, Mystery Guild and Columbia House.
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closed 7/2/2007 via PR Newswire

Active Interest Media, acquired The Collector's Guide

synopsis: Active Interest Media, Inc. has acquired The Collector's Guide - an annual guidebook serving art collectors and enthusiasts seeking information about art and culture of New Mexico, AIM president and chief executive officer Efrem "Skip" Zimbalist III announced today.
buyer parent:Wind Point Partners
buyer: Active Interest Media
Active Interest Media is a consumer enthusiast media company that serves a base of loyal constituents through print, event and online products that connect consumers with their passions. AIM operates in four distinct vertical segments; Healthy Living, Marine, Homebuyer, and Western Art and Living.
target: The Collector's Guide
The Collector's Guide produces and distributes 180,000 copies of its ubiquitous guide every year. Focused comprehensively on the art galleries, museums, artist studios and art events The Collector's Guide boasts an estimated total readership of approximately 450,000.
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announced 3/24/2014 via Market Wire

SCMP Group Ltd., will acquire Destination Macau Limited

synopsis: SCMP Group Ltd, Asia's leading media holding company, announced that it will acquire leading luxury lifestyle publisher Destination Macau Limited from Ignite Media Group Limited to further consolidate its market share in the South China region's luxury lifestyle media space.
buyer: SCMP Group Ltd.(OTCPK:SCPX:$149.27)
SCMP Group Limited is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong's internationally recognised English language newspaper and has the city's most affluent and influential readership.
target parent: Ignite Media Group
target: Destination Macau Limited
Destination Macau Limited publishes two titles luxury lifestyle title Destination Macau and ultra high-end magazine DM Exclusive in English and Simplified Chinese, with both delivering high quality leisure lifestyle content.
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announced 1/23/2014 via Company Press Release

Vienna Capital Partners, will purchase Hungarian Publications from Axel Springer Verlag AG

synopsis: Vienna Capital Partners, a leading independent corporate finance advisor and private equity investor in Converging Europe, has signed an agreement to acquire a significant Hungarian media-portfolio from Ringier and Axel Springer.
buyer: Vienna Capital Partners
Vienna Capital Partners is a leading independent corporate finance advisor and private equity investor in Converging Europe.
seller parent: Ringier AG
seller: Axel Springer Verlag AG(AXELF:$4,528.30)
Ringier's Hungarian media-portfolio consists of eight regional daily newspapers, daily sport newspaper Nemzeti Sport, the internationally recognised flagship broadsheet Népszabadság, business daily Villágazdaság, and several magazines as well as mindmegette.hu, one of the leading gastro portals.
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closed 1/17/2014 via PR Newswire

F+W Media, Inc., acquired New Track Media

synopsis: F+W Media, Inc. announced the acquisition of New Track Media. New Track Media, LLC is a media company that engages in the fields of publishing, digital media, broadcasting, video, licensing, merchandising, e-commerce, and events.
buyer: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts. F+W offers a diversified portfolio of books, e-books, magazines, industry-leading events, e-commerce stores, online education programs, DVD and video instruction, television programs, & more.
target parent: BV Investment Partners
target: New Track Media
New Track Media, LLC is a media company that engages in the fields of publishing, digital media, broadcasting, video, licensing, merchandising, e-commerce, and events.
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closed 1/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Chloe Harris, acquired 7x7

synopsis: Chloe Harris, editor of the San Francisco magazine 7X7, bought the publication from McEvoy Media LLC. Harris will run 7X7's print and online operations as president and Editor in Chief of Metropolitan Media Inc. 7x7 is a city-living-focused digital, print, mobile, social, commerce and events activation platform, covering the San Francisco Bay Area.
buyer: Chloe Harris
Chloe Harris is the editor of the San Francisco lifestyle magazine 7X7.
target parent: The McEvoy Group
target: 7x7
7x7 is a city-living-focused fashion, lifestyle, food, culture, opinion and entertainment digital, print, mobile, social, commerce and events activation platform, covering the San Francisco Bay Area.
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closed 9/30/2013 via Company Press Release

Forum Media Group GmbH, acquired NextMedia Pty Limited

synopsis: Nextmedia announced that FORUM MEDIA GROUP acquired 100% of the share capital of Next from Wolseley Private Equity. NextMedia Pty Limited is an Australian publisher of books, DVDs, posters, magazines and more.
buyer: Forum Media Group GmbH
Forum is a medium sized international publishing company. Forum publishes print and digital offerings in the specialist B2B and consumer sectors, and operates in 15 countries.
target parent: Wolseley Private Equity
target: NextMedia Pty Limited
NextMedia Pty Limited is an Australian publisher of books, DVDs, posters, magazines and more.
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closed 6/13/2013 via Company Press Release

Black Press Ltd., acquired Boulevard Magazine

synopsis: Black Press is pleased to announce that it has acquired Boulevard Magazine and related products from Boulevard Lifestyles Inc. Boulevard is designed to capture the personality, culture and vitality of Victoria through an examination of the arts, people, issues, food, architecture and design. Boulevard is published monthly.
buyer: Black Press Ltd.
Black Press Ltd. is a private company that owns and operates 115 newspapers in western Canada, Washington State and Hawaii. Most of the papers are published one to three times per week.
target: Boulevard Magazine
Boulevard Magazine is designed to capture the personality, culture and vitality that is Vancouver Island by focusing on the Arts, People, Trends, Food, Architecture and Design. 35,000 copies of Boulevard are published monthly.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 12/23/2011 via BNC Analysis

Fairfax Media Ltd., will acquire Metro Media Publishing

synopsis: FAIRFAX Media has moved to recapture lost real estate advertising revenue in Victoria through a merger with Metro Media Publishing. Under the deal, Fairfax would pay $35 million and fold its Fairfax Community Newspapers into MMP. Fairfax said it would own 50 per cent voting and economic interest in MMP after the transaction was completed.
buyer: Fairfax Media Ltd.(AU:FXJ:$1,832.98)
Fairfax Media Limited is Australasia's leading media company. Fairfax Media publishes regional and community newspapers, financial and consumer magazines, radio licenses in metro and regional Australia and several agricultural publications in New Zealand and the United States.
target: Metro Media Publishing
Metro Media Publishing was founded in 2010 in partnership with more than 20 prestige advertisers. The Weekly Review, published by Metro Media Publishing, is a new free weekly magazine delivered to more than 200,000 people in some of Melbourne's most affluent suburbs.
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announced 12/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Trade Me Ltd, will acquire MotorWeb Services Ltd

synopsis: Online auction website Trade Me has inked an agreement to buy New Zealand-based motor vehicle information company MotorWeb. They are recognised as a 'one stop shop' for the motor vehicle industry; providing over a dozen online services, quickly and accurately.
buyer parent:Fairfax Media Ltd.
buyer: Trade Me Ltd(NZSE:TME:$134.40)
Trade Me is New Zealand's leading shopping website, with thousands of online auctions and classifieds. The Trade Me community has around 2.5 million active members, and the site has 1.5 million listings.
target: MotorWeb Services Ltd
MotorWeb is New Zealand’s leading vehicle history check provider, delivering online services to the motor industry and general public for over a decade. They are recognised as a 'one stop shop' for the motor vehicle industry; providing over a dozen online services, quickly and accurately.
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$16
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$3
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closed 12/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

Fairfax Media Ltd., acquired PriceFinder.com.au

synopsis: Fairfax Media has acquired Property Data Solutions. Their flagship product 'PriceFinder.com.au' is an online property search application offering a range of tools to assist in generating timely information for all residential, commercial and rural properties.
buyer: Fairfax Media Ltd.(AU:FXJ:$1,832.98)
Fairfax Media Limited is Australia's largest multi-platform media group. The group comprises metropolitan, rural, regional and community mastheads and serves its audiences through high-quality, independent journalism and offers dynamic venues for commerce and information.
target: PriceFinder.com.au
The Property Data Solutions group is Australian owned and encompasses everything in ‘property data’, from individual property research for property professionals to custom property mapping applications for large corporate and government departments. Their flagship product 'PriceFinder.com.
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closed 12/4/2013 via Company Press Release

HomeAway, Inc., acquired Stayz Pty Ltd.

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc., the world’s leading online marketplace for vacation rentals, announced it has acquired Stayz Group, the publisher of Stayz.com.au and the leading online vacation rental marketplace in Australia. The Stayz Group was purchased from Fairfax Digital, a division of Fairfax Media Limited
buyer: HomeAway, Inc.(AWAY:$280.40)
HomeAway, Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals. Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits.
target parent: Fairfax Media Ltd.
target: Stayz Pty Ltd.
Stayz Pty Limited provides online holiday booking services in Australia. It books holiday accommodation; and provides advertising Website that allows property owners to list and promote holiday accommodation, and receive and manage enquiries in relation to their property.
price ($mm)
$195
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$23
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announced 3/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Treat Me, will acquire Treat Me

synopsis: Trade Me says it will sell its group-buying website Treat Me via a management buy-out led by the current head of Treat Me, James MacAvoy. Treat Me was launched by Trade Me in 2011, with its first deals going live a week later. It has since sold more than 1.1 million vouchers.
buyer: Treat Me
Launched in March 2011, by Trade Me. Treat Me offers the best deals each day on experiences around New Zealand.
target parent: Fairfax Media Ltd.
target: Treat Me
Launched in March 2011, by Trade Me. Treat Me offers the best deals each day on experiences around New Zealand.
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closed 12/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Fairfax Media Ltd., acquired Beaudesert Times Pty Limited

synopsis: Fairfax Regional Media has acquired Beaudesert Times Pty Ltd. The Beaudesert Times is a paid weekly (Wednesday) tabloid format newspaper, based in Beaudesert, Australia.
buyer: Fairfax Media Ltd.(AU:FXJ:$1,832.98)
Fairfax Media Limited is Australia's largest multi-platform media group. The group comprises metropolitan, rural, regional and community mastheads and serves its audiences through high-quality, independent journalism and offers dynamic venues for commerce and information.
target: Beaudesert Times Pty Limited
Beaudesert Times is a paid weekly (Wednesday) tabloid format newspaper, based in Beaudesert, Australia.
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closed 11/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Penton Media, acquired Farm Progress

synopsis: Penton Media acquired Farm Progress from Fairfax Media Limited of Sydney, Australia, significantly expanding its agriculture sector footprint to become the largest and most diversified agriculture information business in North America, offering live events, digital products, data, marketing services and publications.
buyer parent:Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Penton Media
As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton Media knows how to create and disseminate vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed.
target parent: Fairfax Media Ltd.
target: Farm Progress
Farm Progress is the publisher of 22 agricultural and ranching magazines. Farm Progress Companies is owned by Fairfax Media, an Australian media company based in New South Wales. The company publishes 18 regional magazines with local coverage of each agricultural community.
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announced 12/23/2011 via BNC Analysis

Fairfax Media Ltd., will acquire Metro Media Publishing

synopsis: FAIRFAX Media has moved to recapture lost real estate advertising revenue in Victoria through a merger with Metro Media Publishing. Under the deal, Fairfax would pay $35 million and fold its Fairfax Community Newspapers into MMP. Fairfax said it would own 50 per cent voting and economic interest in MMP after the transaction was completed.
buyer: Fairfax Media Ltd.(AU:FXJ:$1,832.98)
Fairfax Media Limited is Australasia's leading media company. Fairfax Media publishes regional and community newspapers, financial and consumer magazines, radio licenses in metro and regional Australia and several agricultural publications in New Zealand and the United States.
target: Metro Media Publishing
Metro Media Publishing was founded in 2010 in partnership with more than 20 prestige advertisers. The Weekly Review, published by Metro Media Publishing, is a new free weekly magazine delivered to more than 200,000 people in some of Melbourne's most affluent suburbs.
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closed 5/9/2007 via

John Fairfax Holdings Ltd., acquired Rural Press Ltd

synopsis: John Fairfax Holdings Ltd., Australia's second-largest newspaper publisher, agreed to buy Rural Press Ltd. for more than A$2.7 billion ($2.1 billion), restoring ties with the founding family that ran the company for 149 years.
buyer: John Fairfax Holdings Ltd.(AU:FXJ:$1,832.98)
John Fairfax Holdings Limited is Australasia's largest newspaper publishing group. In addition, Fairfax publishes regional and community newspapers, financial and consumer magazines. Fairfax has leading online businesses Fairfax Digital in Australia and Trade Me in New Zealand.
target: Rural Press Ltd
Rural Press Limited is a specialist agricultural and regional publisher that has as its hallmark, service to the communities its publications reach. The company's roots are deeply embedded in country Australia.
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$2,100
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$583
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$194
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closed 8/8/2006 via BNC Analysis

Fairfax Media Ltd., purchased publishing assets from International Data Group

synopsis: Australasian financial publishing company Fairfax Business Media (FBM) is acquiring International Data Group’s (IDG) publishing assets in the Singapore, Malaysia and New Zealand markets.
buyer: Fairfax Media Ltd.(AU:FXJ:$1,832.98)
John Fairfax Holdings Limited is Australasia's largest newspaper publishing group. In addition, Fairfax publishes regional and community newspapers, financial and consumer magazines. Fairfax has leading online businesses Fairfax Digital in Australia and Trade Me in New Zealand.
seller: International Data Group
International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG’s online network includes more than 450 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment, and video games worldwide.
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closed 8/8/2006 via BNC Analysis

International Data Group, purchased UK publishing assets, including MIS UK and the Market Base database from Fairfax Media Ltd.

synopsis: In the UK, Fairfax will sell IDG its UK publishing assets, including MIS UK and the Market Base database.
buyer: International Data Group
International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG’s online network includes more than 450 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment, and video games worldwide.
seller: Fairfax Media Ltd.(AU:FXJ:$1,832.98)
John Fairfax Holdings Limited is Australasia's largest newspaper publishing group. In addition, Fairfax publishes regional and community newspapers, financial and consumer magazines. Fairfax has leading online businesses Fairfax Digital in Australia and Trade Me in New Zealand.
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announced 4/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Glen Taylor, will acquire The Star Tribune Company

synopsis: Minnesota billionaire Glen Taylor has made a formal offer to acquire the Star Tribune, a purchase that would add the state’s largest media company to his diverse business empire. The Star Tribune newspaper is one of the top 20 largest newspapers in the nation, with a daily circulation of 371,258 and a Sunday circulation of 621,841.
buyer: Glen Taylor
Glen A. Taylor is an American businessman and a former member of the Minnesota Senate. Taylor is chairman and chief executive officer of Taylor Corp., a printing and marketing conglomerate based in North Mankato, Minnesota. Taylor also owns about 30 companies outside Taylor Corp.
target: The Star Tribune Company
The Star Tribune Company is a news and information company serving the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. The Star Tribune newspaper is one of the top 20 largest newspapers in the nation, with a daily circulation of 371,258 and a Sunday circulation of 621,841.
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closed 4/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Sun Coast Media Group, Inc., acquired News-Sun, Inc.

synopsis: Halifax Media closed a deal to sell the Sebring News-Sun to Sun Coast Media Group, Inc. based in Port Charlotte, Florida. News-Sun, Inc. is a multimedia information company. The company publishes specialty publications, local website, niche publications, and a newspaper.
buyer: Sun Coast Media Group, Inc.
Sun Coast Media Group newspapers include several "zoned editions" of the Charlotte Sun that cover coastal Charlotte County, inland DeSoto, Hardee and Highlands counties. They are published in Charlotte, Sarasota, DeSoto, Hardee, and Highlands counties, in southwestern and central Florida.
target parent: Stephens Inc.
target: News-Sun, Inc.
News-Sun, Inc. is a multimedia information company. The company publishes specialty publications, local website, niche publications, and a newspaper. The company was founded in 1927 and is based in Sebring, Florida.
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closed 4/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Metro Newspapers, purchased 4 NorCal Weeklies from MainStreet Media Group LLC

synopsis: Silicon Valley-based Metro Newspapers purchased four Northern California weeklies and associated digital properties from MainStreet Media Group. The purchased titles include Santa Cruz's "Good Times", two weeklies in South Santa Clara County- "Gilroy Dispatch" and "Morgan Hill Times", "Hollister Free Lance" and the SanBenitoToday.com web service.
buyer: Metro Newspapers
Silicon Valley-based Metro Newspapers is the leading publisher of alternative newsweeklies in the San Francisco Bay Area–the nation's number one market for the alternative press.
seller parent: Brookside Capital Partners, LP
seller: MainStreet Media Group LLC
The four Northern California weeklies of MainStreet Media Group include Santa Cruz's "Good Times", two weeklies in South Santa Clara County- "Gilroy Dispatch" and "Morgan Hill Times", "Hollister Free Lance" and the SanBenitoToday.com web service.
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announced 2/14/2014 via Wall Street Journal

Concentra NV, will acquire Media Groep Limburg

synopsis: Mecom Group plc remained in discussions regarding the potential disposal of its operating subsidiary in Limburg, the Board confirms that it has reached a preliminary, but non-binding, agreement with a multimedia media company Concentra N.V. concerning a sale of Limburg Media Group, a publisher of Dutch newspapers, to Concentra.
buyer: Concentra NV
Concentra is a multimedia media company that specializes in newspaper & magazine publishing, online & multi-media products, and regional television programming services.
target parent: Mecom Group PLC
target: Media Groep Limburg
Media Groep Limburg BV publishes Dutch newspapers such as De Limburger and Het Limburgs Dagblad. The company is headquartered in Sittard, Netherlands.
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closed 11/6/2013 via Company Press Release

Boone Newspapers, Inc., acquired The Picayune Item

synopsis: Picayune Newsmedia, LLC, a new Mississippi entity wholly owned by Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC, an affiliate of Boone Newspapers, Inc. purchased The Picayune Item, The Poplarville Democrat and related publications from Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. [CNHI] of Montgomery, Alabama. The newspapers are based in Picayune and Poplarville, Mississippi.
buyer: Boone Newspapers, Inc.
Boone Newspapers, Inc. owns and manages 45 newspapers, 26 community magazines and related websites in similar-sized communities in Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Minnesota, Ohio and Michigan, including The Natchez Democrat and The (Brookhaven) Daily Leader in Mississippi.
target parent: MediaNews Group Inc.
target: The Picayune Item
The Picayune Item and The Poplarville Democrat publish newspapers. The Picayune Daily Item and The Poplarville Democrat are based in Picayune and Poplarville, Mississippi.
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announced 9/21/2013 via Company Press Release

Publi-Inversiones Puerto Rico Inc., will acquire Vocero

synopsis: Publi-Inversiones Puerto Rico Inc., an investment company based in Puerto Rico, has agreed to acquire Caribbean International News Corporation, publisher of the newspaper, El Vocero. The company is headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
buyer: Publi-Inversiones Puerto Rico Inc.
Publi-Inversiones Puerto Rico Inc. is an investment company based in Puerto Rico.
target: Vocero
Caribbean International News Corporation publishes a newspaper called El Vocero. The company is headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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$0.05 [$3.05]
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announced 9/9/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Eesti Meedia, will acquire Eesti Meedia

synopsis: Schibsted Media Group has agreed on selling the Baltic operations in Eesti Meedia (EM), a Baltic media house with its primary operations in Estonia and smaller presences in Latvia and Lithuania, to a group formed by management of EM. The group is supported financially by local Estonian investors, headed by Margus Linnamae.
buyer: Eesti Meedia
Eesti Meedia is a Baltic media house with primary operations in Estonia. Around 70% of the profit is generated by the printing operations in Kroonpress. They also own Postimees, which is the leading newspaper in Estonia, regional newspapers, magazines, TV- and radio stations and online classifieds.
target parent: Schibsted Media Group
target: Eesti Meedia
Eesti Meedia is a Baltic media house with primary operations in Estonia. Around 70% of the profit is generated by the printing operations in Kroonpress. They also own Postimees, which is the leading newspaper in Estonia, regional newspapers, magazines, TV- and radio stations and online classifieds.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
$105
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/29/2013 via BNC Analysis

Halifax Media Group, acquired HarborPoint Media, LLC

synopsis: Halifax Media Group based in Daytona Beach, Florida, and HarborPoint Media have entered into a letter of intent pursuant to which Halifax would acquire the assets of HarborPoint, principally the Daily Commercial of Leesburg, Fla., the News-Sun of Sebring and the South Lake Press of Clermont.
buyer parent:Stephens Inc.
buyer: Halifax Media Group
Halifax Media Group is a publishing company that was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Daytona Beach, FL. The group consists of 16 publications in six states, primarily situated in the Southeast.
target parent: Sandler Capital Management
target: HarborPoint Media, LLC
HarborPoint Media, LLC operates as a newspaper company. Its publications include The Daily Commercial, South Lake Press, and the News-Sun.
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announced 7/25/2013 via Company Press Release

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, will purchase Certain Publishing Assets from Axel Springer Verlag AG

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe, Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher, is to acquire Axel Springer AG’s regional newspapers, TV program guides and women’s magazines. They include regional newspapers in Berlin and Hamburg, five TV program guides and two women’s magazines and all related digital brands.
buyer: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
Funke Mediengruppe (formerly WAZ-Mediagroup) is Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher with a total of over 500 publications in eight countries.
seller: Axel Springer Verlag AG(AXELF:$4,528.30)
The Axel Springer publishing properties include, two regional newspapers (BERLINER MORGENPOST and HAMBURGER ABENDBLATT), five tv program guides (HÖRZU, TV DIGITAL, FUNK UHR, BILDWOCHE, TV NEU) and two womens magazines (BILD der FRAU, FRAU von HEUTE).
price ($mm)
$873
rev ($mm)
$676
EBITDA ($mm)
$125
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
9.7x
closed 5/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

Dave Gould, acquired Main Street Media, LLC

synopsis: Main Street Newspapers LLC, a newspaper group based in Lebanon, announces the sale of its newspaper group, which includes the twice-weekly Wilson Post, the weekly Gallatin News and the weekly Hendersonville Standard, to former Tennessean Advertising Executive Dave Gould.
buyer: Dave Gould
Dave Gould was Vice President/Advertising with The Tennessean for 11 years and spent 23 years with Gannett Co., Inc., The Tennessean's parent company.
target: Main Street Media, LLC
Main Street Media, LLC owns 3 newspapers and 2 magazines in Middle Tennessee. The 3 newspapers are The Wilson Post, The Gallatin Newspaper, and The Hendersonville Standard. The 2 magazines are The Real Estate Magazine and Wilson Living Magazine.
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closed 3/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Community Media, purchased 3 W. Pa. Newspapers from Independent Publications, Inc.

synopsis: Community Media Group of Illinois has bought three western Pennsylvania newspapers, The Courier-Express of DuBois, the Jeffersonian Democrat of Brookville, and The Leader-Vindicator of New Bethlehem, along with their related publications and digital websites, from Independent Publications, Inc.
buyer: Community Media
Community Media Group is a privately held newspaper publishing group, which owns and operates daily and weekly newspapers, shoppers, and other print distribution products in six states.
seller: Independent Publications, Inc.
The three western Pennsylvania newspapers are The Courier-Express of DuBois, the Jeffersonian Democrat of Brookville, and The Leader-Vindicator of New Bethlehem.
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closed 3/6/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Sound Publishing, Inc., acquired Daily Herald Co.

synopsis: The Everett Daily Herald was sold to Canada's Black Press, which operates as Sound Publishing Inc. in Washington. Daily Herald Owns The Herald and HeraldNet.com, The Herald Business Journal and the Spanish-language weekly and website La Raza del Noroeste.
buyer parent:Black Press Ltd.
buyer: Sound Publishing, Inc.
Sound Publishing, Inc. publishes newspapers. Its newspapers include information on local events, schools, government, and sports.
target parent: The Washington Post Company
target: Daily Herald Co.
The Daily Herald Co. is a newspaper publisher based in Everett, Wa. They also publish the Herald Business Journal and the Spanish-language weekly and website La Raza del Noroeste.
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closed 1/29/2013 via Company Press Release

MittMedia Forvaltnings AB, acquired Sundsvalls Nyheter

synopsis: MittMedia has acquired Sundsvalls Nyheter from DirektPress, a publisher of free local newspapers in Sweden.
buyer: MittMedia Forvaltnings AB
MittMedia Forvaltnings AB was founded in 1990 and engages in the publication of newspapers in Sweden.
target parent: DirektPress
target: Sundsvalls Nyheter
Founded in 2007, Sundsvalls Nyheter is a Swedish newspaper distributed to households in Sundsvall, Timrå and Steamers with a circulation of about 70,000 copies a week.
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closed 1/21/2013 via BNC Analysis

Oahu Publications, Inc., acquired The Garden Island

synopsis: Oahu Publications, Inc. (OPI) and Kauai Publishing Co. announced that OPI has purchased The Garden Island newspaper from Lee Enterprises, of Davenport, Iowa. The Garden Island, with a total average circulation of 9,509 daily and 8,413 on Sundays, will continue to be published Monday through Friday and Sunday.
buyer: Oahu Publications, Inc.
Oahu Publications, Inc. ("OPI") is a private company that owns and publishes the Star-Bulletin daily newspaper, Midweek and other weekly newspapers and magazines. OPI also manages Internet sites and is engaged in commercial printing. The company was established in 2001.
target parent: Lee Enterprises, Inc.
target: The Garden Island
Kauai Publishing Company dates back to 1902, the year The Garden Island newspaper, Kaua‘i's newspaper of record, was first published. Kauai Publishing continues to publish and distribute The Garden Island, now seven days a week.
price ($mm)
$2.00
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announced 11/28/2012 via Company Press Release

20 Minuten AG, will acquire MetroXpress A/S

synopsis: 20 Minuten AG, a subsidiary of Swiss media group Tamedia AG, is buying MetroXpress Denmark SA. MetroXpress Denmark SA operates the free commuter newspapers metroXpress and 24timer as well as the associated news portals.
buyer parent:Tamedia AG
buyer: 20 Minuten AG
20 Minuten AG publishes newspapers in Switzerland.
target parent: Metro International
target: MetroXpress A/S
MetroXpress Denmark SA operates the free commuter newspapers metroXpress and 24timer as well as the associated news portals. MetroXpress has the highest readership of Denmark's commuter newspaper.
price($mm)[EV]
$21 [$20]
rev ($mm)
$33
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., purchased 63 Daily Newspapers from Media General, Inc.

synopsis: Media General, a leading provider of news, information and entertainment across multiple media platform, has closed its sale of 63 daily and weekly newspapers, including its flagship Richmond Times-Dispatch, to Berkshire Hathaway for $142 million in cash.
buyer: Berkshire Hathaway Inc.(BRK.A:$182,150.00)
Berkshire Hathaway and its subsidiaries engage in diverse business activities including property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, retailing and services.
seller: Media General, Inc.(MEG:$269.91)
Media General is a leading provider of news, information and entertainment across multiple media platforms, serving consumers and advertisers in strong local markets, primarily in the Southeastern United States.
price ($mm)
$142
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announced 5/16/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Todd Vogt, will acquire The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Inc.

synopsis: An investor group lead by Todd Vogt agreed to buy the San Francisco Bay Guardian. The San Francisco Bay Guardian has been printing the news as the Bay Area's independent, locally-owned & edited newspaper.
buyer: Todd Vogt
Todd Vogt is the leader of an investor group that recently agreed to buy the San Francisco Bay Guardian. He is now the publisher, president, and co-owner of the newspaper.
target: The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Inc.
The San Francisco Bay Guardian publishes a paper issue every Wednesday containing indepth news reports, progressive opinions, thoughtful and entertaining arts and culture coverage, local guides, and comprehensive listings of the most interesting Bay Area events.
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closed 4/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Interstate General Media, LLC, acquired Philadelphia Media Network

synopsis: Philadelphia’s two major daily newspapers have been restored to local ownership. A group of business, civic, and political leaders have paid $55 million for Philadelphia Media Network, publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, Philly.com and SportsWeek.
buyer: Interstate General Media, LLC
Interstate General Media, LLC was formed by TV mogul Gerry Lenfest, businessman Lewis Katz, New Jersey Democratic political powerhouse George E. Norcross III, and others.
target: Philadelphia Media Network
The Philadelphia Media Network publishes the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, Philly.com and SportsWeek.
price ($mm)
$55
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closed 3/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

Maine Values LLC, acquired MaineToday Media, Inc.

synopsis: S. Donald Sussman acquired a 75 percent equity stake in MaineToday Media. MaineToday Media owns and operates The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, the Kennebec Journal in Augusta, the Morning Sentinel in Waterville and the Coastal Journal in Bath, along with digital properties that include mainetoday.com, Maine Jobs and Raising Maine.
buyer: Maine Values LLC
Maine Values LLC is owned by financier and North Haven, Maine resident S. Donald Sussman, one of the state's leading philanthropists and political donors.
target parent: HM Capital Partners LLC
target: MaineToday Media, Inc.
MaineToday Media owns and operates The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, the Kennebec Journal in Augusta, the Morning Sentinel in Waterville and the Coastal Journal in Bath, along with digital properties that include mainetoday.com, Maine Jobs and Raising Maine.
price ($mm)
$3.30*
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closed 3/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

HPR Hemlock LLC, purchased Northern Virginia Newspapers from American Community Newspapers LLC

synopsis: American Community Newspapers has sold the company's Northern Virginia division to HPR Hemlock LLC. The division's weekly newspapers include Leesburg Today, Ashburn Today, the Arlington Sun Gazette and the Great Falls, McLean, Oakton, Vienna Sun Gazette.
buyer: HPR Hemlock LLC
HPR Hemlock LLC is a newspaper investment firm out of Fort Worth, Texas.
seller: American Community Newspapers LLC
American Community Newspapers is a group of 3 daily and 61 weekly newspapers and 4 niche publications which reaches in excess of one million households. The Company's core operations consist of a 44 publication, clustered newspaper group located in and around the Minneapolis, St. Paul area.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
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Gaiam, Inc.
Gaiam, Inc.
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Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc.
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Tiger Oak Media
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Wainscot Media, LLC
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5280 Publishing, Inc.
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Asia City Media Group Ltd
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Dennis Publishing Limited
Dennis Publishing Limited
Dennis Publishing is one of the world's fastest-growing independently owned media companies. The company publishes over 50 magazines, digital magazines, websites and mobile sites in the UK (including The Week , Monkey, Auto Express, PC Pro, Viz and Maxim) and The Week in the US.
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Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett Co., Inc.
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties.
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Fairfax Media Ltd.
Fairfax Media Ltd.
Fairfax Media Limited is Australia's largest multi-platform media group. The group comprises metropolitan, rural, regional and community mastheads and serves its audiences through high-quality, independent journalism and offers dynamic venues for commerce and information.
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The McClatchy Company
The McClatchy Company
The McClatchy Company is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States and a leading digital publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service.
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$1,242.24
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$280.74
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$169.73
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Ringier AG
Ringier AG
Ringier is a multinational integrated media company that carries print, broadcast, radio, online and mobile media brands, and is a successful player in the printing, entertainment and internet business. Ringier is a Swiss family-company with headquarters in Zurich.
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$1,160.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.98
EBIT ($mm)
$29.96
Net Income ($mm)
$29.96
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Ticker: SSP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The E.W. Scripps Company
The E.W. Scripps Company
The E. W. Scripps Company is a diverse media concern with interests in newspaper publishing, broadcast television stations, and licensing and syndication. Scripps operates daily and community newspapers in 14 markets, and 10 broadcast TV stations.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$855.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.47
EBIT ($mm)
$48.86
Net Income ($mm)
$18.85
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APN News & Media Limited
APN News & Media Limited
APN News & Media Limited operates as a media company. The company publishes metropolitan newspaper, and operates radio broadcasting and outdoor advertising in Australia. The company has publishing, radio, outdoor advertising and online operations.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$748.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$778.78
EBIT ($mm)
$748.40
Net Income ($mm)
$2.36
Employees
5340
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Ticker: IPD:ISE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Independent News & Media PLC
Independent News & Media PLC
Independent News & Media PLC, a newspaper and media company, engages in printing and publishing national, metropolitan, provincial, and regional newspapers in Australia, the Island of Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$723.89
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Copley Press, Inc.
The Copley Press, Inc., based in La Jolla, Calif., publishes 9 daily, eight weekly and one bi-weekly newspapers. The privately held company was founded in Illinois by Ira Clifton Copley.
year
1999
rev ($mm)
$550.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: AHC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A. H. Belo Corporation
A. H. Belo Corporation is a distinguished newspaper publishing and local news and information company that owns and operates four daily newspapers and a diverse group of websites. A. H. Belo also owns and operates commercial printing, distribution and direct mail service businesses.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$440.05
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1900
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Ticker: ALN1V:HEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alma Media Oyj
Alma Media Oyj
Helsinki-based Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services. Its best-known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$320.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$17.00
Employees
3000
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Ticker: MEG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Media General, Inc.
Media General, Inc.
Media General is a leading provider of news, information and entertainment across 18 network-affiliated broadcast television stations and their associated digital media and mobile platforms. The company's stations serve consumers and advertisers in strong local markets, primarily in the Southeast.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$269.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$73.08
EBIT ($mm)
$47.31
Net Income ($mm)
$6.14
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American Community Newspapers LLC
American Community Newspapers LLC
American Community Newspapers is a group of 3 daily and 61 weekly newspapers and 4 niche publications which reaches in excess of one million households. The Company's core operations consist of a 44 publication, clustered newspaper group located in and around the Minneapolis, St. Paul area.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$54.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.30
EBIT ($mm)
$9.80
Net Income ($mm)
$5.00
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Family Media, Inc.
Family Media, Inc.
Family Media owns non-dailies in Mississippi, Illinois and Florida as well as two newspaper trade magazines and a television station.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$8.50
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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