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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Friday-Ad Limited, purchased Trade-It from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold Trade-It to Friday-Ad Limited for GBP4m.
buyer: Friday-Ad Limited
Friday-Ad was founded in 1975 when the current owners realised there was an untapped market for local advertising. Looking to buy a second hand car, they found they had to travel long distances to find one. Together, they launched the first edition as a four-page advertiser in Uckfield, Sussex.
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: 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.
price ($mm)
$7.53
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closed 1/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

Coda Media Corp., acquired TheFlyer.com

synopsis: Harte-Hanks has sold the assets of its Florida Shoppers operations, The Flyer®, to Coda Media Corp. for gross proceeds of approximately $2 million in the form of a secured promissory note, subject to working capital. Coda Media is a Tampa-based corporation owned by Dick Mandt, founder of The Flyer.
buyer: Coda Media Corp.
Coda Media Corp. is a Tampa-based corporation owned by Dick Mandt, who was the original founder of The Flyer.
target parent: Harte-Hanks, Inc.
target: TheFlyer.com
TheFlyer.com is North America's largest publisher of advertising shoppers, reaching over 9.8 million households in California and Florida each week. They have a team of over 2,300 employees who are the best in industry.
price ($mm)
$2.00
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closed 10/17/2007 via PR Newswire

Target Media Partners, acquired Recycler Classifieds

synopsis: The Los Angeles Times Media Group announced the sale of Recycler Classifieds, publisher of four editions of the pioneering Recycler free classified advertising paper and eleven weekly and bi-weekly photo ad and employment guides throughout Southern California, as well as operator of the popular Recycler.com website, to Target Media Partners.
buyer parent:Credit Suisse First Boston
buyer: Target Media Partners
Target Media Partners is a leading print and online publisher of local classified and used vehicle photo advertising, information and employment advertising for truck drivers, and wholesale merchandise advertising.
target parent: Tribune Company
target: Recycler Classifieds
Recycler currently publishes 4 weekly geographically-zoned editions of the Recycler Classifieds Free Ad paper in Southern California; Recycler North, Recycler South, Recycler East, and Recycler West.
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closed 7/9/2007 via

Target Media Partners, purchased Louisiana Publishing Group from Journal Community Publishing Group

synopsis: Journal Community Publishing Group has signed a definitive agreement under which a Target Media Partners affiliate will acquire the assets of the Louisiana Publishing Group -- consisting of three vehicle photographic publications, a general merchandise shopper and two companion websites.
buyer parent:Credit Suisse First Boston
buyer: Target Media Partners
Target Media Partners is a leading print and online publisher of local classified and used vehicle photo advertising, information and employment advertising for truck drivers, and wholesale merchandise advertising.
seller parent: Journal Communications Inc.
seller: Journal Community Publishing Group
Journal Community Publishing Group owns and operates nearly 100 publications and five printing facilities across 8 states, while employing more than 1,200 people.
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closed 2/8/2007 via

Macquarie Media Group, acquired American Consolidated Media

synopsis: Halyard Capital announced that its portfolio company, American Consolidated Media, has entered into an agreement with Macquarie Media Group to be acquired for $80 million. Other financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent:Macquarie Bank Limited ABN
buyer: Macquarie Media Group
Macquarie Media Group is an investment fund established to create a flexible platform for investments in a broad range of media assets globally. MMG seeks to combine operational expertise from quality media operators with Macquarie's financing and acquisition expertise.
target parent: Halyard Capital
target: American Consolidated Media
American Consolidated Media, which is based in Dallas, was formed in 1998 by Jeremy L. Halbreich, formerly president and general manager of The Dallas Morning News. The company publishes 40 community newspapers and shopping publications serving nine communities throughout Texas and Oklahoma.
price ($mm)
$86
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
10.7x
closed 9/6/2006 via BNC Analysis

Black Press Ltd., purchased Little Nickel and Nickel Ads Classifieds from Lee Enterprises, Inc.

synopsis: Black Press Ltd. has announced the acquisition of the Little Nickel and Nickel Ads Classifieds based in Lynnwood, Washington and Portland, Oregon. Formerly owned by Lee Enterprises in Davenport, Iowa, the publications in the Pacific Northwest have combined weekly distribution of more than 375,000 copies.
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. Many have controlled circulation.
seller: Lee Enterprises, Inc.(LEE:$710.49)
Lee Enterprises is a premier publisher of local news, information and advertising in primarily midsize markets, with 51 daily newspapers and a joint interest in five others, rapidly growing online sites and more than 300 weekly newspapers and specialty publications in 23 states.
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closed 6/7/2006 via Company Press Release

Schibsted ASA, purchased selected activities from Trader Classified Media

synopsis: Schibsted ASA said its Schibsted International Classified & Search AS unit has acquired parts of Euronext-listed Trader Classified Media in Spain, Latin America, France, Italy and Switzerland, for 580 mln eur.
buyer: Schibsted ASA(SCH:$2,524.64)
Schibsted is a leading media group in the Nordic region. The activities comprise newspapers and publishing, TV and film production, film rights, TV channels, Internet and mobile services.
seller: Trader Classified Media
Trader Classified Media is a global leader in classified advertising. The company creates efficient local markets, focused primarily on automotive, real estate and general merchandise content.
price ($mm)
$794
rev ($mm)
$267
EBITDA ($mm)
$57
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
13.8x
announced 5/1/2006 via Company Press Release

Yellow Pages Group Co, will acquire Classified Media (Canada) Holdings Inc.

synopsis: Yellow Pages Group through Yellow Pages Income Fund announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Classified Media (Canada) Holdings Inc., a leading Canadian provider of classified publications and related web sites, from Trader Classified Media N.V., for a purchase price consideration of C$760 million.
buyer: Yellow Pages Group Co(TSX: YLO:$0.00)
Yellow Pages Group (YPG) is Canada’s leading local commercial search provider and largest directory publisher. YPG has been an industry leader since it published its first directory in 1908.
target parent: Trader Classified Media
target: Classified Media (Canada) Holdings Inc.
Classified Media (Canada) Holdings Inc. — whose 137 publications and nine websites include Auto Trader, Auto Hebdo, The Bargain Finder and Home Renters' Guide — is also known as Trader Canada and accounts for about 36 per cent of annual revenue at Trader Classified Media NV of the Netherlands.
price ($mm)
$683
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closed 4/20/2005 via BusinessWire

Harte-Hanks, Inc, acquired Flyer Printing Company Inc.

synopsis: Harte-Hanks Inc. completed its previously announced acquisition of The Flyer from Flyer Printing Company Inc. The Flyer is a weekly shopper publication delivered by mail with circulation in excess of 900,000 in the Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla., metropolitan area.
buyer: Harte-Hanks, Inc(HHS:$850.77)
Harte-Hanks is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers.
target: Flyer Printing Company Inc.
Flyer Printing Company Inc. publishes The Tampa Flyer, a weekly shopper publication delivered by mail with circulation in excess of 900,000 in the Tampa, Fla., metropolitan area.
price ($mm)
$66
rev ($mm)
$33
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/4/2014 via BusinessWire

Harland Clarke Corp., acquired Valassis Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Harland Clarke Holdings Corp. announced the completion of its acquisition of Valassis Communications, Inc. Valassis is a leader in intelligent media delivery, providing over 15,000 advertisers proven and innovative media solutions to influence consumers wherever they plan, shop, buy and share.
buyer parent:MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
buyer: Harland Clarke Corp.
Harland Clarke Corp. is a leading provider of integrated payment solutions, marketing services, security solutions, and retail products. It serves clients of all sizes in industries such as financial services, retail, healthcare, insurance, and telecommunications.
target: Valassis Communications, Inc.(VCI:$2,081.67)
Valassis is one of the nation's leading media and marketing services companies, offering unparalleled reach and scale to more than 15,000 advertisers. Its RedPlum® media portfolio delivers value on a weekly basis to over 100 million shoppers across a multi-media platform.
price($mm)[EV]
$1,312 [$1,774]
rev ($mm)
$2,047
EBITDA ($mm)
$258
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
7.3x
closed 8/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Hersam Acorn Community Publishing, LLC, purchased Connecticut and Vermont clusters from Journal Community Publishing Group

synopsis: Hersam Acorn Community Publishing, LLC acquired the assets of Journal Community Publishing Group, Inc.’s Connecticut and Vermont clusters -- consisting of 11 community papers, two printing facilities (in Trumbull, CT and Bennington, VT) and five shopper products.
buyer: Hersam Acorn Community Publishing, LLC
Hersam Acorn Community Publishing, LLC is the publisher of several weekly newspapers in Fairfield County and one newspaper in northern Westchester County, NY.
seller parent: Journal Communications Inc.
seller: Journal Community Publishing Group
Journal Community Publishing Group owns and operates nearly 100 publications and five printing facilities across 8 states, while employing more than 1,200 people.
price ($mm)
$29
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closed 8/3/2007 via

Quebecor Inc., acquired Osprey Media Income Fund

synopsis: Osprey Media Income Fund's Board of Trustees late Thursday encouraged shareholders to accept a $414-million takeover offer by Quebecor Media.
buyer: Quebecor Inc.((TSX:QBR.A:$2,464.00)
Quebecor is a communications company with operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and India. Its subsidiaries are engaged in commercial printing, cable services, newspapers, broadcasting, music, books, videos, business telecommunications, interactive marketing and Internet portals.
target: Osprey Media Income Fund
Osprey Media Income Fund is one of Canada's leading publishers of daily and non-daily newspapers, magazines and specialty publications. Its publications include 20 daily newspapers and 34 non-daily newspapers together with shopping guides, magazines and other publications.
price($mm)[EV]
$455 [$604]
rev ($mm)
$251
EBITDA ($mm)
$58
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.3x
closed 1/11/2007 via BNC Analysis

Metro Group, Inc., acquired H & K Publications Inc.

synopsis: H & K Publications was acquired by Metro Group, Inc. on January 11, 2007.
buyer parent:SV Investment Partners
buyer: Metro Group, Inc.
Metro Group, Inc. offers weekly newspapers and print advertising services for households and advertisers. It offers pre-print, standard inserting, mattering, match mailing, tabbing, custom mapping, laser imaging, database management, and postal sortation services, as well as pre-print services.
target: H & K Publications Inc.
H & K Publications, Inc. provides marketing and advertising solutions. It offers design and printing solutions for marketing communications materials, such as magazines, newspapers, booklets, tickets, business cards, brochures, posters, letterhead, menus, and business forms.
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closed 11/26/2013 via Reuters

Gazprom-Media, acquired Prof-Media Management LLC

synopsis: Media arm of state-controlled Gazprom bought mining tycoon Vladimir Potanin's Profmedia. Through the deal, the former Soviet gas ministry that is now Russia's largest company by revenue, will add TV and radio stations, cinemas and film production and distribution assets to a sprawling portfolio that it has built up around commercial TV channel NTV.
buyer parent:Gazprom
buyer: Gazprom-Media
Gazprom-Media Holding comprises television, radio, printing press, cinema production, advertising, movie theaters and internet assets. The company was founded on January 21, 1998. Gazprom-Media Holding is one of the largest media holdings in Russia and Europe.
target: Prof-Media Management LLC
Prof-Media is one of the largest and most diversified media holdings in Russia, one of the leaders in the newspaper, magazine, radio and cinema markets. The holding is a major private investor in the Russian cinema industry.
price ($mm)
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$521
EBITDA ($mm)
$129
EV / rev
0.0x
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0.0x
announced 6/21/2013 via Company Press Release

VETEK, will acquire Ukrainian Media Holding

synopsis: VETEK and Ukrainian Media Holding ("UMH") signed a sales agreement for Vetek to acquire 98% of UMH. UMH operates as a multimedia company in the Ukraine and Russia.
buyer: VETEK
The main activity of VETEK Group is focused on investments into the oil and gas industry of Ukraine, including modernization and restoration of the refining sector competitiveness.
target: Ukrainian Media Holding
Ukrainian Media Holding ("UMH") is a dynamic multimedia company in Eastern Europe that controls over 50 media brands. In Ukraine UMH is leader on markets of Internet, radio and press, in Russia UMH is the most dynamic publishing company among top-10 market players.
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announced 6/26/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Editions Gallimard SA, will acquire Flammarion S.A.

synopsis: Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup SpA said it received a EUR251 million ($314 million) binding offer from Gallimard's parent company Madrigall SA to buy its French book unit RCS Livres, which controls publishing group Flammarion.
buyer: Editions Gallimard SA
Éditions Gallimard is one of the leading French publishers of books. It was founded in 1911 in Paris by Gaston Gallimard as Les Éditions de la Nouvelle Revue Française. The stylised nrf logo still appears on many books published by Gallimard today.
target parent: RCS MediaGroup S.p.A.
target: Flammarion S.A.
Flammarion Group is the fourth largest French publishing group. It comprises a number of areas of activity, including publishing, distribution, sales, printing, and bookshops. It’s mission is to make knowledge in all fields accessible to all, by means of the best possible editorial products.
price ($mm)
$315
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closed 7/25/2012 via BusinessWire

2100 Trust, LLC, acquired Freedom Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Freedom Communications Holdings, Inc. has been acquired by 2100 Trust, LLC in a merger with a subsidiary of 2100 Trust. Freedom Communications Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, CA, is a national privately owned information and entertainment company of print publications and interactive businesses.
buyer: 2100 Trust, LLC
2100 Trust, LLC is a privately held company that believes strongly in the future of journalism and the newspaper industry. The company is dedicated to enhancing and enriching the integral relationship that its newspapers have with their local communities.
target: Freedom Communications, Inc.
Freedom Communications is a national media company operating print publications, broadcast television stations and interactive businesses. The company's print portfolio includes approximately 100 daily and weekly publications, plus ancillary magazines and other specialty publications.
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announced 12/5/2011 via BNC Analysis

A-Pressen ASA, will acquire Edda Media AS

synopsis: Norwegian media group A-Pressen says it plans to buy Edda Media from the European publishing company Mecom. Edda Media AS is a Norwegian media group that owns a number of Norwegian newspapers, television channels, radio channels and websites.
buyer: A-Pressen ASA
A-pressen ASA operates as a media company in Norway and Russia. The company collects, facilitates, produces, and distributes information. Its activities include newspapers, printing, television (TV), and electronic media operations.
target parent: Mecom Group PLC
target: Edda Media AS
Edda Media AS is a Norwegian media group that owns a number of Norwegian newspapers, television channels, radio channels and websites. It offers advertisements, inserts, and supplements on the Internet, radio, television, direct marketing radio, & internet services.
price ($mm)
$267
rev ($mm)
$348
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/15/2010 via Reuters

Xinhua Winshare Publishing and Media Co., Ltd, will purchase 15 Subsidiaries from Sichuan Publication Group Company Limited

synopsis: Sichuan Xinhua Winshare Chainst Co., Ltd has entered into an acquisition agreement to acquire the entire interests in the 15 companies in total, all of which are wholly owned subsidiaries of Sichuan Publication Group Company Limited (SPG).
buyer: Xinhua Winshare Publishing and Media Co., Ltd
Xinhua Winshare Publishing & Media Company Limited Formerly known as Sichuan Xinhua Winshare Chainstore Co., Ltd.. Sichuan Xinhua Winshare Chainstore Co., Ltd.
seller: Sichuan Publication Group Company Limited
Sichuan Xinhua Publishing Group Co., Ltd. engages in the businesses of wholesaling and retailing, leasing of properties, real estate, project investment, computer software, and hotel services. It sells books and audio- visual products through its retail stores.
price ($mm)
$170
rev ($mm)
$115
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/1/2008 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Planeta, acquired Editis

synopsis: The nearly-finalized purchase of French publishing group Editis by Spain’s Grupo Planeta for approximately €200 million (approximately US$310,655,000) would create a giant European publisher of Spanish-language books and expand in Latin America, with a French twist.
buyer: Grupo Planeta
Grupo Planeta is a communications group at the forefront of content production for the Spanish speaking market. Top editorial group in Spain and seventh in the world, it offers a wide variety of services for the culture, training, information and entertainment sectors.
target: Editis
Editis holds leading positions in three segments of the French publishing business, in particular Literature (trade and mass market formats), Education (scholarly, scholastic aids, middle school, high school, university, legal and medical), and Reference (dictionaries and encyclopedias).
price ($mm)
$373
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 12/21/2007 via BNC Analysis

CMP Information Ltd, acquired Intermodal S.A.

synopsis: CMP Information Ltd. entered into an agreement to acquire Intermodal South America Trade Show.
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: Intermodal S.A.
Intermodal S.A. operates as an intermodal transportation event company serving the Latin American region and offers events that attract exhibitors and attendees from the international transportation and logistics industries.
price ($mm)
$6.74
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closed 9/13/2007 via Company Press Release

CMP Information Ltd, acquired Ithaca Holdings Ltd.

synopsis: United Business Media Plc today announces that CMP Information, UBM's UK-based business information division, has acquired Ithaca Holdings Limited from the company's management and NVM Private Equity Ltd. for a total cash consideration of £14.25m.
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 parent: Northern Venture Managers
target: Ithaca Holdings Ltd.
Ithaca is a UK media business which operates a portfolio of six UK B2B events and related media. The portfolio comprises three substantial and well-established trade exhibitions - Internet World, Leisure Industry Week and Service Management Europe - and three smaller events.
price ($mm)
$24
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closed 2/10/2007 via BNC Analysis

CMP Information Ltd, acquired Decorex International

synopsis: CMP Information is delighted to announce the acquisition of Decorex International Ltd. Decorex, currently celebrating its 30th year, is acknowledged as the UK’s leading event for the higher-end interior design market.
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: Decorex International
Decorex has been the foremost exhibition of interior design products in the UK. It was launched as a small, exclusive & targeted exhibition of top end interior design merchandise, with 39 exhibitors in the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square.
price ($mm)
$3.74
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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)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/6/2006 via PR Newswire

CMP Information Ltd, acquired The Care Show

synopsis: United Business Media plc announces that its wholly-owned, UK-based subsidiary CMP Information has acquired The Care Show for a total cash consideration of GBP450,000 plus a further performance based deferred payment of up to GBP350,000 over the next year.
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: The Care Show
The Care Show is the market-leading, twice-yearly tradeshow for the UK independent care market, attracting more than 150 exhibitors and 2,000 visitors at its March 2006 event.
price ($mm)
$0.49
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closed 10/6/2006 via PR Newswire

CMP Information Ltd, acquired ATC Maastricht Conference

synopsis: United Business Media plc announces that its wholly-owned, UK-based subsidiary CMP Information has acquired the ATC (Air Traffic Control) Maastricht Conference from Jane's Information Group for a total cash consideration of GBP126,000.
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 parent: Thomson Reuters
target: ATC Maastricht Conference
ATC Maastricht has consistently grown to become the world’s leading event for the air traffic control and management industry. The exhibition brings together the suppliers and key buyers and specifiers of air traffic control and management products and services.
price ($mm)
$0.24
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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Metropolis International, Ltd., purchased Industrial Equipment Market and The Trader from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold Industrial Equipment Market and The Trader to Metropolis International (UK) Limited for GBP9m.
buyer: Metropolis International, Ltd.
Metropolis International Limited is a UK publisher.
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: 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.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Friday-Ad Limited, purchased Trade-It from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold Trade-It to Friday-Ad Limited for GBP4m.
buyer: Friday-Ad Limited
Friday-Ad was founded in 1975 when the current owners realised there was an untapped market for local advertising. Looking to buy a second hand car, they found they had to travel long distances to find one. Together, they launched the first edition as a four-page advertiser in Uckfield, Sussex.
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: 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.
price ($mm)
$7.53
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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Wilmington Group plc, purchased The Knowledge and Benn's Media from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold two directories, The Knowledge and Benn's Media, to Wilmington Group plc for GBP1.6m.
buyer: Wilmington Group plc(WIL:$131.89)
Wilmington is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. The principal sectors are: Legal & Regulatory; Healthcare; Media and Entertainment; and Design and Construction.
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites.
price ($mm)
$3.00
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closed 4/4/2006 via PR Newswire

CMP Information Ltd, acquired National Venue Show

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that it has acquired the National Venue Show for GBP1.5m. The National Venue Show complements International Confex, the leading annual exhibition for European event organisers owned by CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business.
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: National Venue Show
Held annually in September at the NEC in Birmingham, the National Venue Show is a 'must attend' event that brings together UK venues with approximately 6,000 UK professionals from across the event support and management industry.
price ($mm)
$2.63
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closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Haymarket Group Limited, purchased Printing World and Packaging Magazine from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold two non-core publications, Printing World and Packaging Magazine, to Haymarket Publishing Group for GBP2.1m.
buyer: Haymarket Group Limited
The Haymarket Group is a large, privately-owned magazine publisher. It publishes more than 100 consumer, professional, trade, and customer publications in 23 languages and in more than 100 countries. Titles include Revolution, Campaign, and FourFourTwo.
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: 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.
price ($mm)
$3.65
rev ($mm)
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closed 8/18/2005 via BusinessWire

CMP Information Ltd, acquired Informex

synopsis: Informex is the leading specialty and custom chemical trade show and exhibition in the United States and is being acquired by CMP Information from the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association.
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 parent: Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association
target: Informex
For over 21 years, INFORMEX has been the premier US venue for connecting the chemical industry to the latest technological advances and the newest developments in custom manufacturing, with nearly 480 exhibiting companies and over 4,000 specialty and fine chemical professionals in attendance.
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closed 5/11/2005 via PR Newswire

United Business Media PLC, acquired ABI Building Data Ltd.

synopsis: UBM plc has today announced the acquisition of ABI Building Data Limited, from EMAP plc for GBP12m plus an amount equal to the cash in the business. In the calendar year 2004 ABI generated revenues of GBP5.5 million and EBITDA of GBP1.1 million.
buyer parent:United Business Media PLC
buyer: United Business Media PLC
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 parent: EMAP plc
target: ABI Building Data Ltd.
ABI Building Data Limited is a market-leading provider of construction related market intelligence services in the UK and has been helping companies gain competitive advantage for over 60 years.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
11.2x
closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Friday-Ad Limited, purchased Trade-It from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold Trade-It to Friday-Ad Limited for GBP4m.
buyer: Friday-Ad Limited
Friday-Ad was founded in 1975 when the current owners realised there was an untapped market for local advertising. Looking to buy a second hand car, they found they had to travel long distances to find one. Together, they launched the first edition as a four-page advertiser in Uckfield, Sussex.
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: 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.
price ($mm)
$7.53
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/15/2007 via BusinessWire

Coupons, Inc., acquired Boodle

synopsis: Coupons, Inc., the world’s leading provider of printable coupon marketing and technology solutions, has acquired Consumer Networks LLC, a privately owned venture of Gannett Co. Inc., Tribune Company, and the Copley Press. Through the deal, Coupons, Inc. will now distribute printable coupons from major consumer brands to over 550 newspaper websites.
buyer: Coupons, Inc.
Coupons, Inc. is the global leader in interactive coupon solutions, providing clients with complete coupon promotional opportunities that appeal to key customer demographics. Coupons' innovative marketing technology solutions help top brands and retailers reach consumers on thousands of Web sites.
target: Boodle
Consumer Network’s Boodle.com is a leading grocery savings site and distributor of online grocery coupons among 500 media and lifestyle sites. Boodle.com combines the local strength and trusted brands of its affiliated newspapers with nationally branded products.
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closed 11/11/2004 via BusinessWire

Ebay Inc., acquired Marktplaats.nl

synopsis: eBay, the World's Online Marketplace, today announced that it has acquired Marktplaats.nl, the leading classifieds website in the Netherlands. eBay purchased Marktplaats.nl from Het Goed Beheer BV, a company that owns second-hand retail shops in the Netherlands.
buyer: Ebay Inc.(EBAY:$16,047.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day.
target parent: Het Goed Beheer BV
target: Marktplaats.nl
Founded in 1999, Marktplaats.nl was one of the first websites in the Netherlands dedicated to the classified advertising format online. Since then, it has grown into the most popular website of its kind in the Netherlands with a growing audience among individuals and small businesses.
price ($mm)
$295
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closed 6/25/2008 via BusinessWire

Coupons, Inc., acquired CouponBug LLC

synopsis: Coupons, Inc., the world’s leading provider of interactive coupon marketing and technology solutions, announced the acquisition of CouponBug LLC. Through the deal, Coupons, Inc. gains direct relationships with television stations in more than 100 local television markets across the country.
buyer: Coupons, Inc.
Coupons, Inc. is the global leader in interactive coupon solutions, providing clients with complete coupon promotional opportunities that appeal to key customer demographics. Coupons' innovative marketing technology solutions help top brands and retailers reach consumers on thousands of Web sites.
target: CouponBug LLC
CouponBug® provides online national and local grocery coupons, health and beauty coupons, entertainment coupons, and retail coupons that you receive online and print at home.
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announced 9/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Idearc Media Corp., will acquire Switchboard

synopsis: Idearc Inc. home to Superpages.com® and publisher of the Verizon® Yellow Pages, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Switchboard.com and other online directory assets from InfoSpace Inc. for $225 million.
buyer: Idearc Media Corp.(SPMD:$1,354.00)
Idearc provides sales, publishing and other related services for more than 1,200 distinct directory titles in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Superpages.com is the expert in local search with more than 2.8 billion network searches and 18 million business listings in the U.S. in 2006.
target parent: InfoSpace, Inc.
target: Switchboard
Switchboard is a leading provider of local online advertising solutions and Internet-based yellow pages, interconnecting consumers, merchants and national advertisers. Switchboard helps consumers quickly and easily find and compare local businesses offering specific products and services.
price ($mm)
$225
rev ($mm)
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closed 8/22/2007 via BusinessWire

Blackstreet Capital Management, acquired Fanfare Media Works

synopsis: Blackstreet Capital Management, a Bethesda, MD based private equity fund, announced the purchase of the debt of Fanfare Media Works from Beltway Capital Partners. Blackstreet has foreclosed on Fanfare, won the resulting auction, and has reorganized the assets under a new entity, FMW Inc.
buyer: Blackstreet Capital Management
Blackstreet Capital Management, LLC is a Bethesda, Maryland based private equity firm with $88 million of capital under management. Blackstreet focuses on control buyouts of companies that are either underperforming, in out-of-favor industries, or are undergoing some form of transition.
target parent: Beltway Capital Partners
target: Fanfare Media Works
Fanfare offers local merchants and service providers a suite of targeted advertising products and services which are distributed through a national network of 9,500 supermarkets and drug stores. Fanfare’s products include Register Tape Network, Adcart, Publications and Market Information Centers.
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closed 5/3/2010 via BusinessWire

Catalina Marketing Corporation, acquired E-centives Inc.

synopsis: Catalina Marketing, the global leader in precision marketing and shopper-driven media, announced it has acquired Invenda Corporation’s digital couponing businesses, E-centives and Collabrys.
buyer parent:Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Catalina Marketing Corporation
Catalina Marketing Corporation owns and operates the world's largest, transaction-level, shopper-data warehouse - powering media networks to intelligently connect consumer packaged goods (CPG), health care, and retailer marketers with specific audiences.
target parent: Invenda Corporation
target: E-centives Inc.
E-centives has powered top tier consumer brands and leading global companies with best-in-class, secure Internet coupon technologies and a broad range of digital promotions solutions.
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closed 3/29/2007 via

Hurriyet, acquired Trader Media East

synopsis: Turkish publisher Hurriyet said Thursday it has agreed to buy Trader Media East Ltd. for $500 million in cash in an effort to boost its classified advertising business.
buyer: Hurriyet
Hurriyet, owned by Dogan Sirketler Grubu Holding A.S., is one of the largest conglomerates in Turkey with interests in media, energy, manufacturing and tourism.
target: Trader Media East
The Trader Media East Group publishes 235 print titles, and operates 13 websites, which attracted over 3.2 million unique monthly visitors in September 2005. In addition to generalist titles, the Trader Media East Group publishes specialist real estate, automotive and employment publications.
price ($mm)
$616
rev ($mm)
$211
EBITDA ($mm)
$53
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
11.6x
closed 9/9/2010 via PR Newswire

Transactis, Inc., acquired OfferIQ

synopsis: Transactis Inc., a provider of electronic billing and payment services, announced that it has acquired New York based digital coupon start-up, OfferIQ. Since being founded a year ago, OfferIQ has gained momentum in the market place with its Virtual Incentive Platform which connects retailers and consumers through loyalty programs and e-coupons.
buyer: Transactis, Inc.
Transactis, Inc. is a leading provider of electronic bill presentment and payment (EBPP) solutions, including BillMail®, the patent-pending, secure email billing platform, and BillerExpress™, an integrated EBPP suite sold by banks and payment processors to small and middle-market treasury clients.
target: OfferIQ
OfferIQ's Virtual Incentive Platform gives retailers the ability to distribute in-store shopping discounts to consumers via their mobile phone, social media platforms, or email.
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closed 8/13/2008 via BusinessWire

Useful Networks, acquired KnowledgeWhere

synopsis: Useful Networks, leading enablers of compelling location-based services for mobile phones, announces the acquisition of Canada-based KnowledgeWhere, a premier provider of location-aware mobile games, location-based advertising and developer-enablement programs.
buyer: Useful Networks
Useful Networks is a Denver-based company that delivers innovative mobile location technology products to end users via the Internet and mobile carriers. Founded in July 2006, Useful Networks powers cross-carrier location aggregation for both carriers and content providers.
target: KnowledgeWhere
Calgary, Canada-based KnowledgeWhere Inc. is a leading provider of location-based software and middleware solutions that deliver privacy-managed, location-enabled content and applications for the mobile entertainment and advertising sectors.
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closed 5/9/2013 via Company Press Release

Legacy.com, Inc., acquired iAnnounce

synopsis: Legacy.com, Inc., the leading provider of online obituary solutions in the U.S., announced it has acquired Web Announcements Ltd, the parent company of iAnnounce, the European leader in online obituaries and family announcements.
buyer parent:Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Legacy.com, Inc.
Founded in 1998, Legacy.com operates the world’s largest network of obituary websites, covering 75% of all deaths in the U.S. through partnerships with 85% of U.S. newspapers, and the funeral homes they serve. Legacy.com is headquartered in Evanston, IL.
target: iAnnounce
iAnnounce want people to be able to share their family news with everyone in their community. iAnnounce members are be able to share in the lives of their friends and neighbours - in happy times and in times of sadness and loss.
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announced 12/5/2008 via BNC Analysis

Bisnode AB, will acquire Wer Liefert Was

synopsis: Bisnode has signed an agreement to acquire Wer Liefert Was. With the acquisition, Bisnode considerably strengthens its market position within digital business and product information services in Europe. The seller is the Italian group Seat Pagine Gialle and the purchase price amounts to approximately EUR 40 million (Enterprise Value).
buyer: Bisnode AB
Bisnode is one of Europe’s leading providers of digital business information, including credit reports, company and consumer information, direct marketing tools and market information for the general business-to-business market.
target parent: Seat Pagine Gialle S.p.A
target: Wer Liefert Was
Wes Liefert Was offers supplier search services on the internet and the company has a strong market position in the German-speaking countries of Europe. Over the past few years, WLW has successfully transformed its business from print to online services covering a total of 670,000 companies.
price ($mm)
$8.03
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
12.4x
EV / EBITDA
60.5x
closed 12/1/2005 via

Enable Media Limited, acquired Scoot UK Ltd.

synopsis: Enable Media have announced the purchase of the Scoot customer base and a long term licence agreement of the Scoot brand from British Telecom for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: Enable Media Limited
Established since 1997, AskAlix is one of the UK's leading and longest established online business directory services. A two time winner of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards, AskAlix allows users to find businesses, products and services, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
target parent: BT Group plc
target: Scoot UK Ltd.
Scoot is a comprehensive business and service directory offering you a fast, easy way to find information on more than two million goods and services, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We put buyers and sellers in touch with each other quickly, simply and accurately.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/24/2007 via BusinessWire

ngi group, inc., acquired Fujisan Magazine Service Co., Ltd.

synopsis: The ngi group decided during its board of directors’ meeting held today, October 24, 2007, to acquire the shares necessary to convert Fujisan Magazine Service Co., Ltd. from an affiliate held under the equity accounting method to a consolidated subsidiary.
buyer: ngi group, inc.
ngi group contributes to the world economy by producing innovative businesses and entrepreneurs in the next generation industries and areas, especially Asia, through our competencies on creation, incubation, finding, supporting and investing of the venture businesses.
target: Fujisan Magazine Service Co., Ltd.
Fujisan Magazine Service is Japan’s first online bookshop providing access to various subscription magazines distributed as digital media over the Internet. Fujisan currently provides customers with digital magazines from several publishing companies through its “Fujisan Digital” service.
price ($mm)
$1,164*
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closed 7/10/2008 via Market Wire

Invicta Group Inc., acquired City Book Savings

synopsis: Invicta Group Inc. has closed on the acquisition of the assets of City Book Savings from IMAGE Worldwide, Inc. City Book Savings is a high-end 4-color glossy direct mailing market book.
buyer: Invicta Group Inc.(IVIT:$0.00)
Invicta Group, Inc. is a full service multimedia management and marketing company. Invicta utilizes a number of websites, a large database, event productions and promotions, and its experienced team to help clients manage, maintain and improve their overall businesses.
target parent: IMAGE Worldwide, Inc.
target: City Book Savings
City Book Savings is a high-end 4-color glossy direct mailing market book. Each book is a 4" x 6" perfect bound hard cover publication featuring magazine quality ads providing an image conscious demographic with incentives to frequent some of the most exclusive businesses in a city's affluent areas.
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announced 7/11/2012 via PR Newswire

ePublishing, Inc., will acquire Ellington

synopsis: ePublishing, Inc. announced an agreement to acquire the clients and technology of Ellington CMS and Ellington Marketplace from The World Company's Mediaphormedia software division. Ellington's feature-rich web CMS and local business search service Marketplace serves over 300 websites in North America.
buyer: ePublishing, Inc.
ePublishing provides software, custom development and design to publishers and media companies. It offers a fully customizable Enterprise Publishing System that integrates content management, community, e-commerce, workflow, audience management, video, advertising, e-mail, directories, CRM and SEO.
target parent: The World Company
target: Ellington
Begun in 2000 as a business venture of World Co.'s Lawrence Journal-World, Ellington's feature-rich web CMS and local business search service Marketplace serves over 300 websites in North America and has helped clients amass a multitude of top industry awards.
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closed 3/7/2012 via BNC Analysis

Versa Capital Management, acquired Impressions Media

synopsis: Impressions Media announced that it has been acquired by Versa Capital Management, LLC. Impressions Media operates The Times Leader, several community papers, associated websites and digital media businesses that serve communities in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
buyer: Versa Capital Management
Versa Capital Management is a private equity investment firm which focuses on control investments in special situations involving middle market companies where value and performance growth can be achieved through enhanced operational and financial management.
target: Impressions Media
Impressions Media operates The Times Leader, several community papers, associated websites and digital media businesses that serve communities in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
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closed 11/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Haggin Marketing Inc., acquired The Chicago Catalog Group

synopsis: Haggin Marketing, Inc., a leading multi-channel direct marketing agency, has acquired The Chicago Catalog Group to enhance its business-to-business and business-to-consumer direct marketing capabilities. Haggin Marketing’s acquisition of CCG augments its multi-channel direct marketing services and bolsters the agency’s national footprint.
buyer parent:Lake Capital
buyer: Haggin Marketing Inc.
Haggin Marketing is a multichannel direct marketing agency that delivers inspiring creative and measurable results for its clients. Haggin Marketing offers sophisticated data management and processing services through its business unit, I-Centrix.
target: The Chicago Catalog Group
The Chicago Catalog Group is a premier designer and producer of catalogs, direct mail pieces, and other marketing-related collateral. Recognized for its strategic development and creative execution of direct marketing applications, CCG provides creative direction, copywriting, photography and more.
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closed 4/18/2012 via Company Press Release

RealtyTrac Inc., acquired Homefacts

synopsis: RealtyTrac, the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, announced that it has acquired online data aggregator of neighborhood Homefacts in the company’s latest move to grow its market presence and effectively arm consumers with the information they need during the home-buying process.
buyer: RealtyTrac Inc.
Founded in 1996, RealtyTrac® (www.realtytrac.com), is the fastest growing online real estate marketplace — named the 53rd fastest growing private company in the 2006 Inc. 500 and the 52nd fastest growing North American technology company in the 2006 Deloitte Technology Fast 500.
target: Homefacts
Homefacts offers an online resource addressing the due diligence and housing compliance sector, which suggests that a buyer researches hazardous substances, environmental issues, geological conditions, former drug labs, convicted offenders, and crime among other factors within a neighborhood.
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closed 4/29/2009 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired BrandsOfTheWorld.com

synopsis: WebMediaBrands, Inc. announced it has acquired the assets of Brandsoftheworld.com. Brandsoftheworld.com is a user generated content site where readers view and download more than 160,000 vector format brands and logos. The site has over 2 million unique visitors and over 30 million page views per month.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc.(WEBM:$12.43)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly.
target: BrandsOfTheWorld.com
BrandsOfTheWorld.com is the most comprehensive resource and one of the most visited web sites where visitors can browse and access copies of the world's famous brands and logos.
price ($mm)
$1.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/17/2006 via BusinessWire

BrightStar Information Tech. Group, acquired MyPublicInfo, Inc

synopsis: BrightStar Information Technology Group, Inc., has acquired, as a wholly-owned subsidiary, Arlington, Virginia-based MyPublicInfo, Inc., a privately held provider of leading edge, online consumer identity and public records management products and services.
buyer: BrightStar Information Tech. Group(BTSR:$0.00)
BrightStar Information Technology provides large corporations with information technology (IT) services ranging from consulting and software implementation to Web site design.
target: MyPublicInfo, Inc
MyPublicInfo, Inc. (MPI) was founded in Arlington, Virginia, in 2004 and is the leading provider of consumer identity and public records management services.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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Harte-Hanks, Inc.
Harte-Hanks, Inc.
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Mainland Media Ltd
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Morris Multimedia, Inc.
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S and J Multimedia LLC
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Valassis Communications, Inc.
Valassis Communications, Inc.
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Boone Newspapers, Inc.
Boone Newspapers, Inc.
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Community Media Group, Inc.
Community Media Group, Inc.
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Harris Enterprises, Inc.
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New West Newspapers, Inc.
New West Newspapers consists of daily and weekly community newspapers, alternative papers, shopping guides, web sites and specialty publications. In addition, the company has two web-printing operations serving customers across the nation.
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Bertelsmann AG
Bertelsmann AG
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$21,183.31
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Bonnier AB
Bonnier AB
Bonnier AB, a multi-channel media company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in publishing, broadcasting, business press, and entertainment businesses. It publishes fiction and children's books, business newspapers, daily news papers, evening and morning papers, and news magazines.
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$20,323.00
EBITDA ($mm)
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Lagardère SCA
Lagardère SCA
Lagardere SCA is a leading global media group operating in more than 40 countries with 30,000 employees and is based in Paris, France. Lagardere Active is a global leader in magazine publishing with more than 220 magazine titles including Elle, Paris Match, Car and Driver, Road and Track, et al.
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Naspers Ltd.
Naspers Ltd.
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Sanoma Oyj
Sanoma Oyj
Sanoma is a strong European media group with activities in over 20 countries. Its seven strategic business units offer millions of people information, education, entertainment and experiences, every day, in their own languages, respecting local cultures.
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The Hearst Corporation
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.
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Friday-Ad Limited
Friday-Ad was founded in 1975 when the current owners realised there was an untapped market for local advertising. Looking to buy a second hand car, they found they had to travel long distances to find one. Together, they launched the first edition as a four-page advertiser in Uckfield, Sussex.
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YP Corp.
YP Corp. is America's Local Online Yellow Pages(TM) and offers businesses a simple and affordable way of creating a web presence and marketing their products and services to local audiences online.
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2006
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Enable Media Limited
Established since 1997, AskAlix is one of the UK's leading and longest established online business directory services. A two time winner of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards, AskAlix allows users to find businesses, products and services, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
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Whitepages.com, Inc.
Whitepages.com, Inc.
WhitePages is the leading provider of contact information for people and businesses in the U.S. It enables users to find people, business listings, phone numbers, addresses, area codes, ZIP codes and postal codes, as well as manage contact information on the Internet.
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Intelius, Inc.
Intelius, Inc.
Intelius is a leading information commerce company providing businesses and consumers with information to empower the decision-making process for peace of mind and security.
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Freelancer.com
Freelancer.com
Triple Webby award-winning Freelancer.com is the world's largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by total number of users and projects posted. Over 10.7 million registered users have posted 5.7 million projects and contests to date in over 600 areas.
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Wellcom Group Limited
Wellcom is a technology based marketing production company with operations in Australia, the United Kingdom, Asia and New Zealand. Wellcom creates, manages and delivers content for corporations and advertising agencies.
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2013
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Buddha Jones
Buddha Jones
Buddha Jones develops theatrical trailers for movies, video games, and television programs.
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Chimney Group
They Chimney Group use their film and communication expertise to produce over 6000 films for more than 60 countries every year. They specialize in a new and unique approach that covers each step of the creation process, from conception through development, production, and post production.
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DRP UK Limited
DRP UK Limited
DRP UK Limited operates as a communication agency. They are one of the longest established, trusted and uniquely integrated communication and production specialists, famous for making anything possible.
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Happy Hour Creative, LLC
Happy Hour Creative, LLC
Happy Hour Creative, LLC provides creative marketing services to clients in the film, television, home entertainment, and video game industries. Happy Hour Creative, LLC was founded in 2009 and is based in Culver City, California.
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Loveurope Group Limited
Loveurope Group Limited
Loveurope Group Limited operates as an advertising production network in Europe. It produces work for brand and agency clients in press, digital, television, and outdoor media markets. Its integrated marketing services allow clients to create, adapt, expand, and deliver brand communications.
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Advertising Directory Solutions Holdings Inc.
Advertising Directory Solutions Holdings Inc. (ADS) is Canada’s second largest directory publisher, and publishes directories under the SuperPages™ brand name.
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SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC
SMA Alliance, LLC, provides marketing and advertising solutions. It operates as an e-marketing and Internet focused lead generator. The company provides buying demand to automobile retailers on a daily basis through application of proprietary technology and managed systems.
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2010
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ClassicCars.com
ClassicCars.com
ClassicCars.com is a specialty marketing and merchandising company specializing in classic cars, antique cars, muscle cars, and specialty cars. Their headquarters are in Phoenix, widely considered a Mecca for vehicle collectors by enthusiasts around the globe.
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