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closed 8/31/2009 via Company Press Release

TGP Capital Partners, LLC, purchased Ascend Event Media from Ascend Media, Inc.

synopsis: TGP Investments, LLC, the manager of private equity investment fund, TGP Capital Partners LLC, is pleased to announce that the fund has acquired the Event and Custom Media Division of Ascend Media. The transaction was completed in partnership with Cameron Bishop who will also serve as the company’s CEO.
buyer: TGP Capital Partners, LLC
Kansas City-based TGP Capital Partners, LLC is a $56.5 million private equity investment fund formed to make investments in well-managed, profitable and growing middle-market companies. "
seller: Ascend Media, Inc.
Ascend Media is positioned as a leader in the business-to-business media environment - with a unique focus on medical, healthcare and business services industries.
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closed 8/17/2009 via BNC Analysis

Anthem Media Group, acquired Ascend Allied Healthcare

synopsis: Ascend Media Holdings announced the sale of its Allied Healthcare Group to Anthem Media Group. Allied Healthcare serves ten healthcare markets with eleven magazines, ten websites and ten weekly digital newsletters.
buyer: Anthem Media Group
Anthem Media Group, is a rapidly-growing, full-service agency that creates engaging on and off line experiences for the world's leading companies. AMG has played key roles in the branding and lead-generation activities of thousands of recognizable companies. "
target parent: Ascend Media, Inc.
target: Ascend Allied Healthcare
Ascend Allied Healthcare division serves the information, news, product development and continuing education needs of professionals in the areas of medical imaging, hearing, respiratory care, physical therapy and rehab, sleep, plastic surgery, aesthetics and more.
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closed 2/4/2008 via PR Newswire

Intellisphere, LLC, purchased multiple Healthcare titles from Ascend Media, Inc.

synopsis: Intellisphere, publisher of the MDNG (MD Net Guide) series of medical magazines and websites, announced that it has acquired multiple titles from Ascend Media's Healthcare division.
buyer parent: Alta Communications
buyer: Intellisphere, LLC
Intellisphere, LLC is the publisher of the award-winning series of MDNG journals, custom publications, websites, and e-mail newsletters (eDigests). Published in nine editions with a unique, contemporary voice, style, and look, MDNG explores technology, computers, and the Internet. "
seller parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
seller: Ascend Media, Inc.
Ascend Media is positioned as a leader in the business-to-business media environment - with a unique focus on medical, healthcare and business services industries.
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closed 1/8/2008 via Mins b2b

Aegis Publications, purchased dental books from Ascend Media, Inc.

synopsis: AEGIS Communications has announced the acquisition of the remaining Ascend dental properties: The Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, Contemporary Aesthetics, Contemporary Dental Assisting, and Contemporary Oral Hygiene. The related Web sites and face-to-face properties were also purchased.
buyer: Aegis Publications
AEGIS Communications is the publisher of Inside Dentistry, The Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, Inside Dental Assisting, and Dentistry India. "
seller parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
seller: Ascend Media, Inc.
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closed 11/5/2007 via PR Web

Red 7 Media, Inc., acquired Expo Magazine Inc.

synopsis: Ascend Media's Expo Magazine has been sold to Red 7 Media, a B2B media company based in Norwalk, Connecticut. Expo is a leading trade publication serving exposition and convention professionals. Expo's readers are executives of trade associations and societies, for-profit show owners, producers or management firms, and corporate event management.
buyer: Red 7 Media, Inc.
Red 7 Media, founded in 2002, publishes magazines and newsletters, produces executive conferences and seminars, and creates custom marketing and lead-generations programs in the event and publishing industries. "
target parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
target: Expo Magazine Inc.
Launched in 1989 as the first publication exclusively targeting exposition management, EXPO reaches more than 7,500 industry professionals 10 times a year. Since its premier issue, EXPO has been the one magazine that show managers call their own.
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closed 8/31/2007 via Berkery

BNP Media, acquired Professional Services Division

synopsis: Berkery, Noyes & Co., LLC, the leading independent investment bank serving the information, media and technology markets, announces that it represented BNP Media in its acquisition of the Professional Services Division of Ascend Media. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: BNP Media
BNP Media provides business information through a portfolio of magazines, websites, conferences, tradeshows and market research. BNP specializes in the food, beverage & packaging, manufacturing, gaming, architecture & construction, mechanical systems, and safety & security markets. "
target parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
target: Professional Services Division
The Professional Services Division consists mainly of the former Stagnito Communications, which came to Ascend as part of its acquisition of Medical World Communications acquisition in 2005. The Professional Services Division is comprised of 17 magazines in the food, beverage and packaging spaces.
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closed 1/3/2007 via Market Wire

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired PRO AV Magazine

synopsis: Hanley Wood, LLC, the leading business-to-business media and information company serving the housing and construction industries,has purchased PRO AV magazine and www.proavmagazine.com from Ascend Media.The PRO AV properties are information products providing solutions for the professional AV industry.
buyer parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. "
target parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
target: PRO AV Magazine
PRO AV is a BPA-audited magazine read by 20,000 professional AV integrators, contractors, consultants, resellers and their end users. Its editorial coverage focuses on the day-to-day information needs of its readers, including the latest industry trends, technologies and products.
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closed 1/12/2006 via Company Press Release

Ascend Media, Inc., purchased Food Safety Summit from Eaton Hall

synopsis: Ascend Media announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the Food Safety Summit from Eaton Hall Exhibitions, Florham Park, NJ. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: Ascend Media, Inc.
Ascend Media is positioned as a leader in the business-to-business media environment - with a unique focus on medical, healthcare and business services industries. "
seller: Eaton Hall
Eaton Hall is a publishing and trade show firm which specializes in bringing buyers and sellers together. Eaton Hall Publishing, publishers of business-to-business media targeting marketers. Our publications include: Exhibit Marketing Magazine.
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closed 2/1/2005 via Company Press Release

Ascend Media, Inc., acquired Medical World Communications

synopsis: Ascend Media announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Medical World Communications. Financial terms of the purchase were not released.
buyer parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: Ascend Media, Inc.
Ascend Media is positioned as a leader in the business-to-business media environment - with a unique focus on medical, healthcare and business services industries. "
target parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
target: Medical World Communications
Met Pauline Davies on airplane on 7/23. She is publisher of The Hearing Review, which World Med bought from Lars Fladmark in June 2000. The Hearing Review is part of the group out of Los Angeles. Contact information added to database under The Hearing Review.
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