By Restore Media, LLC

closed 7/5/2007 via Berkery

Active Interest Media, purchased Old-House Journal and New Old House from Restore Media, LLC

synopsis: Restore Media, LLC, an integrated media company dedicated to serving the building restoration, renovation, and historically inspired new construction market, has sold its Old-House Journal and Old-House Journal’s New Old House publications and its affiliated web sites to Active Interest Media.
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. "
seller: Restore Media, LLC
Restore Media, LLC, is the country's first integrated media company dedicated to serving the building restoration, renovation, and historically inspired new construction markets.
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closed 8/1/2019 via PR Newswire

IdeaSoil, LLC, acquired Commercial Architecture Magazine

synopsis: IdeaSoil, LLC, a multichannel media and marketing firm, has acquired Commercial Architecture Magazine from Efficient Plant, a magazine that helps plants operate more efficiently. Commercial Architecture is a leading publication in the commercial construction field. Commercial Architecture provides readers with the latest product information.
buyer: IdeaSoil, LLC
IdeaSoil is a multichannel media and marketing firm dedicated to the success of its clients. IdeaSoil is designed to be a potent, eclectic mix of products, services, strategies, and experience that provides accelerated growth for the companies willing to plant their opportunities in its soil. "
target parent: Efficient Plant
target: Commercial Architecture Magazine
Commercial Architecture Magazine is a leading publication in the commercial construction field. Commercial Architecture serves architects, contractors, and owners in the commercial-construction market, providing them with the latest product information.
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closed 8/30/2018 via PR Newswire

Boyne Capital Partners, acquired AC Business Media

synopsis: Boyne Capital has partnered with management to acquire AC Business Media, Inc., a leading B2B media and business intelligence company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, equipment rental, landscape, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain, and digital and data-driven marketing verticals.
buyer: Boyne Capital Partners
Boyne Capital is a private equity firm focused on investments in lower middle market companies. Boyne has successfully invested in a broad range of industries, including healthcare services, agriculture, consumer products, niche manufacturing, and business & financial services among others. "
target: AC Business Media
AC Business Media is a leading B2B media and business intelligence company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, rental, sustainability, landscape, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain markets.
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closed 8/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sandhills Publishing Company, purchased 5 Trade Publications from Editoriale C&C

synopsis: Sandhills East has acquired a number of trade publications serving Italy's construction, commercial trucking, and agriculture markets including: CamionSuperMarket, TrattoriSuperMarket, Cantierissimo con Carrellistica, Transporto Commerciale, and A come Agricoltura, from Editoriale C&C, a publishing house based in Italy.
buyer: Sandhills Publishing Company
Sandhills Publishing is an information processing company aimed at gathering, processing, and distributing info in the form of trade publications & corresponding websites that connect buyers & sellers across the trucking, agriculture, construction, heavy equipment, aviation, & technology industries."
seller: Editoriale C&C
The acquisition includes five trade publications serving Italy's construction, commercial trucking, and agriculture markets from Editoriale C&C. The brands included are CamionSuperMarket, TrattoriSuperMarket, Cantierissimo con Carrellistica, Transporto Commerciale, and A come Agricoltura.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Mark Allen Group, acquired Unity Media Plc

synopsis: Mark Allen Group has acquired Kent-based Unity Media, a publisher of a number of market leading brands in the built environment including: Roofing, Cladding & Insulation, Glass & Glazing, Heating & Plumbing Monthly, Building Products and Your Build. Unity also organizes the RCI Show, an exhibition for the roofing, cladding and insulation sectors.
buyer: Mark Allen Group
The Mark Allen Group is a progressive media business, which delivers high-quality content through market-leading journals, magazines, books, events and websites. Their brands offer unrivalled access to specialists in healthcare, education, business and consumer markets. "
target: Unity Media Plc
Unity Media is an independent publisher of market-leading business-to-business publications for the construction market. Unity also organizes the RCI Show, an annual, national exhibition to support the roofing, cladding and insulation sectors.
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closed 6/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Aurora Capital Group, acquired Randall-Reilly, LLC

synopsis: Aurora Capital acquired Randall-Reilly, the leading provider of B2B data and data-driven marketing services, media and events for the trucking, construction, agriculture and additional industrial markets. Founded as a print media business, Randall-Reilly has evolved and emerged as the leader in data-as-a-service and data-driven marketing solutions.
buyer: Aurora Capital Group
Aurora Capital Partners is a leading Los Angeles-based private equity firm. Aurora focuses principally on control investments in middle-market companies with leading market positions, stable industry dynamics, attractive business model characteristics and actionable opportunities for growth. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: Randall-Reilly, LLC
Randall-Reilly is the leading B2B data provider in the industrial markets they service, including trucking, construction, agriculture, and select other markets. Clients utilize Randall-Reilly's data and media platforms to generate sales, marketing, and recruiting insights and measurable outcomes.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

BiP Solutions, acquired Pro-Mark Media Limited

synopsis: BiP Solutions, the leading provider of business intelligence solutions for the public/private sector marketplace, has acquired Pro-Mark Media Limited - one of the UK's leading construction media companies with an established portfolio of digital magazines and online channels.
buyer: BiP Solutions
BiP Solutions is a global market leader in the provision of public sector procurement solutions, offering buyers and suppliers access to probably the world’s largest database of current open contract opportunities. Over 530 UK government organisations use BiP Solutions services. "
target: Pro-Mark Media Limited
Pro-Mark Media Limited is one of the UK’s leading publishers of quality construction magazines, with over 19 years experience in the industry and a portfolio of 4 national titles. These incorporate UK Construction, Building Scotland, Construction Ireland and SwimConstruct.
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closed 8/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

AC Business Media, acquired Cygnus Heavy Construction and Logistics Groups

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media announced that it has sold its Heavy Construction and Logistics Groups to AC Business Media Inc., an independent corporation based in Delaware. The Construction Group brands reach the entire heavy construction market, providing integrated media solutions with digital, print, event and social media platforms.
buyer: AC Business Media
AC Business Media is a business-to-business media company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, rental, sustainability, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain markets. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Cygnus Heavy Construction and Logistics Groups
The Construction Group brands reach the entire heavy construction market, providing integrated media solutions with digital, print, event and social media platforms. The Logistics Group includes Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazines, with digital platforms for both brands.
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closed 1/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Investcorp, acquired Randall-Reilly Publishing, LLC

synopsis: Investcorp, a provider and manager of alternative investment products, has completed the acquisition of Randall-Reilly Publishing Company, LLC, the premier media and information company focused on the trucking and construction markets in the United States, in conjunction with President and CEO, Mike Reilly, and other members of management.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$465.00)
Investcorp is a global investment group with offices in London, New York and Bahrain. The firm has five lines of business: private equity investment, global hedge fund, technology investment, real estate investment, and Gulf growth capital. "
target parent: Wachovia Corporation
target: Randall-Reilly Publishing, LLC
Randall-Reilly Publishing is the premier business-to-business media company focused on the trucking, construction and industrial markets. Randall-Reilly also operates a company-sponsored publication division serving Fortune 500 companies and a UCC-filing database and research group.
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closed 4/30/2007 via Folio: First Day

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Spiderweb Publishing, Inc.

synopsis: Washington, D.C.-based Hanley Wood has acquired the assets of Spiderweb Publishing Inc., a Durham, North Carolina privately-owned publisher of construction magazines Eco-Structure and Metalmag, and their accompanying Web sites.
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: Spiderweb Publishing, Inc.
Spiderweb Publishing, Inc. is a publishing company that creates magazines to inform readers about construction practices and high-performance buildings.
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closed 3/12/2006 via PR Newswire

NACE International, acquired Four Point Publishing

synopsis: NACE International, Leaders in Corrosion Control Technology, a not-for-profit technical association, and Four Point Publishing, publishers of CoatingsPro Magazine and SprayFoam Magazine have announced NACE's phased acquisition of Four Point Publishing, LLC.
buyer: NACE International
NACE International offers technical training and certification programs, sponsors conferences and produces industry standards, reports, publications, and software. "
target: Four Point Publishing
Four Point Publishing, publishers of CoatingsPro Magazine and SprayFoam Magazine.
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closed 3/1/2006 via PR Newswire

BuilderFusion Inc., purchased Parade of Homes division from Bennett Communications, Inc.

synopsis: BuilderFusion Inc., #1 in technology for builders associations, today announced it has completed the acquisition of the Parade of Homes division of regional publisher Bennett Communications, adding magazine publishing to BuilderFusion's palette of solutions for home builders associations (HBAs).
buyer: BuilderFusion Inc.
BuilderFusion Inc. is #1 in technology for builders associations. The company's flagship product, BuilderFusion(TM), is a Web-based, hosted software package offering a full suite of capabilities addressing the unique business, relationship and communication needs of builders associations. "
seller: Bennett Communications, Inc.
Founded in 1982, Bennett Communications, Inc. is a full-service creative agency that helps meet the diverse marketing objectives of an equally diverse base of clients.
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closed 11/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Wachovia Capital Partners, acquired Randall Publishing Co.

synopsis: Wachovia Capital Partners, the private equity and mezzanine investing group of Wachovia Corp., today announced that it has acquired Randall Publishing Co. through the purchase of all of the ownership interests of the company's controlling shareholders, the family and estate of H. Pettus Randall III.
buyer parent: Wachovia Corporation
buyer: Wachovia Capital Partners
Wachovia Capital Partners looks for many kinds of investment opportunities -- from young, emerging companies in the new economy to mature, free cash-flowing entities in more traditional sectors. "
target: Randall Publishing Co.
Randall-Reilly Publishing is the premier business-to-business media company focused on the trucking, construction and industrial markets. Randall-Reilly also operates a company-sponsored publication division serving Fortune 500 companies and a UCC-filing database and research group.
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closed 6/30/2006 via Company Press Release

Hanley Wood, LLC, purchased DECK BUILDER Magazine and DeckExpo from Dempsey Management Services

synopsis: Hanley Wood, LLC announced today the purchase of PROFESSIONAL DECK BUILDER Magazine and DeckExpo from Dempsey Management Services. The magazine is a controlled circulation publication with 26,500 deck, dock and railing contractors, distributors, dealers and suppliers.
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. "
seller: Dempsey Management Services
Dempsey Management Services, Inc. (DMS) is a full-service association management company (AMC). We provide a full range of professional services to international, national, regional, state and local associations, professional societies, trade groups, conventions, expositions and trade shows.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Mason Contractors Association of America, acquired Masonry Design

synopsis: The Mason Contractors Association of America announced the acquisition of Masonry Design magazine from Lionheart Publishing. Masonry Design is a quarterly digital magazine that provides readers with a more in-depth look at the masonry design industry with features, news, and profiles of outstanding projects and the firms that design them.
buyer: Mason Contractors Association of America
The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) is the national trade association representing mason contractors. The MCAA is committed to preserving and promoting the masonry industry by providing continuing education, advocating fair codes and standards, and fostering a safe work environment. "
target parent: Lionheart Publishing, Inc.
target: Masonry Design
Masonry Design is a quarterly digital magazine that provides readers with an in-depth look at the masonry design industry with features, news, and profiles of outstanding projects. Their mission is to educate and inform readers about the vital role that masonry plays in the US construction market.
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closed 8/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

Marked Business Media Inc., acquired Plumbing & HVAC Magazine

synopsis: Marked Business Media Inc., a relatively new company (with no website as of yet) has acquired Plumbing & HVAC magazine, a company that publishes two monthly business magazines in the plumbing and HVAC industry, from Newcom Business Media Inc., a leading Canadian publishing company that specializes in B2B publishing.
buyer: Marked Business Media Inc.
Marked Business Media Inc. is a relatively new magazine publisher based out of Ontario, Canada. "
target parent: Newcom Business Media, Inc.
target: Plumbing & HVAC Magazine
Plumbing & HVAC magazine publishes two monthly business magazines in the plumbing and HVAC industry. They are based in Ontario, Canada.
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closed 6/21/2013 via PR Web

The Construction Journal, Ltd, acquired Construction News Corporation

synopsis: Construction Journal, a trusted provider of actionable data to the commercial and residential construction industry, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of Construction News Corporation, a similar information provider based in Cleveland, Ohio. The acquisition expands Construction Journal’s footprint into Ohio and Michigan.
buyer: The Construction Journal, Ltd
Construction Journal is the trusted provider of commercial and residential construction information for the east coast of the United States. CJ actively researches, reports and tracks construction project information. "
target: Construction News Corporation
CNC News Online is the leading provider of Ohio Construction News and Michigan Construction News, with project leads designed to bring you the most complete and up-to-date construction information service available.
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closed 10/28/2015 via PR Newswire

Cypress Growth Capital, acquired Homesphere, Inc.

synopsis: HomeSphere, the homebuilding industry's leading digital B2B customer acquisition and retention platform, announces new ownership through a management buyout. Cypress Growth Capital, the largest and most active royalty-based growth capital firm in the United States, provided the financing for the transaction.
buyer: Cypress Growth Capital
Cypress Growth Capital is the largest and most active royalty-based growth capital firm in the United States. An alternative to traditional debt and equity instruments, royalty-based growth capital offers entrepreneurs access to significant funding while preserving equity and control. "
target: Homesphere, Inc.
HomeSphere is the homebuilding industry's first and only B2B digital lead generation and customer retention platform, connecting more than 80 preferred building product manufacturer brands across 23 product categories with more than 17,000 local and regional homebuilders.
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closed 9/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Batiweb Group, acquired Archionline SAS

synopsis: Batiweb Group announces the acquisition of Archionline and completes its benchmark marketplace strategy. Founded in 2013 and based in Paris, Archionline is the first national web platform to connect individuals, architects and local artisans for the construction, extension and renovation of housing.
buyer: Batiweb Group
Batiweb Group is a website publisher and service creator for all construction, works and housing stakeholders. The company is built around the leading media brand in the construction sector, Batiweb, and HelloArtisan, a website that connects professionals in the home renovation industry. "
target: Archionline SAS
Founded in 2013 and based in Paris, Archionline is the first national web platform to connect individuals, architects and local artisans for the construction, extension and renovation of housing.
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closed 10/6/2017 via PR Newswire

The Construction Journal, Ltd, acquired ConstructionReports.com

synopsis: Construction Journal announced that it has acquired ConstructionReports.com, a cloud-based regional provider of collaborative, construction information located in Phoenix, Arizona. ConstructionReports.com is the leading construction bidding and lead service for commercial contractors.
buyer: The Construction Journal, Ltd
Construction Journal empowers its users through its collaborative network to easily find relevant and timely data, forge key relationships, and pursue opportunities leading to increased revenue. Construction Journal is a leading provider of actionable construction information through its platform. "
target: ConstructionReports.com
ConstructionReports.com is the leading construction bidding and lead service for commercial contractors. Their reporters constantly research new leads and build valuable relationships with local experts who know what construction projects are looking for.
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closed 6/27/2017 via Market Wire

ProBility Media Corp., acquired W Marketing/Atlas Publishing

synopsis: ProBility Media Corp., an EdTech company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of W Marketing, Inc., a profitable, revenue-generating provider of National Electrical Codes (NECs) to the electrical and construction industries.
buyer: ProBility Media Corp. (OTCPK:PBYA:$6.83)
ProBility Media Corp. is an EdTech company building the first full-service training & career advancement brand for the skilled trades. Through its divisions & its partnership with Globalsim Inc., ProBility is executing a disruptive strategy of defragmenting the skilled trades training market place. "
target: W Marketing/Atlas Publishing
W Marketing, Inc. is a provider of National Electrical Codes (NECs) to the electrical and construction industries. W Marketing's library of published products includes courses and exam prep materials. They also also the official publisher and producer of the Dr. Watts companion electrical guides.
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closed 8/1/2019 via PR Newswire

IdeaSoil, LLC, acquired Commercial Architecture Magazine

synopsis: IdeaSoil, LLC, a multichannel media and marketing firm, has acquired Commercial Architecture Magazine from Efficient Plant, a magazine that helps plants operate more efficiently. Commercial Architecture is a leading publication in the commercial construction field. Commercial Architecture provides readers with the latest product information.
buyer: IdeaSoil, LLC
IdeaSoil is a multichannel media and marketing firm dedicated to the success of its clients. IdeaSoil is designed to be a potent, eclectic mix of products, services, strategies, and experience that provides accelerated growth for the companies willing to plant their opportunities in its soil. "
target parent: Efficient Plant
target: Commercial Architecture Magazine
Commercial Architecture Magazine is a leading publication in the commercial construction field. Commercial Architecture serves architects, contractors, and owners in the commercial-construction market, providing them with the latest product information.
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closed 8/30/2018 via PR Newswire

Boyne Capital Partners, acquired AC Business Media

synopsis: Boyne Capital has partnered with management to acquire AC Business Media, Inc., a leading B2B media and business intelligence company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, equipment rental, landscape, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain, and digital and data-driven marketing verticals.
buyer: Boyne Capital Partners
Boyne Capital is a private equity firm focused on investments in lower middle market companies. Boyne has successfully invested in a broad range of industries, including healthcare services, agriculture, consumer products, niche manufacturing, and business & financial services among others. "
target: AC Business Media
AC Business Media is a leading B2B media and business intelligence company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, rental, sustainability, landscape, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain markets.
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closed 8/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sandhills Publishing Company, purchased 5 Trade Publications from Editoriale C&C

synopsis: Sandhills East has acquired a number of trade publications serving Italy's construction, commercial trucking, and agriculture markets including: CamionSuperMarket, TrattoriSuperMarket, Cantierissimo con Carrellistica, Transporto Commerciale, and A come Agricoltura, from Editoriale C&C, a publishing house based in Italy.
buyer: Sandhills Publishing Company
Sandhills Publishing is an information processing company aimed at gathering, processing, and distributing info in the form of trade publications & corresponding websites that connect buyers & sellers across the trucking, agriculture, construction, heavy equipment, aviation, & technology industries."
seller: Editoriale C&C
The acquisition includes five trade publications serving Italy's construction, commercial trucking, and agriculture markets from Editoriale C&C. The brands included are CamionSuperMarket, TrattoriSuperMarket, Cantierissimo con Carrellistica, Transporto Commerciale, and A come Agricoltura.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Mark Allen Group, acquired Unity Media Plc

synopsis: Mark Allen Group has acquired Kent-based Unity Media, a publisher of a number of market leading brands in the built environment including: Roofing, Cladding & Insulation, Glass & Glazing, Heating & Plumbing Monthly, Building Products and Your Build. Unity also organizes the RCI Show, an exhibition for the roofing, cladding and insulation sectors.
buyer: Mark Allen Group
The Mark Allen Group is a progressive media business, which delivers high-quality content through market-leading journals, magazines, books, events and websites. Their brands offer unrivalled access to specialists in healthcare, education, business and consumer markets. "
target: Unity Media Plc
Unity Media is an independent publisher of market-leading business-to-business publications for the construction market. Unity also organizes the RCI Show, an annual, national exhibition to support the roofing, cladding and insulation sectors.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Aurora Capital Group, acquired Randall-Reilly, LLC

synopsis: Aurora Capital acquired Randall-Reilly, the leading provider of B2B data and data-driven marketing services, media and events for the trucking, construction, agriculture and additional industrial markets. Founded as a print media business, Randall-Reilly has evolved and emerged as the leader in data-as-a-service and data-driven marketing solutions.
buyer: Aurora Capital Group
Aurora Capital Partners is a leading Los Angeles-based private equity firm. Aurora focuses principally on control investments in middle-market companies with leading market positions, stable industry dynamics, attractive business model characteristics and actionable opportunities for growth. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: Randall-Reilly, LLC
Randall-Reilly is the leading B2B data provider in the industrial markets they service, including trucking, construction, agriculture, and select other markets. Clients utilize Randall-Reilly's data and media platforms to generate sales, marketing, and recruiting insights and measurable outcomes.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

BiP Solutions, acquired Pro-Mark Media Limited

synopsis: BiP Solutions, the leading provider of business intelligence solutions for the public/private sector marketplace, has acquired Pro-Mark Media Limited - one of the UK's leading construction media companies with an established portfolio of digital magazines and online channels.
buyer: BiP Solutions
BiP Solutions is a global market leader in the provision of public sector procurement solutions, offering buyers and suppliers access to probably the world’s largest database of current open contract opportunities. Over 530 UK government organisations use BiP Solutions services. "
target: Pro-Mark Media Limited
Pro-Mark Media Limited is one of the UK’s leading publishers of quality construction magazines, with over 19 years experience in the industry and a portfolio of 4 national titles. These incorporate UK Construction, Building Scotland, Construction Ireland and SwimConstruct.
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closed 8/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

AC Business Media, acquired Cygnus Heavy Construction and Logistics Groups

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media announced that it has sold its Heavy Construction and Logistics Groups to AC Business Media Inc., an independent corporation based in Delaware. The Construction Group brands reach the entire heavy construction market, providing integrated media solutions with digital, print, event and social media platforms.
buyer: AC Business Media
AC Business Media is a business-to-business media company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, rental, sustainability, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain markets. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Cygnus Heavy Construction and Logistics Groups
The Construction Group brands reach the entire heavy construction market, providing integrated media solutions with digital, print, event and social media platforms. The Logistics Group includes Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazines, with digital platforms for both brands.
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closed 1/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Investcorp, acquired Randall-Reilly Publishing, LLC

synopsis: Investcorp, a provider and manager of alternative investment products, has completed the acquisition of Randall-Reilly Publishing Company, LLC, the premier media and information company focused on the trucking and construction markets in the United States, in conjunction with President and CEO, Mike Reilly, and other members of management.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$465.00)
Investcorp is a global investment group with offices in London, New York and Bahrain. The firm has five lines of business: private equity investment, global hedge fund, technology investment, real estate investment, and Gulf growth capital. "
target parent: Wachovia Corporation
target: Randall-Reilly Publishing, LLC
Randall-Reilly Publishing is the premier business-to-business media company focused on the trucking, construction and industrial markets. Randall-Reilly also operates a company-sponsored publication division serving Fortune 500 companies and a UCC-filing database and research group.
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closed 4/30/2007 via Folio: First Day

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Spiderweb Publishing, Inc.

synopsis: Washington, D.C.-based Hanley Wood has acquired the assets of Spiderweb Publishing Inc., a Durham, North Carolina privately-owned publisher of construction magazines Eco-Structure and Metalmag, and their accompanying Web sites.
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: Spiderweb Publishing, Inc.
Spiderweb Publishing, Inc. is a publishing company that creates magazines to inform readers about construction practices and high-performance buildings.
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closed 3/12/2006 via PR Newswire

NACE International, acquired Four Point Publishing

synopsis: NACE International, Leaders in Corrosion Control Technology, a not-for-profit technical association, and Four Point Publishing, publishers of CoatingsPro Magazine and SprayFoam Magazine have announced NACE's phased acquisition of Four Point Publishing, LLC.
buyer: NACE International
NACE International offers technical training and certification programs, sponsors conferences and produces industry standards, reports, publications, and software. "
target: Four Point Publishing
Four Point Publishing, publishers of CoatingsPro Magazine and SprayFoam Magazine.
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closed 3/1/2006 via PR Newswire

BuilderFusion Inc., purchased Parade of Homes division from Bennett Communications, Inc.

synopsis: BuilderFusion Inc., #1 in technology for builders associations, today announced it has completed the acquisition of the Parade of Homes division of regional publisher Bennett Communications, adding magazine publishing to BuilderFusion's palette of solutions for home builders associations (HBAs).
buyer: BuilderFusion Inc.
BuilderFusion Inc. is #1 in technology for builders associations. The company's flagship product, BuilderFusion(TM), is a Web-based, hosted software package offering a full suite of capabilities addressing the unique business, relationship and communication needs of builders associations. "
seller: Bennett Communications, Inc.
Founded in 1982, Bennett Communications, Inc. is a full-service creative agency that helps meet the diverse marketing objectives of an equally diverse base of clients.
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closed 11/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Wachovia Capital Partners, acquired Randall Publishing Co.

synopsis: Wachovia Capital Partners, the private equity and mezzanine investing group of Wachovia Corp., today announced that it has acquired Randall Publishing Co. through the purchase of all of the ownership interests of the company's controlling shareholders, the family and estate of H. Pettus Randall III.
buyer parent: Wachovia Corporation
buyer: Wachovia Capital Partners
Wachovia Capital Partners looks for many kinds of investment opportunities -- from young, emerging companies in the new economy to mature, free cash-flowing entities in more traditional sectors. "
target: Randall Publishing Co.
Randall-Reilly Publishing is the premier business-to-business media company focused on the trucking, construction and industrial markets. Randall-Reilly also operates a company-sponsored publication division serving Fortune 500 companies and a UCC-filing database and research group.
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closed 6/30/2006 via Company Press Release

Hanley Wood, LLC, purchased DECK BUILDER Magazine and DeckExpo from Dempsey Management Services

synopsis: Hanley Wood, LLC announced today the purchase of PROFESSIONAL DECK BUILDER Magazine and DeckExpo from Dempsey Management Services. The magazine is a controlled circulation publication with 26,500 deck, dock and railing contractors, distributors, dealers and suppliers.
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. "
seller: Dempsey Management Services
Dempsey Management Services, Inc. (DMS) is a full-service association management company (AMC). We provide a full range of professional services to international, national, regional, state and local associations, professional societies, trade groups, conventions, expositions and trade shows.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Mason Contractors Association of America, acquired Masonry Design

synopsis: The Mason Contractors Association of America announced the acquisition of Masonry Design magazine from Lionheart Publishing. Masonry Design is a quarterly digital magazine that provides readers with a more in-depth look at the masonry design industry with features, news, and profiles of outstanding projects and the firms that design them.
buyer: Mason Contractors Association of America
The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) is the national trade association representing mason contractors. The MCAA is committed to preserving and promoting the masonry industry by providing continuing education, advocating fair codes and standards, and fostering a safe work environment. "
target parent: Lionheart Publishing, Inc.
target: Masonry Design
Masonry Design is a quarterly digital magazine that provides readers with an in-depth look at the masonry design industry with features, news, and profiles of outstanding projects. Their mission is to educate and inform readers about the vital role that masonry plays in the US construction market.
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closed 8/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

Marked Business Media Inc., acquired Plumbing & HVAC Magazine

synopsis: Marked Business Media Inc., a relatively new company (with no website as of yet) has acquired Plumbing & HVAC magazine, a company that publishes two monthly business magazines in the plumbing and HVAC industry, from Newcom Business Media Inc., a leading Canadian publishing company that specializes in B2B publishing.
buyer: Marked Business Media Inc.
Marked Business Media Inc. is a relatively new magazine publisher based out of Ontario, Canada. "
target parent: Newcom Business Media, Inc.
target: Plumbing & HVAC Magazine
Plumbing & HVAC magazine publishes two monthly business magazines in the plumbing and HVAC industry. They are based in Ontario, Canada.
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closed 6/21/2013 via PR Web

The Construction Journal, Ltd, acquired Construction News Corporation

synopsis: Construction Journal, a trusted provider of actionable data to the commercial and residential construction industry, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of Construction News Corporation, a similar information provider based in Cleveland, Ohio. The acquisition expands Construction Journal’s footprint into Ohio and Michigan.
buyer: The Construction Journal, Ltd
Construction Journal is the trusted provider of commercial and residential construction information for the east coast of the United States. CJ actively researches, reports and tracks construction project information. "
target: Construction News Corporation
CNC News Online is the leading provider of Ohio Construction News and Michigan Construction News, with project leads designed to bring you the most complete and up-to-date construction information service available.
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closed 10/28/2015 via PR Newswire

Cypress Growth Capital, acquired Homesphere, Inc.

synopsis: HomeSphere, the homebuilding industry's leading digital B2B customer acquisition and retention platform, announces new ownership through a management buyout. Cypress Growth Capital, the largest and most active royalty-based growth capital firm in the United States, provided the financing for the transaction.
buyer: Cypress Growth Capital
Cypress Growth Capital is the largest and most active royalty-based growth capital firm in the United States. An alternative to traditional debt and equity instruments, royalty-based growth capital offers entrepreneurs access to significant funding while preserving equity and control. "
target: Homesphere, Inc.
HomeSphere is the homebuilding industry's first and only B2B digital lead generation and customer retention platform, connecting more than 80 preferred building product manufacturer brands across 23 product categories with more than 17,000 local and regional homebuilders.
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closed 9/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Batiweb Group, acquired Archionline SAS

synopsis: Batiweb Group announces the acquisition of Archionline and completes its benchmark marketplace strategy. Founded in 2013 and based in Paris, Archionline is the first national web platform to connect individuals, architects and local artisans for the construction, extension and renovation of housing.
buyer: Batiweb Group
Batiweb Group is a website publisher and service creator for all construction, works and housing stakeholders. The company is built around the leading media brand in the construction sector, Batiweb, and HelloArtisan, a website that connects professionals in the home renovation industry. "
target: Archionline SAS
Founded in 2013 and based in Paris, Archionline is the first national web platform to connect individuals, architects and local artisans for the construction, extension and renovation of housing.
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closed 10/6/2017 via PR Newswire

The Construction Journal, Ltd, acquired ConstructionReports.com

synopsis: Construction Journal announced that it has acquired ConstructionReports.com, a cloud-based regional provider of collaborative, construction information located in Phoenix, Arizona. ConstructionReports.com is the leading construction bidding and lead service for commercial contractors.
buyer: The Construction Journal, Ltd
Construction Journal empowers its users through its collaborative network to easily find relevant and timely data, forge key relationships, and pursue opportunities leading to increased revenue. Construction Journal is a leading provider of actionable construction information through its platform. "
target: ConstructionReports.com
ConstructionReports.com is the leading construction bidding and lead service for commercial contractors. Their reporters constantly research new leads and build valuable relationships with local experts who know what construction projects are looking for.
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closed 6/27/2017 via Market Wire

ProBility Media Corp., acquired W Marketing/Atlas Publishing

synopsis: ProBility Media Corp., an EdTech company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of W Marketing, Inc., a profitable, revenue-generating provider of National Electrical Codes (NECs) to the electrical and construction industries.
buyer: ProBility Media Corp. (OTCPK:PBYA:$6.83)
ProBility Media Corp. is an EdTech company building the first full-service training & career advancement brand for the skilled trades. Through its divisions & its partnership with Globalsim Inc., ProBility is executing a disruptive strategy of defragmenting the skilled trades training market place. "
target: W Marketing/Atlas Publishing
W Marketing, Inc. is a provider of National Electrical Codes (NECs) to the electrical and construction industries. W Marketing's library of published products includes courses and exam prep materials. They also also the official publisher and producer of the Dr. Watts companion electrical guides.
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