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Network Communications, Inc., acquired At Home in Arkansas

synopsis: Network Communications, the leading publisher of targeted local media serving the real estate and home design markets, announced that it has purchased At Home in Arkansas magazine. The addition of this leading home design and lifestyle magazine expands Network Communications' footprint to serve affluent readers in the greater Arkansas market.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: At Home in Arkansas
At Home in Arkansas is a Lifestyle and Home magazine focused on life in Arkansas published monthly. At Home in Arkansas is a part of Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America.
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closed 12/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sonoma Media Investments, LLC, acquired Sonoma County Gazette

synopsis: Sonoma Media Investments, an independent, privately-owned multimedia company based in Santa Rosa, has acquired Sonoma County Gazette, a free hyperlocal magazine that relies upon article submissions from local residents and is published monthly reaching more than 150,000 readers a month in print and on-line. It is based in Sonoma County, California.
buyer: Sonoma Media Investments, LLC
Sonoma Media Investments (SMI) is an independent, privately-owned multimedia company based in Santa Rosa. Formed in 2012 by a consortium of local investors who recognize the value of quality local journalism, SMI is home to the most-read publications and websites north of San Francisco. "
target: Sonoma County Gazette
Sonoma County Gazette is a free hyperlocal magazine that relies upon article submissions from local residents and is published monthly reaching more than 150,000 readers a month in print and on-line. It is based in Sonoma County, California.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

H J Knowles LLC, acquired Sarasota Scene

synopsis: H J Knowles LLC, owned by media executive and former Sarasota Scene VP of sales and marketing, John Knowles, has acquired Sarasota Scene Magazine, a monthly magazine that covers “the social scene, nonprofits and philanthropy, arts and culture and other local interests” in Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Venice.
buyer: H J Knowles LLC
H J Knowles LLC is owned by media executive John Knowles, who was previously a publisher at several Canadian media companies, including Montreal-based media company Quebecor. Until the purchase of Sarasota Scene, he had been Scene’s vice president of sales and marketing. "
target: Sarasota Scene
Sarasota Scene is a monthly magazine that covers “the social scene, nonprofits and philanthropy, arts and culture and other local interests” in Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Venice.
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closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Enterprise Products Partners L.P., acquired Texas Monthly

synopsis: Genesis Park has sold Texas Monthly to Texas Monthly, LLC, a newly formed affiliate of Enterprise Products Company (EPCO), a privately held firm also based in Houston. Texas Monthly has chronicled life in contemporary Texas since 1973, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education.
buyer: Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is an American midstream natural gas and crude oil pipeline company with headquarters in Houston, Texas. The company ranked No. 105 in the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. "
target parent: Genesis Park, L.P.
target: Texas Monthly
Texas Monthly has chronicled life in contemporary Texas since 1973, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education. The magazine is known for astute political commentary and compelling longform narrative nonfiction.
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closed 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

The Pilot LLC, acquired SouthPark Magazine

synopsis: The Pilot, a newspaper publishing company in Southern Pines, NC, has acquired SouthPark Magazine from The Charlotte Observer, a daily newspaper focused the Charlotte, NC region. SouthPark Magazine is Charlotte's premier luxury lifestyle magazine. SouthPark Magazine features editorial topics about fashion, travel, business, entertainment, and more.
buyer: The Pilot LLC
The Pilot is a newspaper publishing company in Southern Pines, North Carolina. The Pilot is Moore County’s source for unparalleled news coverage, thoughtful commentary and award-winning journalism. The Pilot offers in-depth reporting every Wednesday and Sunday. "
target parent: The McClatchy Company
target: SouthPark Magazine
SouthPark Magazine is Charlotte's premier luxury lifestyle magazine. SouthPark Magazine features editorial topics about fashion, travel, business, entertainment, cuisine, and more. The magazine distributes over 30,000 copies monthly to six neighborhoods in Charlotte.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Community Impact Newspaper, acquired Rover Today

synopsis: Austin-based Community Impact Newspaper is growing its footprint in Nashville. Community Impact has purchased Green Hills and Belle Meade online local news publication Rover. Rover is an American Hometown Publishing Inc. publication.
buyer: Community Impact Newspaper
Based in Pflugerville, TX, Community Impact Newspaper distributes hyperlocal news and information to millions of local residents and business owners each day online and monthly by mail. "
target parent: West End Holdings, LLC
target: Rover Today
Rover is an online local news publication in Tennessee that serves the Green Hills and Belle Meade area. Rover is designed to capture an engaged active audience with a free direct mail monthly news/lifestyle magazine going to thousands of homes and a mobile site that’s filled with local information.
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announced 8/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Matthew Barzun, will acquire Louisville Magazine, Inc.

synopsis: Two of Louisville's oldest and best-known media outlets, Louisville Magazine and Louisville.com, will have a new owner. Local civic leader Matthew Barzun, the former United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom and a dot com pioneer at CNET, has agreed to purchase the publication and website from Dan Crutcher.
buyer: Matthew Barzun
Matthew Barzun is a civic leader and the former United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom. As an ambassador, he built a reputation as a resourceful promoter of American values and a receptive listener to citizens far from capital cities. "
target: Louisville Magazine, Inc.
Louisville Magazine was founded in 1950 by the Louisville Area Chamber of Commerce, which owned the monthly magazine until it was sold to Dan Crutcher in 1993. Louisville.com, one of the oldest information websites in the city, was established in 1997 by Crutcher and partner Watson Courtenay.
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announced 10/13/2016 via PR Newswire

Genesis Park, L.P., will acquire Texas Monthly

synopsis: Emmis Communications Corporation announced the signing of an agreement to sell the assets of Texas Monthly to an affiliate of Genesis Park, LP, a partnership founded by Paul Hobby. The nationally recognized authority on life in the state of Texas, Texas Monthly has won 13 National Magazine Awards and has chronicled life in Texas since 1973.
buyer: Genesis Park, L.P.
Genesis Park is a Houston-based private equity firm comprised of professionals with operating expertise that is actively applied within its lower middle market portfolio companies. Genesis Park provides experience, time and guidance to help clients diversify into new markets. "
target parent: Emmis Communications Corporation
target: Texas Monthly
Texas Monthly has chronicled life in contemporary Texas since 1973, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education. The magazine is known for astute political commentary and compelling longform narrative nonfiction.
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closed 7/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

AroundAbout Local Media, Inc., acquired Acworth Community Magazine

synopsis: Acworth Community Magazine, a monthly local community magazine in Acworth, GA, has been purchased by AroundAbout Local Media, which owns three additional community magazines in Cherokee County. Acworth Community Magazine will become known as Around Acworth, and it will continue to focus on local people and events, school and community news.
buyer: AroundAbout Local Media, Inc.
AroundAbout Local Media, Inc. (ALM) began in 1996 in Woodstock, Georgia. ALM publications are hyper-local, direct-mailed monthly magazines, each with a mission of “building a stronger community.” ALM has three North Metro Atlanta titles serving the communities of Towne Lake, Sixes, and Woodstock. "
target: Acworth Community Magazine
Around Acworth, Inc. publishes Acworth Community Magazine, a local community magazine since 2005. Their mission is to build a sense of community and pride in local areas by providing its residents with positive stories and timely information.
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closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Media Sound Holdings Limited, acquired Sussex Living Magazine Ltd.

synopsis: Media Sound Holdings is getting close to achieving its multi-media strategy by purchasing Sussex Living Magazine, a local lifestyle magazine that has been established for eleven years and provides publishing services for third party clients. This deal will allow Media Sound Holdings to cross promote and cross sell their brands in Sussex.
buyer: Media Sound Holdings Limited
Media Sound Holdings are a local media company with interest in radio, magazines, events and digital media. They own five local radio stations, publish a monthly magazine, and arrange a diverse portfolio of events, which include: award ceremonies, pop concerts, exhibitions and outdoor cinema. "
target: Sussex Living Magazine Ltd.
Sussex Living is a free A4 monthly glossy magazine for Mid Sussex with local community editorial plus lifestyle sections. With a monthly distribution of 17,000 copies, they are proud to boast the largest circulation figures within their local area.
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closed 1/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Hour Media, LLC, acquired Sacramento Magazine

synopsis: Hour Media, LLC has acquired Sacramento Magazine, a monthly publication focusing on all great things around and about Sacramento. It has articles in categories including Restaurant Directory, Restaurant Reviews and Blogs, On Wine, Dollar Wise Gourmet, Recipes, and more.
buyer: Hour Media, LLC
Hour Media, LLC provides magazine and periodical publishing services. Their brands include Hour Detroit, DBusiness, Detroit Home, and Metro Detroit Bride magazines. Hour Media also publishes the Metropolitan Detroit Guest and Resource Guide, the Metropolitan Detroit Menu Guide, and more. "
target: Sacramento Magazine
Sacramento Magazine is a monthly publication focusing on all great things around and about Sacramento. In every issue readers will be guided through great articles in categories including Restaurant Directory, Restaurant Reviews and Blogs, On Wine, Dollar Wise Gourmet, Recipes, and more.
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closed 12/31/2014 via PR Web

Diablo Magazine, acquired Diablo Magazine

synopsis: Steven J. Rivera, founder of Diablo Magazine, proudly informed employees that the company was being sold to its employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Diablo Magazine is written for the San Francisco East Bay market and covers topics ranging from travel, culture, and personalities to entertainment, recreation, and food.
buyer: Diablo Magazine
The Employees of Diablo Magazine hold stock in the company through an employee Stock Ownership Plan. Diablo Magazine is a monthly publication that covers topics ranging from travel, culture, and personalities to entertainment, recreation, and food. "
target: Diablo Magazine
Covering topics ranging from travel, culture, and personalities to entertainment, recreation, and food, Diablo Magazine is the only monthly publication written for the San Francisco East Bay market—from Central Contra Costa, into the Oakland and Berkeley Hills, and throughout the Tri-Valley.
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closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

GF Asset Management LLC, acquired RI Local Magazine

synopsis: GF Asset Management, founded by Giovanni Feroce, former CEO of jewelry company Alex and Ani, has acquired RI Local Magazine, an independent monthly magazine supporting the community by featuring local businesses, people, pets, charities, events and much more.
buyer: GF Asset Management LLC
GF Asset Management is an investment firm founded by former CEO of Cranston, RI jewelry company Alex and Ani, Giovanni Feroce. The investment firm is based in Fox Point, RI. "
target: RI Local Magazine
RI Local is an independent monthly magazine supporting the community by featuring local businesses, people, pets, charities, events and much more.
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announced 10/31/2011 via BNC Analysis

Birmingham News Company, will acquire Birmingham Magazine

synopsis: Birmingham News Multimedia Co., a unit of The Birmingham News, has agreed to buy the Birmingham magazine from the Birmingham Business Alliance. Birmingham Magazine, serving more than 145,000 readers, is the region's guide to smart living and savvy business.
buyer: Birmingham News Company
The Birmingham News is Alabama’s largest newsgathering organization, with reporters and editors throughout metro Birmingham and bureaus at the state capital in Montgomery and in Washington, D.C. The Birmingham News has served the Birmingham community for more than 124 years. "
target parent: Birmingham Business Alliance
target: Birmingham Magazine
Birmingham Magazine, serving more than 145,000 readers, is the region's guide to smart living and savvy business. It's a monthly handbook to all of the great people, places and things the metropolitan area has to offer.
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closed 4/19/2011 via PR Newswire

5280 Publishing, Inc., acquired Denver Magazine

synopsis: 5280 Publishing has acquired key assets from Luxury Media Group, Inc., licensor of Denver Magazine's intellectual property. Among the intellectual property transferred to 5280 are the Federal trademark of the name Denver Magazine; several internet domain names, including denvermagazine.com; and Denver Magazine's Twitter account and Facebook pages.
buyer: 5280 Publishing, Inc.
First published in 1993, 5280 is Denver's premier guide to the arts, entertainment, dining, issues, and living well in the Mile-High City. 5280 is the largest local magazine in Colorado, with a total distribution in excess of 85,000. "
target: Denver Magazine
Denver Magazine is published monthly and offers a fresh insight into the region’s culture, politics, sports, dining scene, fashion, and more. Denver Magazine was first published in February 2008.
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closed 1/19/2009 via PR Newswire

ENVY Publications, acquired Replay Sports Monthly

synopsis: Replay Sports Monthly, the first and only sports/lifestyle magazine in Dallas/Fort Worth, is merging with ENVY Publications, to create an extremely strong and combined local presence in the areas of entertainment, culture and sports.
buyer: ENVY Publications
ENVY is THE premier monthly lifestyle magazine in Texas, every month, readers enjoy exclusive comprehensive entertainment and metropolitan lifestyle coverage relevant to the savvy 21-40 demographic. "
target: Replay Sports Monthly
Replay Sports Monthly is the first and only sports/lifestyle magazine in Dallas/Fort Worth and has an estimated monthly readership of more than 210,000. The publication is distributed to readers throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
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closed 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Benchmark Media LLC, acquired Harrisburg Magazine Inc.

synopsis: Benchmark Media LLC, a new limited liability corporation, has acquired Harrisburg Magazine Inc. Harrisburg Magazine helped launch other publications under what became Benchmark Group Media, including Lehigh Valley Magazine, Capital Watch, Urban Connection and La Voz Latina Central.
buyer: Benchmark Media LLC
Benchmark Media LLC is a new limited liability corporation based in Harrisburg, but is an investment group from Philadelphia. They were founded to acquire Benchmark Group Media, publishers of Harrisburg Magazine Inc. "
target: Harrisburg Magazine Inc.
Harrisburg Magazine started in 1994 as Harrisburg City News. It helped launch other publications under what became Benchmark Group Media, including Lehigh Valley Magazine, Capital Watch, Urban Connection and La Voz Latina Central. They are based in Harrisburg, PA.
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closed 8/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Nei-Turner Media Group, acquired Brava

synopsis: Nei-Turner Media Group Inc., a publisher with offices in Fitchburg and Lake Geneva, announced it has acquired Brava Enterprises. The purchase includes Brava magazine, a monthly women’s publication; the Madison Women’s Expo held each November; the Madison Kids Expo in March; and Brava’s Thrive series of events.
buyer: Nei-Turner Media Group
Nei-Turner Media Group publishes high quality, regional guides and magazines for tourism organizations and trade associations. The company's comprehensive publishing packages include advertising sales, design and layout, editorial content, photography, prepress and printing. "
target: Brava
Brava Enterprises, LLC is a locally-based company dedicated to bringing area women and businesses together. Their signature product is BRAVA Magazine, Madison's only monthly print magazine exclusively for women. Brava also host and produces Expos for women throughout the year.
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announced 12/12/2012 via Company Press Release

Orange County Register, will acquire Churm Media

synopsis: Freedom Communications announced that it has reached agreement to acquire Newport Beach, Calif.-based Churm Media, publisher of OC METRO, OC Family, OC Menus and Southland Golf magazines and websites and as well as Ripe Orange, a marketing, design and events firm. The Churm Media team will join the Orange County Register.
buyer parent: Freedom Communications, Inc.
buyer: Orange County Register
Orange County Register Communications, Inc. is a leading news and information company that publishes a diverse portfolio of newspapers, websites, mobile and tablet apps, magazines and custom-published products. It is based in Santa Ana, Calif. "
target: Churm Media
Churm Media is a leading regional, full-service media company based in Newport Beach, Calif. The privately held company publishes four niche consumer magazines – OC METRO, OC Family, OC Menus and Southland Golf – and five interactive websites serving readers in five Southern California counties.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Chaldean Community Foundation, acquired The Chaldean News

synopsis: The Chaldean Community Foundation, the largest Chaldean community organization in the U.S. and a major planning organization for the Chaldean community, has acquired The Chaldean News, a monthly newspaper that published stories about the Chaldean community with unique articles, stories and useful resources.
buyer: Chaldean Community Foundation
The Chaldean Community Foundation is the largest Chaldean community organization in the U.S. and has become the major planning organization for the Chaldean community nationally. It provides social, educational and immigration services to more than 30,000 people each year. "
target: The Chaldean News
The Chaldean News is a monthly newspaper that has a circulation of about 10,000 and more than 20,000 active monthly digital readers. It published stories about the Chaldean community with unique articles, stories and useful resources.
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closed 11/7/2005 via

Network Communications, Inc., acquired At Home in Arkansas

synopsis: Network Communications, the leading publisher of targeted local media serving the real estate and home design markets, announced that it has purchased At Home in Arkansas magazine. The addition of this leading home design and lifestyle magazine expands Network Communications' footprint to serve affluent readers in the greater Arkansas market.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: At Home in Arkansas
At Home in Arkansas is a Lifestyle and Home magazine focused on life in Arkansas published monthly. At Home in Arkansas is a part of Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America.
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announced 4/29/2015 via GlobeNewswire

CoStar Group, will acquire Apartment Finder

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it plans to acquire Apartment Finder. Apartment Finder helps people rent apartments in their own neighborhood and in neighborhoods all across the country.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,293.28)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Network Communications, Inc.
target: Apartment Finder
Apartment Finder helps people rent apartments in their own neighborhood and in neighborhoods all across the country. Through a print publication and a website, Apartment Finder provides a comprehensive resource of apartments that is accessible to everyone.
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closed 11/5/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

New England Home Magazine, LLC, acquired New England Home

synopsis: New England Home Magazine, LLC, a private investment group led by Adam Japko and Chris Legg, has acquired New England Home, the premier regional luxury home design brand in the Northeast. The New England Home brand is comprised of both print and digital media assets, as well as industry events and awards programs.
buyer: New England Home Magazine, LLC
New England Home Magazine, LLC is a small group of private investors who have joined forces to drive the growth and expansion of luxury and lifestyle brands. "
target parent: Network Communications, Inc.
target: New England Home
New England Home is the leading luxury home magazine in New England and parent publication to other titles including New England Home Cape & Islands and quarterly editions of New England Home Connecticut.
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closed 4/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Apartment Finder, acquired Apartment Guide, LLC

synopsis: Apartment Finder, the #1 go-to resource for apartment shoppers, announced the acquisition of the assets of Apartment Guide, LLC in Mississippi. The deal includes Greater Jackson Apartment Guide, Mississippi Gulf Coast Apartment & Condominium Guide, Hattiesburg Apartment Guide and Starkville/Columbus Apartment & Condominium Guide.
buyer parent: Network Communications, Inc.
buyer: Apartment Finder
Apartment Finder is the anchor of the multi-family division of Network Communications, Inc. (NCI), a leading local media company providing lead generation, advertising and Internet marketing services to the luxury and multi-family segments of the housing industry. "
target: Apartment Guide, LLC
Apartment Guide, the most trusted rental resource that connects apartment consumers to their ideal place to live, provides consumers with a clear and simple guide to apartment living through content-rich apartment listings in a user-friendly format with Internet, mobile and social media solutions.
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closed 6/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

NewPoint Media Group, LLC, purchased Six Media Brands from Network Communications, Inc.

synopsis: NewPoint Media Group, LLC, has acquired six of NCI’s major real estate brands as well as that company’s printing facilities. The brands are the Real Estate Book, Mature Living Choices, Senior Living Choices, New Home Finder, New Homes & Ideas, and New Homes Journal brands.
buyer parent: Lion Equity Partners
buyer: NewPoint Media Group, LLC
NewPoint Media Group, LLC creates targeted media solutions that generate real results and business for clients. They combine print, web, mobile, social, direct mail, and email into fully integrated and customized plans to deliver the highest return on investment to their clients. "
seller parent: Court Square Capital Partners
seller: Network Communications, Inc.
The Six Media Brands are the Real Estate Book, Mature Living Choices, Senior Living Choices, New Home Finder, New Homes & Ideas, and New Homes Journal brands, along with NCI’s publication printing division and facilities.
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closed 12/10/2007 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Apartment Finder’s Guide

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher of real estate information online and in print in North America, announced the acquisition of its seventh title in the multifamily area this year. With this deal, the company adds Apartment Finder’s Guide, the leading apartment rental magazine in the Fredericksburg, VA area, to its portfolio.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Apartment Finder’s Guide
Apartment Finder’s Guide is the leading apartment rental magazine in the Fredericksburg, VA area. It publishes quarterly.
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closed 11/28/2007 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Apartment Rental Source

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher of real estate information online and in print in North America,acquired Apartment Rental Source magazine, a leading monthly apartment rental publication covering the greater Boston area. The magazine will be incorporated into NCI’s Apartment Finder brand.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Apartment Rental Source
Apartment Rental Source magazine is a leading monthly apartment rental publication covering the greater Boston area.
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closed 9/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired DGP's Apartment Publications

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc. the leading publisher of real estate information online and in print in North America, today announced the acquisition of DGP’s Apartment Publications of Louisiana, the top publisher of apartment rentals in the state.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: DGP's Apartment Publications
DGP’s Apartment Publications of Louisiana is the top publisher of apartment rentals in the state. Their four popular local apartment publications deliver a valuable resource for apartment shoppers throughout the Louisiana area.
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closed 8/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired By Design Publishing

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc. the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America, today announced the acquisition of By Design Publishing, a leader in personal marketing solutions for real estate agents.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: By Design Publishing
By Design Publishing is a leader in personal marketing solutions for real estate agents. The group’s signature titles, Home by Design and Your Home and Lifestyle magazines deliver marketing tools to real estate professionals that help strengthen existing relationships and generate additional sales.
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closed 5/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Greater Jacksonville Apartment Guide

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher and provider of printed and online real estate information and advertising in North America, announced the acquisition of the Greater Jacksonville Apartment Guide and its Website. Greater Jacksonville Apartment Guide will join the Apartment Finder magazine national brand.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Greater Jacksonville Apartment Guide
Greater Jacksonville Apartment Guide and its Website, www.jaxapartmentguide.com, feature the most complete and comprehensive list of apartment communities in and around the Jacksonville, Florida area.
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closed 4/9/2007 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Relocating in St. Louis Magazine

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher and provider of printed and online real estate information and advertising in North America, announced the acquisition of Relocating In St. Louis. This newest addition marks the sixth new Home Improvement and Design title by NCI in the past seven months.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Relocating in St. Louis Magazine
Relocating in St. Louis has grown steadily since its launch and has a circulation of 10,000. The quarterly publication provides readers with information they need about their new community and offers advertisers the opportunity to connect with new residents establishing a home in the St. Louis area.
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closed 3/29/2007 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired New England Home Magazine

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher and provider of printed and online real estate information and advertising in North America, announced the acquisition of New England Home magazine, the leading design and architecture publication serving New England.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: New England Home Magazine
New England Home has grown rapidly from its first issue in September 2005 of 180 pages. The bi-monthly magazine’s latest issue has 324 pages with over 250 advertisers. New England Home focuses on the luxury home market in New England and has a circulation of 60,000.
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closed 1/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Tucson Apartment Showcase

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher and provider of printed and online real estate information and advertising in North America, announced the acquisition of Tucson Apartment Showcase, a leading multifamily publication and website serving the Tucson, Arizona area.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Tucson Apartment Showcase
Tucson Apartment Showcase is a leading multifamily publication and website (www.tucsonapartmentshowcase.com) serving the Tucson, Arizona area.
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closed 10/3/2006 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired The Original Apartment Magazine

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher and provider of printed and online real estate information and advertising in North America, acquired The Original Apartment Magazine, a biweekly publication and website offering consumers timely information about apartments for rent in the greater Los Angeles market.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: The Original Apartment Magazine
The Original Apartment Magazine is a leading publication in Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and Long Beach/South Bay, and represents sizable growth for NCI’s multi-family area which is anchored by the Apartment Finder magazine brand, currently serving more than 100 markets across the U.S.
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closed 6/30/2006 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Accent Magazine, Inc.

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher of targeted local media serving the real estate and home remodeling and design markets, announced the acquisition of Accent Home & Garden, the leading home design magazine for Northern New England, and Accent on Lifestyle, a lifestyle magazine for the same community.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Accent Magazine, Inc.
Accent Magazine, Inc. of Portsmouth, New Hampshire owns and publishes Accent Home & Garden, the leading home design magazine for Northern New England, and Accent on Lifestyle, a lifestyle magazine for the same community.
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closed 6/27/2006 via

Network Communications, Inc., purchased Home Improvement Dallas from Design Guide Publishing Ltd.

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher of targeted local media serving the real estate and home remodeling and design markets, announced the acquisition of Home Improvement Dallas, a home improvement and remodeling magazine.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
seller: Design Guide Publishing Ltd.
Publisher of the Dallas-Fort Worth Design Guide and the Austin Design Guide, and Publisher of Home Improvement.
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closed 6/15/2006 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Apartment Source

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc. (NCI), the leading publisher and provider of printed and online real estate information and advertising in North America, today announced the acquisition of Pittsburgh's Apartment SOURCE, a multifamily publication (and website www.apartment-source.com).
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Apartment Source
The Pittsburgh, PA Apartment Source provides a comprehensive list of over 100 apartment communities in the Pittsburgh, PA area. Our apartment listings contain floor plans, maps and photos, as well as information about amenities, rent, deposits, and move in specials.
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closed 5/30/2006 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Apartment Community Guide

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher and provider of printed and online real estate information and advertising in North America, announced the acquisition of Apartment Community Guide. The acquired Apartment Community Guide will merge into the Apartment Finder magazine brand, which currently serves more than 98 markets across the US
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Apartment Community Guide
Apartment Community Guide is a multifamily publication and locator service serving the Brevard County, Florida, area (communities include: Melbourne, Palm Bay, Titusville, Merritt Island, Cape Canaveral).
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closed 5/9/2006 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Communix Publishing, LLC

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc. (NCI), the leading publisher and provider of printed and online real estate information and advertising in North America, today announced the acquisition of Kansas City New Homes Journal from Communix Publishing, LLC.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Communix Publishing, LLC
Communix Publishing, LLC is the publisher of The Kansas City New Homes Journal, a leading publication of new home information for the Kansas City market.
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closed 11/15/2005 via BNC Analysis

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Relocating in Las Vegas

synopsis: Network Communications, the leading publisher of targeted local media serving the real estate and home design markets, today announced that it has purchased Relocating in Las Vegas magazine, providing the publisher an ideal offering to meet the needs of the fastest growing geographic market in the country.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target parent: Showcase Publishing, Inc.
target: Relocating in Las Vegas
Relocating In Las Vegas magazine is Published three times yearly. From world-class resorts to boutique hotels, sumptuous dining experiences, luxurious spas and shopping sprees, championship golf, and the rhythms of the local nightlife, Las Vegas has it all.
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closed 11/7/2005 via

Network Communications, Inc., acquired At Home in Arkansas

synopsis: Network Communications, the leading publisher of targeted local media serving the real estate and home design markets, announced that it has purchased At Home in Arkansas magazine. The addition of this leading home design and lifestyle magazine expands Network Communications' footprint to serve affluent readers in the greater Arkansas market.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: At Home in Arkansas
At Home in Arkansas is a Lifestyle and Home magazine focused on life in Arkansas published monthly. At Home in Arkansas is a part of Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America.
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closed 3/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Pez Gallo Holdings, LLC, acquired NewPoint Media Group, LLC

synopsis: NewPoint Media Group, LLC, a portfolio company of Lion Equity Partners, has been sold to Pez Gallo Holdings, LLC. The Company is one of the largest publishers of localized real estate and home shelter magazines in the United States.
buyer: Pez Gallo Holdings, LLC
Pez Gallo Holdings LLC operates as a holding company for diverse industries and sectors. "
target parent: Lion Equity Partners
target: NewPoint Media Group, LLC
NewPoint Media Group, LLC (NPMG) is one of the largest publishers of localized real estate and home shelter magazines in the US. Each of NPMG’s brand delivers targeted print media products complemented by a range of digital tools which reach and engage local consumer audiences across North America.
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closed 6/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

NewPoint Media Group, LLC, purchased Six Media Brands from Network Communications, Inc.

synopsis: NewPoint Media Group, LLC, has acquired six of NCI’s major real estate brands as well as that company’s printing facilities. The brands are the Real Estate Book, Mature Living Choices, Senior Living Choices, New Home Finder, New Homes & Ideas, and New Homes Journal brands.
buyer parent: Lion Equity Partners
buyer: NewPoint Media Group, LLC
NewPoint Media Group, LLC creates targeted media solutions that generate real results and business for clients. They combine print, web, mobile, social, direct mail, and email into fully integrated and customized plans to deliver the highest return on investment to their clients. "
seller parent: Court Square Capital Partners
seller: Network Communications, Inc.
The Six Media Brands are the Real Estate Book, Mature Living Choices, Senior Living Choices, New Home Finder, New Homes & Ideas, and New Homes Journal brands, along with NCI’s publication printing division and facilities.
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announced 4/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

homegate AG, will acquire ImmoStreet.ch SA

synopsis: Homegate AG has bought 80% stake in ImmoStreet.ch SA, which operates one of the leading real-estate portal in Switzerland, with more than 36,000 properties listed. ImmoStreet also publishes a free real-estate magazine under the name "La Sélection ImmoStreet".
buyer: homegate AG
Homegate plc was founded on 1st March 2001 and is located at Adliswil, near the city of Zurich. Homegate plc provides a platform for buying, leasting, renting of real estate properties. "
target: ImmoStreet.ch SA
ImmoStreet.ch SA operates one of the leading real-estate portal in Switzerland, with more than 36,000 properties listed. ImmoStreet also publishes a free real-estate magazine under the name "La Sélection ImmoStreet".
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closed 11/28/2007 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Apartment Rental Source

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher of real estate information online and in print in North America,acquired Apartment Rental Source magazine, a leading monthly apartment rental publication covering the greater Boston area. The magazine will be incorporated into NCI’s Apartment Finder brand.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Apartment Rental Source
Apartment Rental Source magazine is a leading monthly apartment rental publication covering the greater Boston area.
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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 10/3/2006 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired The Original Apartment Magazine

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher and provider of printed and online real estate information and advertising in North America, acquired The Original Apartment Magazine, a biweekly publication and website offering consumers timely information about apartments for rent in the greater Los Angeles market.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: The Original Apartment Magazine
The Original Apartment Magazine is a leading publication in Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and Long Beach/South Bay, and represents sizable growth for NCI’s multi-family area which is anchored by the Apartment Finder magazine brand, currently serving more than 100 markets across the U.S.
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closed 7/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Homes Magazine Inc., acquired Residence Magazine

synopsis: Homes Magazine has acquired Reno, Nevada based Residence Magazine. All Residence Magazine staff will be staying with the company. The company expects to change the name and cover format over to the nationally recognized Homes Magazine branding in 2-3 months.
buyer: Homes Magazine Inc.
Established in 1986, Homes Magazine is comprised of ten real estate magazines in California and Nevada. Homes Magazine operates two leading online property search portals. "
target: Residence Magazine
Residence Magazine is a consumer magazine showcasing homes for sale in Reno, Nevada.
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closed 1/7/2005 via PR Newswire

Citigroup Venture Capital Equity Partners, L.P., acquired Network Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Citigroup Venture Capital Equity Partners, L.P. (CVC) announced today it has successfully completed the acquisition of Network Communications Inc. ("NCI"), the nation's leading medium for local residential real estate advertising, distributing over 12 million printed publications each month to more than 550 U.S. and Canadian markets.
buyer: Citigroup Venture Capital Equity Partners, L.P.
Court Square Capital Partners is a thirty year old private equity firm focused primarily on leveraged buyout transactions in the middle market. Court Square has successfully invested about $4.0 billion in over 120 transactions since 1990 and currently has over $5.7 billion under management. "
target parent: ABRY Partners
target: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month.
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closed 8/4/2004 via Reuters

The Future Network PLC, acquired Spanish Homes Magazine Ltd

synopsis: British specialist consumer magazine group Future Network Plc acquired UK title, Spanish Homes Magazine, from its current owners, Spanish Homes Magazine Ltd and the magazine's founding partnership for 1.5 million pounds ($2.73 million) in cash.
buyer: The Future Network PLC (LSE:FUTR:$219.76)
Future plc is an international special-interest media group. Founded in 1985 with one UK magazine, today it creates over 150 special-interest publications, websites and events with strong portfolios in the computing, games, music, automotive, sports, crafts and leisure sectors. "
target: Spanish Homes Magazine Ltd
We publish the magazine for those wishing to buy property in Spain as an investment, second home or to retire to. We do not sell property ourselves or take any financial interest in the sale of any property advertised in our magazine. We do not advertise timeshare properties. We are not a new web o
price ($mm)
$2.64
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closed 6/29/2017 via PR Newswire

HomeActions, LLC, acquired Rainmaker Lead System

synopsis: HomeActions LLC, a lead-generation and client relationship platform for real estate professionals, has acquired all the assets of the Gooder Group, a publisher of digital and print lead-generating marketing tools for real estate and mortgage professionals. It is the creator of the Rainmaker Lead Systems.
buyer: HomeActions, LLC
HomeActions LLC is a digital marketing and lead generation solution with compelling content and interactive widgets for real estate agents. The HomeActions platform provides automated prospecting and marketing delivered biweekly via email to a professional's sphere of influence.. "
target: Rainmaker Lead System
The Gooder Group is a premier publisher of lead-generating marketing tools for real estate and mortgage professionals. It is the creator of the Rainmaker Lead Systems, and publishes both print and electronic newsletters to help real estate professionals keep in touch with clients and prospects.
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announced 1/21/2015 via PR Newswire

HomeActions, LLC, will acquire ContactDirect.net, LLC

synopsis: HomeActions, the Power e-Prospecting System™ used by the nation's top Realtors®, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire newsletter company ContactDirect.net, LLC, of Houston, Texas. When the acquisition is complete, HomeActions will be sending approximately 4.0 million newsletters monthly on behalf of more than 5,000 realtors.
buyer: HomeActions, LLC
The HomeActions Power e-Prospecting System™ is a game-changer for real estate professionals. By using the system to stay top-of-mind with their sphere of influence, agents get more listings, buyers and sales. "
target: ContactDirect.net, LLC
ContactDirect.Net’s eNewsLetters are the preferred online newsletter for working Realtors®. ContactDirect.Net eNewsLetters combine stylish graphics, engaging articles and monthly themes that keep readers interested and generate response.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Fastfox.com, acquired Roofpik

synopsis: To add greater depth to its ability to acquire quality rental inventory at scale, FastFox.com, an Indian renting platform, has announced the acquisition of Roofpik.com, an Indian reviews and ratings platform for real estate industry.
buyer: Fastfox.com
Based in India, FastFox.com is the destination to choose from 1000s of residential properties available for rent. Tenants can check pictures and in-depth information about the property and its vicinity, schedule a site visit and finalise with the landlord. Its the fastest way to rent home. "
target: Roofpik
Based in India and founded in 2016 by Arpit Mittal and Kanika Katoch, Roofpik is a crowd-sourced real estate property and broker review platform. Roofpik has more than 400 community experts spread across 299 projects, who have contributed to thousands of reviews.
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announced 2/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Teldon, will acquire By Design Publishing

synopsis: Teldon Media Group, the North American leader in brand managed and personalized printed calendars, has announced it will acquire Hayden, Idaho-based By Design Publishing, the North American leader in customized printed magazines.
buyer: Teldon
Teldon Media Group is a North American leader in brand managed and personalized printed calendars. Teldon has provided effective business marketing products to North American companies and individuals for more than 45 years. "
target: By Design Publishing
By Design Publishing is a leader in personal marketing solutions for real estate agents. The group’s signature titles, Home by Design and Your Home and Lifestyle magazines deliver marketing tools to real estate professionals that help strengthen existing relationships and generate additional sales.
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announced 1/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Hyundai Development Company, will acquire Real Estate 114 Inc.

synopsis: Hyundai Development Company, a comprehensive construction company in South Korea, will acquire an 80.5% stake in Real Estate 114 from Mirae Asset Capital, a company that invests in industries that drive the Korean economy. Real Estate 114 is a company in South Korea that operates an online real estate information database.
buyer: Hyundai Development Company (KOSE:A012630:$4,922.45)
Hyundai Development Company (HDC) is a comprehensive construction company, building up on Korea City Development’s strength in the housing business. HDC has provided housing for 400,000 households and have contributed to revitalizing several cities. "
target parent: Mirae Asset Capital Co, Ltd.
target: Real Estate 114 Inc.
Founded in 1999, Real Estate 114 Inc. is a company in South Korea that operates an online real estate information database. Real Estate 114 allows users to find information about building sales, real estate brokerages, and the latest news about the real estate industry.
price ($mm)
$46*
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schibsted Media Group, acquired Eiendomsmeglerguiden

synopsis: The international media group Schibsted buys Eiendomsmeglerguiden.no, a service developed by Mediehuset Dagen. Eiendomsmeglerguiden is a website used to assess real estate agents in Norway. Since its launch in 2013, it has grown to have tens of thousands of users every week.
buyer: Schibsted Media Group (OB:SCHA:$2,133.70)
Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 6900 employees in 30 countries. Firmly rooted in the journalistic tradition and with a keen eye on future trends and media development, Schibsted is creating the journalism of tomorrow - today. "
target parent: Dagen AS
target: Eiendomsmeglerguiden
Eiendomsmeglerguiden.no was launched in 2013 and has since grown to be a guide that has tens of thousands of users every week and about 2,000 real estate agents are affiliated with the service. More than 40,000 reviews have been published by brokers so far.
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closed 12/19/2014 via BusinessWire

News Corporation, acquired BigDecisions.com

synopsis: News Corp, a global, diversified media and information services company, announced today that it has acquired BigDecisions.com, a company that aims to help Indian consumers make smarter financial decisions through interactive, decision-making tools powered by sophisticated algorithms and data.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$9,890.00)
News Corporation is a diversified media and information services company with operations in several industry segments: news and information services, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital education, and sports programming and pay-TV distribution. "
target: BigDecisions.com
BigDecisions.com provides a platform to deliver unbiased information and analysis to consumers in India on topics ranging from life and health insurance and retirement planning to providing for a child’s education or buying and renting real estate.
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closed 11/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Vox Media, Inc., acquired Curbed.com

synopsis: Vox Media, the online media company that runs SB Nation sports blogs, agreed to buy Curbed Network to expand its editorial operations. Curbed operates three news and blog sites, Curbed.com, eater.com, and racked.com. They cover the real estate, food, and shopping scenes in large U.S. cities. Curbed was founded by blogger Lockhart Steele.
buyer: Vox Media, Inc.
Vox Media, Inc., an online publishing company, develops and delivers content, conversations, and applications for consumer technology audiences and marketers in the United States and internationally. The company was formerly known as SBNation, Inc. "
target: Curbed.com
Curbed.com runs three web publications that deliver in-depth neighborhood coverage, with attitude of real estate, dining, and retailing. It is a real-estate blog founded by Lockhart Steele. The Curbed Network also includes dining website, Eater, and fashion website Racked.
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closed 4/8/2010 via PR Newswire

HBN Interactive, acquired IAmFacingForeclosure.com

synopsis: HBN Interactive announced the acquisition of IAmFacingForeclosure.com, a leading foreclosure help website. IAmFacingForeclosure.com is a perfect compliment to HBN Interactive's portfolio of real estate related companies.
buyer: HBN Interactive
HBN Interactive is a unique and leading Internet Real Estate Media Company. HBN Interactive has assisted close to one million homeowners needing specialized assistance. "
target: IAmFacingForeclosure.com
IamFacingForeclosure.com (IAFF) is being re-launched as a true foreclosure help center for people in all stages of foreclosure.
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closed 11/11/2009 via PR Newswire

Jeff Chambers, acquired PropertyMaps.com

synopsis: Austin entrepreneur Jeff Chambers, former U.S. product director for HomeAway, Inc., has acquired PropertyMaps.com, a leading residential real estate search engine. PropertyMaps.com provides the best real estate search tools and local information to help buyers locate homes.
buyer: Jeff Chambers
Jeff Chambers is a former U.S. product director for HomeAway, Inc. "
target: PropertyMaps.com
PropertyMaps.com helps consumers find real estate information and connects them with a professional real estate agent when they are ready to tour a home. In addition to homes for sale, they also display local points of interest on the map across 32 different categories.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

99.co, acquired iProperty Singapore/Rumah123.com

synopsis: 99.co announced its acquisition of REA Group’s consumer brands, iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia. iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia are online real estate classified portals. The sites are focused on delivering the most comprehensive set of related real estate services and project marketing.
buyer: 99.co
99.co is a geo-spatial search engine for property. With over 140,000 authentic listings sorted by robust algorithms, 99.co is the fastest and smartest portal for finding property in Singapore, complemented by a great customer service team. They seek to re-invent the way people discover great homes. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: iProperty Singapore/Rumah123.com
iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia are online real estate classified portals. The sites are focused on developing and operating leading real estate portals and delivering the most comprehensive set of related real estate services and project marketing.
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Ticker: ENXTAM:TMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V.
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V.
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V. (TMG) is one of the largest media companies in the Netherlands. Their publication brands include De Telegraaf, DFT, Telesport, Metro, Autovisie, Privé and VROUW. They also have radio and online video brands such as Sky Radio and Telegraaf VNDG.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$490.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.69
EBIT ($mm)
$7.23
Net Income ($mm)
$1.82
Employees
1484
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Ticker: OB:POL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Polaris Media ASA
Polaris Media ASA
Polaris Media ASA is a media group which owns thirty newspapers in Norway. Based in Trondheim, the group was established in 2008. Major newspapers owned by the group include Adresseavisen, Harstad Tidende, Troms Folkeblad, Sunnmørsposten and Romsdals Budstikke.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$191.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.84
EBIT ($mm)
$7.81
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: HLSE:ILK2S
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ilkka-Yhtymä
Ilkka-Yhtymä
Ilkka-Yhtymä Group is a Finland-based media group. Their main products and services include two regional newspapers, five local newspapers, two free sheets, marketing and communications, and printing. Ilkka-Yhtymä Group is comprised of Ilkka-Yhtymä Plc, I-Mediat, and I-print.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$40.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.93
EBIT ($mm)
$1.16
Net Income ($mm)
$53.57
Employees
283
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Ticker: JSE:TBG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tiso Blackstar Group
Tiso Blackstar Group
Tiso Blackstar Group is a operating market-leading media, broadcast and retail marketing properties. They have strong exposure to the rapidly growing digital, broadcast and mobile markets, with a leading position in South Africa and a broad footprint across Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$274.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.09
EBIT ($mm)
$19.32
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3773
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Ticker: TSE:2139
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chuco Co., Ltd.
Chuco Co., Ltd. is engaged in the magazine publishing business. It publishes business and lifestyle magazines. The company also organizes business seminars and events, such as lectures, concerts, symposiums and seminars, training, and implementation of various PR.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$66.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.04
EBIT ($mm)
$4.61
Net Income ($mm)
$3.07
Employees
286
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Ticker: Z
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zillow, Inc.
Zillow, Inc.
Zillow Group houses a portfolio of the largest real estate and home-related brands on the Web and mobile. The company's brands focus on all stages of the home lifecycle: renting, buying, selling, financing and home improvement.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,189.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$78.31
EBIT ($mm)
$7.54
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3334
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Ticker: RDFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redfin
Redfin is a customer-first real estate brokerage that represents people buying and selling homes. Founded and run by technologists, Redfin has a team of experienced, full-service real estate agents who are advocates, not salespeople, earning customer-satisfaction bonuses, not commissions.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$458.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2422
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Ticker: TSE:2120
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lifull Co., Ltd.
Lifull Co., Ltd.
LIFULL Co., Ltd. is a company that operates real estate and housing information services. Its main service is the operation of LIFULL HOME'S, a website providing real estate and housing information, which provides the industry's most extensive library of property information in Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$289.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.06
EBIT ($mm)
$19.48
Net Income ($mm)
$8.87
Employees
1001
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Ticker: BSE:532777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Info Edge
Info Edge
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$173.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.97
EBIT ($mm)
$43.65
Net Income ($mm)
$50.50
Employees
1676
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Ticker: AIM:PURP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PurpleBricks
PurpleBricks
Purplebricks is a hybrid real estate agency that combines Local Real Estate Experts with a proven technology platform to make the entire process of buying and selling a home more convenient, transparent and cost effective.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$124.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($30.62)
EBIT ($mm)
($32.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
239
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Ticker: JASDAQ:2408
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KG Intelligence Co., Ltd.
KG Intelligence CO., LTD. is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the information service business. The company is engaged in the publishing of information magazines for recruitment, housing, weddings and fishing. The company also distributes free papers with coupons to be redeemed.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$32.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.44
EBIT ($mm)
$1.67
Net Income ($mm)
$1.65
Employees
340
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Ticker: CPSE:EI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euroinvestor A/S
Euroinvestor A/S
EuroInvestor.com, an independent Internet media company, provides online investment information to private investors. The company offers information on stocks and shares; access to equity-, currency-, and bond prices; financial news; portfolio tool; and stock recommendations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$9.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.12
EBIT ($mm)
$1.90
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NXOI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
Next One Interactive, Inc. is a multi faceted media company specializing in Travel and Real Estate. Next 1 plans the delivery of targeted content via multiple digital platforms including Cable and Video on Demand TV Broadcast, Broadband and mobile.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: CPSE:BOLIGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Boliga Gruppen A / S is an independent, listed media group, which is engaged in portal operations with a focus on the housing market as well as the provision of mortgage loans via Reel Finans Ejendomskreditselskab A / S.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.96
EBIT ($mm)
$0.78
Net Income ($mm)
$2.66
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3491
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GA technologies Co., Ltd
GA technologies Co., Ltd
GA technologies is a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites. Their Renosy app allows users to search for apartments and condos in Japan. Their Renosy Insight app allows real estate investors to manage their portfolio, simulate purchases and sales, manage contracts and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$84.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.39
EBIT ($mm)
$3.17
Net Income ($mm)
$2.29
Employees
130
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Ticker: TSE:6054
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Livesense Inc.
Livesense Inc.
Livesense is a Tokyo-based Internet media company known for its job search site with the business model that rewards users when they land a new job. Livesense also operates websites that help people to find apartments and comparison sites for various business services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$59.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1.83
Net Income ($mm)
$3.19
Employees
299
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