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closed 8/17/2009 via BNC Analysis

Anthem Media Group, acquired Ascend Allied Healthcare

synopsis: Ascend Media Holdings announced the sale of its Allied Healthcare Group to Anthem Media Group. Allied Healthcare serves ten healthcare markets with eleven magazines, ten websites and ten weekly digital newsletters.
buyer: Anthem Media Group
Anthem Media Group, is a rapidly-growing, full-service agency that creates engaging on and off line experiences for the world's leading companies. AMG has played key roles in the branding and lead-generation activities of thousands of recognizable companies. "
target parent: Ascend Media, Inc.
target: Ascend Allied Healthcare
Ascend Allied Healthcare division serves the information, news, product development and continuing education needs of professionals in the areas of medical imaging, hearing, respiratory care, physical therapy and rehab, sleep, plastic surgery, aesthetics and more.
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closed 10/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Corrona, Inc., acquired HealthUnlocked

synopsis: Corrona, LLC, a built-for-purpose source of gold-standard real-world evidence, has acquired HealthUnlocked, the world's largest virtual patient community.  HealthUnlocked is a social network that brings together people with the same health condition to share experiences, answer each other's questions and access information and resources.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Corrona, Inc.
Corrona provides real world evidence through syndicated registry data and analysis services, helping biopharmaceutical companies demonstrate the value of their products to clinicians, patients, payers, and regulators. "
target: HealthUnlocked
HealthUnlocked is the world's largest virtual patient community. HealthUnlocked is a social network that brings together people with the same health condition or wellbeing need, to share experiences, answer each other's questions and access information and resources.
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closed 6/16/2010 via Market Wire

Cliff Rock Resources, merged with Virtual Medical Centre Ltd

synopsis: Cliff Rock Resources ("Cliff Rock") is pleased to announce it has completed a reverse merger transaction resulting in the acquisition of Virtual Medical Centre Ltd, Australasia's leading online medical information website. Cliff Rock has submitted to have its name changed to Virtual Medical Center I
buyer: Cliff Rock Resources (CLFR:$0.00)
Cliff Rock Resources Corp. (Cliff Rock) is an exploration-stage company. The Company's principal business is the acquisition and exploration of mineral resources. As of September 30, 2009, the Company had not identified any reserves of these minerals on the IQUE Claim. "
target: Virtual Medical Centre Ltd
Virtual Medical Centre ("VMC") provides online medical information. VMC provides accurate, timely, accredited and free medical information to a rapidly increasing consumer and professional audience of over 750,000 unique visitors a month.
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announced 5/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

LX Ventures Inc., will acquire Sosido Networks

synopsis: Vancouver-based publicly traded incubator, LX Ventures is acquiring Sosido Networks, an online knowledge exchange community for healthcare professionals. The acquisition of Sosido brings significant synergies to the LXV group.
buyer: LX Ventures Inc. (ITT.V:$0.00)
LX Ventures is a publicly-traded startup technology incubator that launches, acquires and integrates silicon valley style early-stage, high-growth technology companies. "
target: Sosido Networks
Sosido Networks is a web service which provides healthcare associations and their members with a better way to share knowledge. Sosido enables the knowledge exchange which leads to breakthroughs in research, delivery and, ultimately, better care for patients.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

StayWell, acquired MedHelp

synopsis: StayWell, a health engagement company, has acquired MedHelp, the largest online health community and consumer health platform. MedHelp empowers 19 million users a month to better understand and better manage their health. They also provide mobile apps such as My Diet Diary, a calorie tracking app, and Sugar Sense, a top-ranked diabetes app.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: StayWell
StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results. StayWell brings decades of experience working across the health care industry to design solutions that address its clients’ evolving needs. "
target: MedHelp
MedHelp is the largest online health community and consumer health platform, empowering 19 million unique users a month to better understand and better manage their health. MedHelp also provides mobile apps such as My Diet Diary, a calorie tracking app, and Sugar Sense, a top-ranked diabetes app.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Vitals, Inc, purchased Online Community Business from MedHelp

synopsis: Vitals announced the formation of Vitals Consumer Services, a combination of Vitals Consumer websites and the newly merged MedHelp online community business. MedHelp’s Patient-to-Patient Communities enables tens of thousands of conversations daily, related to over 300 medical conditions, including diabetes, pregnancy and mental health.
buyer: Vitals, Inc
Vitals empowers everyone to shop for their health care like an expert. They bring together cost and quality transparency along with innovative consumer engagement programs to help people select high-quality, lower-cost care. Vitals leads the market with incentive and engagement programs. "
seller parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
seller: MedHelp
MedHelp’s Patient-to-Patient Communities are among the world’s largest online health communities, attracting more than 15 million visitors each month. The site enables tens of thousands of conversations daily, related to over 300 medical conditions, including diabetes, pregnancy and mental health.
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closed 6/25/2014 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired MedHelp

synopsis: Physicians Interactive, a leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, announced the acquisition of MedHelp, the online health community and health application site.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is a provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals. PI uses the power of networks of healthcare professionals and life sciences companies together in ways that will change the practice and business of medicine for the better. "
target: MedHelp
MedHelp is the world's largest online health community and consumer health platform, empowering 14 million unique users a month to better understand and better manage their health.
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closed 12/14/2010 via PR Newswire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired MedPage Today Inc.

synopsis: Everyday Health, Inc., a leading provider of online health solutions, announced that it has acquired MedPage Today, LLC, a news organization serving healthcare professionals. The acquisition immediately provides Everyday Health with a significant offering for healthcare professionals.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health is a leading provider of health solutions. The company provides consumers, healthcare professionals, and brands with content and advertising-based services across a broad portfolio of over 25 websites that span the health spectrum. "
target parent: Milestone Venture Partners
target: MedPage Today Inc.
MedPage Today is a news organization serving healthcare professionals. The company's daily, peer-reviewed news coverage delivered via the web and several mobile applications allows healthcare professionals to put breaking medical news into practice.
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closed 8/20/2010 via Market Wire

WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd., acquired VIPMEDRx, Inc.

synopsis: WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd., a facilities-based digital media company, announced the acquisition of VIPMEDRX, a digital telemedicine company providing personal, remote monitoring services, education and social networking capabilities to chronically ill patients.
buyer: WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd. (WDMG:$0.00)
WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd. was founded to create a new global communications infrastructure for the delivery of converged communications services i.e. voice, audio, video, data, streaming media and broadcast content over protocol independent multi-layered communication systems. "
target: VIPMEDRx, Inc.
VIPMEDRx, Inc., doing business as VMRx, along with its subsidiaries, develops and sells multimedia Web-based healthcare applications to patients, physicians, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers.
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OncLive, will acquire CURE Media Group, L.P.

synopsis: Michael J. Hennessy Associates‚ Inc. has acquired CURE Media Group from McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation. CURE Media Group is a source of information and inspiration for patients and families on the cancer journey. Their flagship product, CURE magazine, is the indispensable guide to every stage of the cancer experience.
buyer parent: Michael J. Hennessy & Associates, Inc.
buyer: OncLive
OncLive is a platform of resources for the practicing oncologist. It's offerings include its website, the renowned Peer Exchange and OncInsights™ video series, a full suite of monthly and quarterly publications and the recently launched OncLive News Network. "
target parent: McKesson Corporation
target: CURE Media Group, L.P.
CURE Media Group, through its unique and award-winning products, has been a source of information and inspiration for patients and families on the cancer journey since 2002. CURE Media Group’s flagship product, CURE™ magazine, is the indispensable guide to every stage of the cancer experience.
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closed 1/16/2014 via PR Newswire

Veria Living, acquired dlife

synopsis: Veria Living, a multiplatform media brand devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming, announced that one of its affiliated entities has acquired dLife, the leader in diabetes self-care and a community network and resource for 100-million-plus individuals with prediabetes or diabetes, as well as their families.
buyer: Veria Living
Veria Living is a leading media brand devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming and related content across multiple media platforms. Its forward-thinking 24/7 television network offers the world's largest line-up of first-run, original wellness programming. "
target: dlife
dLife is the only integrated consumer/patient education and marketing platform that effectively targets and engages the diabetes community. dLife has become the premiere model to help companies communicate, educate and interact with millions of diabetes patients, consumers and caregivers.
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closed 2/24/2010 via PR Newswire

U.S. Oncology, Inc., acquired CURE Media Group, L.P.

synopsis: US Oncology, Inc. announced that it has acquired Dallas-based CURE Media Group. With a mission to make cancer easier to understand for patients, CURE magazine and the curetoday.com Website each provide rich, patient-focused content regarding all aspects of cancer care, research, and other patient issues.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: U.S. Oncology, Inc.
US Oncology, Inc., is the leading oncology services company uniting the nation's largest cancer treatment and research network to expand patient access to high-quality, cost-effective cancer care and advance the science of cancer care. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: CURE Media Group, L.P.
CURE Media Group has become the source of information and inspiration for those on the cancer journey. CURE Media Group's flagship product, CURE magazine, is the indispensable guide for every stage of the cancer experience.
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closed 12/20/2012 via Market Wire

Cancer im, Inc. merged with Viratech Corp.,

synopsis: Viratech Corp., the first open source biotech research social network platform, announced an acquisition merger with Cancer.im, Inc., in exchange for $6.2 million in Viratech restricted common stock. Cancer.im, Inc. owns and operates http://cancer.im, a social network resource site for cancer patients, survivors, advocates, and volunteers.
buyer: Viratech Corp. (VIRA:$0.00)
Based in Stockton, California, Viratech Corp. has created an open source biotech research and development platform. Viratech has created a unique platform leveraging the utility of social collaboration, which will allow biotech research the opportunity for the first time to become open sourced. "
target: Cancer im, Inc.
Cancer.im is a social network resource site for cancer patients, survivors, advocates, and volunteers. Their mission is to empower every cancer patient, regardless of their ability to pay, with the power to research their disease and to find, organize, and manage their own cancer support network.
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closed 5/15/2012 via BusinessWire

Alliance Health Networks, acquired Medify

synopsis: Alliance Health Networks, the leading social networking company serving consumers and the healthcare industry, announced that it has acquired Medify, a leading provider of data-driven treatment information, to offer patients and caregivers the industry’s most comprehensive social engagement platform.
buyer: Alliance Health Networks
Alliance Health Networks is building a free and independent social engagement platform that gives people the power to navigate their personal health journey. The company owns and operates more than 50 social networks and 20 mobile versions serving over 1.5 million registered members. "
target: Medify
Medify is revolutionizing online health search by making it uniquely personal, visual and social. The company’s proprietary, patent-pending technology mines millions of real patient experiences from disparate data sources that are backed by medical professionals.
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closed 9/17/2014 via Company Press Release

Viverae, Inc., acquired OneHealth Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Viverae has acquired OneHealth, a company that provisions private online social communities designed to help people improve behavioral health outcomes. It offers a supportive space for members to connect with people who understand, share stories and support one another as they set and achieve their personal health goals.
buyer: Viverae, Inc.
Founded in 2003, Viverae, then known as Elite Wellness, is a national provider of comprehensive health management solutions that help corporations reduce health care costs through improved employee health. "
target: OneHealth Solutions, Inc.
OneHealth is an online set of communities specifically designed to help people set and achieve their personal health goals. It offers a supportive space for members to connect with people who understand, share stories and support one another as they set and achieve their personal health goals.
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closed 8/23/2011 via BusinessWire

M3 USA Corporation, acquired Doctors.net.uk

synopsis: M3 USA announced the acquisition of Doctors.net.uk, the largest physician network in the United Kingdom. Doctors.net.uk is the most popular professional web portal and email service for physicians in the UK while providing digital promotion and market research services to the life science industry.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: M3 USA Corporation
M3 USA, named to represent Medicine, Media, and Metamorphosis, was founded with the goal of changing the world of medicine through full use of the power of the Internet. M3 provides the life science industry with highly targeted interactive marketing, education, content, and research solutions. "
target: Doctors.net.uk
Doctors.net.uk is a secure service offering a professional e-mail facility, clinical and non-clinical forums, the very latest medical news and free accredited education allowing doctors to maintain Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
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closed 12/2/2005 via BNC Analysis

WebMD Corporation, acquired Conceptis Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Extending its leadership in mergers and acquisitions among online healthcare information providers, Berkery, Noyes & Co., LLC represented Conceptis Technologies Inc., and its flagship cardiology portal www.theheart.org, in its sale to WebMD Health.
buyer parent: Emdeon Corporation
buyer: WebMD Corporation (WBMD:$700.55)
WebMD is a leading provider of health information services to consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans.Through our public online portals, WebMD enables health-involved consumers and clinically active physicians to readily access healthcare information. "
target: Conceptis Technologies Inc.
Conceptis Technologies, a Montreal-based company, produces top-of-the-line vertical portals that open the door to a world of medical knowledge. Noted for their in-depth content, these portals, or websites, are managed and continuously updated by a distinguished editorial committee of world-renowned
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closed 7/23/2020 via PR Newswire

KnowFully Learning Group, acquired CME Outfitters

synopsis: KnowFully Learning Group, a leading provider of continuing professional education and exam preparation courses to the healthcare, accounting, and finance sectors, has acquired CME Outfitters, a leading accredited provider of continuing medical education.
buyer parent: NexPhase Capital
buyer: KnowFully Learning Group
KnowFully Learning Group is a leading provider of end-to-end professional education in the accounting, finance, and healthcare sectors. KnowFully's brands enable students and professionals to prepare for and pass professional licensure exams and satisfy required credit hours to maintain credentials."
target: CME Outfitters
CME Outfitters develops, distributes, and certifies continuing education activities that focus on the integration of the multidisciplinary care team to ensure the best care of patients. Their educational interventions include interactive webcasts, live symposia, medical simulations, and more.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

SeverGroup, acquired Tolko Sprosit

synopsis: SeverGroup, a Russian private investment company, has acquired Tolko Sprosit from Doc+, a Russian provider of telemedicine and home doctor services. Tolko Sprosit is a medical blog in Russia that provides answers to general health questions. The blog also talks about how to interact with healthcare institutes and doctors, and parenting.
buyer: SeverGroup
SeverGroup is a Russian private investment company founded in 1993 and includes ZAO "Severgroup" and OOO "Capital". The Group makes long-term investments and manages the assets in behalf of Alexey Mordashov. "
target parent: Doc+
target: Tolko Sprosit
Tolko Sprosit is a medical blog in Russia. Tolko Sprosit provides answers to general health questions through their About Health section. Their About Hospitals section talks about how to interact with healthcare institutes and doctors; and their About Children section talks about parenting.
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Bonnier Business Media, will acquire Netdoktor.se AB

synopsis: Bonnier Business Media has signed an agreement to purchase all the shares in Sweden's leading independent health portal, Netdoktor, which has a million unique visitors per month. Netdoktor's goal is to improve public health through information about health and medicine in language that anyone can understand.
buyer parent: Bonnier AB
buyer: Bonnier Business Media
Bonnier Business Media helps people to make smarter business decisions and become wiser everyday. They offer knowledge, inspiration, reviews and networks in many different channels and though thirty quality products. "
target: Netdoktor.se AB
Sweden's leading independent health portal, Netdoktor, has a million unique visitors per month. Netdoktor's goal is to improve public health through information about health and medicine in language that anyone can understand.
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closed 8/17/2009 via BNC Analysis

Anthem Media Group, acquired Ascend Allied Healthcare

synopsis: Ascend Media Holdings announced the sale of its Allied Healthcare Group to Anthem Media Group. Allied Healthcare serves ten healthcare markets with eleven magazines, ten websites and ten weekly digital newsletters.
buyer: Anthem Media Group
Anthem Media Group, is a rapidly-growing, full-service agency that creates engaging on and off line experiences for the world's leading companies. AMG has played key roles in the branding and lead-generation activities of thousands of recognizable companies. "
target parent: Ascend Media, Inc.
target: Ascend Allied Healthcare
Ascend Allied Healthcare division serves the information, news, product development and continuing education needs of professionals in the areas of medical imaging, hearing, respiratory care, physical therapy and rehab, sleep, plastic surgery, aesthetics and more.
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closed 8/17/2009 via BNC Analysis

Anthem Media Group, acquired Ascend Allied Healthcare

synopsis: Ascend Media Holdings announced the sale of its Allied Healthcare Group to Anthem Media Group. Allied Healthcare serves ten healthcare markets with eleven magazines, ten websites and ten weekly digital newsletters.
buyer: Anthem Media Group
Anthem Media Group, is a rapidly-growing, full-service agency that creates engaging on and off line experiences for the world's leading companies. AMG has played key roles in the branding and lead-generation activities of thousands of recognizable companies. "
target parent: Ascend Media, Inc.
target: Ascend Allied Healthcare
Ascend Allied Healthcare division serves the information, news, product development and continuing education needs of professionals in the areas of medical imaging, hearing, respiratory care, physical therapy and rehab, sleep, plastic surgery, aesthetics and more.
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closed 2/4/2009 via PR Newswire

Anthem Media Group, acquired Speedway Illustrated

synopsis: Anthem Media Group (AMG), announced that the firm has acquired one of the nation's most prominent and largest circulation motorsports magazines, Dick Berggren's Speedway Illustrated, and related assets including SEMA Show Daily relationship, NASCAR Insider, Speedway Expo and www.SpeedwayIllustrated.com.
buyer: Anthem Media Group
Anthem Media Group, is a rapidly-growing, full-service agency that creates engaging on and off line experiences for the world's leading companies. AMG has played key roles in the branding and lead-generation activities of thousands of recognizable companies. "
target: Speedway Illustrated
Speedway Illustrated was launched in May 2000 and in July 2008 produced its 100th issue. It is the most widely circulated monthly motorsports magazine in America and it consistently wins more editorial awards than any other racing publication.
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closed 4/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Motorsport.com, acquired Sutton Images

synopsis: Motorsport Network, the owner of Motorsport.com and Autosport.com, confirmed that it had acquired Sutton Images, reckoned to be the largest independent motorsport photo agency. The company has grown progressively to provide contract photographic services in Formula 1 and other motorsport categories.
buyer: Motorsport.com
Motorsport Network’s technology & distinct brands distinguish their content & services to help them engage motorsport & auto fans. They connect this universe with television, digital content, live events, ecommerce, gaming & social networking to unify people with a passion for all things automotive."
target: Sutton Images
Sutton Images is reckoned to be the largest independent motorsport photo agency. The company has grown progressively to provide contract photographic services in Formula 1 and other motorsport categories. By the late 2000's, Suttons had amassed an extensive digital archive.
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closed 9/21/2018 via Company Press Release

D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd., acquired Aceville Publications Ltd.

synopsis: DC Thomson Media has announced the acquisition of Aceville Publications, a Colchester based magazine publisher. Aceville Publications is one of the fastest-growing publishing houses in the UK and home to over 40 in-house brands including the leading UK-based craft titles to gardening, health and food publications.
buyer: D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd.
DC Thomson is a private company and one of the leading media organisations in the UK. It is headquartered in Dundee, Scotland. The company publishes newspapers, magazines and books and has diversified into new media, digital technology, retail, radio and television through investment interests. "
target: Aceville Publications Ltd.
Aceville Publications is a Colchester based magazine publisher. Aceville Publications is one of the fastest-growing publishing houses in the UK and home to over 40 in-house brands including the leading UK-based craft titles to gardening, health and food publications.
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Getty Images, Inc., acquired TDWsport

synopsis: Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, announced it has acquired TDWsport, the world's leading cycling photography business and archive. They have captured every major cycling event globally, building up an unparalleled archive of over 375,000 images. The company is based in Luxembourg and Belgium.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: Getty Images, Inc. (:$0.00)
Getty Images is the most trusted and esteemed source of visual content in the world, with over 200 million assets available through its industry-leading sites www.gettyimages.com and www.istock.com. "
target: TDWsport
TDWsport is the world's leading cycling photography business and archive. They have captured every major cycling event globally, building up an unparalleled archive of over 375,000 images. The company is based in Luxembourg and Belgium.
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DN 2.0 LLC, acquired Dealernews

synopsis: DN 2.0 LLC, a Columbus-based group of powersports Dealers, has acquired Dealernews from its former publisher, UBM, with a commitment to launch new information and collaboration services to make Dealers better Dealers. Dealernews provides news, analysis, retail trends, and exclusive research that give dealers the tools they need to stay competitive.
buyer: DN 2.0 LLC
DN 2.0 LLC is a Columbus, OH based group of powersports dealers. The group consists of: Bob Althoff, dealer principal at A.D. Farrow Co. Harley-Davidson; Stan Simpson, owner of JRJ Sports Center; and Scott Johnson, CEO of University Nutrition and president of Basic Brands/Basic Media Group. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: Dealernews
Dealernews is the Voice of Powersports Retailers, helping them combine their passion for the sport with their pursuit of profit. Dealernews provides news, analysis, retail trends, and exclusive research that give dealers the tools they need to stay innovative and competitive.
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Northstar Travel Group, LLC, acquired Schneider Publishing

synopsis: Northstar Travel Group acquired the assets of Schneider Publishing, which includes the TEAMS Conference + Expo and Meetings Quest conferences, and the SportsTravel and Association News magazines. Schneider Publishing provides events, conferences, and media and information products to organizers for sports, associations and corporate meetings.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Northstar Travel Group, LLC
Northstar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all segments of the travel industry including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, meetings and incentives, and travel technology. "
target: Schneider Publishing
Schneider Publishing creates and provides world-class publications, conferences and information products and services that improve the lives of people who use them. They publish the Association News and SportsTravel magazines, and organize the TEAMS Conference and Meetings Quest trade-show series.
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Emerald Group Publishing, acquired International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship

synopsis: Emerald Group Publishing has acquired the International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship (IJSMS) - which is among the top four sports marketing journals in the industry - from International Marketing Reports (IMR). IJSMS - which has an article acceptance rate of 20% - provides a vital resource to both academic and industry experts.
buyer: Emerald Group Publishing
Emerald Group Publishing is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. Emerald manages a portfolio of nearly 300 journals and over 2,500 books. It also provides an extensive range of value-added products and services to support its customers' needs. "
target parent: International Marketing Reports (IMR)
target: International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship
International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship (IJSMS) is among the top four sports marketing journals in the industry. IJSMS - which has an article acceptance rate of 20% - provides a vital resource to both academic and industry experts.
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Pocket Outdoor Media, acquired Bicycle Retailer

synopsis: Pocket Outdoor Media, the publisher of VeloNews, has acquired Bicycle Retailer & Industry News from Emerald Expositions. Bicycle Retailer & Industry News covers all aspects of the bicycle industry ranging from the state of retail sales to labor rates in China. The magazine is published 18 times a year.
buyer parent: Pocket Ventures LLC
buyer: Pocket Outdoor Media
Pocket Outdoor Media is the leading endurance sports publisher. Pocket Outdoor Media brands influence and engage more athletes than any other through a combined print, online, and social audience of millions of runners, cyclists, triathletes, and swimmers. "
target parent: Onex Corporation
target: Bicycle Retailer
Bicycle Retailer & Industry News covers all aspects of the bicycle industry ranging from the state of retail sales to labor rates in China. The magazine is published 18 times a year.
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Grand View Media Group, acquired Shooting Sports Retailer

synopsis: Grand View Media Group, a subsidiary of EBSCO Industries Inc., has acquired Shooting Sports Retailer magazine. The Shooting Sports Retailer website and magazine is the premier online destination for retailers of shooting sports and related equipment.
buyer parent: EBSCO Industries, Inc.
buyer: Grand View Media Group
Grand View Media Group specializes in consumer and business-to-business magazines, as well as custom publishing. The company publishes nineteen titles and three directories covering the outdoors and business-to-business markets. "
target: Shooting Sports Retailer
The Shooting Sports Retailer website is the premier online destination for retailers of shooting sports and related equipment. Through their portal site, retailers stay informed on the latest news and product information affecting their retail businesses.
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Babcox Media, Inc., acquired Professional Carwashing & Detailing

synopsis: Babcox Media Inc., a business-to-business media and information services company serving the auto dealer, auto care, performance, powersports and enthusiast markets, has acquired Professional Carwashing & Detailing, a carwash trade magazine that provides car care professionals with the information they need to manage and grow a thriving business.
buyer: Babcox Media, Inc.
Founded in 1920, Babcox Media is a business-to-business media and information services company serving the auto dealer, auto care, tire, performance, commercial trucking, powersports and enthusiast markets. "
target: Professional Carwashing & Detailing
Professional Carwashing & Detailing is the premiere carwash trade magazine. They strive to provide car care professionals with the information they need to manage and grow a thriving business. The company also produces a digital version of the monthly magazine and offers e-newsletters.
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Specialty Equipment Market Association, acquired Performance Racing Industry

synopsis: The Specialty Equipment Marketing Association, which owns the massive SEMA Show for the automotive specialty products sector, bought Performance Racing Industry, producers of the motorsports business magazine and PRI Trade Show.
buyer: Specialty Equipment Market Association
Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is a trade association consisting of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street-rod builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more. "
target: Performance Racing Industry
Performance Racing Industry, a magazine publisher and a provider of an industry trade show, has served tens of thousands of racing entrepreneurs as their key source for industry trends, merchandising ideas, new products, business strategies and much, much more.
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Emerald Expositions Inc., acquired Shop Eat Surf

synopsis: Emerald Expositions, the owner of Surf Expo, Outdoor Retailer, and more than 50 other B2B trade shows, has acquired Shop Eat Surf, an online platform that provides an unbiased daily news service for the action sports industry and its executives.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: Emerald Expositions Inc. (NYSE:EEX:$373.00)
Emerald Expositions is the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States by net square feet, with most of their trade shows dating back several decades. Emerald Expositions operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other events. "
target: Shop Eat Surf
Shop Eat Surf is an online platform that provides a daily news service for action sports executives. Using their skills as professional business journalists and editors, Shop Eat Surf tailors its content to provide timely news and insights.
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closed 10/11/2012 via Company Press Release

IMG Worldwide, Inc., acquired Enetpulse Aps

synopsis: IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, has bought a majority share in Enetpulse, the global provider of live sports data. Enetpulse cover all major sports 24/7 and deliver content to some of the biggest brands in online sports betting, television, newspapers, web portals and much more.
buyer parent: Forstmann Little & Co.
buyer: IMG Worldwide, Inc.
IMG Sports & Entertainment's diverse businesses include: product and brand licensing; consulting services; event ownership and management; collegiate marketing, media and licensing; fashion events and models representation, broadcasting, Olympic and action sports and many more. "
target: Enetpulse Aps
Enetpulse has firmly established thmselves as the leading global provider of live sports content with over 60+ sports in their portfolio and serving 180+ clients.
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closed 7/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Blue Star Sports, acquired STACK Media

synopsis: Blue Star Sports, the largest and fastest growing global provider of sports technology, announced the acquisition of STACK, the leading content and media company serving athletes and coaches with educational video and article content, reaching millions of users each month through its website and its various syndication partnerships.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete innovative platform for all national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: STACK Media
STACK is a multimedia company with Publishing and Internet business units, and is a leading provider of original “how-to” information targeting athletes. The publishing unit includes the company's flagship publication, STACK Magazine, periodic special issues and a line of books.
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closed 10/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Pocket Outdoor Media, acquired Big Stone Publishing

synopsis: Pocket Outdoor Media (POM), the world's leading creator of active lifestyle content, announced the acquisition of Big Stone Publishing (BSP), the longtime publisher of Rock & Ice, Trail Runner, and Gym Climber magazines and websites.
buyer parent: Pocket Ventures LLC
buyer: Pocket Outdoor Media
Pocket Outdoor Media is the leading endurance sports publisher. Pocket Outdoor Media brands influence and engage more athletes than any other through a combined print, online, and social audience of millions of runners, cyclists, triathletes, and swimmers. "
target: Big Stone Publishing
Big Stone Publishing is a niche media company specializing in outdoor sports. Their brand magazines include Rock and Ice, Trail Runner, ASCENT, Gym Climber and Dirt.
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closed 11/5/2007 via PR Newswire

RVS Ventures, Inc., acquired beRecruited.com

synopsis: RVS Ventures, Inc., the investment company of entrepreneur Raymond Sozzi, announced that it has acquired http://www.beRecruited.com, the nation's No. 1 online networking destination for high school student-athletes seeking recruitment from college coaches and universities.
buyer: RVS Ventures, Inc.
Raymond Sozzi is CEO and Chairman of the Board of RVS Ventures, Inc., a private equity and consulting firm. Over the past 10 years, Mr. Sozzi has orchestrated nearly $200 million in acquisitions and public and private company financings. "
target: beRecruited.com
beRecruited.com is the nation's No. 1 online networking destination for high school student-athletes seeking recruitment from college coaches and universities. beRecruited provides a platform for student athletes to connect and interact with college coaches across the nation.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Future plc, acquired CyclingNews.com and Procycling Magazine

synopsis: Future Plc announced the acquisition of two specialist consumer brands from Immediate Media Co. – CyclingNews.com and Procycling Magazine. Cycling News is the leading cycling news website in the UK, while Procycling is the market-leading magazine within the professional cycling arena.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$333.17)
Based in the UK, Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher. The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Magazine division is brand-led while the Media division focuses on being at the forefront of digital innovation. "
target parent: Hubert Burda Media
target: CyclingNews.com and Procycling Magazine
Cycling News is the leading cycling news website in the UK, while Procycling is the market-leading magazine within the professional cycling arena.
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Marinanow Srl, acquired MooringSpot

synopsis: Marinanow, an online booking platform for Mediterranean marinas, has announced its acquisition of MooringSpot, the Monaco based market leader in berth marketing and booking. MooringSpot is a point of reference for clients searching for a homeport or a long-term berth rental in the Mediterranean, whether for a sailing boat or a superyacht.
buyer: Marinanow Srl
Marinanow is the online community where sailors from all over the world meet to exchange experiences and to look for and reserve boats, berths and a whole lot more. Marinanow's search engine that can help users find and book berths in marinas thoughout the Mediterranean. "
target: MooringSpot
MooringSpot is a website where people can find berths advertised in order to have a home port, which are often difficult to find in popular yachting destinations. It is a simple and low-cost solution to broker and negotiate the right to occupy a berth over a number of years.
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announced 7/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Apax Partners, will acquire Dominion Marine Media

synopsis: Funds advised by Apax Partners announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dominion Marine Media ("DMM"), the leading global marine classifieds marketplace and marketing software solutions provider to marine brokers and dealers, from Dominion Enterprises, a subsidiary of Landmark Media Enterprises.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners LLP is a leading global private equity advisory firm. Over its more than 30-year history, Apax Partners has raised and advised funds with aggregate commitments in excess of $45 billion. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: Dominion Marine Media
Operating the world's largest and most popular recreational marine digital marketplaces – BoatTrader, boats.com, YachtWorld, and CosasDeBarcos – Dominion Marine Media attracts over 62 million unique visitors annually to more than 300,000 unique boat and yacht listings.
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closed 12/11/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

VRM Media, Inc., acquired Fitness Trainer Magazine

synopsis: VRM Media, a leading provider of business magazines, websites and e-newsletters for the health and natural products industry, has announced its acquisition of Fitness Trainer, a digital business magazine for personal trainers and other professionals. The magazine is distributed on a six-time per year basis to more than 90,000 personal trainers.
buyer: VRM Media, Inc.
VRM Media, a health-focused business media company, is the publisher of Vitamin Retailer, Natural Practitioner, Nutrition Industry Executive and Gluten Free Retailer magazines. Founded in 1993, VRM Media is privately owned by long-time natural products industry member Daniel McSweeney. "
target: Fitness Trainer Magazine
Fitness Trainer is a digital business magazine for personal trainers and other professionals. The magazine is distributed on a six-time per year basis to more than 90,000 personal trainers. The magazine is distributed on a six-time per year basis to more than 90,000 personal trainers.
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closed 6/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Green Star Media, acquired Peak Performance and Sports Injury Bulletin

synopsis: Specialist digital publishing group Green Star Media has acquired Peak Performance and Sports Injury Bulletin from AIM-listed Electric Word for an undisclosed sum. Peak Performance and Sports Injury Bulletin are leading sports science newsletters.
buyer: Green Star Media
Green Star Media is a digital media company providing expert training plans, advice and insight to amateur and professional sports coaches, athletes and physios worldwide. Their mission is to publish the best sports coaching advice that benefits coaches, players and the game. "
target parent: Electric Word Plc
target: Peak Performance and Sports Injury Bulletin
Peak Performance and Sports Injury Bulletin are leading sports science newsletters. They provide free advisory email newsletters that reveal ways to improve strength and fitness, and recover more quickly from injury.
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