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closed 6/23/2011 via PR Newswire

American Media Inc., acquired OK! Magazine

synopsis: American Media, Inc., the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the United States, announced that it has purchased the U.S. edition of OK! Magazine from Northern & Shell. OK! Magazine was launched in the U.S. in 2005 and quickly established itself in the celebrity weekly category.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) is the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the U.S. These include Star, Shape, Men's Fitness, Fit Pregnancy, Natural Health, and The National Enquirer. In addition to print properties, AMI manages 14 different web sites. "
target parent: Northern & Shell Network Ltd.
target: OK! Magazine
Packed with the biggest stories, the best photographs, exclusives and the hottest stars from the world of showbiz and entertainment, OK! magazine and okmagazine.com bring consumers the truth and the inside scoop about celebrities.
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announced 11/11/2015 via Company Press Release

L’Avenir Hebdo, will acquire Moustique

synopsis: Sanoma has announced the sale of the Moustique and Télé Pocket to L'Avenir Hebdo. Moustique and Télé Pocket are two TV weeklies that have a strong reputation in the French-speaking Belgian market. Moustique offers a mix of current affairs and everything in current TV and culture. Télé Pocket is a TV guide with the programmes of 50 channels.
buyer: L’Avenir Hebdo
L'Avenir Hebdo is a weekly reference newspaper for the North-Charente region in France. It focuses on local news, covering local sports events, surveys, reports, testimonies, interviews, photos, and practical information. It is read weekly by nearly 10,000 readers. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: Moustique
Moustique is a weekly French language magazine that offers a mix of current affairs and everything in current TV and culture. Télé Pocket is a weekly French-language TV guide with the programmes of 50 channels and news and reviews of the best films. Both magazines are based in Belgium.
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closed 6/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ghosn Capital, acquired VSD

synopsis: Ghosn Capital, the investment company led by Georges Ghosn, has acquired VSD, a French weekly news, celebrity and leisure magazine, published on Thursdays in France. Georges Ghosn is a Franco-Lebanese journalist and businessman who has previously acquired La Tribune, Le Nouvel Économiste and France-Soir.
buyer: Ghosn Capital
Ghosn Capital is the investment company led by Georges Ghosn. Georges Ghosn is a Franco-Lebanese journalist and businessman who has previously acquired La Tribune, Le Nouvel Économiste and France-Soir. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: VSD
VSD is a French weekly news, celebrity and leisure magazine, published on Thursdays in France. The name is formed from the first letters of the French names for Friday (Vendredi), Saturday (Samedi) and Sunday (Dimanche).
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closed 3/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Groupe Artémis, acquired Point De Vue

synopsis: Groupe Artemis, a holding company that manages a range of companies, has acquired SFR's magazine, Point de Vue. Point de Vue is dedicated to news mainly about royal families and their coronations, weddings, and births. They also have pages relating to history, heritage, fashion, jewelry, art and culture.
buyer: Groupe Artémis
Groupe Artémis was founded in 1992 by French entrepreneur François Pinault. Artémis is a holding company which manages a range of companies and holds shares in various sectors, in France and abroad. Artémis is focused on long-term growth and shareholder value creation. "
target parent: Altice N.V.
target: Point De Vue
Based in Paris, France, Point de Vue is a magazine dedicated to news mainly about royal families and their coronations, weddings, and births. They also have pages relating to history, heritage, fashion, jewelry, art and culture.
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announced 9/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Senior Publications Nederland BV, will acquire Landleven

synopsis: Reed Business Information (RBI), part of RELX Group, has announced its intention to sell the Landleven portfolio to Belgium based Roularta Media Groep NV (“RMG”). The management will be done by Senior Publications Nederland BV (“SPN”), part of RMG. Landleven is a Dutch home and garden magazine.
buyer parent: Roularta Media Group NV
buyer: Senior Publications Nederland BV
Senior Publications Nederland BV (SPN) is a multi-media publishing company based in Baarn, The Netherlands. SPN's main product is Plus Magazine, the first Dutch magazine especially for people aged 50+. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: Landleven
Landleven is a Dutch lifestyle magazine that is issued 11 times a year. The magazine contains articles about living and living outdoors. garden, plants, animals and more.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Schneps Media, acquired Dan's Papers, Inc.

synopsis: Schneps Media, the leading local media company serving New York City, Westchester and Long Island, has acquired Dan’s Papers from Manhattan Media, a media company in New York City and the Hamptons. Dan’s Papers publishes weekly newspapers and magazines that cater to the needs of locals, residents and visitors to the Hamptons and the East End.
buyer: Schneps Media
Schneps Media is the leading local media company serving New York City, Westchester and Long Island. IT owns 33 newspapers, 28 magazines and specialty publications and 20 websites, produces numerous podcasts and hosts 50 annual events. "
target parent: Isis Venture Partners
target: Dan's Papers, Inc.
Dan’s Papers is a diversified media company. Dan’s Papers publishes weekly newspapers and magazines that cater to the needs of locals, residents and visitors to the Hamptons and the East End. The company also publishes a monthly real estate magazine and operates food and wine events.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Tribune Publishing, acquired Splash

synopsis: Splash, the glossy lifestyle and fashion supplement published by Wrapports LLC, the parent company of the Sun-Times, has been acquired by Tribune Publishing. Splash is the premier weekly guide to Chicago living, featuring fashion, philanthropy, dining, real estate and more.
buyer: Tribune Publishing (NasdaqGM:TRNC:$1,513.52)
Tribune Publishing Company is a diversified media and marketing-solutions company that delivers innovative experiences for audiences and advertisers across all platforms. The company’s diverse portfolio of iconic news and information brands includes 11 award-winning major daily titles. "
target parent: Wrapports, LLC
target: Splash
Splash is the premier weekly guide to Chicago living—fashion, philanthropy, dining, real estate and more. Featuring 100% local content, Splash gives an inside look at what’s trending and consumer spending across high-end products.
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closed 2/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Duncan McIntosh Company Incorporated, acquired OC Weekly

synopsis: Duncan McIntosh Co. Inc. in Irvine has purchased OC Weekly from Denver-based Voice Media Group Inc. for an undisclosed sum. OC Weekly is an "alternative" newsweekly in Orange County and Long Beach to provide readers award winning editorial coverage, excellent arts & entertainment information and a provocative look at their community.
buyer: Duncan McIntosh Company Incorporated
Duncan McIntosh's publications include Boating World magazine; Sea Magazine, America's Western Boating Magazine; The Log Newspaper; and FishRap News. "
target parent: Voice Media Group
target: OC Weekly
Published since September 1995, OC Weekly is the first "alternative" newsweekly in Orange County and Long Beach to provide readers award winning editorial coverage, excellent arts & entertainment information and a provocative look at their community.
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announced 3/19/2014 via Company Press Release

The Hartford Courant, will acquire The Reminder Press

synopsis: The Hartford Courant announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire Reminder Media Inc., publisher of 15 free weekly ReminderNews publications in eastern and northern Connecticut. The sale also includes four annual community directories.
buyer parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: The Hartford Courant
The Hartford Courant seeks to provide the news Connecticut needs, reported faithfully and fully, with respect for all and favor to none. They strive to be authoritative and insightful, to inform and to delight. "
target: The Reminder Press
Reminder Media Inc. is the publisher of 15 free weekly ReminderNews publications in eastern and northern Connecticut. The Reminder is a reader friendly, easy to use, magazine style publication. They publish local community news, features and photos in 15 separate local editions.
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announced 4/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kelsey Media, will purchase World Soccer and Amateur Photographer from TI Media Limited

synopsis: UK-based Kelsey Media will acquire two magazines from TI Media, World Soccer and Amateur Photographer. World Soccer is Britain's longest-established football magazine, delivering inside news on domestic and world football. Amateur Photographer is the world’s oldest consumer weekly photographic magazine, first published in October 1884.
buyer: Kelsey Media
Kelsey Media is one of the fastest-growing media businesses in the UK, transforming from a traditional print publisher into a pioneering media network that reaches millions of people. Kelsey Media’s portfolio consisted of more than 60 multi-media brands. "
seller parent: Future plc
seller: TI Media Limited
World Soccer is Britain's longest-established football magazine, delivering inside news on domestic and world football. Amateur Photographer is the world’s oldest consumer weekly photographic magazine, first published in October 1884.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd., acquired Tokuma Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Culture Convenience Club has acquired Tokuma Shoten, whose empire once encompassed music, film and video games. Established in 1954, Tokuma Shoten produces the ever-popular gossip magazine Weekly Asahi Geino.
buyer: Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd.
Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. engages in the sale and rental of DVDs, CDs, books and magazines, and games through its stores. It operates company owned stores and franchised stores under the TSUTAYA name. "
target: Tokuma Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd.
Established in 1954, Tokuma Shoten produces the ever-popular gossip magazine Weekly Asahi Geino. It later became a multimedia company by adding movie and music divisions. The company is known for creating Studio Ghibli, the animation house made famous by the works of Hayao Miyazaki.
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closed 1/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Hubert Burda Media, acquired Immediate Media Co.

synopsis: Hubert Burda Media has bought Radio Times owner Immediate Media from its private equity owner Exponent and Media. Immediate Media Co is a force in consumer media and publishing, combining businesses formerly known as BBC Magazines, Origin Publishing and Magicalia. Radio Times is a British weekly television and radio programme listings magazine.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. With a strong focus on its digital portfolio and the international media market, it has been growing for several years. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. "
target parent: Exponent Private Equity
target: Immediate Media Co.
Immediate Media Co is a force in consumer media and publishing, combining businesses formerly known as BBC Magazines, Origin Publishing and Magicalia. It publishes some of the UK’s best-known magazines including Radio Times, Gardeners’ World, and Good Food.
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closed 3/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Star India Private Limited, acquired Screen

synopsis: Star India, a fully owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox, announced the acquisition of Screen, an entertainment brand owned by The Indian Express Group. Star India said it was acquiring the entire Screen franchise that included the ‘Screen Awards’ besides the archives and the key employees of the Screen magazine.
buyer parent: 21st Century Fox
buyer: Star India Private Limited
Headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, STAR India is an Indian media and entertainment company owned by 21st Century Fox. STAR India's portfolio includes 33 channels in eight languages including STAR Plus, STAR Gold, STAR World, Jalsha Movies, etc. "
target parent: Indian Express Newspapers (Mumbai) Ltd.
target: Screen
Screen is a leading weekly film magazine, published in India. The content focuses on India's Hindi film industry, a k a Bollywood, located mainly in Mumbai. It also has an emagazine version. Screen organizes and sponsors the Screen Awards for movies in Hindi cinema, established in 1995.
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closed 8/6/2012 via PR Newswire

American Media Inc., acquired Soap Opera Digest

synopsis: David J. Pecker, Chairman, President and CEO of American Media, Inc. announced the acquisition of Soap Opera Digest, the authority for news and information for fans who are devoted to watching soap opera programming. Soap Opera Digest is a weekly magazine that has a circulation of over 200,000 and reaches over 4 million readers per week.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and health and fitness media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include Star, OK!, National Enquirer, Globe, Soap Opera Digest, Shape, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Muscle & Fitness Hers, and more. "
target parent: Source Interlink Companies, Inc.
target: Soap Opera Digest
Soap Opera Digest is a weekly magazine covering American daytime soap operas. It features onscreen and offscreen news about the series, interviews with and articles about performers, storyline summaries and analysis, and related promotional information.
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closed 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mixmag Media Limited, purchased Kerrang! and The Face from Bauer Media Group

synopsis: The owner of Mixmag has bought rock music magazine Kerrang! and defunct hip style title The Face from Bauer Media. Kerrang! is a UK-based weekly rock music magazine. The Face was a British music, fashion and culture monthly magazine started in May 1980 by Nick Logan.
buyer: Mixmag Media Limited
Mixmag Media is the home of Mixmag Magazine, an electronic dance and clubbing magazine, as well as Mixmag TV, Mixmag.net and the Mixmag Media Network. Mixmag has offices in London, New York and Los Angeles. "
seller: Bauer Media Group
Kerrang! is a UK-based weekly rock music magazine. The Face was a British music, fashion and culture monthly magazine started in May 1980 by Nick Logan.
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closed 3/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Butler Eagle, acquired Pittsburgh City Paper, Inc.

synopsis: Eagle Media, owner of the Butler Eagle daily newspaper and other media companies, has acquired the Pittsburgh City Paper from Steel City Media. The Pittsburgh City Paper is a weekly newspaper that is the leading source of Pittsburgh’s entertainment and cultural news.
buyer: Butler Eagle
The Butler Eagle is a family owned daily newspaper in Butler, PA. Their goal is to provide the public with accurate, up to date information about the latest news in Butler and the surrounding areas. "
target parent: Steel City Media
target: Pittsburgh City Paper, Inc.
Pittsburgh City Paper is a free alternative weekly newspaper in Pittsburgh. They offer a unique perspective on area news and politics; opinions; dining reviews; restaurant and event listings; music reviews and concert previews; film reviews; and local arts and entertainment coverage.
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announced 5/6/2015 via Company Press Release

Voice Media Group, will acquire City Pages, Inc.

synopsis: The Star Tribune Company agreed to buy City Pages from Voice Media Group. Founded in 1979, City Pages publishes a weekly newspaper that covers local news, arts, music, and entertainment information in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The weekly reaches 361,000 readers a month in print and records 1.3 million unique visits a month to its website.
buyer: Voice Media Group
Voice Media Group (VMG) publishes metropolitan newsweeklies and websites in major markets across the United States. VMG's digital and print publications embrace long-form investigative reporting, magazine-style feature writing and sophisticated coverage of music, food, film, arts, and local events. "
target parent: Voice Media Group
target: City Pages, Inc.
City Pages publishes a weekly newspaper. Its newspaper covers local news, arts, music, and entertainment information in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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closed 7/12/2006 via PR Newswire

Sun Media Corporation, acquired Entertainment Today

synopsis: Sun Media Investment announced that it had acquired 100% ownership of Entertainment Today, a well-known US entertainment weekly newspaper established in 1967.
buyer: Sun Media Corporation
Sun Media Investment is China's second largest privately owned media company and a growing player in the global media market place. "
target: Entertainment Today
Entertainment Today is one of the United States' best known entertainment newspapers. With a history of nearly 40 years and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, it is released weekly now and targets middle-aged and upper income professionals aged between 25 and 50.
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closed 7/21/2005 via Company Press Release

Canstar Community News Limited, acquired Rosebud Publications Ltd.

synopsis: FP Newspapers Income Fund (TSX:FP.UN), today announced the acquisition by Canstar Community News Limited of Winnipeg based Rosebud Publications Ltd. Canstar Community News Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of FP Canadian Newspapers Limited Partnership.
buyer parent: FP Newspapers Income Fund
buyer: Canstar Community News Limited
Canstar publishes four weekly newspapers in Winnipeg – The Herald, The Lance, The Metro and The Times – every Thursday, and The Headliner in the region west of Winnipeg every Friday. Canstar publishes UPTOWN Magazine every Thursday, an alternative weekly entertainment newspaper. "
target: Rosebud Publications Ltd.
Rosebud Publications Ltd. publishes Uptown, a weekly entertainment newspaper with circulation of approximately 17,000 and a twice-monthly newspaper aimed at age 50-plus readers in Winnipeg which has a circulation of approximately 10,000.
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closed 6/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fundudzi Media, acquired Sunday World

synopsis: Fundudzi Media, a South African company that owns and operates newspapers, has acquired Sunday World from Tiso Blackstar Group, a South African media company. Sunday World is a tabloid-format newspaper in South Africa. Sunday World is published weekly and offers an upbeat approach to both news and entertainment.
buyer: Fundudzi Media
Fundudzi Media is a South African company that owns and operates newspapers. Fundudzi Media is owned by businessman David Mabilu. "
target parent: Tiso Blackstar Group
target: Sunday World
Sunday World is a tabloid-format newspaper in South Africa. Sunday World is published weekly and offers an upbeat approach to both news and entertainment. It is known for racy infotainment, celebrities, sport and gossip and specialist pages on fashion, beauty, health, motoring and money.
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closed 6/23/2011 via PR Newswire

American Media Inc., acquired OK! Magazine

synopsis: American Media, Inc., the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the United States, announced that it has purchased the U.S. edition of OK! Magazine from Northern & Shell. OK! Magazine was launched in the U.S. in 2005 and quickly established itself in the celebrity weekly category.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) is the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the U.S. These include Star, Shape, Men's Fitness, Fit Pregnancy, Natural Health, and The National Enquirer. In addition to print properties, AMI manages 14 different web sites. "
target parent: Northern & Shell Network Ltd.
target: OK! Magazine
Packed with the biggest stories, the best photographs, exclusives and the hottest stars from the world of showbiz and entertainment, OK! magazine and okmagazine.com bring consumers the truth and the inside scoop about celebrities.
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announced 4/18/2019 via PR Newswire

The Hudson Group, will purchase Newsprint Tabloids from American Media Inc.

synopsis: American Media, LLC has agreed in principle with James Cohen, the owner and CEO of Hudson Media, for the sale of its newsprint tabloids, including the National Enquirer (US and UK editions), Globe and National Examiner. Over its 92-year history, the National Enquirer has enticed readers in with sensational headlines and photos about celebrities.
buyer parent: Dufry
buyer: The Hudson Group
Hudson Group, a Dufry Company and one of the largest travel retailers in North America, is committed to enhancing the travel experience for over 300,000 travelers every day in the continental US and Canada. The Company is anchored by its iconic Hudson, Hudson News and Hudson Bookseller brands. "
seller: American Media Inc.
The Newsprint Tabloids include the National Enquirer (US and UK editions), Globe and National Examiner. Over its 92-year history, the National Enquirer has enticed readers in supermarket checkout lines with sensational headlines and photos about celebrities.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

American Media Inc., acquired Adventure Sports Network

synopsis: National Enquirer publisher American Media has acquired TEN: Publishing’s Adventure Sports Network, a group of 14 action sports brands, including Bike, Powder and Surfer magazines as well as the Dew Tour event series.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Us Weekly, Globe, National Examiner, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers. "
target parent: Discovery Communications, Inc.
target: Adventure Sports Network
Adventure Sports Network is a group of 14 action sports brands, including Bike, Powder and Surfer magazines as well as the Dew Tour event series. The Dew Tour is an innovative contest series and content platform for extreme sports.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

American Media Inc., purchased Celebrity and Teen Titles from Bauer Media Group

synopsis: National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc. announced that it has acquired 13 celebrity and teen titles from Bauer Media USA—including In Touch, Life & Style, Closer, J-14, and Teen Boss. In Touch is America’s weekly excursion into the world of celebrity. J-14 covers celebrity news for teens.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Us Weekly, Globe, National Examiner, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers. "
seller: Bauer Media Group
The celebrity and teen titles include magazines such as In Touch, Life & Style, Closer, J-14, and Teen Boss. In Touch is America’s weekly excursion into the world of celebrity. Teen Boss is a magazine for young girls with tips on how to make money. J-14 covers celebrity news for teens.
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announced 9/6/2017 via Company Press Release

American Media Inc., will acquire Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend

synopsis: American Media Inc., the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the US, will acquire the International Federation of Body Builders Professional League's 50% stake in Mr. Olympia, LLC to become its sole owner. Mr. Olympia, LLC organizes, promotes, and manages Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend, a bodybuilding expo.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Us Weekly, Globe, National Examiner, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers. "
target parent: International Federation of Body Builders Professional League
target: Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend
Mr. Olympia, LLC organizes, promotes, and manages Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend, a bodybuilding expo. The expo includes the Mr. Olympia, Fitness Olympia, Figure Olympia, and Bikini Olympia competitions. The expo also includes events such as boxing, karate, bikini model search, wrestling, and more.
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closed 6/30/2017 via PR Newswire

American Media Inc., acquired Men's Journal

synopsis: American Media, Inc. (AMI), the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the United States, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Men's Journal, a monthly men's lifestyle magazine, from Wenner Media LLC.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the US.  AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Globe, National Examiner, Soap Opera Digest, Men's Fitness, and more.  AMI also manages 10 different digital sites. "
target parent: Wenner Media LLC
target: Men's Journal
Men's Journal is a monthly men's lifestyle magazine focused on outdoor recreation and comprising editorials on the outdoors, environmental issues, health and fitness, style and fashion, and gear. It was founded in 1992.
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closed 4/25/2017 via PR Newswire

American Media Inc., acquired Us Weekly

synopsis: American Media, Inc., the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the US, announced that it has closed on its purchase of Us Weekly from Wenner Media. Us Weekly is a pop culture staple and its audience is greater now than at any time in its history. It ranks as one of the largest magazines in the country.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the US.  AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Globe, National Examiner, Soap Opera Digest, Men's Fitness, and more.  AMI also manages 10 different digital sites. "
target parent: Wenner Media LLC
target: Us Weekly
Us Weekly is a cultural reference point and provides the most timely and current entertainment and lifestyle news through the lens of celebrity to a total audience of more than 50 million young and affluent consumers across its platforms. Us Weekly is one of the largest magazines in the country.
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announced 1/28/2015 via PR Newswire

Meredith Corporation, will acquire Shape Magazine

synopsis: Meredith Corporation, the leading media and marketing company serving more than 100 million unduplicated American women, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Shape magazine. Shape magazine covers exercise, beauty, nutrition, health, fashion, wellness, and other lifestyle topics to help women lead a healthier, active lifestyle.
buyer: Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP:$3,139.30)
Meredith Corp is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith combines well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Ladies' Home Journal, Family Circle, Fitness and More - with local television brands in fast growing markets. "
target parent: American Media Inc.
target: Shape Magazine
Shape magazine covers exercise, beauty, nutrition, health, fashion, wellness, and other lifestyle topics to help women lead a healthier, active lifestyle. It is the category leader and has a median household income of $87,000 and median age of 39, the youngest in the category.
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announced 8/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Chatham, Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P., will acquire American Media Inc.

synopsis: American Media, Inc. ("AMI") announced that Chatham Asset Management, LLC and Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P. have agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of AMI. AMI owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States.
buyer: Chatham
buyer: Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P.
Chatham Asset Management is a New Jersey-based hedge fund sponsor. Omega is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor who provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. "
target: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's magazines have a combined total circulation of 5.9+ million and reach more than 53 million men and women each month.
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American Media Inc., acquired Soap Opera Digest

synopsis: David J. Pecker, Chairman, President and CEO of American Media, Inc. announced the acquisition of Soap Opera Digest, the authority for news and information for fans who are devoted to watching soap opera programming. Soap Opera Digest is a weekly magazine that has a circulation of over 200,000 and reaches over 4 million readers per week.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and health and fitness media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include Star, OK!, National Enquirer, Globe, Soap Opera Digest, Shape, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Muscle & Fitness Hers, and more. "
target parent: Source Interlink Companies, Inc.
target: Soap Opera Digest
Soap Opera Digest is a weekly magazine covering American daytime soap operas. It features onscreen and offscreen news about the series, interviews with and articles about performers, storyline summaries and analysis, and related promotional information.
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closed 6/23/2011 via PR Newswire

American Media Inc., acquired OK! Magazine

synopsis: American Media, Inc., the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the United States, announced that it has purchased the U.S. edition of OK! Magazine from Northern & Shell. OK! Magazine was launched in the U.S. in 2005 and quickly established itself in the celebrity weekly category.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) is the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the U.S. These include Star, Shape, Men's Fitness, Fit Pregnancy, Natural Health, and The National Enquirer. In addition to print properties, AMI manages 14 different web sites. "
target parent: Northern & Shell Network Ltd.
target: OK! Magazine
Packed with the biggest stories, the best photographs, exclusives and the hottest stars from the world of showbiz and entertainment, OK! magazine and okmagazine.com bring consumers the truth and the inside scoop about celebrities.
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$23
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closed 6/6/2003 via BusinessWire

American Media Inc., purchased license to Men's Fitness En Espanol from Ideas Publishing Group

synopsis: American Media, Inc. announced today that the company has re-acquired the license to Men's Fitness En Espanol, the Spanish language version of its best selling men's magazine, Men's Fitness, from Ideas Publishing Group (IPG).
buyer parent: Evercore Partners Inc.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) is the leading publishing company in the celebrity journalism and health & fitness categories. In the past 7 years, AMI has grown to become the 4th largest consumer magazine publisher in the country, and #2 in retail magazine sales. "
seller parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
seller: Ideas Publishing Group
A subsidiary of magazine publisher Condé Nast, Ideas Publishing Group publishes Spanish-language magazines for readers in the US, as well as in Latin America. Its titles include Vogue en Español, Prevention en Español, Teen en Español, and Newsweek en Español.
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closed 1/23/2003 via BusinessWire

American Media Inc., acquired Weider Publications

synopsis: American Media, Inc., Evercore Partners and Weider Health and Fitness announced today that they have reached an agreement for AMI and Evercore to acquire Weider Publications, Inc. and its related properties for aggregate consideration of $350 million.
buyer parent: Evercore Partners Inc.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) is the leading publishing company in the celebrity journalism and health & fitness categories. In the past 7 years, AMI has grown to become the 4th largest consumer magazine publisher in the country, and #2 in retail magazine sales. "
target: Weider Publications
Driven by the fitness industry's most informed sources, the Fitness Online Network offers one of the largest and most diverse health and fitness content databases available on the Web today. Through a diverse network of eight unique health and fitness sites, Fitness Online delivers the vast resourc
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$350
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$148
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closed 6/23/2011 via PR Newswire

American Media Inc., acquired OK! Magazine

synopsis: American Media, Inc., the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the United States, announced that it has purchased the U.S. edition of OK! Magazine from Northern & Shell. OK! Magazine was launched in the U.S. in 2005 and quickly established itself in the celebrity weekly category.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) is the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the U.S. These include Star, Shape, Men's Fitness, Fit Pregnancy, Natural Health, and The National Enquirer. In addition to print properties, AMI manages 14 different web sites. "
target parent: Northern & Shell Network Ltd.
target: OK! Magazine
Packed with the biggest stories, the best photographs, exclusives and the hottest stars from the world of showbiz and entertainment, OK! magazine and okmagazine.com bring consumers the truth and the inside scoop about celebrities.
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$23
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announced 4/18/2019 via PR Newswire

The Hudson Group, will purchase Newsprint Tabloids from American Media Inc.

synopsis: American Media, LLC has agreed in principle with James Cohen, the owner and CEO of Hudson Media, for the sale of its newsprint tabloids, including the National Enquirer (US and UK editions), Globe and National Examiner. Over its 92-year history, the National Enquirer has enticed readers in with sensational headlines and photos about celebrities.
buyer parent: Dufry
buyer: The Hudson Group
Hudson Group, a Dufry Company and one of the largest travel retailers in North America, is committed to enhancing the travel experience for over 300,000 travelers every day in the continental US and Canada. The Company is anchored by its iconic Hudson, Hudson News and Hudson Bookseller brands. "
seller: American Media Inc.
The Newsprint Tabloids include the National Enquirer (US and UK editions), Globe and National Examiner. Over its 92-year history, the National Enquirer has enticed readers in supermarket checkout lines with sensational headlines and photos about celebrities.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

American Media Inc., purchased Celebrity and Teen Titles from Bauer Media Group

synopsis: National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc. announced that it has acquired 13 celebrity and teen titles from Bauer Media USA—including In Touch, Life & Style, Closer, J-14, and Teen Boss. In Touch is America’s weekly excursion into the world of celebrity. J-14 covers celebrity news for teens.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Us Weekly, Globe, National Examiner, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers. "
seller: Bauer Media Group
The celebrity and teen titles include magazines such as In Touch, Life & Style, Closer, J-14, and Teen Boss. In Touch is America’s weekly excursion into the world of celebrity. Teen Boss is a magazine for young girls with tips on how to make money. J-14 covers celebrity news for teens.
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closed 4/25/2017 via PR Newswire

American Media Inc., acquired Us Weekly

synopsis: American Media, Inc., the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the US, announced that it has closed on its purchase of Us Weekly from Wenner Media. Us Weekly is a pop culture staple and its audience is greater now than at any time in its history. It ranks as one of the largest magazines in the country.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the US.  AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Globe, National Examiner, Soap Opera Digest, Men's Fitness, and more.  AMI also manages 10 different digital sites. "
target parent: Wenner Media LLC
target: Us Weekly
Us Weekly is a cultural reference point and provides the most timely and current entertainment and lifestyle news through the lens of celebrity to a total audience of more than 50 million young and affluent consumers across its platforms. Us Weekly is one of the largest magazines in the country.
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announced 8/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Chatham, Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P., will acquire American Media Inc.

synopsis: American Media, Inc. ("AMI") announced that Chatham Asset Management, LLC and Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P. have agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of AMI. AMI owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States.
buyer: Chatham
buyer: Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P.
Chatham Asset Management is a New Jersey-based hedge fund sponsor. Omega is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor who provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. "
target: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's magazines have a combined total circulation of 5.9+ million and reach more than 53 million men and women each month.
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$15 [$528]
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closed 5/8/2014 via Company Press Release

Oyster Magazine merged with Inception Digital,

synopsis: Oyster Magazine, an international fashion, beauty and pop culture title, is set to expand its global audience after announcing it has merged with innovative Australian digital agency, Inception Digital. Inception Digital is one of Australia’s leading digital media companies.
buyer: Inception Digital
Inception Digital is one of Australia’s leading digital media companies. Whether it’s display advertising, social media strategy and management, blogger outreach or content creation, Inception Digital has the solution to connect clients to their wide range of premium and influential audiences. "
target: Oyster Magazine
Oyster is an international fashion, beauty, music and pop culture title with offices in New York, Paris and Sydney. Oyster is published biannually and distributed globally.
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closed 5/1/2014 via PR Newswire

Hutch Media, acquired RumorFix.com

synopsis: Online magazine publishing company Hutch Media acquired the anti-tabloid entertainment website RumorFix.com. In addition to being the go-to place for celebrities to "fix" incorrect rumors, RumorFix is known for its exclusive content in the celebrity news space.
buyer: Hutch Media
Hutch Media is an online magazine publishing company that produces Internet TV programming, webisodes and editorial around specific content themes, reaching over 200MM pageviews per month. "
target: RumorFix.com
RumorFix is billed as the anti-tabloid that delivers the real story behind celebrity rumors and sets the record straight. The site generates millions of pageviews per month and has gained the respect of pop culture fanatics, celebrities, managers, agents and publicists.
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announced 7/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Reach plc, will acquire Irish Daily Star

synopsis: Reach plc, the largest commercial national and regional news publisher in the UK, will acquire the Irish Daily Star from Independent News & Media, the leading newspaper and online publisher in Ireland. The Irish Daily Star is a daily tabloid newspaper in Ireland. The Irish Daily Star is focused on celebrity content and Irish issues and sport.
buyer: Reach plc (LSE:TNI:$905.13)
Reach plc is the largest commercial national and regional news publisher in the UK, producing and distributing content through newspapers, magazines and digital platforms. Their influential and iconic brands include the Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Sunday People, Daily Record and more. "
target parent: Mediahuis NV
target: Irish Daily Star
The Irish Daily Star is a daily tabloid newspaper in Ireland. The Irish Daily Star is focused on celebrity content and Irish issues and sport. It features the best news, sport, showbiz, music and entertainment coverage six days a week.
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announced 9/25/2019 via New York Times

Vox Media, Inc., will acquire New York Media

synopsis: Vox Media, one of the fastest growing media companies, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities, will acquired New York Media, a media company that publishes beloved and influential brands, including the groundbreaking magazine New York, which is published biweekly in print and, digitally.
buyer: Vox Media, Inc.
Vox Media, Inc. is one of the fastest growing media companies, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities to connect with an audience of 150mm people each month who rely on them for a modern, intelligent take on the world around them. "
target parent: New York Media Holdings, LLC
target: New York Media
New York Media obsessively chronicles the ideas, people, and cultural events that are forever reshaping the world. They publish beloved and influential brands, including the groundbreaking magazine New York, which is published biweekly in print and, digitally.
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closed 6/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fundudzi Media, acquired Sunday World

synopsis: Fundudzi Media, a South African company that owns and operates newspapers, has acquired Sunday World from Tiso Blackstar Group, a South African media company. Sunday World is a tabloid-format newspaper in South Africa. Sunday World is published weekly and offers an upbeat approach to both news and entertainment.
buyer: Fundudzi Media
Fundudzi Media is a South African company that owns and operates newspapers. Fundudzi Media is owned by businessman David Mabilu. "
target parent: Tiso Blackstar Group
target: Sunday World
Sunday World is a tabloid-format newspaper in South Africa. Sunday World is published weekly and offers an upbeat approach to both news and entertainment. It is known for racy infotainment, celebrities, sport and gossip and specialist pages on fashion, beauty, health, motoring and money.
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closed 1/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

PWxyz LLC, acquired The Millions

synopsis: PWxyz, parent company of Publishers Weekly, has acquired the online magazine the Millions, an online magazine offering coverage on books, arts, and culture. The Millions has been featured on NPR and noted by The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Village Voice, among others.
buyer: PWxyz LLC
PWxyz LLC is a digital media assets company based in New York and the parent company of Publishers Weekly, its signature brand. PWxyz’s joint ventures include BookWorks, a global community for self-published authors and the professionals and companies who serve them. "
target: The Millions
The Millions is an online magazine offering coverage on books, arts, and culture. The Millions has been featured on NPR and noted by The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Village Voice, among others.
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announced 1/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yedioth Aharonot Group, will acquire Yedioth Aharonot Group

synopsis: Arnon Mozes, the publisher of the Yedioth Ahronoth daily newspaper in Israel, will acquire Bank Hapoalim's 34% stake in Yedioth Ahronoth Group, increasing his stake to 58%. Bank Hapoalim is Israel’s largest bank. Yedioth Ahronoth Group is Israel's top multimedia group. The group publishes the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper and several magazines.
buyer: Yedioth Aharonot Group
Yedioth Ahronoth Group is Israel's top multimedia group. Yedioth Ahronoth is Israel's leading daily newspaper. The paper provides readers with a variety of different points of view, articles, op-ed, and investigate reporting. The group also publishes several lifestyle and entertainment magazines. "
target parent: Bank Hapoalim B.M.
target: Yedioth Aharonot Group
Yedioth Ahronoth Group is Israel's top multimedia group. Yedioth Ahronoth is Israel's leading daily newspaper. The paper provides readers with a variety of different points of view, articles, op-ed, and investigate reporting. The group also publishes several lifestyle and entertainment magazines.
price ($mm)
$80*
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announced 3/29/2018 via BusinessWire

Maven Inc., will acquire SAY Media, Inc.

synopsis: Maven announced it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Say Media, a company that is defining the digital magazine through a portfolio of influential brands and a next-generation publishing platform called Tempest that caters to the needs of both modern storytellers and marketers.
buyer: Maven Inc. (OTCPK:MVEN:$0.38)
Maven is a coalition of mavens operating on a single digital publishing, advertising and distribution platform, unified under a single media brand. Based in Seattle, Maven is publicly traded under the ticker symbol MVEN. "
target: SAY Media, Inc.
Say Media is defining the digital magazine through a portfolio of influential brands and a next-generation publishing platform called Tempest that caters to the needs of both modern storytellers and marketers.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 3/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Epiris LLP, acquired Time Inc. UK

synopsis: Epiris LLP, a UK private equity firm, has acquired Time Inc. UK from Meredith Corporation, a leading media and marketing services company. Time Inc. UK is Britain’s leading publisher of print and digital magazine content. Their portfolio encompasses more than 50 well-known brands, including Country Life, What's on TV, Woman's Weekly and Wallpaper*.
buyer: Epiris LLP
Epiris LLP is a top-decile private equity firm in the UK that invests in opportunities to transform businesses in partnership with exceptional management teams. Epiris targets control positions in UK-centric businesses with an enterprise value of between £75 million and £500 million. "
target parent: Meredith Corporation
target: Time Inc. UK
Time Inc. UK is Britain’s leading publisher of print and digital magazine content. With more than 50 iconic brands – including Decanter, Country Life, Horse & Hound – Time Inc. UK creates content for multiple platforms, across print, online, mobile, tablets and experiences.
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closed 1/17/2018 via Company Press Release

North Forty News, acquired Scene Magazine LLC

synopsis: North Forty News has acquired Fort Collins based Scene Magazine. Since its founding 30 years ago, Scene Magazine has become the premiere entertainment & lifestyle publication in Northern Colorado. It is the #1 source for music, arts and entertainment news in the region.
buyer: North Forty News
Founded in 1993, the North Forty News is a monthly newspaper and daily hyperlocal website. The North Forty News Coverage area includes all towns and cities North of Longmont to the Wyoming state line, West to the continental divide, and East to Greeley. "
target: Scene Magazine LLC
Since its founding 30 years ago, Scene Magazine has become the premiere entertainment & lifestyle publication in Northern Colorado. It is the #1 source for music, arts and entertainment news in the region.
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closed 12/20/2017 via New York Times

Penske Media Corporation, acquired Wenner Media LLC

synopsis: Penske Media Corporation has acquired a controlling stake in Wenner Media, the publisher of the famed Rolling Stone magazine, the companies announced. Jann S. Wenner, the co-founder of Rolling Stone, will stay on at Wenner Media as its editorial director.
buyer: Penske Media Corporation
Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company. Their dynamic events, data services, and rich content entertain and educate fashion, retail, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle sectors. "
target: Wenner Media LLC
Wenner Media is the publisher of Rolling Stone and Glixel brands. As the leading authority in music, entertainment, celebrity and pop culture, their iconic brands attract the most passionate talent in the marketplace. They are a dynamic organization of innovative and dedicated professionals.
price ($mm)
$100
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closed 7/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Penthouse Global Media Inc., acquired OMNI

synopsis: Penthouse Global Media has announced the acquisition of OMNI magazine, the much-adored science and science fiction magazine with roots dating back to the late 1970s. OMNI is the intersection of science, technology, art, culture, design, and metaphysics.
buyer: Penthouse Global Media Inc.
Penthouse Global Media, Inc. publishes adult lifestyle content in print, broadcast and online platforms, including the iconic Penthouse magazine, founded in 1965 by legendary publisher Bob Guccione. The company was formed and acquired the Penthouse assets in February 2016. "
target: OMNI
OMNI is the intersection of science, technology, art, culture, design, and metaphysics. Inspired by the archives of the classic OMNI magazine, ­a free-rolling resource in a terrifying, wonderful, metamorphosing world. A true glimpse into the future.
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announced 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Cinco M Dos, will acquire Grupo Expansión

synopsis: Mexican company Cinco M Dos has reached an agreement with Southern Cross Group (SCG) to buy Grupo Expansión. Grupo Expansión was founded in 1966 with the purpose of providing information on business, finance and everything related to business, through specialized publications.
buyer: Cinco M Dos
Cinco M Dos is a company dedicated to outdoor advertising, print news (Diario DF) and digital media nationwide, which has an audience of more than 90 million a day in its outdoor advertising on buses, in the Metrobus of The CDMX, and the Mexibús, among others. "
target parent: Southern Cross Group
target: Grupo Expansión
Grupo Expansión was founded in 1966 with the purpose of providing information on business, finance and everything related to business, through specialized publications. It has a portfolio of 16 magazines and 11 internet sites, including Expansión, Who, InStyle, Travel + Leisure Mexico among others.
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announced 11/11/2015 via Company Press Release

L’Avenir Hebdo, will acquire Moustique

synopsis: Sanoma has announced the sale of the Moustique and Télé Pocket to L'Avenir Hebdo. Moustique and Télé Pocket are two TV weeklies that have a strong reputation in the French-speaking Belgian market. Moustique offers a mix of current affairs and everything in current TV and culture. Télé Pocket is a TV guide with the programmes of 50 channels.
buyer: L’Avenir Hebdo
L'Avenir Hebdo is a weekly reference newspaper for the North-Charente region in France. It focuses on local news, covering local sports events, surveys, reports, testimonies, interviews, photos, and practical information. It is read weekly by nearly 10,000 readers. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: Moustique
Moustique is a weekly French language magazine that offers a mix of current affairs and everything in current TV and culture. Télé Pocket is a weekly French-language TV guide with the programmes of 50 channels and news and reviews of the best films. Both magazines are based in Belgium.
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closed 5/21/2015 via PR Newswire

Zealot Networks, acquired Hutch Media

synopsis: Zealot Networks, a digital-first media company announced the acquisition of Hutch Media, an online magazine publishing group. The addition of Hutch Media to Zealot Networks begins to fulfill a component of the company's distribution capabilities by offering destinations with niche audience for premium content.
buyer: Zealot Networks
Zealot Networks is a digital-first media company that empowers creators to make a living doing what they love by providing a comprehensive suite of production, distribution, and business services. "
target: Hutch Media
Hutch Media is an online magazine publishing company that produces Internet TV programming, webisodes and editorial around specific content themes, reaching over 200MM pageviews per month.
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($0.01)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: NEWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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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: OTCPK:BMTM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation is dedicated to providing “those that keep us safe” places to go online where they can do everything from stay current on news and events affecting them to look for jobs, share information, communicate with the public and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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