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closed 10/5/2011 via PR Newswire

LEDs Magazine, acquired The LED Show

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the assets of The LED Show, a conference and exhibition serving the lighting design and technology segment of the LED industry. The LED Show is held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada.
buyer parent: PennWell Corporation
buyer: LEDs Magazine
LEDs Magazine is the leading information resource for the global LED and lighting community, serving thousands of readers that specify, design and manufacture LED-based products for a wide range of end-use applications. "
target: The LED Show
The LED Show is a conference and exhibition serving the lighting design and technology segment of the LED industry. The LED Show is held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada and attracts leading LED manufacturers displaying the latest technology and products.
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closed 8/31/2009 via PR Newswire

SAE International, acquired Convergence Transportation Electronics Association Conference

synopsis: Continuing to expand its overall portfolio of programs, products and services in the area of mobility electronics, SAE International has purchased all rights to the Convergence Transportation Electronics Association Conference (Convergence) from the Convergence Transportation Electronics Association (CTEA).
buyer: SAE International
SAE International, The Society of Automotive Engineers, is the premier membership society dedicated to advancing mobility engineering worldwide. "
target parent: CTEA
target: Convergence Transportation Electronics Association Conference
For over 30 years, the Convergence Conference and Exhibition has served the automotive and transportation electronics community by delivering relevant technology solutions and an electrifying line-up of invited speakers and presenters.
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closed 6/7/2007 via Folio: First Day

Bobit Business Media, purchased Vehicle Service Contract Administrators Conference from Warrenty Risk Services LLC

synopsis: Torrance, California-based Bobit Business Media has acquired the Vehicle Service Contract Administrators Conference from Warranty Risk Services.
buyer: Bobit Business Media
Bobit Business Media’s mission is to be a leading business-to-business media company that anticipates and meets customer needs with superior quality publications. We provide ancillary products and services, enabling our customers to attain maximum benefit from our industry knowledge. "
seller: Warrenty Risk Services LLC
Warranty Risk Services is a Consulting Company serving the Automotive Vehicle Service Contract Industry. Our specialty is loss control and risk management. We help our clients reduce loss cost.
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closed 3/5/2007 via Company Press Release

EH Publishing, Inc, acquired Robotics Trends, Inc.

synopsis: EH Publishing, Inc., the information leader and resource for the electronic home industry, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Robotics Trends, Inc., a leading integrated media company in the growing robotics industry.
buyer: EH Publishing, Inc
EH Publishing, Inc. is the information leader and resource for the electronic home industry. Serving the technology and construction markets, EH Publishing, Inc. reaches more than half a million electronic home professionals and consumers worldwide. "
target: Robotics Trends, Inc.
Robotics Trends produces several conferences including the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, the RoboNexus Conference and Exposition, and the RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition.
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closed 4/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

EE Times Group, acquired DesignCon

synopsis: Professional Education International, a leader in the information and communications technology conference arena, has sold DesignCon, an exhibition and conference serving the electronic design and semiconductor industry, to United Business Media’s wholly-owned subsidiary, EE Times Group.
buyer parent: United Business Media Limited
buyer: EE Times Group
EE Times Group is the authoritative source of market and technical information, decision tools, peer communities and professional education for the executives and engineers who design, develop and commercialize technology. "
target parent: International Engineering Consortium
target: DesignCon
DesignCon serves as the premier event for practicing engineers in the electrical design and semiconductor communities.
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closed 7/26/2017 via Market Wire

Cambridge EnerTech, acquired Battery Power

synopsis: Cambridge EnerTech (CET), a division of Cambridge Innovation Institute, announced the acquisition of BatteryPowerOnline.com and Battery Power from Colorado-based Webcom Communications Corp. CET will consolidate the digital media assets of BatteryPowerOnline.com including the Battery Power newsletter, digital magazine, & Buyer's Resource Guide.
buyer parent: Cambridge Healthtech Institute
buyer: Cambridge EnerTech
Cambridge EnerTech (CET) is the premier conference and exposition provider for the energy storage industry. CET was established by uniting five leading energy events into a remarkable single portfolio where thought leaders address novel technology as well as leading issues confronting the industry. "
target parent: Webcom Communications Corp.
target: Battery Power
Battery Power’s offers a newsletter, digital magazine, and Buyer's Resource Guide. The Battery Power monthly newsletter covers the rapidly-expanding market of battery-powered products and technology. Battery Power also serves the battery industry through its Battery Power Conference.
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closed 6/10/2015 via Company Press Release

Alcuin Capital Partners LLP, acquired Applied Market Information Ltd.

synopsis: Private equity investor Alcuin Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in Applied Market Information (AMI) from its original founders and shareholders. AMI is a leading provider of information services to the global plastics industry. These include conferences, market reports, consultancy projects, databases and digital magazines.
buyer: Alcuin Capital Partners LLP
Alcuin Capital Partners LLP is a private equity firm specializing in smaller middle market companies. The firm seeks to invest in growth capital, mezzanine, recapitalizations, buyouts, and buy-ins as well as provides development capital. "
target: Applied Market Information Ltd.
Applied Market Information (AMI) is a leading provider of information, market intelligence and conferences for the global plastics industry. AMI's data is built from a deep understanding of downstream demand trends, rather than simply studying the supply side or economic indicators.
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closed 4/24/2014 via Company Press Release

SecurityWeek, acquired ICS Cyber Security Conference

synopsis: Wired Business Media, a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) information to technology professionals around the world, announced that it has acquired the ICS Cybersecurity Conference series, the leading organizer of cybersecurity-focused events for the industrial control systems sector.
buyer: SecurityWeek
SecurityWeek is the flagship publication of Wired Business Media. SecurityWeek helps information security professionals do their jobs better by providing timely and insightful news, information, viewpoints, analysis and experiences from experts in the trenches of information security. "
target: ICS Cyber Security Conference
The ICS Cybersecurity Conference series is the leading organizer of cybersecurity-focused events for the industrial control systems sector. ICS users, ICS vendors, system security providers and government representatives meet to discuss the latest cyber-incidents and cooperate on solutions.
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closed 1/30/2014 via PR Web

Cambridge Healthtech Institute, acquired The Knowledge Foundation, Inc.

synopsis: Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) announces the acquisition of the Knowledge Foundation, Inc. The Knowledge Foundation is recognized as the primary educational and networking resource for the advanced materials technologies industry. They provide members with direct and unbiased state-of-the-art scientific information.
buyer: Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Cambridge Healthtech Institute is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. CHI includes conferences, reports, educational services, consulting, publications & eNewsletters, and professional services."
target: The Knowledge Foundation, Inc.
The Knowledge Foundation integrates scientific ingenuity and real-world applications by fostering collaborative research at the rapidly changing intersection of science and business. They strive to be the primary source of information for the commercialization of advanced technologies.
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closed 1/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Penton, acquired TU-Automotive Ltd

synopsis: Penton, an innovative information services company that empowers 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year, announced it has acquired TU-Automotive, an event and digital information company serving the connected vehicle segment of the automotive tech market.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Penton
Penton is an information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year. Its products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking. "
target parent: FC Business Intelligence Ltd.
target: TU-Automotive Ltd
TU-Automotive delivers premiere events, networking, content and analysis on the current topics of connected vehicles, mobility, autonomous driving and the downstream implications to related industries. They provides market-leading digital content, analysis, education and business intelligence.
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closed 11/23/2016 via Market Wire

Cambridge Healthtech Institute, acquired Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conferences

synopsis: Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI), a division of Cambridge Innovation Institute (CII), announces the acquisition of the Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conference and the European Neurotech Investing and Partnering Summit, two of the industry's premier business and investment conferences for commercial neuroscience.
buyer: Cambridge Healthtech Institute
Cambridge Healthtech Institute is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. CHI includes conferences, reports, educational services, consulting, publications & eNewsletters, and professional services."
target: Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conferences
The Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conference is the premier partnering and investing conference for the neurotechnology industry, spanning pharmaceuticals, medical devices, software and diagnostics for thebrain and nervous system.
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closed 4/11/2014 via BusinessWire

Mark Allen Group, acquired Findlay Media

synopsis: Mark Allen Group has completed its acquisition of Findlay Media, the UK’s leading business media company. Findlay Media is a market leading business to business publisher; they offer an extensive range of third party services utilising their high quality and professional in-house design, IT, research and event management departments.
buyer: Mark Allen Group
The Mark Allen Group is involved in publishing and communications in four principal areas: health care, education, consumer and business-to-business. They publish 50 magazines and journals, and 60 books every year, as well as organizing over 70 conferences and exhibitions. "
target: Findlay Media
Findlay Media is the UK’s leading business media company. Findlay Media is a market leading business to business publisher; they offer an extensive range of third party services utilising their high quality and professional in-house design, IT, research and event management departments.
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closed 2/20/2019 via PR Web

Cambridge Innovation Institute, purchased Boston Operations from Internet of Business

synopsis: Cambridge Innovation Institute (CII), an event company focused on the life science and energy industries, has acquired the Boston operations of Internet of Business (IoB), a UK-based provider of breaking news, insights, and events about Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. IoB's Boston operations consists of 4 annual events.
buyer: Cambridge Innovation Institute
Cambridge Innovation Institute (CII) delivers cutting edge information through events, publishing, and training to leading commercial, academic, government and research institutes across the life science and energy industries. "
seller: Internet of Business
Internet of Business' (IoB) Boston operations consists of 4 annual events. The events include IoTBuild, Internet of Insurance and two on Internet of Manufacturing. IoB is a UK-based provider of breaking news, insights, and events about Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.
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closed 11/18/2015 via Company Press Release

Prime Creative Media Pty. Ltd., purchased Industrial Assets from Cirrus Media

synopsis: Prime Creative Media is pleased to announce the acquisition of the industrial, mining, manufacturing and agricultural assets from the Cirrus Media. The sale comprises of industry-leading mastheads, events, and web assets, including industry directories and the transfer of all existing staff and infrastructure.
buyer: Prime Creative Media Pty. Ltd.
Prime Creative Media is an independently owned media and marketing organisation operating from Melbourne, Australia. Prime Creative Media publishes a range of niche magazine titles including Global Coffee Review, the world premium coffee industry magazine. "
seller parent: Catalyst Investment Managers Pty Ltd.
seller: Cirrus Media
The Industrial, Mining, Manufacturing and Agricultural assets from the Cirrus Media are comprised of industry-leading mastheads, events, and web assets, including industry directories and the transfer of all existing staff and infrastructure.
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closed 4/22/2015 via BNC Analysis

ECRM, acquired Bike PressCamp

synopsis: Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM®) announced that it has acquired PressCamp, a leading media meet manufacturer event business focused on the cycling industry, from Lifeboat Events, LLC. PressCamp is a unique event that offers a very structured format with scheduled meetings and networking times.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: ECRM
Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM®) provides Business Solutions by integrating Process, Vision and TechnologyTM. ECRM is helping retailers and manufacturers improve sales, reduce expense, and go to market faster and more efficiently with their MarketGate software. "
target parent: Lifeboat Events, LLC
target: Bike PressCamp
PressCamp is a leading media meet manufacturer event business focused on the cycling industry. PressCamp is a unique event that offers a very structured format with scheduled meetings and networking times.
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closed 11/8/2017 via Company Press Release

ADI Analytics LLC, acquired Chemical Market Resources, Inc.

synopsis: ADI Analytics LLC, a management consulting and market research firm specializing in oil and gas, energy, and chemicals, has acquired certain assets of Chemical Market Resources, Inc., a Houston-based company that provides information, market intelligence, and strategic analyses to the chemical, petrochemical, polymers, and plastics industries.
buyer: ADI Analytics LLC
ADI Analytics is a consulting and advisory firm specializing in oil and gas, coal and power, energy, and chemicals. In the past eight years, we have completed over 200 projects for nearly 80 clients including ExxonMobil, BP, Shell, Chevron, and more. "
target parent: TZ Minerals International Pty Ltd.
target: Chemical Market Resources, Inc.
Chemical Market Resources, Inc. (CMR) is a Houston-based company that provides information, market intelligence, and strategic analyses to the chemical, petrochemical, polymers, and plastics industries.
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closed 9/24/2014 via BNC Analysis

TZ Minerals International Pty Ltd., acquired Chemical Market Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Chemical Market Resources Inc. has been acquired by TZ Minerals International Pty. Ltd. for an undisclosed price. Chemical Market Resources offers business research and strategic planning for a global clientele base concentrated in the chemical, petrochemical, plastics, and allied industries. The company also hosts an annual conference.
buyer: TZ Minerals International Pty Ltd.
TZMI is an independent consulting company, operating since 1994, that works with a wide range of global clients to provide insight and expert advice on opaque mineral, metal and chemical sectors. "
target: Chemical Market Resources, Inc.
Chemical Market Resources, Inc. was established in 1990 to undertake business research and strategic planning for a global clientele base concentrated in the chemical, petrochemical, plastics, and allied industries.
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closed 5/6/2014 via PR Newswire

Argus Media Ltd., acquired Metal-Pages

synopsis: Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has bought Metal-Pages, a specialist pricing, news and analysis service focusing on speciality metals, rare earths and ferro-alloys. The acquisition will greatly increase the range of Argus information available to the metals sector.
buyer: Argus Media Ltd.
Argus Media is an independent media organisation and leading provider of price assessments, business intelligence and market data on the global crude, oil products, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer and transportation industries. "
target: Metal-Pages
Metal-Pages was established in 2000 and publishes 230 individual metals prices on a twice-weekly basis. Its coverage is international with a particular strength in Asia, where it operates a Chinese language website with domestic prices and news.
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closed 9/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Stagnito Media, Inc., acquired Tesoro Business Media

synopsis: Stagnito Media announced it has acquired Tesoro Business Media, producer of Store Brands Decisions and Green Retail Decisions events and digital media. Launched by Tesoro founder and CEO John Failla in 2011, Store Brands Decisions operates in the same vertical market as Stagnito Media's Private Label Store Brands properties.
buyer parent: Topspin Partners
buyer: Stagnito Media, Inc.
Stagnito Media, LLC serves B-to-B information needs of convenience, grocery and specialty food/kitchenware retailers through an integrated portfolio of magazines, websites, digital newsletters, conferences and custom media. "
target: Tesoro Business Media
Tesoro Business Media makes a difference and creates value by bringing proven best practices in interactive B2B media to the retailing and consumer products industries.They serve their markets with eNewsletters, websites, research reports, webinars, white papers, conferences and awards programs.
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closed 4/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

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 10/5/2011 via PR Newswire

LEDs Magazine, acquired The LED Show

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the assets of The LED Show, a conference and exhibition serving the lighting design and technology segment of the LED industry. The LED Show is held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada.
buyer parent: PennWell Corporation
buyer: LEDs Magazine
LEDs Magazine is the leading information resource for the global LED and lighting community, serving thousands of readers that specify, design and manufacture LED-based products for a wide range of end-use applications. "
target: The LED Show
The LED Show is a conference and exhibition serving the lighting design and technology segment of the LED industry. The LED Show is held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada and attracts leading LED manufacturers displaying the latest technology and products.
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closed 10/5/2011 via PR Newswire

LEDs Magazine, acquired The LED Show

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the assets of The LED Show, a conference and exhibition serving the lighting design and technology segment of the LED industry. The LED Show is held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada.
buyer parent: PennWell Corporation
buyer: LEDs Magazine
LEDs Magazine is the leading information resource for the global LED and lighting community, serving thousands of readers that specify, design and manufacture LED-based products for a wide range of end-use applications. "
target: The LED Show
The LED Show is a conference and exhibition serving the lighting design and technology segment of the LED industry. The LED Show is held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada and attracts leading LED manufacturers displaying the latest technology and products.
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closed 5/14/2007 via PR Newswire

PennWell Publishing Company, acquired LEDs Magazine

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, has acquired LEDs Magazine, a business-to-business digital magazine and web site covering the technology and applications of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs). Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed.
buyer: PennWell Publishing Company
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
target: LEDs Magazine
LEDs Magazine is the leading resource for the global LED community, serving thousands of readers that specify, design and manufacture LED-based products for a wide range of end-use applications.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association, acquired North American Publishing Co.

synopsis: Specialty Graphic Imaging Association has acquired NAPCO Media, a B2B media company serving the printing and packaging, publishing, marketing, retail and non-profit and promotional products industries. Its mission is to build community between its audience and clients through integrated media programs, research, marketing services, and e-learning.
buyer: Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is the trade association of choice for professionals in the industrial, graphic, textile, packaging and commercial printing communities looking to grow their business into new market segments through the incorporation of the latest printing technologies. "
target: North American Publishing Co.
NAPCO Media is a B2B media company serving the printing and packaging, publishing, marketing, retail and non-profit and promotional products industries. Its mission is to build community between its audience and clients through integrated media programs, research, marketing services, and e-learning.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kelley Holmes, acquired Printing News

synopsis: Kelley Holmes, a 25 year veteran in publishing, has acquired Printing News from Endeavor Business Media, a company that acquires and operates trade publications, websites and events. Printing News publishes 3 monthly magazines and is the #1 source for news in the commercial printing, visual, and graphic arts industries.
buyer: Kelley Holmes
Kelley Holmes is a 25 year veteran in publishing. Kelley Holmes specializes in operations, sales and marketing and was previously the Group Publisher for Southcomm Business Media. "
target parent: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
target: Printing News
Founded in 1928, Printing News is the #1 source for news in the commercial printing, visual, and graphic arts industries. The company provides all the latest news about the printing industry through its 3 monthly magazines, Printing News, Inkjet's Age, and Wide-Format & Signage.
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closed 2/1/2018 via Company Press Release

KHL Group Ltd., acquired Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications

synopsis: Global construction information publisher KHL Group is acquiring the USA-based publisher Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications. Founded in 1935 and located in Wisconsin, Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications is a leading publisher of information for the on-highway, off-highway, stationary and marine engine-powered equipment markets. D&GTP
buyer: KHL Group Ltd.
KHL Group is the leading supplier of international construction information in the world. Using its strong market-leading magazine brands, KHL has expanded into digital magazines, newsletters, apps, directories, new media technologies, exhibitions, conferences, awards and contract publishing. "
target: Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications
Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications is a leading publisher of information for the on-highway, off-highway, stationary and marine engine-powered equipment markets. It focuses on the construction and agriculture, power generation and commercial vehicle equipment sectors.
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closed 12/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

ASAPP Media Pvt. Ltd., acquired IPFonline.com

synopsis: ASAPP Media Information Group acquired 100% stake in Chennai-based IPF Online Ltd. IPF Online, (Industrial Products Finder), is a new industrial products monthly journal. They are also the owner of textile and automobile products magazines, and offer web enabled listings and product advertisements besides B2B product transactions.
buyer: ASAPP Media Pvt. Ltd.
ASAPP Media Information Group is a multinational B2B media group with diverse media properties in print, web and events space. Committed to providing most authentic and timely information on the construction, infrastructure and realty sectors. "
target: IPFonline.com
IPF Online, Industrial Products Finder, is a new industrial products monthly journal. They are also the owner of textile and automobile products magazines, and offer web enabled listings and product advertisements besides B2B product transactions.
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announced 4/10/2013 via Company Press Release

Mark Allen Publishing Limited, will acquire PrintWeek

synopsis: PrintWeek, the UK's leading title for the printing industry, is to be acquired by Mark Allen Group and be relaunched as a fortnightly magazine. PrintWeek has grown into the UK’s leading title for the graphic arts industry, with licensed editions in Middle East & Africa and Russia and sister titles in Germany, India and Australia.
buyer: Mark Allen Publishing Limited
The Mark Allen Group is involved in publishing and communications in four principal areas: health care, education, consumer and business-to-business. They publish 50 magazines and journals, and 60 books every year, as well as organizing over 70 conferences and exhibitions. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: PrintWeek
PrintWeek is the highest-circulating and most widely read printing industry title in the UK. Every week, PrintWeek is sent to more than 12,000 printing professionals, ranging from small and medium enterprises to the largest and most influential printing companies in the UK.
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closed 4/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

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 9/17/2009 via PR Newswire

European Business Press, SA, acquired European Business Press, SA

synopsis: TechInsights, the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision-makers, announced that the company has reached a final agreement for the sale of its Brussels-based publishing company, European Business Press SA, to Andre Rousselot, EBP's President.
buyer: European Business Press, SA
European Business Press, SA is a Belgium-based business-to-business publishing company serving the electronics industry. Under license from United Business Media, EBP publishes EE Times Europe and Microwave Engineering Europe. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: European Business Press, SA
European Business Press, SA is a Belgium-based business-to-business publishing company serving the electronics industry. Under license from United Business Media, EBP publishes EE Times Europe and Microwave Engineering Europe.
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closed 10/17/2006 via BNC Analysis

Bobit Business Media, acquired DCM Associates

synopsis: Bobit Business Media (Torrance, CA) has acquired "Precision Engine" magazine from DCM Associates (Creston, OH). No terms of the deal were given.
buyer: Bobit Business Media
Bobit Business Media’s mission is to be a leading business-to-business media company that anticipates and meets customer needs with superior quality publications. We provide ancillary products and services, enabling our customers to attain maximum benefit from our industry knowledge. "
target: DCM Associates
DCM Associates owns Precision Engine Magazine. "Precision Engine" is published six times a year and distributed on a controlled basis to 20,000 owners and managers of custom engine builders, performance/race engine rebuilders, jobber machine shops, production engine rebuilders.
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closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Haymarket Group Limited, purchased Printing World and Packaging Magazine from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold two non-core publications, Printing World and Packaging Magazine, to Haymarket Publishing Group for GBP2.1m.
buyer: Haymarket Group Limited
The Haymarket Group is a large, privately-owned magazine publisher. It publishes more than 100 consumer, professional, trade, and customer publications in 23 languages and in more than 100 countries. Titles include Revolution, Campaign, and FourFourTwo. "
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites.
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closed 3/1/2006 via BNC Analysis

Alta Communications, acquired Babcox Publications, Inc.

synopsis: Babcox Publications announces it has sold a majority position of the company to Alta Communications, a Boston-based private equity firm. Bill Babcox, current president of the company, retains a substantial ownership position and remains president and CEO, in addition to serving as chairman of the board.
buyer: Alta Communications
Alta Communications is a Boston-based private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media and communications companies. Alta Communications has a very successful track record and is extremely active, having invested in over 100 media and telecommunications companies. "
target: Babcox Publications, Inc.
Babcox not only delivers nationally recognized, award-winning business-to-business magazines that cover virtually every aspect of the automotive aftermarket, but we also provide real-world solutions for even the most complex marketing communication issues.
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closed 12/22/2005 via BusinessWire

Prism Business Media, Inc., acquired Ward's Communications Inc.

synopsis: Prism Business Media Inc. today announced the purchase of the Ward's Automotive properties from PRIMEDIA, Inc. Ward's AutoWorld, Ward's Dealer Business, Ward's Information Products and Ward's Auto Interiors Show and Conference will rejoin Prism Business Media. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Prism Business Media, Inc.
Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the U.S. The company's market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 Web sites, 96 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. "
target parent: Primedia, Inc.
target: Ward's Communications Inc.
Ward's Communications is a world-leading provider of auto industry news, data and analysis, having served the industry's information needs for nearly 80 years. Ward's AutoWorld is a monthly magazine serving more than 68,000 automotive professionals globally.
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closed 7/1/2015 via PR Newswire

United Business Media Limited, acquired eMedia Asia Ltd.

synopsis: UBM plc, a leading global events-led marketing services and communications company, has acquired eMedia Asia Limited from Global Sources Ltd. eMedia's business includes the China International Optoelectronic Expo and print and online publications serving Asia's electronics community.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
UBM plc is a global events-led marketing services and communications company that helps businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together. Their staff is organised into specialist teams which serve professional communities, helping them to do business efficiently. "
target parent: Global Sources
target: eMedia Asia Ltd.
eMedia Asia provides technology decision-makers throughout Asia with access to a multichannel media network. Through its technical events, publications and online network, eMedia Asia provides the region's electronics community with the business and technical information they need.
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$9.00*
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closed 10/23/2019 via Company Press Release

The American Gear Manufacturers Association, acquired Randall Publications LLC

synopsis: The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) is to purchase the assets of Randall Publications, a privately-held media company based in Elk Grove, IL. Purchased assets include Gear Technology magazine, Gear Technology India magazine and Power Transmission Engineering magazine.
buyer: The American Gear Manufacturers Association
The American Gear Manufacturers Association is an association of companies, consultants, and academicians with a direct interest in the design, manufacture, and application of gears, couplings and related power transmission components and equipment. "
target: Randall Publications LLC
Randall Publications is a media company based in Elk Grove, IL. Assets include Gear Technology magazine, Gear Technology India magazine, Power Transmission Engineering magazine, a 10,000 record online technical database, all related web sites, and 23,000+ record, combined circulation list.
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closed 7/1/2015 via Company Press Release

LiDAR Magazine, acquired UAV Business and Technology Report

synopsis: Spatial Media LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of UAV Business and Technology Report, which will integrate with LIDAR Magazine, a publication about LiDAR Technology, laser scanning, and more. UAV Business and Technology Report provides online information about the global commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry.
buyer parent: Spatial Media LLC
buyer: LiDAR Magazine
LiDAR Magazine is a publication of Spatial Media LLC about LiDAR Technology, laser scanning, UAV and drone technology and more. Lidar Magazine has a mission of further promoting the adoption of LiDAR and 3D laser scanning technology for the AEC, GIS/mapping, forensic and other related industries. "
target: UAV Business and Technology Report
UAV Business and Technology Report provides online information about the global commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry. The company is based in Boulder, CO.
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closed 11/4/2014 via BNC Analysis

Progressive Business Media, acquired Home Furnishings News

synopsis: Home Furnishings News, the most prestigious and longest-running business magazine for the home furnishings and housewares industry, has been purchased by Progressive Business Media. Home Furnishings News provides detailed information on the key home classifications: housewares, floor coverings and rugs, furniture, home textiles, lighting, and more.
buyer: Progressive Business Media
Progressive Business Media, with offices in Greensboro, N.C., and New York, is the premier business media and communications company with brands that deliver content and research in print, online, and at live conferences and events. "
target parent: Macfadden Communications Group, LLC
target: Home Furnishings News
Home Furnishings News provides detailed information on the key home classifications: housewares, floor coverings and rugs, furniture, home textiles, lighting, home decor, tabletop, housewares and gourmet. They examine in-depth issues and surrounds the reader with research and analysis.
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closed 1/21/2014 via Company Press Release

Recycling Times Media Inc., acquired Recharger Magazine

synopsis: Recharger Magazine, well known by cartridge remanufacturers around the world, was purchased from 1105 Media by Recycling Times Media as part of its strategy to expand its global reach. Recharger Magazine helped readers to grow their remanufacturing businesses for more than 25 years--almost as long as the aftermarket cartridge industry has existed.
buyer: Recycling Times Media Inc.
Recycling Times Media is a reliable provider of news and business opportunities in the global remanufacturing industry. They aim to provide the best digital printing experience with their monthly magazine Recycling Times, published in several languages, and their inTouch TV News app. "
target parent: Alta Equity Partners
target: Recharger Magazine
Recharger Magazine is a publication that is well known and read by cartridge remanufacturers around the world. Recharger Magazine helped readers to grow their remanufacturing businesses for more than 25 years--almost as long as the aftermarket cartridge industry has existed.
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closed 8/20/2010 via PR Newswire

Alliance Communications, Inc., purchased Fabricating & Metalworking Magazine from Cygnus Business Media

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media announced the sale of Fabricating & Metalworking to Alliance Communications, Inc. The publication is a well established and is considered to be a premiere voice of the metal manufacturing industry.
buyer: Alliance Communications, Inc.
Alliance Communications offers many ways you can prepare for communicating effectively. Their consulting services offer many options to provide you with a strategic plan, social media and new media strategic plan, crisis communications plan, branding workshop, article bank, and media training. "
seller parent: ABRY Partners
seller: Cygnus Business Media
Fabricating & Metalworking (F&M) magazine provides essential information reaching fabricators and metalworkers from machinists and welders to engineers and managers providing a unique and distinctive connection.
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closed 8/20/2010 via PR Newswire

Source360 Media LLC, purchased Two Manufacturing Magazines from Cygnus Business Media

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media announced the sale of Industrial Machinery Digest and Total Industrial Plant Solutions advertising deck to Source360 Media LLC.
buyer: Source360 Media LLC
Source360 Media LLC is a publication company. It reaches job shops, machine shops, fabricating shops, machinery dealers and wholesalers, pipe and tube manufacturers, industrial warehouses and distribution centers, and retrofitting & rebuilding machine maintenance. "
seller parent: ABRY Partners
seller: Cygnus Business Media
Industrial Machinery Digest is the only sectionalized mutlimedia trade publication serving the new and surplus machine tool market and Total Industrial Plant Solutions (TIPS) is the only independent card deck providing quality sales leads throughout multiple layers of the manufacturing industry.
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closed 5/14/2007 via PR Newswire

PennWell Publishing Company, acquired LEDs Magazine

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, has acquired LEDs Magazine, a business-to-business digital magazine and web site covering the technology and applications of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs). Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed.
buyer: PennWell Publishing Company
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
target: LEDs Magazine
LEDs Magazine is the leading resource for the global LED community, serving thousands of readers that specify, design and manufacture LED-based products for a wide range of end-use applications.
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closed 3/13/2007 via Company Press Release

Canon Communications, Inc., acquired Dana Chase Publications, Inc.

synopsis: Canon Communications LLC has acquired Appliance magazine from Oak Brook, IL-based Dana Chase Publications, Inc. The acquisition includes the Appliance News e-newsletter, and the ApplianceMagazine.com Web site that draws more than 40,000 unique visitors each month.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Canon Communications, Inc.
Canon Communications LLC produces tradeshows and conferences for both U.S. and international markets. Canon also publishes magazines and digital media for medical devices, microelectronics, plastics processing, packaging, and other advanced design and manufacturing markets. "
target: Dana Chase Publications, Inc.
Dana Chase Publications' Flagship Publication, APPLIANCE Magazine is read every month around the world in over 110 countries. Our subscribers are engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, and management personnel, working for companies making consumer, commercial, business, and medical appliances.
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