Like Six Media Brands

closed 6/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: NewPoint Media Group, LLC, has acquired six of NCI’s major real estate brands as well as that company’s printing facilities. The brands are the Real Estate Book, Mature Living Choices, Senior Living Choices, New Home Finder, New Homes & Ideas, and New Homes Journal brands.
buyer parent: Lion Equity Partners
buyer: NewPoint Media Group, LLC
NewPoint Media Group, LLC creates targeted media solutions that generate real results and business for clients. They combine print, web, mobile, social, direct mail, and email into fully integrated and customized plans to deliver the highest return on investment to their clients. "
seller parent: Court Square Capital Partners
seller: Network Communications, Inc.
The Six Media Brands are the Real Estate Book, Mature Living Choices, Senior Living Choices, New Home Finder, New Homes & Ideas, and New Homes Journal brands, along with NCI’s publication printing division and facilities.
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closed 3/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: NewPoint Media Group, LLC, a portfolio company of Lion Equity Partners, has been sold to Pez Gallo Holdings, LLC. The Company is one of the largest publishers of localized real estate and home shelter magazines in the United States.
buyer: Pez Gallo Holdings, LLC
Pez Gallo Holdings LLC operates as a holding company for diverse industries and sectors. "
target parent: Lion Equity Partners
target: NewPoint Media Group, LLC
NewPoint Media Group, LLC (NPMG) is one of the largest publishers of localized real estate and home shelter magazines in the US. Each of NPMG’s brand delivers targeted print media products complemented by a range of digital tools which reach and engage local consumer audiences across North America.
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announced 8/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

Tamedia AG, will acquire Ziegler Druck und Verlags AG

synopsis: Tamedia AG, a Swiss media group headquartered in Zurich, agreed to acquire an additional 70.5% stake in Ziegler Druck und Verlags AG. Ziegler Druck und Verlags AG prints magazines, catalogs, brochures, and prospectus.
buyer: Tamedia AG (SWX:TAMN:$1,110.73)
Tamedia is a Swiss media group headquartered in Zurich. With its daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, online platforms as well as printing facility, Tamedia is one of the leading media corporations in Switzerland. "
target: Ziegler Druck und Verlags AG
Ziegler Druck und Verlags AG prints magazines, catalogs, brochures, and prospectus. The company also publishes the daily newspaper Der Landbote and the weekly Winterthurer Stadtanzeiger. The company is based in Winterthur, Switzerland.
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announced 4/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

homegate AG, will acquire ImmoStreet.ch SA

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

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Apartment Rental Source

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher of real estate information online and in print in North America,acquired Apartment Rental Source magazine, a leading monthly apartment rental publication covering the greater Boston area. The magazine will be incorporated into NCI’s Apartment Finder brand.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Apartment Rental Source
Apartment Rental Source magazine is a leading monthly apartment rental publication covering the greater Boston area.
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closed 7/5/2007 via Berkery

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

synopsis: Restore Media, LLC, an integrated media company dedicated to serving the building restoration, renovation, and historically inspired new construction market, has sold its Old-House Journal and Old-House Journal’s New Old House publications and its affiliated web sites to Active Interest Media.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Active Interest Media
Active Interest Media is a consumer enthusiast media company that serves a base of loyal constituents through print, event and online products that connect consumers with their passions. AIM operates in four distinct vertical segments; Healthy Living, Marine, Homebuyer, and Western Art and Living. "
seller: Restore Media, LLC
Restore Media, LLC, is the country's first integrated media company dedicated to serving the building restoration, renovation, and historically inspired new construction markets.
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closed 10/3/2006 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired The Original Apartment Magazine

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

Homes Magazine Inc., acquired Residence Magazine

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

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

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

The Future Network PLC, acquired Spanish Homes Magazine Ltd

synopsis: British specialist consumer magazine group Future Network Plc acquired UK title, Spanish Homes Magazine, from its current owners, Spanish Homes Magazine Ltd and the magazine's founding partnership for 1.5 million pounds ($2.73 million) in cash.
buyer: The Future Network PLC (LSE:FUTR:$333.17)
Future plc is an international special-interest media group. Founded in 1985 with one UK magazine, today it creates over 150 special-interest publications, websites and events with strong portfolios in the computing, games, music, automotive, sports, crafts and leisure sectors. "
target: Spanish Homes Magazine Ltd
We publish the magazine for those wishing to buy property in Spain as an investment, second home or to retire to. We do not sell property ourselves or take any financial interest in the sale of any property advertised in our magazine. We do not advertise timeshare properties. We are not a new web o
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closed 1/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

GD Web Offset, acquired Garnett Dickinson Print

synopsis: Garnett Dickinson, a group of companies that specialize in printing and direct marketing, have been acquired by GD Web Offset, a company that was created to acquire Garnett Dickinson. The company is led by Paul Mursell and Jeremy Spring.
buyer: GD Web Offset
GD Web Offset was created for the purposes of acquiring Garnett Dickinson Print, a direct marketing and printing company. The company is led by Paul Mursell and Jeremy Spring. They are based in the United Kingdom. "
target parent: Wagner Investments
target: Garnett Dickinson Print
Garnett Dickinson Print specializes in the production of high quality magazines, catalogs and brochures, and can accommodate a diverse range of formats and complexities.
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closed 3/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Wagner Investments, acquired Garnett Dickinson Print

synopsis: Garnett Dickinson Print was bought by Wagner Investments, a company owned by former Garnett Dickinson CEO Nick Alexander. Garnett Dickinson Print offers printing services for magazines, catalogues, and brochures. It also provides an array of enhanced, enterprise wide multi channel, customer centric marketing solutions through GD Direct Solutions.
buyer: Wagner Investments
Wagner Investments is led by Nick Alexander, former Chief Executive Officer of Garnett Dickinson Group, an award winning print and direct marketing group located in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, UK. "
target: Garnett Dickinson Print
Garnett Dickinson Print specialises in the production of high quality magazines, catalogues, and brochures. Together with GD Direct Solutions, they also provide an array of enhanced, enterprise wide multi channel, customer centric marketing solutions.
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closed 5/7/2014 via BNC Analysis

Blurb, Inc., acquired MagCloud

synopsis: Blurb, a self-publishing and marketing platform, acquired MagCloud under a licensing agreement from HP. MagCloud is a web service from Hewlett-Packard that allows users to self-publish and distribute content as a professional-quality print publication or digitally for mobile and online viewing.
buyer: Blurb, Inc.
Blurb® is a self-publishing and marketing platform that unleashes the creative genius inside everyone. Blurb’s platform makes it easy to design, publish, promote, and sell professional-quality printed books and ebooks. "
target parent: HP
target: MagCloud
MagCloud is a web service from Hewlett-Packard that allows users to self-publish and distribute content—for business or personal use—as a professional-quality print publication or digitally for mobile and online viewing.
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closed 5/30/2014 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, acquired Brown Printing Company

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc. and Brown Printing Company jointly announced Quad/Graphics, a leading global printer and media channel integrator, acquired Brown, which serves premier publishers and catalogers with printing, distribution and integrated media solutions.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a leading global printer and media channel integrator that helps marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and connect with other media channels. "
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: Brown Printing Company
Brown serves America’s premier publishers and catalogers with premedia, printing, distribution, and integrated media solutions. Brown is a proven industry leader with a client focused culture that offers customized solutions to meet their clients' individual needs.
price ($mm)
$100
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$350
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$25
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Carmel Hill Capital Partners, acquired TGI Direct, Inc.

synopsis: Carmel Hill, a private investment vehicle focused on identifying, acquiring, and operating an established business primarily based in the Midwest region, is pleased to announce the acquisition of TGI Direct, Inc., a Michigan-based communications and distribution company servicing enterprise clients in highly regulated industries.
buyer: Carmel Hill Capital Partners
Carmel Hill is a private investment vehicle focused on identifying, acquiring, and operating an established business primarily based in the Midwest region. They look for healthy US-based businesses with $1 - $5 million in annual revenues. "
target: TGI Direct, Inc.
TGI Direct is a communications and fulfillment company dedicated to helping clients administer, control and distribute products and information through both digital and physical channels. TGI services key vertical markets nationwide in healthcare, education and other highly-regulated industries.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Quad/Graphics, will acquire LSC Communications

synopsis: Quad/Graphics, Inc., a leading marketing solutions provider, is to acquire LSC Communications, a leader in print and digital media solutions. The company’s traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers around the world.
buyer: Quad/Graphics (QUAD:$3,923.40)
Quad/Graphics is a global marketing services provider that helps brand owners market their products, services and content more efficiently and effectively by using its strong print foundation in combination with other media channels. "
target: LSC Communications (LKSD:$3,886.00)
LSC Communications is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. The company’s traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers around the world.
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closed 10/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Hague Print, acquired Venture Business Forms Limited

synopsis: Print management specialist Hague Print has acquired rival print management firm Venture Business Forms. Venture Business Forms is a UK based print management company and engages in pre-press, production and distribution of stationery products. The deal includes Venture’s three sites in Leicester, Ilkeston and Newcastle under Lyme.
buyer: Hague Print
Founded in 1980, Hague Print is a leading UK Print solutions provider and offers one of the most cost-effective custom print solutions available. Hague Printing is also a founder member of the Independent Print Industries Association as well as the International Hologram Manufacturers Association. "
target: Venture Business Forms Limited
Venture Business Forms Ltd has been established for over 40 years. One of the most respected names in the UK's Print Management Industry, they provide printing services including labels, print management, stock products, business stationery products, etc.
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closed 1/25/2018 via PR Newswire

Topside Advisors, acquired Fitch Group

synopsis: The legendary Francis Emory Fitch Company, d/b/a Fitch Group, a Digital Print and graphic Communications company, has been acquired by Topside Advisors, an acquisition vehicle owned by NYC businessman and digital entrepreneur, William Contessa.
buyer: Topside Advisors
Topside Advisors is an acquisition vehicle owned by NYC businessman and digital entrepreneur, William Contessa. Mr. Contessa is a distinguished investment banking professional, venture capitalist, and entrepreneur, with a strong track record spanning over four decades. "
target: Fitch Group
Fitch Group is an established provider of professional printing and binding services, located in NYC. Their roster of satisfied clients includes names like Barclay's Capital, Deutsche Bank, Marc Jacobs, Bessemer Trust, United Hospital Fund, Mount Sinai Hospital, Donna Karen, Macy's and more.
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closed 10/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Phoenix Color, acquired Moore-Langen Printing Company, Inc.

synopsis: Phoenix Color Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc., announced that it has completed the acquisition of Moore-Langen Printing Company, Inc. from LSC Communications, Inc. Moore-Langen, a sheetfed print communications company, focuses on publishing, marketing, packaging, and plastic products.
buyer parent: ALJ Regional Holdings
buyer: Phoenix Color
Phoenix is a premier full-service, full-color printer with over 30 years of superior print experience. Drawing on a broad spectrum of materials and decorative technologies, Phoenix produces value-added components, heavily-illustrated books, cut and stack labels, and specialty commercial products. "
target parent: LSC Communications
target: Moore-Langen Printing Company, Inc.
Moore-Langen Printing Company, Inc., a sheetfed print communications company, focuses on publishing, marketing, packaging, and plastic products. Its services include prepress, printing, finishing, and fabrication. The company designs and builds prototype products and produces print-over-foils.
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announced 4/29/2015 via GlobeNewswire

CoStar Group, will acquire Apartment Finder

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc., the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, announced that it plans to acquire Apartment Finder. Apartment Finder helps people rent apartments in their own neighborhood and in neighborhoods all across the country.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: Network Communications, Inc.
target: Apartment Finder
Apartment Finder helps people rent apartments in their own neighborhood and in neighborhoods all across the country. Through a print publication and a website, Apartment Finder provides a comprehensive resource of apartments that is accessible to everyone.
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$170
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closed 11/5/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

New England Home Magazine, LLC, acquired New England Home

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

Apartment Finder, acquired Apartment Guide, LLC

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

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

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

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

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

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Apartment Rental Source

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

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

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

Network Communications, Inc., acquired By Design Publishing

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

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Greater Jacksonville Apartment Guide

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

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

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

Network Communications, Inc., acquired New England Home Magazine

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

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Tucson Apartment Showcase

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

Network Communications, Inc., acquired The Original Apartment Magazine

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

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

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

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

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

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Apartment Source

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

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Apartment Community Guide

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

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Communix Publishing, LLC

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

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Relocating in Las Vegas

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

Network Communications, Inc., acquired At Home in Arkansas

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

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

synopsis: NewPoint Media Group, LLC, a portfolio company of Lion Equity Partners, has been sold to Pez Gallo Holdings, LLC. The Company is one of the largest publishers of localized real estate and home shelter magazines in the United States.
buyer: Pez Gallo Holdings, LLC
Pez Gallo Holdings LLC operates as a holding company for diverse industries and sectors. "
target parent: Lion Equity Partners
target: NewPoint Media Group, LLC
NewPoint Media Group, LLC (NPMG) is one of the largest publishers of localized real estate and home shelter magazines in the US. Each of NPMG’s brand delivers targeted print media products complemented by a range of digital tools which reach and engage local consumer audiences across North America.
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closed 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

NewPoint Media Group, LLC, acquired NewHomeGuide.com

synopsis: NewPoint Media Group, the nation’s leading publisher of integrated real estate marketing titles, acquired NewHomeGuide from digital marketing leader RentPath. NewHomeGuide is an industry leading resource for new home buyers searching for their new home and part of a results-driven, comprehensive media strategy for new home builders and marketers.
buyer parent: Lion Equity Partners
buyer: NewPoint Media Group, LLC
NewPoint Media Group, LLC ™ specializes in targeted media solutions that include both print and digital distribution to create integrated advertising and marketing services that amplify overall effectiveness and results. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: NewHomeGuide.com
NewHomeGuide.com is an industry leading resource for new home buyers searching for their new home and part of a results-driven, comprehensive media strategy for new home builders and marketers.
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closed 6/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: NewPoint Media Group, LLC, has acquired six of NCI’s major real estate brands as well as that company’s printing facilities. The brands are the Real Estate Book, Mature Living Choices, Senior Living Choices, New Home Finder, New Homes & Ideas, and New Homes Journal brands.
buyer parent: Lion Equity Partners
buyer: NewPoint Media Group, LLC
NewPoint Media Group, LLC creates targeted media solutions that generate real results and business for clients. They combine print, web, mobile, social, direct mail, and email into fully integrated and customized plans to deliver the highest return on investment to their clients. "
seller parent: Court Square Capital Partners
seller: Network Communications, Inc.
The Six Media Brands are the Real Estate Book, Mature Living Choices, Senior Living Choices, New Home Finder, New Homes & Ideas, and New Homes Journal brands, along with NCI’s publication printing division and facilities.
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closed 6/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: NewPoint Media Group, LLC, has acquired six of NCI’s major real estate brands as well as that company’s printing facilities. The brands are the Real Estate Book, Mature Living Choices, Senior Living Choices, New Home Finder, New Homes & Ideas, and New Homes Journal brands.
buyer parent: Lion Equity Partners
buyer: NewPoint Media Group, LLC
NewPoint Media Group, LLC creates targeted media solutions that generate real results and business for clients. They combine print, web, mobile, social, direct mail, and email into fully integrated and customized plans to deliver the highest return on investment to their clients. "
seller parent: Court Square Capital Partners
seller: Network Communications, Inc.
The Six Media Brands are the Real Estate Book, Mature Living Choices, Senior Living Choices, New Home Finder, New Homes & Ideas, and New Homes Journal brands, along with NCI’s publication printing division and facilities.
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closed 3/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: NewPoint Media Group, LLC, a portfolio company of Lion Equity Partners, has been sold to Pez Gallo Holdings, LLC. The Company is one of the largest publishers of localized real estate and home shelter magazines in the United States.
buyer: Pez Gallo Holdings, LLC
Pez Gallo Holdings LLC operates as a holding company for diverse industries and sectors. "
target parent: Lion Equity Partners
target: NewPoint Media Group, LLC
NewPoint Media Group, LLC (NPMG) is one of the largest publishers of localized real estate and home shelter magazines in the US. Each of NPMG’s brand delivers targeted print media products complemented by a range of digital tools which reach and engage local consumer audiences across North America.
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announced 2/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Teldon, will acquire By Design Publishing

synopsis: Teldon Media Group, the North American leader in brand managed and personalized printed calendars, has announced it will acquire Hayden, Idaho-based By Design Publishing, the North American leader in customized printed magazines.
buyer: Teldon
Teldon Media Group is a North American leader in brand managed and personalized printed calendars. Teldon has provided effective business marketing products to North American companies and individuals for more than 45 years. "
target: By Design Publishing
By Design Publishing is a leader in personal marketing solutions for real estate agents. The group’s signature titles, Home by Design and Your Home and Lifestyle magazines deliver marketing tools to real estate professionals that help strengthen existing relationships and generate additional sales.
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announced 4/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

homegate AG, will acquire ImmoStreet.ch SA

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

Network Communications, Inc., acquired Apartment Rental Source

synopsis: Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher of real estate information online and in print in North America,acquired Apartment Rental Source magazine, a leading monthly apartment rental publication covering the greater Boston area. The magazine will be incorporated into NCI’s Apartment Finder brand.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: Apartment Rental Source
Apartment Rental Source magazine is a leading monthly apartment rental publication covering the greater Boston area.
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closed 7/5/2007 via Berkery

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

synopsis: Restore Media, LLC, an integrated media company dedicated to serving the building restoration, renovation, and historically inspired new construction market, has sold its Old-House Journal and Old-House Journal’s New Old House publications and its affiliated web sites to Active Interest Media.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Active Interest Media
Active Interest Media is a consumer enthusiast media company that serves a base of loyal constituents through print, event and online products that connect consumers with their passions. AIM operates in four distinct vertical segments; Healthy Living, Marine, Homebuyer, and Western Art and Living. "
seller: Restore Media, LLC
Restore Media, LLC, is the country's first integrated media company dedicated to serving the building restoration, renovation, and historically inspired new construction markets.
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closed 10/3/2006 via BusinessWire

Network Communications, Inc., acquired The Original Apartment Magazine

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

Homes Magazine Inc., acquired Residence Magazine

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

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

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

The Future Network PLC, acquired Spanish Homes Magazine Ltd

synopsis: British specialist consumer magazine group Future Network Plc acquired UK title, Spanish Homes Magazine, from its current owners, Spanish Homes Magazine Ltd and the magazine's founding partnership for 1.5 million pounds ($2.73 million) in cash.
buyer: The Future Network PLC (LSE:FUTR:$333.17)
Future plc is an international special-interest media group. Founded in 1985 with one UK magazine, today it creates over 150 special-interest publications, websites and events with strong portfolios in the computing, games, music, automotive, sports, crafts and leisure sectors. "
target: Spanish Homes Magazine Ltd
We publish the magazine for those wishing to buy property in Spain as an investment, second home or to retire to. We do not sell property ourselves or take any financial interest in the sale of any property advertised in our magazine. We do not advertise timeshare properties. We are not a new web o
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$2.64
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/29/2017 via PR Newswire

HomeActions, LLC, acquired Rainmaker Lead System

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

HomeActions, LLC, will acquire ContactDirect.net, LLC

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

Fastfox.com, acquired Roofpik

synopsis: To add greater depth to its ability to acquire quality rental inventory at scale, FastFox.com, an Indian renting platform, has announced the acquisition of Roofpik.com, an Indian reviews and ratings platform for real estate industry.
buyer: Fastfox.com
Based in India, FastFox.com is the destination to choose from 1000s of residential properties available for rent. Tenants can check pictures and in-depth information about the property and its vicinity, schedule a site visit and finalise with the landlord. Its the fastest way to rent home. "
target: Roofpik
Based in India and founded in 2016 by Arpit Mittal and Kanika Katoch, Roofpik is a crowd-sourced real estate property and broker review platform. Roofpik has more than 400 community experts spread across 299 projects, who have contributed to thousands of reviews.
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announced 1/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Hyundai Development Company, will acquire Real Estate 114 Inc.

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

Schibsted Media Group, acquired Eiendomsmeglerguiden

synopsis: The international media group Schibsted buys Eiendomsmeglerguiden.no, a service developed by Mediehuset Dagen. Eiendomsmeglerguiden is a website used to assess real estate agents in Norway. Since its launch in 2013, it has grown to have tens of thousands of users every week.
buyer: Schibsted Media Group (OB:SCHA:$2,100.42)
Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 6900 employees in 30 countries. Firmly rooted in the journalistic tradition and with a keen eye on future trends and media development, Schibsted is creating the journalism of tomorrow - today. "
target parent: Dagen AS
target: Eiendomsmeglerguiden
Eiendomsmeglerguiden.no was launched in 2013 and has since grown to be a guide that has tens of thousands of users every week and about 2,000 real estate agents are affiliated with the service. More than 40,000 reviews have been published by brokers so far.
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closed 12/19/2014 via BusinessWire

News Corporation, acquired BigDecisions.com

synopsis: News Corp, a global, diversified media and information services company, announced today that it has acquired BigDecisions.com, a company that aims to help Indian consumers make smarter financial decisions through interactive, decision-making tools powered by sophisticated algorithms and data.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$9,551.00)
News Corporation is a diversified media and information services company with operations in several industry segments: news and information services, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital education, and sports programming and pay-TV distribution. "
target: BigDecisions.com
BigDecisions.com provides a platform to deliver unbiased information and analysis to consumers in India on topics ranging from life and health insurance and retirement planning to providing for a child’s education or buying and renting real estate.
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closed 11/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Vox Media, Inc., acquired Curbed.com

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

HBN Interactive, acquired IAmFacingForeclosure.com

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

Jeff Chambers, acquired PropertyMaps.com

synopsis: Austin entrepreneur Jeff Chambers, former U.S. product director for HomeAway, Inc., has acquired PropertyMaps.com, a leading residential real estate search engine. PropertyMaps.com provides the best real estate search tools and local information to help buyers locate homes.
buyer: Jeff Chambers
Jeff Chambers is a former U.S. product director for HomeAway, Inc. "
target: PropertyMaps.com
PropertyMaps.com helps consumers find real estate information and connects them with a professional real estate agent when they are ready to tour a home. In addition to homes for sale, they also display local points of interest on the map across 32 different categories.
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De La Rue plc
De La Rue plc
De La Rue plc is a British company headquartered in Basingstoke, England that manufactures paper and security printed products including banknotes, passports and tax stamps. It also has a factory on the Team Valley Trading Estate in Gateshead, and other facilities in Loughton and Bathford.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$708.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.90
EBIT ($mm)
$71.92
Net Income ($mm)
$21.34
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:7921
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD.
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD.
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD., formerly TAKARA PRINTING CO., LTD., is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the production of disclosure related documents.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$171.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.74
EBIT ($mm)
$17.14
Net Income ($mm)
$11.32
Employees
856
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Ticker: BIT:PSF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gruppo Sanfaustino
Gruppo Sanfaustino
Gruppo Sanfaustino, established in 1957 as a traditional printing company, nowadays is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange and specialized in printing services, below the line communication, label & packaging, digital marketing, document management and procurement.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$57.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.45
EBIT ($mm)
$1.03
Net Income ($mm)
$0.81
Employees
112
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Ticker: QUAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics
Quad/Graphics is a leading global printer and media channel integrator that helps marketers and publishers capitalize on print’s ability to complement and connect with other media channels. They provide a range of print solutions, media solutions and logistics services from multiple locations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,923.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$353.20
EBIT ($mm)
$130.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
20600
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Ticker: CMPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress N.V.
Cimpress is the world leader in mass customization. The company empowers people to make an impression through individually meaningful, personalized physical products. Cimpress makes customized print, signage, apparel, gifts, packaging and other products accessible and affordable to everyone.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,481.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$297.54
EBIT ($mm)
$170.35
Net Income ($mm)
$83.36
Employees
12000
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Ticker: TSX:TCL.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental
TC Transcontinental creates marketing products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers. The Corporation is the largest printer in Canada and the third-largest in North America.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,325.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$366.40
EBIT ($mm)
$207.35
Net Income ($mm)
$127.13
Employees
9000
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Ticker: INWK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc.
InnerWorkings, Inc. engineers marketing for leading brands across a wide range of industries. They dive deep into clients’ brand strategies to deliver solutions that leverage their global expertise, certified supplier base, proven methods, and proprietary technology.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,151.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.13
EBIT ($mm)
$31.80
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: EBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ennis, Inc.
Ennis, Inc.
Ennis, Inc. has primarily engaged in the production and sale of business forms and other business products. The Company is one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$415.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$67.54
EBIT ($mm)
$50.42
Net Income ($mm)
$37.82
Employees
2470
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Ticker: GB:SIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
St. Ives plc
St. Ives plc
St Ives is an international marketing services group. Together, the Group’s growing number of successful, dynamic businesses serve leading brands internationally, with offices in the UK, North America, China and Singapore.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$196.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.60
EBIT ($mm)
$5.75
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1397
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Ticker: DLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corporation
Deluxe Corp. is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Millions of business customers access Deluxe’s products and services, including customized checks, as well as website development and hosting, email marketing, social media, search engine optimization and logo design.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,011.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$414.19
EBIT ($mm)
$322.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6701
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Ticker: KRNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kornit Digital Ltd.
Kornit Digital Ltd.
Kornit Digital Ltd. develops, designs, and markets digital printing solutions for the fashion, apparel, and home decor segments of printed textile industry. The company's solutions include digital printing systems, ink and other consumables, associated software, and value added services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$159.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
547
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Ticker: Z
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zillow, Inc.
Zillow, Inc.
Zillow Group houses a portfolio of the largest real estate and home-related brands on the Web and mobile. The company's brands focus on all stages of the home lifecycle: renting, buying, selling, financing and home improvement.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,189.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$78.31
EBIT ($mm)
$7.54
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3334
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Ticker: RDFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redfin
Redfin is a customer-first real estate brokerage that represents people buying and selling homes. Founded and run by technologists, Redfin has a team of experienced, full-service real estate agents who are advocates, not salespeople, earning customer-satisfaction bonuses, not commissions.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$458.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2422
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Ticker: Z
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zillow, Inc.
Zillow, Inc.
Zillow Group houses a portfolio of the largest real estate and home-related brands on the Web and mobile. The company's brands focus on all stages of the home lifecycle: renting, buying, selling, financing and home improvement.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,189.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$78.31
EBIT ($mm)
$7.54
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3334
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Ticker: RDFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Redfin
Redfin is a customer-first real estate brokerage that represents people buying and selling homes. Founded and run by technologists, Redfin has a team of experienced, full-service real estate agents who are advocates, not salespeople, earning customer-satisfaction bonuses, not commissions.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$458.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2422
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Ticker: BSE:532777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Info Edge
Info Edge
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$173.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.97
EBIT ($mm)
$43.65
Net Income ($mm)
$50.50
Employees
1676
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Ticker: AIM:PURP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks Group PLC
Purplebricks is the world’s fastest growing estate agent and offers customers a fairer, more transparent and convenient way to buy, sell, or let.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$145.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1241
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Ticker: JASDAQ:2408
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KG Intelligence Co., Ltd.
KG Intelligence CO., LTD. is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the information service business. The company is engaged in the publishing of information magazines for recruitment, housing, weddings and fishing. The company also distributes free papers with coupons to be redeemed.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$32.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.44
EBIT ($mm)
$1.67
Net Income ($mm)
$1.65
Employees
340
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Ticker: CPSE:EI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Euroinvestor A/S
Euroinvestor A/S
EuroInvestor.com, an independent Internet media company, provides online investment information to private investors. The company offers information on stocks and shares; access to equity-, currency-, and bond prices; financial news; portfolio tool; and stock recommendations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$9.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.12
EBIT ($mm)
$1.90
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NXOI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
Next 1 Interactive, Inc.
Next One Interactive, Inc. is a multi faceted media company specializing in Travel and Real Estate. Next 1 plans the delivery of targeted content via multiple digital platforms including Cable and Video on Demand TV Broadcast, Broadband and mobile.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.68)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: CPSE:BOLIGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Boliga Gruppen A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Boliga Gruppen A / S is an independent, listed media group, which is engaged in portal operations with a focus on the housing market as well as the provision of mortgage loans via Reel Finans Ejendomskreditselskab A / S.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.96
EBIT ($mm)
$0.78
Net Income ($mm)
$2.66
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:3491
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GA technologies Co., Ltd
GA technologies Co., Ltd
GA technologies is a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites. Their Renosy app allows users to search for apartments and condos in Japan. Their Renosy Insight app allows real estate investors to manage their portfolio, simulate purchases and sales, manage contracts and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$438.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.91
EBIT ($mm)
$11.95
Net Income ($mm)
$4.45
Employees
347
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Ticker: TSE:2120
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lifull Co., Ltd.
Lifull Co., Ltd.
LIFULL Co., Ltd. is a company that operates real estate and housing information services. Its main service is the operation of LIFULL HOME'S, a website providing real estate and housing information, which provides the industry's most extensive library of property information in Japan.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$369.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.80
EBIT ($mm)
$45.82
Net Income ($mm)
$27.51
Employees
1297
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Ticker: TSE:6054
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Livesense Inc.
Livesense Inc.
Livesense is a Tokyo-based Internet media company known for its job search site with the business model that rewards users when they land a new job. Livesense also operates websites that help people to find apartments and comparison sites for various business services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$59.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1.83
Net Income ($mm)
$3.19
Employees
299
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