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closed 7/15/2014 via PR Web

Telemedia, Inc., acquired American Trainco

synopsis: Telemedia, LLC, a leading developer of industrial skills and maintenance training solutions, has acquired American Trainco, Inc. American Trainco, Inc. operates outside of Denver, Colorado and excels in developing workforces through open enrollment and in-house live industrial skills training classes.
buyer parent: Renovus Capital
buyer: Telemedia, Inc.
Telemedia is a provider of technical skills training content and programs for large industrial companies around the world. These programs train industrial workers to maintain and operate complex machinery, observe proper safety precautions and comply with government regulations. "
target: American Trainco
American Trainco provides live training for maintenance personnel working in industrial plants and large building facilities. Their courses are practical, complete, consistent, and designed to bring students up to speed in their topic of study as quickly and safely as possible.
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closed 4/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Frontenac Company LLC, acquired TPC Training and Jade Learning

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners has sold its controlling interests in TPC Training and Jade Learning to Frontenac. TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training solutions. Jade Learning is a provider of continuing education training, serving the electrical code, electrical safety and security alarm segments.
buyer: Frontenac Company LLC
Frontenac, a leading private equity firm, focuses on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the food, industrial, and services industries. They work in partnership with proven operating leaders, through their executive-centric approach called CEO1ST, to acquire leading companies. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: TPC Training and Jade Learning
Headquartered outside Chicago, IL, TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training solutions. Sister company Jade Learning is a provider of continuing education training, serving the electrical code, electrical safety and security alarm segments.
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closed 2/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Advanced Technology Services (ATS), acquired Learn Maintenance

synopsis: Advanced Technology Services, Inc. (ATS), a rapidly growing company dedicated to increasing the productivity of your entire enterprise, announced the acquisition of Learn Maintenance, Inc., a nationally recognized training company specializing in technical training for complex manufacturing.
buyer: Advanced Technology Services (ATS)
Advanced Technology Services (ATS) makes business run better by improving the productivity and profitability for many of the world's most respected companies. ATS helps business remain competitive in a fast changing global economy. "
target: Learn Maintenance
Learn Maintenance Inc. is a leading provider of hands-on training for industrial, mechanical systems, electrical, hydraulics, pipefitting, pneumatics, programmable logic controls (PLC’s), pumps, welding and more.
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closed 7/30/2015 via Company Press Release

Edif ERA, acquired Matthews Engineering Training Ltd

synopsis: Edif ERA, a company owned by the Edif Group, announced the acquisition of Matthews Engineering Training Ltd. Matthews Engineering Training is a market leading provider of ASME and API certified inspector courses for individuals and smaller contractors, as well as in-house training tailored to the needs of blue chip and corporate clients.
buyer parent: Edif Group Management Ltd.
buyer: Edif ERA
Edif ERA provides specialist engineering consultancy helping clients reduce risk, improve operational performance and comply with functional safety and regulatory requirements. They provide specialist, technology-based services including design and development, testing, assessment and expert advice."
target: Matthews Engineering Training Ltd
Matthews Engineering Training offers specialised training in ASME, API and pressure equipment-related subjects from the UK and other countries. Their training courses cover a broad range of technical subjects within the field of plant inspection.
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closed 10/28/2015 via Company Press Release

Circuit Technology, Inc., acquired Soldering Training & Certification

synopsis: Circuit Technology Inc., a leading IPC and soldering training organization is pleased to announce that it has acquired Soldering Training & Certification (STC), a Minnesota based training organization. STC is an authorized member of IPC–Association Connecting Electronics Industries, and a national training provider of IPC certifications.
buyer: Circuit Technology, Inc.
Circuit Technology Inc. is a leading IPC and soldering training organization. Circuit Technology's IPC certified trainers have an average of 24 years experience in the circuit board assembly/manufacturing field. "
target: Soldering Training & Certification
Soldering Training & Certification (STC) is a Minnesota based training organization. STC is an authorized member of IPC–Association Connecting Electronics Industries, and a national training provider of IPC certifications.
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closed 7/6/2011 via PR Newswire

LeCroy Corporation, acquired beTheSignal

synopsis: LeCroy Corp, a leading supplier of oscilloscopes, protocol analyzers and serial data test solutions, has acquired Bogatin Enterprises ("beTheSignal"), a leading provider of training and publications that help engineers transform complex signal integrity problems into practical design solutions.
buyer: LeCroy Corporation (LCRY:$0.00)
LeCroy Corporation is a worldwide leader in serial data test solutions, creating advanced instruments that drive product innovation by quickly measuring, analyzing and verifying complex electronic signals. "
target: beTheSignal
Training classes and publications from Bogatin Enterprises ("beTheSignal") transform complex signal integrity problems into practical design solutions. Bogatin Enterprises specializes in making complex signal integrity topics easy to understand while strengthening engineering intuition.
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closed 6/22/2011 via BusinessWire

Kaplan, Inc., acquired Structuralia

synopsis: Kaplan, the global provider of training and education, has acquired Madrid-based Structuralia, the leader in e-learning for the engineering and infrastructure sector in Spain, for an undisclosed sum. Structuralia provides training to more than 85,000 staff employed at more than 1,350 companies.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Kaplan, Inc.
Kaplan, Inc., is a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Kaplan serves students of all ages through a wide array of offerings including higher education, test preparation, professional training and programs for kids and schools. "
target: Structuralia
Structuralia is a leading e-learning Postgraduate and Executive Engineering School that invests in developing specialized online training programs for the Construction, Infrastructure, Energy and Engineering sectors. Structuralia offers 16 Master’s degree programmes and 11 Executive Programs.
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closed 12/13/2005 via BusinessWire

NetQoS, Inc., acquired Pine Mountain Group Inc.

synopsis: NetQoS(R) Inc. has completed its acquisition of Pine Mountain Group Inc. (PMG), a privately held consulting company based in Orangevale, Calif., and its PMG NetAnalyst(R) certification program.
buyer: NetQoS, Inc.
NetQoS provides network and application performance management software and services that improve application delivery across the world’s most complex networks. NetQoS Performance Center is used to monitor application service levels, troubleshoot problems quickly, and plan for change. "
target: Pine Mountain Group Inc.
Pine Mountain Group Inc. (PMG), a privately held consulting company based in Orangevale, California. Our NetAnalysts pride themselves on solving the toughest challenges in the industry and are supported by the latest network analysis equipment, training and knowledge.
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closed 11/17/2017 via Company Press Release

UL, Inc, acquired ChemADVISOR

synopsis: UL has acquired ChemADVISOR. ChemADVISOR is a leading provider of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Transportation information & regulatory compliance solutions to the global chemical-based manufacturing industry. The company offers database products, training programs and consulting services for handling hazardous materials.
buyer: UL, Inc
UL fosters safe living and working conditions for people everywhere through the application of science to solve safety, security and sustainability challenges. The UL Mark engenders trust enabling the safe adoption of innovative new products and technologies. "
target: ChemADVISOR
ChemADVISOR is a leading provider of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Transportation information & regulatory compliance solutions to the global chemical-based manufacturing industry. The company offers database products, training programs and consulting services for handling hazardous materials.
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announced 7/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

ASK Pravi Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd, will acquire Gateforum Educational Services Private Limited

synopsis: Education company Educomp Solutions Limited has decided to divest its entire 55.41 per cent equity stake in the engineering exam training arm Gateforum Educational Services Private Limited to private equity firm ASK Pravi Capital Advisors. GateForum is the largest organization in the field of GATE training, with a presence in more than 65 cities.
buyer: ASK Pravi Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd
ASK Pravi Capital Advisors Private Limited is a private equity investment advisory firm. ASK Pravi is a joint venture between ASK Group and Pravi Capital, a unique combination of a wealth management and advisory services institution with an experienced entrepreneurial investment management team. "
target parent: Educomp Solutions Limited
target: Gateforum Educational Services Private Limited
GATEFORUM is the largest organization in the field of GATE training, with a presence in more than 65 cities and having trained more than 1,00,000 students since inception. GATEFORUM is the number 1 institute for preparation for GATE Exam.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Helmerich & Payne, Inc., acquired DrillScan

synopsis: Helmerich & Payne, Inc. announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Helmerich & Payne Technologies, LLC, has acquired DrillScan, a leading provider of proprietary drilling engineering software, well engineering services and training for the oil and gas industry. They are based in Villeurbanne, France.
buyer: Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (:$2,853.17)
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. is a publicly traded company dedicated to improving lives through affordable energy by safely providing performance driven drilling services. "
target: DrillScan
DrillScan is a leading provider of proprietary drilling engineering software, well engineering services and training for the oil and gas industry. They are based in Villeurbanne, France.
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closed 11/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aspire2, acquired Safety 'n Action Ltd

synopsis: Aspire2 Group, the newly formed training organisation backed by Australian private equity firm Archer Capital, will acquire Safety ‘n Action. Safety ‘n Action was established in 2001 and has grown exponentially to become New Zealand’s most renowned Health & Safety Training provider.
buyer parent: Archer Capital
buyer: Aspire2
Aspire2 Group is a newly formed training organisation backed by Australian private equity firm Archer Capital. Aspire2 was formed through the acquisition of five New Zealand based private education businesses. "
target: Safety 'n Action Ltd
Safety n Action was established in 2001 and has grown exponentially to become NZ’s most renowned Health & Safety Training provider.
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announced 5/31/2012 via Company Press Release

Site Skills Group Pty Ltd, will acquire Axis Training Group Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Site Skills Group announced it would acquire Axis Training Group. The Axis Training Group is a privately owned company specialising in safety, skills and environmental training for the Oil & Gas, Mining & Resources and Construction industries.
buyer: Site Skills Group Pty Ltd (ASX:SIT:$13.48)
Site Group International is an Australian registered public company which has operations in both Australia and the Philippines. It provides Australian vocational training in Asia. Site offers a range of training programs designed for the Mining & Processing, Oil & Gas and Construction industries. "
target: Axis Training Group Pty Ltd.
The Axis Training Group is a privately owned company specialising in safety, skills and environmental training for the Oil & Gas, Mining & Resources and Construction industries.
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announced 3/26/2014 via BNC Analysis

SiteGroup International, will acquire Competent Project Management

synopsis: The Board of Directors of Site Group International Limited are pleased to announce the agreement to acquire Competent Project Management Pte Ltd (CPM). CPM was established by Phil Costelloe and his experienced team of industry professionals who specialise in providing technical support to clients primarily in the Energy Sector.
buyer: SiteGroup International (ASX:SIT:$13.48)
Site Group International is an Australian registered public company which has operations in both Australia and the Philippines. It provides Australian vocational training in Asia. Site offers a range of training programs designed for the Mining & Processing, Oil & Gas and Construction industries. "
target: Competent Project Management
Competent Project Management Pte Ltd offers technical training for personnel and developing and aligning competence based technical curriculum to match the requirements of clients in the energy sector. The company is based in Australia.
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closed 2/25/2008 via PR Newswire

EPiC Energy Resources, Inc., acquired Epic Integrated Solutions, LLC

synopsis: EPiC Energy Resources, Inc. a provider of engineering & consulting services to the energy industry, announced that is has acquired Epic Integrated Solutions, LLC in a stock and cash transaction valued at $4.3 million. The acquisition is anticipated to be accretive to earnings in 2008.
buyer: EPiC Energy Resources, Inc. (EPCC:$47.54)
EPiC Energy Resources is an integrated energy company based in The Woodlands, Texas. EPiC is focused on providing both energy engineering & consulting services along with acquiring, developing and optimizing energy assets. "
target: Epic Integrated Solutions, LLC
Epic Integrated Solutions, LLC was formed with the vision of providing the Oil and Gas sector with industry leading global training, operations documentation, data integration, and consulting services. We have positioned ourselves at the forefront of the global operations support market.
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announced 7/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Hexatronic Group AB, will acquire The Light Brigade Inc.

synopsis: Hexatronic Group AB (publ), a Swedish technology group which specializes in fiber communications, will acquire The Light Brigade Inc. from AFL Telecommunications, a provider of fiber optic products. Light Brigade is a provider of fiber optic training services. They provide training to various sectors, including wireless, utility, mining, and more.
buyer: Hexatronic Group AB (OM:HTRO:$212.68)
Hexatronic is an innovative Swedish technology group, specializing in fiber communications. They provide products and solutions for the fiber optic network and together, their five independent, entrepreneurial companies offer a full range of passive infrastructure. "
target parent: Fujikura
target: The Light Brigade Inc.
Light Brigade is a provider of fiber optic training services. Light Brigade has trained over 60,000 people worldwide in its instructor-led classes. They provide training to the wireless, broadband communication, service providers, data centre, electric utility, mining, and industrial market sectors.
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closed 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mintra Group, acquired Atlas Knowledge

synopsis: The HR, competence and training specialist Mintra Group has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge. Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Mintra Group
MINTRA GROUP is a leading global partner for companies within oil and gas, maritime, construction and renewables looking to achieve cost effective management of HR, competence and training. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: Atlas Knowledge
Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide. Atlas has served the learning and compliance needs of standards bodies, regulators and more than 1,700 corporate customers, including 6 of the top 10 largest energy companies in the world.
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closed 6/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

ASCO plc, acquired NSL Ltd.

synopsis: ASCO, the world's leading oil and gas logistics company, announced that it has acquired North Sea Lifting Limited (NSL) - an international safety training and lifting specialist.
buyer: ASCO plc
ASCO is a leading international Oil & Gas logistics company. Their services include: on and offshore logistics, international freight management, waste management, personnel, and marine. "
target: NSL Ltd.
NSL is one of the oilfield’s leading training companies and suppliers of specialist personnel. Not only do they train but they also perform technical reviews or audits on your lifting operations to identify any weaknesses or problems. They can then make recommendations as to how to fix them.
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closed 7/15/2014 via PR Web

Telemedia, Inc., acquired American Trainco

synopsis: Telemedia, LLC, a leading developer of industrial skills and maintenance training solutions, has acquired American Trainco, Inc. American Trainco, Inc. operates outside of Denver, Colorado and excels in developing workforces through open enrollment and in-house live industrial skills training classes.
buyer parent: Renovus Capital
buyer: Telemedia, Inc.
Telemedia is a provider of technical skills training content and programs for large industrial companies around the world. These programs train industrial workers to maintain and operate complex machinery, observe proper safety precautions and comply with government regulations. "
target: American Trainco
American Trainco provides live training for maintenance personnel working in industrial plants and large building facilities. Their courses are practical, complete, consistent, and designed to bring students up to speed in their topic of study as quickly and safely as possible.
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closed 7/15/2014 via PR Web

Telemedia, Inc., acquired American Trainco

synopsis: Telemedia, LLC, a leading developer of industrial skills and maintenance training solutions, has acquired American Trainco, Inc. American Trainco, Inc. operates outside of Denver, Colorado and excels in developing workforces through open enrollment and in-house live industrial skills training classes.
buyer parent: Renovus Capital
buyer: Telemedia, Inc.
Telemedia is a provider of technical skills training content and programs for large industrial companies around the world. These programs train industrial workers to maintain and operate complex machinery, observe proper safety precautions and comply with government regulations. "
target: American Trainco
American Trainco provides live training for maintenance personnel working in industrial plants and large building facilities. Their courses are practical, complete, consistent, and designed to bring students up to speed in their topic of study as quickly and safely as possible.
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closed 12/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haynes Publishing Group PLC, acquired OATS Limited

synopsis: Yeovil-headquartered Haynes Publishing Group has acquired OATS, a Swindon-based technology business which provides data to the lubricants sector of the oil industry. OATS, founded in 1993 has developed an equipment and lubricants database that supports customers including original equipment manufacturers, oil companies and lubricant distributors.
buyer: Haynes Publishing Group PLC (LSE:HYNS:$48.05)
Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C., a publishing company, produces and sells automotive and motorcycle repair manuals. The Company's manuals are based on a complete vehicle strip-down and rebuild in its workshops. "
target: OATS Limited
OATS is a niche technology business that provides information and productivity solutions for the lubricants sector of the oil industry. OATS has developed an equipment and lubricants database that supports customers including original equipment manufacturers and oil companies.
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closed 1/1/2020 via Company Press Release

CompositesWorld, acquired NetComposites

synopsis: CompositesWorld, a provider of carbon and glass fiber composites manufacturing news, has acquired NetComposites, a UK-based media company focused on the composites industry. NetComposites brings together a global composites industry network through its news, conferences and networking platform.
buyer parent: Gardner Business Media, Inc.
buyer: CompositesWorld
CompositesWorld is a provider of carbon and glass fiber composites manufacturing news. Through their monthly magazine, e-newsletters, digital content, market research and events, CompositesWorld connects leaders to reliable information across the global composites manufacturing industry. "
target: NetComposites
NetComposites is a UK-based media company focused on the composites industry. NetComposites brings together a global composites industry network through its news, conferences and networking platform. Their website offers the latest composites industry news, job postings, and composites guides.
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closed 2/22/2011 via GlobeNewswire

3D Systems Corporation, acquired Quickparts.com, Inc.

synopsis: 3D Systems Corporation has announced that it has acquired Quickparts, a leading custom parts services company based in Atlanta, GA. Quickparts is dedicated to providing its customers with best in class e-commerce procurement and delivery services.
buyer: 3D Systems Corporation (DDD:$566.61)
Founded in 1986, with the invention of the first Stereolithography Rapid Prototyping system, 3D Systems has grown into a global company delivering advanced solid imaging solutions to every major market around the world. "
target parent: Frontier Capital
target: Quickparts.com, Inc.
Quickparts is a custom manufacturing services company dedicated to providing customers with online, high touch customer care to procure low and high-volume custom parts.
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closed 6/13/2006 via Mins b2b

Davison Publishing Co. merged with Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation,

synopsis: In a merger of two of the nation’s oldest business publishers, Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. said Monday that is has acquired the assets of Davison Publishing Co. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation
Simmons-Boardman publishes six monthly trade magazines that are widely perceived to be leaders in their fields. Railway Age, founded in 1856, is America¹s oldest transportation periodical. Railway Track & Structures (1905) and International Railway Journal (1961) also serve the rail sector. "
target: Davison Publishing Co.
Davison Publishing is one of the oldest industry directory publishers in the country and is able to trace its roots back to 1866. Davison Publishing produces the most comprehensive books for the Textile, Fence, Commercial Marine, and Corrugated Box & Folding Carton industries.
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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 2/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Capvis Equity, acquired Wer Liefert Was GmbH

synopsis: Capvis, the leading private equity firm in Switzerland, has acquired Wer liefert was GmbH, the leading supplier search engine in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, from Paragon Partners. Wer liefert was GmbH has over 24 million visits making it the most-visited website for B2B purchases.
buyer: Capvis Equity
Capvis is the leading private equity firm in Switzerland and a top player in German-speaking Europe. Capvis invests in well-positioned midsize firms with headquarters in Switzerland, Germany or Austria, typically as part of succession solutions and corporate spin-offs. "
target parent: Paragon Partners GmbH
target: Wer Liefert Was GmbH
“Wer liefert was” is the leading supplier search engine in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, with 24 million visits making it the most-visited website for B2B purchases. About 530,000 suppliers, producers, distributors and service providers get in touch with 1.6 million genuine buyers every month.
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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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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Metropolis International, Ltd., purchased Industrial Equipment Market and The Trader from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold Industrial Equipment Market and The Trader to Metropolis International (UK) Limited for GBP9m.
buyer: Metropolis International, Ltd.
Metropolis International Limited is a UK publisher. "
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 5/8/2014 via PR Web

Global Water Intelligence, acquired UltraPure Water Journal

synopsis: Global Water Intelligence, the global leader for primary research information on international water markets, acquired publications UltraPure Water Journal, which provides information on the treatment of high-purity water, and Industrial Water Treatment, a magazine which covers treatment of industrial and process water, from Tall Oaks Publishing.
buyer: Global Water Intelligence
Global Water Intelligence researches and publishes business data and information about the water markets worldwide. Based in Oxford, UK, it also has offices in Singapore and the USA (Austin, Texas) and has researchers and office staff in many other countries. "
target parent: Tall Oaks Publishing Inc.
target: UltraPure Water Journal
Ultra Pure Water is a trade magazine that was launched in April 1984 by Frank Slejko, Ph.D. to provide information on the treatment of high-purity water such as used within the laboratory, pharmaceutical, power generation, and semiconductor industries.
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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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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 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 2/24/2016 via Company Press Release

FMA Communications, Inc., acquired Canadian Metalworking/Canadian Fabricating & Welding

synopsis: Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA) has acquired the media brands Canadian Metalworking and Canadian Fabricating & Welding from Annex Business Media, based in Simcoe, ON, Canada. Canadian Metalworking/Fabrication & Welding are publications that cover sheet metal works in Canada.
buyer parent: Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International
buyer: FMA Communications, Inc.
FMA Communications, Inc., the publishing affiliate of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International® (FMA), serves the metal forming and fabricating industry by publishing business-to-business magazines, e-newsletters, vendor directories, and Web sites. "
target parent: Annex Business Media
target: Canadian Metalworking/Canadian Fabricating & Welding
Canadian Metalworking/Canadian Fabricating & Welding is a trade publication that covers all aspects of the country's metalworking, fabricating & welding industries. They strive to bring the latest news, products, and insights to keep readers aware of the latest industry trends.
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closed 8/17/2010 via Company Press Release

WhatTheyThink, Inc., acquired DigitalPrint360

synopsis: WhatTheyThink, the printing and publishing industry's leading media organization, announced that it is acquiring DigitalPrint360 from Andrew Simmons. The current list of DigitalPrint360 subscribers will be merged into WhatTheyThink's weekly digital printing newsletter subscriber list.
buyer parent: DigitalPrint360
buyer: WhatTheyThink, Inc.
WhatTheyThink is the printing and publishing industry's leading media organization; offering a wide range of publications delivering unbiased, real-time market intelligence, industry news, economic analysis, peer-to-peer communication, and special reports on emerging technology and critical events. "
target: DigitalPrint360
DigitalPrint360 was founded by Andrew Simmons in 2001 as PrintOnDemand.com, an online news source for the digital printing industry.
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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 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 9/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, acquired Plastics Machinery Magazine

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media, a business to business media company, has acquired Plastics Machinery Magazine (PMM), a monthly magazine focused exclusively on innovations in processing and tooling technologies. PMM is lead by a team of plastics industry veterans that have over 250 years of experience in publishing for the plastics industry.
buyer parent: Resolute Capital Partners
buyer: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites and events. From e-newsletters to monthly magazines to live in-person events, the company provides the best opportunities for readers to stay knowledgeable and B2B advertisers to remain relevant."
target: Plastics Machinery Magazine
Plastics Machinery Magazine (PMM) is a monthly magazine focused exclusively on innovations in processing and tooling technologies. Based in Akron, Ohio, it is lead by a team of plastics industry veterans that collectively has more than 250 years of experience in publishing for the plastics industry.
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closed 7/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Machineseeker, acquired Werktuigen.nl

synopsis: Machineseeker, the leading online marketplace for used machinery in Europe, has acquired Werktuigen.nl, the no.1 marketplace for used machinery in Benelux. Werktuigen.nl offers hundreds of new advertisements for products such as tractors, compressors, forklifts, trucks, and more.
buyer: Machineseeker
Machineseeker is the leading online marketplace for used machinery in Europe. Machineseeker has advertisements from more than 8,100 dealers for over 200,000 machines. They offer machinery in various categories, including metal processing, woodworking, printing, food processing, and more. "
target: Werktuigen.nl
Werktuigen.nl is the no.1 marketplace for used machinery in Benelux. Werktuigen.nl allows users to easily buy or sell new and used machinery and tools. Hundreds of new advertisements are placed every day on their platform. Their range of products include tractors, compressors, forklifts, and more.
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closed 6/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Matthew Conroy and Matt Lyons, acquired Cahaba Media Group

synopsis: Matthew Conroy and Matt Lyons have purchased a majority stake in Cahaba Media Group, a b2b media publishing company in the industrial, construction and home health sectors. Conroy is a previous Top 40 Under 40 winner who previously served as chief financial officer for Momentum Telecom. Lyons founded defense and space company LinQuest.
buyer: Matthew Conroy and Matt Lyons
Matthew Conroy is a previous Top 40 Under 40 winner who previously served as chief financial officer for Momentum Telecom. Matt Lyons founded defense and space company LinQuest. "
target: Cahaba Media Group
Founded in 2002, Cahaba Media Group is a growing company with an entrepreneurial mindset. They publish trade magazines, websites and e-newsletters that are leaders in their respective industries, including home health care, construction, and the industrial industry.
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cancelled 5/1/2012 via

Athol Gold, cancelled an acquisition of Oilbarrel.com

synopsis: Athol Gold, an investment holding company, has acquired Oilbarrel.com Limited. Oilbarrel.com owns and operates a portal that provides background information about oil and gas companies.
buyer: Athol Gold
Athol Gold Limited, an investment holding company, invests principally in the shares of gold and precious metals companies quoted on stock exchanges in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. "
target parent: Rivington Street Holdings PLC
target: Oilbarrel.com
Oilbarrel.com Limited owns and operates a portal that provides background information about oil and gas companies.
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