Like The Madison Times

closed 12/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Milwaukee Courier, acquired The Madison Times

synopsis: Milwaukee Courier has acquired The Madison Times, a minority focused community newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1991 by the late civil rights activist Betty Franklin-Hammonds.
buyer: Milwaukee Courier
The Milwaukee Courier is a weekly newspaper periodical published in print and distributed throughout Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the entire United States by mail via paid subscriptions. It provides news, op-ed, sports, and classifieds, among other things, to its African American community of readers. "
target: The Madison Times
The Madison Times is a minority focused community newspaper. It was founded in 1991 by the late civil rights activist Betty Franklin-Hammonds.
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closed 6/26/2018 via BusinessWire

H Code, acquired HipLatina

synopsis: H Code, the leader in digital advertising for the US Hispanic market, announced the acquisition of HipLatina, a leading digital lifestyle platform for Hispanic women that reaches more than four million consumers per month via email, web, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and more than 20 websites and mobile apps.
buyer: H Code
H Code is the #1 US Hispanic comScore entity for Authentic Hispanic Reach. The company connects advertisers with the highly sought-after US Hispanic audience through a combination of target-able data-sets (science) and exemplary creative executions (art). "
target: HipLatina
HipLatina is a digital lifestyle publication that creates the conversation through positive & inspiring storytelling with an emphasis on food & drink, style, wellness, and profiles of fascinating people relevant to the US Hispanic community.
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closed 1/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Essence Ventures LLC, acquired Essence Communications Inc.

synopsis: Essence Ventures LLC, an independent African-American owned company focused on merging content, community and commerce, announced its acquisition of multi-platform media company Essence Communications Inc. from Time Inc. Essence owns Essence Magazine, a hallmark for women’s empowerment.
buyer: Essence Ventures LLC
Essence Ventures LLC is an independent African-American owned company focused on merging content, community and commerce. It was founded by Richelieu Dennis, founder of the shampoo and body care company Shea Moisture. "
target parent: Time Inc.
target: Essence Communications Inc.
ESSENCE is a hallmark for women’s empowerment and a cultural beacon of pride and celebration of the diverse images and lifestyles of Black women. ESSENCE is an international destination for diverse storytelling and original content comprising beauty, fashion, lifestyle, entertainment and culture.
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closed 6/16/2016 via BusinessWire

The Clear View Group, acquired Ebony Media

synopsis: The Clear View Group (CVG), announced that it has acquired the assets of Ebony Media, the publisher of Ebony Magazine, the premiere destination for African-American cultural insight, news and perspective. The iconic brands of EBONY and JET are under new management and heading in a bold new direction and will now be known as Ebony Media.
buyer: The Clear View Group
Clear View Group specializes in private equity acquisitions of U.S. based, middle market companies. By partnering with businesses with experienced and proven operating management, Clear View Group helps mid level companies to grow their profitability through proven professional financial models. "
target parent: Johnson Publishing Company LLC
target: Ebony Media
Ebony Media is the publisher of Ebony Magazine, the premiere destination for African-American cultural insight, news and perspective. JET is the No. 1 African-American newsweekly and has more than 7 million readers.
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closed 3/14/2005 via PR Newswire

Time Inc., acquired Essence Communications Partners

synopsis: Time Inc. announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the portion of Essence Communications Partners that it did not already own. Essence Communications Partners publishes ESSENCE magazine.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME:$2,884.00)
Time Inc. is one of the largest content companies in the world. With a portfolio of 22 U.S. magazines and 26 U.S. Web sites, including some of the world's most popular, powerful and trusted brands, it is the largest magazine publisher in the U.S., and a leading publisher in the U.K. and Mexico. "
target: Essence Communications Partners
ECP is the publisher of ESSENCE, the preeminent lifestyle magazine for today's African-American woman. Under the editorial direction of Editor-in-Chief Diane Weathers, the publication enjoys a monthly circulation of more than 1 million and a readership of 7.6 million -- 29% of which is male.
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closed 7/1/2019 via Forbes

NGL Collective, acquired Hispanicize Media Group LLC

synopsis: NGL Collective, a leading digital media and entertainment company, has acquired Hispanicize Media Group (HMG), a digital media, event marketing and activation company serving the Millennial and GenZ Hispanic Communities in the U.S. and Latin America. HMG produces Hispanicize, the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers.
buyer: NGL Collective
NGL Collective is a leading digital media and entertainment company. NGL Collective connects advertisers and New Generation Latinos (NGLs) through video across platforms in-language, in-culture and in-context. NGL Collective is dedicated to modernizing the way advertisers reach and engage with NGLs."
target: Hispanicize Media Group LLC
Hispanicize Media Group (HMG) is a digital media, event marketing and activation company serving the Millennial and GenZ Hispanic Communities in the U.S. and Latin America. HMG produces Hispanicize, the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers.
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closed 8/31/2011 via PR Newswire

Hispanicize, acquired Being Latino, Inc.

synopsis: Social media content and blogger marketing platform Hispanicize has acquired a significant stake in Being Latino, one of the nation's leading Hispanic community and social media platforms and publisher of the online magazine Being Latino.
buyer: Hispanicize
Hispanicize is a Latino social media news content and digital services platform. Content on its website and its social media channels delivers the latest trends, features, and questions surrounding social media and technological initiatives that impact and inspire Latinos online today. "
target: Being Latino, Inc.
Being Latino is a community and communications platform designed to educate, entertain and connect all people across the global Latino spectrum. The community platform counts on a growing following through the Being Latino Online Magazine as well as through other social media platforms.
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closed 7/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix, acquired The Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

synopsis: Jewish News, which publishes weekly online and in-print articles concerning the Jewish community, has been acquired by The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix, a foundation that helps people support the Jewish and secular causes most important to them.
buyer: The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix
Since 1972, the Jewish Community Foundation has been helping people support the Jewish and secular causes most important to them. They help donors achieve their charitable and financial goals. "
target parent: Jaime and Jeff Stern
target: The Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
The Jewish News of Greater Phoenix publishes weekly online and in-print articles. The newspaper reports on local, national, and international stories of interest to the Jewish community in metropolitan Phoenix.
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closed 12/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Milwaukee Courier, acquired The Madison Times

synopsis: Milwaukee Courier has acquired The Madison Times, a minority focused community newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1991 by the late civil rights activist Betty Franklin-Hammonds.
buyer: Milwaukee Courier
The Milwaukee Courier is a weekly newspaper periodical published in print and distributed throughout Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the entire United States by mail via paid subscriptions. It provides news, op-ed, sports, and classifieds, among other things, to its African American community of readers. "
target: The Madison Times
The Madison Times is a minority focused community newspaper. It was founded in 1991 by the late civil rights activist Betty Franklin-Hammonds.
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closed 12/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Milwaukee Courier, acquired The Madison Times

synopsis: Milwaukee Courier has acquired The Madison Times, a minority focused community newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1991 by the late civil rights activist Betty Franklin-Hammonds.
buyer: Milwaukee Courier
The Milwaukee Courier is a weekly newspaper periodical published in print and distributed throughout Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the entire United States by mail via paid subscriptions. It provides news, op-ed, sports, and classifieds, among other things, to its African American community of readers. "
target: The Madison Times
The Madison Times is a minority focused community newspaper. It was founded in 1991 by the late civil rights activist Betty Franklin-Hammonds.
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closed 12/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Milwaukee Courier, acquired The Madison Times

synopsis: Milwaukee Courier has acquired The Madison Times, a minority focused community newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1991 by the late civil rights activist Betty Franklin-Hammonds.
buyer: Milwaukee Courier
The Milwaukee Courier is a weekly newspaper periodical published in print and distributed throughout Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the entire United States by mail via paid subscriptions. It provides news, op-ed, sports, and classifieds, among other things, to its African American community of readers. "
target: The Madison Times
The Madison Times is a minority focused community newspaper. It was founded in 1991 by the late civil rights activist Betty Franklin-Hammonds.
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closed 1/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Essence Ventures LLC, acquired Essence Communications Inc.

synopsis: Essence Ventures LLC, an independent African-American owned company focused on merging content, community and commerce, announced its acquisition of multi-platform media company Essence Communications Inc. from Time Inc. Essence owns Essence Magazine, a hallmark for women’s empowerment.
buyer: Essence Ventures LLC
Essence Ventures LLC is an independent African-American owned company focused on merging content, community and commerce. It was founded by Richelieu Dennis, founder of the shampoo and body care company Shea Moisture. "
target parent: Time Inc.
target: Essence Communications Inc.
ESSENCE is a hallmark for women’s empowerment and a cultural beacon of pride and celebration of the diverse images and lifestyles of Black women. ESSENCE is an international destination for diverse storytelling and original content comprising beauty, fashion, lifestyle, entertainment and culture.
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closed 6/16/2016 via BusinessWire

The Clear View Group, acquired Ebony Media

synopsis: The Clear View Group (CVG), announced that it has acquired the assets of Ebony Media, the publisher of Ebony Magazine, the premiere destination for African-American cultural insight, news and perspective. The iconic brands of EBONY and JET are under new management and heading in a bold new direction and will now be known as Ebony Media.
buyer: The Clear View Group
Clear View Group specializes in private equity acquisitions of U.S. based, middle market companies. By partnering with businesses with experienced and proven operating management, Clear View Group helps mid level companies to grow their profitability through proven professional financial models. "
target parent: Johnson Publishing Company LLC
target: Ebony Media
Ebony Media is the publisher of Ebony Magazine, the premiere destination for African-American cultural insight, news and perspective. JET is the No. 1 African-American newsweekly and has more than 7 million readers.
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closed 3/14/2005 via PR Newswire

Time Inc., acquired Essence Communications Partners

synopsis: Time Inc. announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the portion of Essence Communications Partners that it did not already own. Essence Communications Partners publishes ESSENCE magazine.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME:$2,884.00)
Time Inc. is one of the largest content companies in the world. With a portfolio of 22 U.S. magazines and 26 U.S. Web sites, including some of the world's most popular, powerful and trusted brands, it is the largest magazine publisher in the U.S., and a leading publisher in the U.K. and Mexico. "
target: Essence Communications Partners
ECP is the publisher of ESSENCE, the preeminent lifestyle magazine for today's African-American woman. Under the editorial direction of Editor-in-Chief Diane Weathers, the publication enjoys a monthly circulation of more than 1 million and a readership of 7.6 million -- 29% of which is male.
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closed 6/22/2022 via BusinessWire

Greenwood, Inc., acquired Valence Community

synopsis: Greenwood, the digital banking platform for Black and Latino individuals and business owners, has announced the acquisition of Valence, the leading platform that connects, showcases, and empowers the Black professional community through their recruitment and professional development products.
buyer: Greenwood, Inc.
Greenwood is a mobile banking platform for Black and Latinx people and business owners. Greenwood features best-in-class digital banking services and innovative ways of giving back to the community. "
target: Valence Community
Valence is the leading platform that connects, showcases, and empowers the Black professional community through their recruitment and professional development products.
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closed 9/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Blavity, Inc., acquired Travel Noire Inc.

synopsis: Blavity, the media and events startup focused on black millennials and black culture, has acquired travel startup Travel Noire. Travel Noire, which offers up traveling tips and guidance for black millennials, reaches over 2 million millennials a month.
buyer: Blavity, Inc.
Blavity is a media and events startup focused on black millennials and black culture. Blavity is built for and by passionate black millennials trying to add more balance to the way Black people are represented in media and culture. "
target: Travel Noire Inc.
Travel Noire is a digital publishing platform that creates tools and resources for the unconventional traveler. Founded by a Glamour Magazine award-winning entrepreneur, Travel Noire is a necessity in every traveler’s toolkit.
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closed 12/21/2016 via PR Newswire

Bounce Media, acquired The Trumpet Awards Foundation

synopsis: African American broadcast network, Bounce TV has acquired all assets of The Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions, in an agreement with The Trumpet Awards Foundation announced.
buyer: Bounce Media
Bounce TV is the first African American broadcast network, featuring a programming mix of theatrical motion pictures, sporting events, documentaries, specials, inspirational faith-based programs, off-network series, original programming and more. "
target: The Trumpet Awards Foundation
The Trumpet Awards is the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions.
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closed 5/11/2022 via BusinessWire

My Code, acquired ImpreMedia, LLC

synopsis: My Code, the largest multicultural digital media platform in the United States which enables publishers, storytellers, brands and agencies to connect with multidimensional and diverse audiences , announced the completion of its acquisition of a majority ownership interest in Impremedia, the leading Hispanic news and information company.
buyer parent: Falfurrias Capital
buyer: My Code
My Code is a digital media company that enables brands, agencies, publishers, and storytellers to decode and connect with multifaceted and diverse audiences. They specialize in Multicultural Marketing, targeting the Hispanic, Black, AAPI, Female, and LGBTQ markets. "
target parent: S.A. La Nación
target: ImpreMedia, LLC
Impremedia is a leader in Hispanic content with a portfolio of trusted, influential multimedia News and Lifestyle brands that reach a highly engaged, multi-generational Hispanic audience.
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closed 4/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Robbie Gibb, William Shawcross, and others, acquired The Jewish Chronicle

synopsis: A consortium including a group of Jewish philanthropists has purchased the world’s oldest Jewish newspaper, the Jewish Chronicle. The consortium is led by Sir Robbie Gibb, ex-head of communications at 10 Downing Street, former chairman of the Charity Commission William Shawcross, former Labour MP John Woodcock, and more.
buyer: Robbie Gibb, William Shawcross, and others
The consortium is led by Sir Robbie Gibb, ex-head of communications at 10 Downing Street, former chairman of the Charity Commission William Shawcross, former Labour MP John Woodcock, broadcasters John Ware and Jonathan Sacerdoti, and Rabbi Jonathan Hughes of Radlett United Synagogue. "
target: The Jewish Chronicle
The Jewish Chronicle (The JC) is a London-based Jewish weekly newspaper. Founded in 1841, it is the oldest continuously published Jewish newspaper in the world.
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closed 7/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix, acquired The Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

synopsis: Jewish News, which publishes weekly online and in-print articles concerning the Jewish community, has been acquired by The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix, a foundation that helps people support the Jewish and secular causes most important to them.
buyer: The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix
Since 1972, the Jewish Community Foundation has been helping people support the Jewish and secular causes most important to them. They help donors achieve their charitable and financial goals. "
target parent: Jaime and Jeff Stern
target: The Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
The Jewish News of Greater Phoenix publishes weekly online and in-print articles. The newspaper reports on local, national, and international stories of interest to the Jewish community in metropolitan Phoenix.
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