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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Macmillan Publishers Ltd., acquired Pronoun

synopsis: Macmillan Publishers announces the acquisition of Pronoun, Inc., a New York City–based technology company that provides digital book publishing tools, analytics, and services for authors and media companies.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world. Macmillan publishes a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. "
target: Pronoun
Pronoun, Inc. is a New York City–based technology company that provides digital book publishing tools, analytics, and services for authors and media companies.
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closed 3/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Texterity Inc. merged with Godengo, Inc.,

synopsis: Godengo, Inc., the largest provider of content management systems for magazine publishers, and Texterity, Inc., a provider of digital magazines and mobile apps, announced that they have joined forces to create the first unified platform that is focused on helping publishers leverage digital, web, and mobile media.
buyer: Godengo, Inc.
Godengo, Inc. provides publishers with robust online products and digital advertising platforms. These products and services enable publishers to offer their content to their loyal readers through a variety of different media formats. "
target: Texterity Inc.
Texterity, Inc. is a privately held company located in Southborough, MA. As a leader in digital and mobile publishing solutions, Texterity creates, maintains, and tracks more than 750 digital editions and builds magazine-branded apps for B2B, consumer, association, niche, and educational titles.
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closed 3/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired We Are Hunted

synopsis: Twitter acquired the music discovery service We Are Hunted and is using its technology to build a standalone music app. We Are Hunted is a San Francisco based software company that has developed proprietary search technology which continuously scans the Internet to identify the hottest new music in the world.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,295.22)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets. "
target: We Are Hunted
We Are Hunted is a San Francisco based software company that has developed proprietary search technology which continuously scans the Internet to identify the hottest new music in the world.
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closed 6/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Concord Music, acquired Sikorski

synopsis: Concord, an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, has acquired historic classical music publisher The Sikorski Music Publishing Group, home to a wide range of major works by legendary composers such as Dmitri Shostakovich, Dmitri Kabalevsky and Alfred Schnittke.
buyer parent: MassMutual
buyer: Concord Music
Concord Music is an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, including theatrical performance rights. Concord Music has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, composers, and songwriters. "
target: Sikorski
Internationale Musikverlage Hans Sikorski is an international sheet music publishing company with headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. The music publishing firm of Hans Sikorski was founded in 1935 and now comprises more than 30 publishers in several European countries and in the USA.
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announced 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Apollo Global Management, will acquire Cox Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: Cox Enterprises Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement with funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC to buy a majority interest in Cox Media Group's broadcast television stations, including the company's radio, newspaper and TV properties in Ohio.
buyer: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$1,539.25)
Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager. Apollo has assets of approximately $280 billion in private equity, credit and real assets funds invested across a core group of nine industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources. "
target parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
target: Cox Media Group, Inc.
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company's operations include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications.
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closed 9/19/2018 via PE Hub

Mason Wells, acquired Buffalo Games

synopsis: Mason Wells, a leading Midwest-based private equity firm, has acquired Buffalo Games, a leading manufacturer, innovator and marketer of jigsaw puzzles and board, table and party games for adults, families and children. The Company sells its products to the mass retail, online, specialty, craft/hobby and book store channels.
buyer: Mason Wells
Mason Wells is a leading Midwest-based private equity firm with approximately $1.0 billion in assets under management across its current private equity funds. Mason Wells is currently investing out of Mason Wells Buyout Fund IV, a $615 million fund. "
target: Buffalo Games
Buffalo Games is a leading manufacturer, innovator and marketer of jigsaw puzzles and board, table and party games for adults, families and children. The Company sells its products to the mass retail, online, specialty, craft/hobby and book store channels.
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closed 3/17/2016 via BusinessWire

Tribune Publishing, acquired Freedom Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Tribune Publishing Co. announced that it was the successful bidder at a public bankruptcy auction to acquire substantially all of the assets of Freedom Communications, Inc. Freedom Communications is a national privately-owned information and entertainment company of print publications and interactive businesses.
buyer parent: Tribune Media Company
buyer: Tribune Publishing (NasdaqGM:TRNC:$1,513.52)
Tribune Publishing Company is a diversified media and marketing-solutions company that delivers innovative experiences for audiences and advertisers across all platforms. The company’s diverse portfolio of iconic news and information brands includes 11 award-winning major daily titles. "
target: Freedom Communications, Inc.
Freedom Communications is a national privately-owned information and entertainment company of print publications and interactive businesses. The company's portfolio includes information and entertainment websites, mobile applications, daily and weekly newspapers and other specialty publications.
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closed 10/3/2014 via PR Newswire

HarperCollins Christian Publishing, acquired Thomas Nelson Brasil

synopsis: HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) announced its acquisition of majority ownership of Thomas Nelson Brasil (TNB) from joint venture partner Ediouro Group. TNB was formed in 2006 as a partnership between Thomas Nelson Publishers and Ediouro.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: HarperCollins Christian Publishing
HarperCollins Christian Publishing Inc. is a world leading Christian publisher. Comprised of the Thomas Nelson and Zondervan publishing groups, the Company has nearly 300 years of combined publishing experience. "
target parent: Ediouro Group
target: Thomas Nelson Brasil
Thomas Nelson Brasil was formed as a partnership between Thomas Nelson Publishers and Ediouro. Brazil has been one of the fastest growing Christian evangelical countries in the world, and Thomas Nelson used its publishing brand and Ediouro's infrastructure to introduce its U.S. authors to Brazil.
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closed 5/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Tinicum Capital Partners LP, acquired F+W Media, Inc.

synopsis: F+W has sold a majority stake to Tinicum L.P. F+W Media is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts. F+W offers a diversified portfolio of books, e-books, magazines, industry-leading events, e-commerce stores, online education programs, DVD and video instruction, television programs, & more.
buyer: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
Tinicum Incorporated is a private investment firm with more than 25 years of experience investing in private and public companies. They acquire companies in private transactions or restructurings and also makes minority investments in public and private companies. "
target: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media is a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts. F+W offers a diversified portfolio of books, e-books, magazines, industry-leading events, e-commerce stores, online education programs, DVD and video instruction, television programs, & more.
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closed 12/20/2013 via BNC Analysis

Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac, purchased Ringier Alex Springer CZ from Ringier Axel Springer Media AG

synopsis: Entrepreneurs Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac have bought company Ringier Alex Springer CZ, the biggest publisher of dailies on the Czech market.
buyer: Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac
Daniel Kretinsky and Patrik Tkac are two businessmen and entrepreneurs in the Czech Republic. "
seller: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Ringier Alex Springer CZ is the biggest publisher of dailies on the Czech market. Ringier Axel Springer Media AG is a leading integrated multimedia company in Central and Eastern Europe.
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closed 11/26/2013 via Reuters

Gazprom-Media, acquired Prof-Media Management LLC

synopsis: Media arm of state-controlled Gazprom bought mining tycoon Vladimir Potanin's Profmedia. Through the deal, the former Soviet gas ministry that is now Russia's largest company by revenue, will add TV and radio stations, cinemas and film production and distribution assets to a sprawling portfolio that it has built up around commercial TV channel NTV.
buyer parent: Gazprom
buyer: Gazprom-Media
Gazprom-Media Holding comprises television, radio, printing press, cinema production, advertising, movie theaters and internet assets. The company was founded on January 21, 1998. Gazprom-Media Holding is one of the largest media holdings in Russia and Europe. "
target: Prof-Media Management LLC
Prof-Media is one of the largest and most diversified media holdings in Russia, one of the leaders in the newspaper, magazine, radio and cinema markets. The holding is a major private investor in the Russian cinema industry.
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$521
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announced 6/21/2013 via Company Press Release

VETEK, will acquire Ukrainian Media Holding

synopsis: VETEK and Ukrainian Media Holding ("UMH") signed a sales agreement for Vetek to acquire 98% of UMH. UMH operates as a multimedia company in the Ukraine and Russia.
buyer: VETEK
The main activity of VETEK Group is focused on investments into the oil and gas industry of Ukraine, including modernization and restoration of the refining sector competitiveness. "
target: Ukrainian Media Holding
Ukrainian Media Holding ("UMH") is a dynamic multimedia company in Eastern Europe that controls over 50 media brands. In Ukraine UMH is leader on markets of Internet, radio and press, in Russia UMH is the most dynamic publishing company among top-10 market players.
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announced 6/26/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Editions Gallimard SA, will acquire Flammarion S.A.

synopsis: Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup SpA said it received a EUR251 million ($314 million) binding offer from Gallimard's parent company Madrigall SA to buy its French book unit RCS Livres, which controls publishing group Flammarion.
buyer: Editions Gallimard SA
Éditions Gallimard is one of the leading French publishers of books. It was founded in 1911 in Paris by Gaston Gallimard as Les Éditions de la Nouvelle Revue Française. The stylised nrf logo still appears on many books published by Gallimard today. "
target parent: RCS MediaGroup S.p.A.
target: Flammarion S.A.
Flammarion Group is the fourth largest French publishing group. It comprises a number of areas of activity, including publishing, distribution, sales, printing, and bookshops. It’s mission is to make knowledge in all fields accessible to all, by means of the best possible editorial products.
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closed 7/25/2012 via BusinessWire

2100 Trust, LLC, acquired Freedom Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Freedom Communications Holdings, Inc. has been acquired by 2100 Trust, LLC in a merger with a subsidiary of 2100 Trust. Freedom Communications Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, CA, is a national privately owned information and entertainment company of print publications and interactive businesses.
buyer: 2100 Trust, LLC
2100 Trust, LLC is a privately held company that believes strongly in the future of journalism and the newspaper industry. The company is dedicated to enhancing and enriching the integral relationship that its newspapers have with their local communities. "
target: Freedom Communications, Inc.
Freedom Communications is a national media company operating print publications, broadcast television stations and interactive businesses. The company's print portfolio includes approximately 100 daily and weekly publications, plus ancillary magazines and other specialty publications.
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closed 4/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Numilog, acquired Numilog

synopsis: Hachette Livre has sold its e-book distribution platform Numilog to its Founder and CEO, Denis Zwirn.
buyer: Numilog
Numilog operates as an ebookstore and aggregator. It offers the conversion of printed books to digital books, as well as an online library. "
target parent: Lagardère SCA
target: Numilog
Numilog operates as an ebookstore and aggregator. It offers the conversion of printed books to digital books, as well as an online library.
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announced 12/5/2011 via BNC Analysis

A-Pressen ASA, will acquire Edda Media AS

synopsis: Norwegian media group A-Pressen says it plans to buy Edda Media from the European publishing company Mecom. Edda Media AS is a Norwegian media group that owns a number of Norwegian newspapers, television channels, radio channels and websites.
buyer: A-Pressen ASA
A-pressen ASA operates as a media company in Norway and Russia. The company collects, facilitates, produces, and distributes information. Its activities include newspapers, printing, television (TV), and electronic media operations. "
target parent: Mecom Group PLC
target: Edda Media AS
Edda Media AS is a Norwegian media group that owns a number of Norwegian newspapers, television channels, radio channels and websites. It offers advertisements, inserts, and supplements on the Internet, radio, television, direct marketing radio, & internet services.
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$267
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announced 12/15/2010 via Reuters

Xinhua Winshare Publishing and Media Co., Ltd, will purchase 15 Subsidiaries from Sichuan Publication Group Company Limited

synopsis: Sichuan Xinhua Winshare Chainst Co., Ltd has entered into an acquisition agreement to acquire the entire interests in the 15 companies in total, all of which are wholly owned subsidiaries of Sichuan Publication Group Company Limited (SPG).
buyer: Xinhua Winshare Publishing and Media Co., Ltd
Xinhua Winshare Publishing & Media Company Limited Formerly known as Sichuan Xinhua Winshare Chainstore Co., Ltd.. Sichuan Xinhua Winshare Chainstore Co., Ltd. "
seller: Sichuan Publication Group Company Limited
Sichuan Xinhua Publishing Group Co., Ltd. engages in the businesses of wholesaling and retailing, leasing of properties, real estate, project investment, computer software, and hotel services. It sells books and audio- visual products through its retail stores.
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$170
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closed 9/18/2009 via Capital IQ

Edipresse Switzerland merged with Tamedia AG,

synopsis: Edipresse and Tamedia have combined their media activities in Switzerland. During an initial stage, the media company based in Zurich will acquire a 49.9% shareholding in Edipresse’s Swiss business. At the beginning of 2013, Edipresse’s Swiss business will be totally merged with Tamedia.
buyer: Tamedia AG (SWX:TAMN:$992.23)
Tamedia is a Swiss media company based in Zurich. Tamedia's daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, online platforms, regional radio and TV stations together with its newspaper printing facility make it one of Switzerland's leading media enterprises. "
target parent: Edipresse S.A.
target: Edipresse Switzerland
Edipresse Switzerland is one of the three main publishers of the country. Its 1300 employees publish dailies, magazines and websites. Edipresse Switzerland, along with other public and private partners, is also involved with television Vaud-Fribourg.
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closed 5/1/2008 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Planeta, acquired Editis

synopsis: The nearly-finalized purchase of French publishing group Editis by Spain’s Grupo Planeta for approximately €200 million (approximately US$310,655,000) would create a giant European publisher of Spanish-language books and expand in Latin America, with a French twist.
buyer: Grupo Planeta
Grupo Planeta is a communications group at the forefront of content production for the Spanish speaking market. Top editorial group in Spain and seventh in the world, it offers a wide variety of services for the culture, training, information and entertainment sectors. "
target: Editis
Editis holds leading positions in three segments of the French publishing business, in particular Literature (trade and mass market formats), Education (scholarly, scholastic aids, middle school, high school, university, legal and medical), and Reference (dictionaries and encyclopedias).
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cancelled 8/4/2006 via PR Newswire

ECC Acquisition, cancelled an acquisition of Emmis Communications Corporation

synopsis: ECC Acquisition, Inc., a corporation wholly-owned by Jeffrey H. Smulyan, has withdrawn its May 7th non-binding offer to purchase shares of Emmis Communications Corporation in a going-private transaction. The withdrawal was communicated today in a letter to the Emmis Board of Directors.
buyer: ECC Acquisition
ECC Acquisition is a company owned by Jeff Smulyan, chairman, CEO and controlling shareholder of Emmis Communications, Inc. "
target: Emmis Communications Corporation (NasdaqGS:EMMS:$114.13)
Emmis Communications - a diversified media company with radio broadcasting, television broadcasting, and magazine publishing operations - is known as much for its corporate culture as for its leadership position within the media industry.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Macmillan Publishers Ltd., acquired Pronoun

synopsis: Macmillan Publishers announces the acquisition of Pronoun, Inc., a New York City–based technology company that provides digital book publishing tools, analytics, and services for authors and media companies.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world. Macmillan publishes a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. "
target: Pronoun
Pronoun, Inc. is a New York City–based technology company that provides digital book publishing tools, analytics, and services for authors and media companies.
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closed 11/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Vook, Inc., acquired Coliloquy, LLC

synopsis: Vook, Inc. is pleased to announce it is acquiring the publishing arm of Coliloquy, a Palo Alto-based digital publisher of enhanced and interactive ebooks and apps. They pioneered the creation of interactive, reader-driven narratives on the Kindle E Ink platform, eventually publishing over 30 titles across all ebook and mobile platforms.
buyer: Vook, Inc.
Vook, Inc. operates as a publisher of ebooks. It also offers service for distributing the ebooks globally. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in New York, New York. "
target: Coliloquy, LLC
Coliloquy is a digital publisher of active fiction, specializing in reader engagement and serial storytelling. They leverage advances in technology to create groundbreaking new forms of digital fiction.
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announced 9/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Vook, Inc., will acquire Byliner

synopsis: Vook, Inc. is acquiring Byliner, the pre-eminent boutique publisher of the world's best short fiction and non-fiction. Vook's proprietary publishing and data-driven marketing platform powers the publishing programs of the world's leading media companies and brands. Byliner is joining Vook as its first in-house imprint.
buyer: Vook, Inc.
Vook was founded in 2009 by serial entrepreneur Brad Inman with the vision of lighting up the world’s content in the post PC world. Vook has created an innovative technology platform that produces rich media experiences for the tablet market. "
target: Byliner
Byliner, named “one of the 10 Most Innovative Media Companies in the World”, is a subscription reading service and publisher of award-winning fiction and nonfiction e-shorts, digital books written to be read in two hours or less. It was founded in spring 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco.
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closed 2/24/2014 via PR Newswire

Vook, LLC, acquired Booklr

synopsis: Vook, a next-generation media company, announced its acquisition of Booklr, a real-time data & analytics platform that delivers actionable insights to authors and publishers about their market, customers, and retail partners.
buyer: Vook, LLC
Vook is a next-generation media company that offers innovative technology and services to the world's leading content creators. Vook offers a platform for achieving literary and commercial success in a competitive digital marketplace. "
target: Booklr
Booklr is a real-time data & analytics platform that delivers actionable insights to authors and publishers about their market, customers, and retail partners. Its customers include global publishing houses, media companies, literary agencies, and bestselling authors.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Macmillan Publishers Ltd., acquired Pronoun

synopsis: Macmillan Publishers announces the acquisition of Pronoun, Inc., a New York City–based technology company that provides digital book publishing tools, analytics, and services for authors and media companies.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world. Macmillan publishes a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. "
target: Pronoun
Pronoun, Inc. is a New York City–based technology company that provides digital book publishing tools, analytics, and services for authors and media companies.
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closed 10/20/2011 via BNC Analysis

ADI BPO, acquired MPS Limited

synopsis: ADI BPO Services Private Limited has acquired 61.46% stake in MPS Limited. MPS Limited is a outsourcing unit of Macmillan. It is in the business of publishing business process outsourcing services.
buyer: ADI BPO
ADI BPO has a 2000 seat business class contact center in Dehradun and is experienced in customer service, lead generation, and data processes. ADI Media is a B2B magazine publisher with four niche publications - TV Veopar Journal, Communications Today, Broadcast and Cablesat, and Medical Buyer. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: MPS Limited (BSE:532440:$41.19)
MPS is the leader of high-quality publishing solutions that cover every stage of the author-to-reader publishing process. Their range of offerings cover everything from print and digital publishing solutions, to creation and magazine production, to fulfillment solutions for books and journals.
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announced 5/3/2007 via Company Press Release

Macmillan Publishers Ltd., will acquire Editorial Estrada, S.A

synopsis: Educational publisher Ángel Estrada y Compañía S.A., Argentina, has announced a non-binding acquisition agreement with publisher Macmillan Publishers Ltd. Under the deal, Macmillan will acquire Ángel Estrada’s publishing business by buying out Editorial Estrada, S.A, a company controlled by Ángel Estrada.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Macmillan Publishers Limited was founded in 1843 and is part of the German media group Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH. The Macmillan group has been established in Argentina since 1998 and is a market leader in textbooks for teaching the English language. "
target parent: Ángel Estrada & Cía S.A.
target: Editorial Estrada, S.A
Editorial Estrada, S.A, the publishing division of Ángel Estrada y Compañía S.A., provides high quality, creative educational texts and complementary teaching materials.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Macmillan Publishers Ltd., acquired Pronoun

synopsis: Macmillan Publishers announces the acquisition of Pronoun, Inc., a New York City–based technology company that provides digital book publishing tools, analytics, and services for authors and media companies.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world. Macmillan publishes a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. "
target: Pronoun
Pronoun, Inc. is a New York City–based technology company that provides digital book publishing tools, analytics, and services for authors and media companies.
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closed 6/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Gocompare.com Limited, acquired Energylinx Limited

synopsis: Newport, UK-based GoCompare.com Group plc has bought Energylinx, a leading energy comparison and switching specialist. Energylinx has commercial relationships with more UK energy suppliers than any other comparison provider: 69 (domestic energy) and 40 (business energy).
buyer: Gocompare.com Limited (LSE:GOCO:$185.68)
Gocompare.com Limited is one of the UK’s top financial services brands and a leading price comparison website offering consumers a convenient way to compare and buy both financial and non-financial products including insurance, money services, travel and utilities. "
target: Energylinx Limited
Scotland-based Energylinx is a leading energy comparison and switching specialist and has commercial relationships with more UK energy suppliers than any other comparison provider: 69 (domestic energy) and 40 (business energy).
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announced 11/22/2017 via Yahoo, Inc.

360 Blockchain, will purchase Pressland from Chaotic Neutral LLC

synopsis: 360 Blockchain Inc., a company that invests exclusively in blockchain-based technology, will acquire 70% of Pressland from Chaotic Neutral LLC, a Brooklyn-based incubator of media projects. Pressland is the "Yelp for Media". It offers a crowd-sourced directory of nearly 20,000 media outlets and professionals.
buyer: 360 Blockchain (CNSX:CODE:$0.00)
360 Blockchain Inc. has an all-around view to accelerate the development and application of revolutionary blockchain technologies by investing capital and expertise. They focus on Identifying and empowering blockchain technologies applying to crypto-currencies, smart contracts and data management. "
seller: Chaotic Neutral LLC
Pressland is the "Yelp for Media". It offers a crowd-sourced directory of nearly 20,000 media outlets and professionals. Pressland is owned by Chaotic Neutral LLC, a Brooklyn-based incubator of media projects.
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closed 9/6/2013 via BusinessWire

Skyscanner, acquired Fogg

synopsis: Leading global travel search site Skyscanner has acquired Fogg, a Barcelona-based company focused on making internet hotel search simpler and faster. The acquisition is a significant step in Skyscanner’s strategy of expanding its travel offering into other important areas of its users’ travel plans.
buyer: Skyscanner
Skyscanner is a leading global travel search site, providing instant online comparisons for millions of flights on over a thousand airlines, as well as car hire, hotels, holidays and insurance. Its flexible search options mean users can browse prices, allowing them to get the best deals. "
target: Fogg
Fogg is a Barcelona travel search engine. The company focuses on making internet hotel search simpler and faster.
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closed 5/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Canva, acquired Pexels GmbH

synopsis: Aussie billion-dollar startup Canva has continued to grow by snapping up free stock photography website Pexels. Pexels provides high quality and completely free stock photos licensed under the Pexels license. All photos are nicely tagged, searchable and also easy to discover through our discover pages.
buyer: Canva
Canva is an online design and publishing startup. Millions of presentations have been designed on Canva, with a range of templates tailored for a variety of industries, professions, and needs, such as marketing, business updates, social media graphics, pitch decks and training material. "
target: Pexels GmbH
Pexels provides high quality and completely free stock photos licensed under the Pexels license. All photos are nicely tagged, searchable and also easy to discover through our discover pages.
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closed 5/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Canva, acquired Pixabay GmbH

synopsis: Aussie billion-dollar startup Canva has continued to grow by snapping up free stock photography website Pixabay. Pixabay is a vibrant community of creatives, sharing copyright free images and videos. All contents are released under the Pixabay License, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist.
buyer: Canva
Canva is an online design and publishing startup. Millions of presentations have been designed on Canva, with a range of templates tailored for a variety of industries, professions, and needs, such as marketing, business updates, social media graphics, pitch decks and training material. "
target: Pixabay GmbH
Pixabay is a vibrant community of creatives, sharing copyright free images and videos. All contents are released under the Pixabay License, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist - even for commercial purposes.
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announced 1/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

HERE, will acquire Micello

synopsis: HERE Technologies, the Open Location Platform company, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Micello, a software company that operates a platform for creating, editing and publishing indoor maps. Micello's products include a global maps database, developer platform and SDKs, and a Marketplace of integrated solutions.
buyer: HERE
HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location they help their customers to achieve better outcomes. "
target: Micello
Micello is a worldwide leading provider of indoor maps and navigation data. Micello's products include a global maps database, developer platform and SDKs, and a Marketplace of integrated solutions. Micello has generated indoor maps for over 25,000 venues around the world.
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closed 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

HF Company, acquired TOPAnnonces.fr

synopsis: HF Company, a France-based communication equipment manufacturing and distribution company, has acquired TOPAnnonces.fr, one of the largest classified sites in France. TOPAnnonces.fr has over 500,000 classifieds in various categories, including automobiles, boats, pets, home appliances, jobs, services, computers, TVs, fashion, real estate, and more.
buyer: HF Company
HF Company is a France-based communication equipment manufacturing and distribution company. Major products include equipment for TV reception via satellite, connecting products for broadcast of audio and video signals, mobile telephone products and home security equipment. "
target: TOPAnnonces.fr
Established in 2005, TOPAnnonces.fr is one of the largest classified sites in France. The site has over 500,000 classifieds in various categories, including automobiles, boats, pets, home appliances, jobs, services, computers, TVs, fashion, real estate, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/9/2017 via BNC Analysis

Eesti Meedia, will purchase Estonian and Latvian Units from City24

synopsis: AS Eesti Meedia, the biggest media group in the Baltic countries, has signed a letter of intent to buy the Estonian and Latvian units of the real estate portal City24. City24 is the leading online real estate portal in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania for apartments, houses, land, and commercial real estate.
buyer parent: UP Invest OÜ
buyer: Eesti Meedia
Eesti Meedia is the largest media group in the Baltic countries and its operations include producing content for print and internet media, television and radio production, classified portals and offering a printing service. Eesti Meedia operates in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. "
seller: City24
City24's Estonian and Latvian units are the leading online real estate portals in Estonia and Latvia. City24 lets users search for apartments, houses, land, and commercial real estate through their online and mobile platforms.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ixora Corporate Services Pvt. Ltd., acquired Renowala Online Pvt Ltd

synopsis: Hyderabad-based integrated facility management firm ICS (Ixora Corporate Services Pvt. Ltd) has acquired an undisclosed majority stake in home services startup Renowala. Renowala is an online marketplace that lets customers in India find professionals for home improvement, design, renovation, and maintenance.
buyer: Ixora Corporate Services Pvt. Ltd.
Ixora Corporate Services, is an Intelligent Integrated Facility Management Company. iCS has a single goal, which is to provide their clients with a single platform for all of their facility management needs. Technology drives their team to provide the best service and transparency to their clients. "
target: Renowala Online Pvt Ltd
Renowala is an online marketplace that lets customers in India find professionals for home improvement, design, renovation, and maintenance. Renowala provides stress free searching for repair and renovation service providers to both residential and commercial customers.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Eurazeo, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking, acquired Dominion Web Solutions

synopsis: Eurazeo, a leading global investment company, in partnership with West Street Capital Partners VII, a fund managed by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, has completed the acquisition of Dominion Web Solutions, an integrated platform of branded marketplaces for the powersport, RV, commercial truck and equipment industries.
buyer: Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking
buyer: Eurazeo (ENXTPA:RF:$5,507.79)
With a diversified portfolio of approximately €6 billion in assets under management, Eurazeo is one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe. Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division (GS MBD) is the primary center for the firm’s long-term principal investing activity. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: Dominion Web Solutions
Dominion Web Solutions is the leading online classifieds marketplace and marketing software solutions provider to commercial and recreational dealers. Its B2C brands consist of Cycle Trader, RV Trader, ATV Trader, PWC Trader, Snowmobile Trader, and Aero Trader.
price ($mm)
$680
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Kingston Acquisitions Limited, acquired New Scientist Limited

synopsis: Science news publication New Scientist has been bought by Kingston Acquisitions Limited, a company launched specifically to acquire the publication from Reed Business Information. New Scientist is the world's number one science and technology magazine, reaching a global audience of over 3 million intelligent, highly engaged readers each week.
buyer: Kingston Acquisitions Limited
Kingston Acquisitions Limited is an investment vehicle formed by Sir Bernard Gray, Louise Rogers and Matthew O’Sullivan to acquire the New Scientist magazine. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: New Scientist Limited
New Scientist is the world's number one science and technology magazine, and online it is the go-to site for breaking news, exclusive content and breakthroughs. Each week New Scientist reaches a global audience of over 3 million intelligent, highly engaged readers through print and digital channels.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/10/2017 via PR Newswire

CoStar Group, acquired LandWatch LLC

synopsis: CoStar Group, Inc. has acquired LandWatch.com from DataSphere Technologies, Inc. LandWatch is an online leader in rural properties and land for sale, including hunting land, timberland, farms and ranches. LandWatch is the #1 online marketplace for both land buyers and sellers.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,293.28)
CoStar Group, Inc. is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target parent: DataSphere Technologies, Inc.
target: LandWatch LLC
LandWatch is an online leader in rural properties and land for sale, including hunting land, timberland, farms for sale, ranches for sale, development sites and homesites for vacation, recreation, or investment purposes. LandWatch is the #1 online marketplace for both land buyers and sellers.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

DirecTech, LLC, acquired Hanson Directory Service Incorporated

synopsis: DirecTech, LLC, a Chicago investment firm, has acquired the telephone directory publisher Hanson Directory Service. Hanson Directory Service publishes more than 100 telephone directories for 140 telephone companies located in 27 states, with a combined circulation of more than one million total phone books annually.
buyer: DirecTech, LLC
DirecTech, LLC is a Chicago investment firm with an extensive background in the ownership of media and telecommunications service businesses. "
target: Hanson Directory Service Incorporated
Founded in 1973 and based in Newton, Iowa, Hanson Directory Service, Inc. is a publisher of quality, user-friendly phone directories. Hanson Directory Service, Inc. represents over 140 telephone companies in 27 states, and employs over 60 people throughout the organization.
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closed 6/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Contacta, acquired 1254

synopsis: ItaliaOnline S.p.A. has announced that it has transferred its business line dedicated to the 1254 directory service to Contacta S.p.A.,the third-leading Italian provider of Contact Centre and BPO services. 1254 is a telephone directory service for both business and private numbers, national and international.
buyer: Contacta
Contacta S.p.A. offers call center services in Italy. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Turin, Italy. "
target parent: ItaliaOnline S.p.A.
target: 1254
1254 is a telephone directory service for both business and private numbers, national and international. 1254 provides the phone numbers of residential customers, businesses, government offices, public service numbers, toll-free numbers and international numbers from all carriers.
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closed 5/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Sixt Leasing AG, acquired autohaus24 GmbH

synopsis: Sixt Leasing AG, one of the largest bank and manufacturer-independent full-service leasing companies in Germany, has acquired 100 percent of the shares in autohaus24 GmbH from Sixt ventures GmbH, a wholly owned daughter of Sixt, and Axel Springer Auto Verlag GmbH. Founded in 2009, Autohaus24 is Germany's largest online broker of new cars.
buyer parent: Sixt SE
buyer: Sixt Leasing AG (DB:LNSX:$757.79)
Sixt Leasing AG is one of Germany's leading vendor-neutral, non-bank automobile leasing providers with subsidiary companies in Austria, Switzerland, France and the Netherlands. Through their franchise network they additionally reach customers in over 40 countries. "
target: autohaus24 GmbH
Autohaus24 is Germany's largest online broker of new cars. It offers all brands, providing independent consultation by professional sales agents with compelling prices via cooperation partners all across Germany.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/6/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Euronet Worldwide, Inc., acquired XE.com Inc.

synopsis: Euronet Worldwide, Inc., a leading electronic payments provider, announced it has acquired XE, a global leader in digital foreign exchange information. XE has established itself as the world’s leading provider of currency related data, fulfilling more than 2.9 billion annual requests.
buyer: Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (EEFT:$2,491.89)
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. "
target: XE.com Inc.
Founded in 1993, XE has become the world's trusted currency authority. Serving 30 million unique visitors each month, XE offers a variety of tools and services such as the XE Currency Converter and XE Market Analysis.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

Fairfax Media Ltd., acquired PriceFinder.com.au

synopsis: Fairfax Media has acquired Property Data Solutions. Their flagship product 'PriceFinder.com.au' is an online property search application offering a range of tools to assist in generating timely information for all residential, commercial and rural properties.
buyer: Fairfax Media Ltd. (ASX:FXJ:$1,239.61)
Fairfax Media Limited is Australia's largest multi-platform media group. The group comprises metropolitan, rural, regional and community mastheads and serves its audiences through high-quality, independent journalism and offers dynamic venues for commerce and information. "
target: PriceFinder.com.au
The Property Data Solutions group is Australian owned and encompasses everything in ‘property data’, from individual property research for property professionals to custom property mapping applications for large corporate and government departments. Their flagship product 'PriceFinder.com.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

Politico, acquired Capital New York

synopsis: POLITICO publisher Robert Allbritton has purchased the online news site Capital New York. Launched in 2010 by former New York Observer editors Josh Benson and Tom McGeveran, POLITICO will be led by co-founder and executive editor Jim VandeHei.
buyer: Politico
POLITICO is a nonpartisan, Washington-based political journalism organization that serves as the one-stop shop for the fastest, most in-depth coverage of the White House, Congress, politics and policy. Founded in 2007 by John F. Harris & Jim VandeHei, who came to POLITICO from The Washington Post. "
target: Capital New York
Capital is an online news publication about how things work in New York, founded in 2010. They report on important local people and institutions, with the aim of sustaining a conversation with a knowing audience about things they don't already know.
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closed 8/14/2013 via BNC Analysis

Corporate Media Partners Limited, acquired Thomson Local

synopsis: Thomson Directories has been bought out of administration by a newly formed company called Corporate Media Partners Limited, run by the founders of 118 Information. Thomsonlocal.com has been operating for over 25 years and has established itself as the leading local search company in the UK.
buyer: Corporate Media Partners Limited
Paul Spinks and Patrick Bradshaw own 118 Information, e-Location, Market Location and 118 Business Information. "
target: Thomson Local
Thomsonlocal.com has been operating for over 25 years and has established itself as the leading local search company in the UK. Today, business listings are available both in print and online following the launch of its local search website in 2003.
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Ticker: INOD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc. engages in the provision of business process, technology, and consulting services, as well as products and solutions that help to create, manage, use, and distribute digital information. The company operates in two segments, Content Services (CS) and Innodata Advanced Data Solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$60.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.15
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5090
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Ticker: JSE:NPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naspers Ltd.
Naspers Ltd.
Founded in 1915, Naspers is a global internet and entertainment group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating in more than 130 countries and markets with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,291.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($415.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($561.00)
Net Income ($mm)
$6,901.00
Employees
20196
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Ticker: RCSM.MI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup is a multimedia publishing group that operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital TV. It is also one of the leading operators in the advertisement sales & distribution markets.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,988.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.78
EBIT ($mm)
($69.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4134
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Ticker: HLSE:SAA1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sanoma Oyj
Sanoma Oyj
Sanoma is an inspiring, relevant and trusted consumer media and learning company. Ever since its formation in 1889, the company has held creativity and independent thinking at its core in order to deliver high-quality content in new and different ways.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,390.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$334.75
EBIT ($mm)
$182.64
Net Income ($mm)
$120.27
Employees
4641
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Ticker: TSE:9470
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gakken Co. Ltd.
Gakken Co. Ltd.
The Gakken Group is involved in the daily lives of people on many different levels through its broad scope of business activities. Gakken carries out wide-ranging publishing activities, provides various classrooms and preparatory schools, and other preschool- and school-related activities.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$750.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.94
EBIT ($mm)
$8.16
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3035
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Ticker: TSE:7913
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tosho Printing Company, Limited
Tosho Printing Company, Limited
Tosho Printing Company, Limited is engaged in the production and sale of publication printings and commercial printings in Japan. The company produces a variety of products, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, textbooks, reference books, picture books, comics, magazines, art books, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$466.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.81
EBIT ($mm)
($0.41)
Net Income ($mm)
$90.47
Employees
1529
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Ticker: TSX:TS.B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Torstar Corporation
Torstar Corporation
Torstar Corporation is a broadly based, progressive media company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TS.B), with a long history in daily and community newspapers, book publishing and digital businesses.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$458.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.86
EBIT ($mm)
$18.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3253
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Ticker: JRN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Journal Communications Inc.
Journal Communications Inc.
Journal Communications, Inc. headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a diversified media company with operations in television and radio broadcasting, publishing and digital media. Journal owns and operates or provides services to 14 television stations and 35 radio stations in 11 states.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$405.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.08
EBIT ($mm)
$62.50
Net Income ($mm)
$38.42
Employees
2250
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Ticker: KLSE:STAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Star Publications Malaysia Bhd
Star Publications Malaysia Bhd
Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the publication, printing, and distribution of newspapers and magazines. It provides advertising in print and electronic media and operates a wireless broadcasting station.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$243.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.02
EBIT ($mm)
$29.43
Net Income ($mm)
$32.18
Employees
1800
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Ticker: RBCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RBC Holding
RBC is one of Russia's largest and most dynamic media companies. It operates in the Internet, television and print media segments. RBC occupies a leading position on the business information market in Russia and the CIS, and is expanding its presence in the area of general interest Internet.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$144.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.98
EBIT ($mm)
$3.38
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: WSE:PGM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PMPG Polskie Media SA
PMPG Polskie Media SA is a Polish holding company that operates in the market of traditional and new media. The company publishes books, newspapers, magazines, periodicals, and provides advertising services through its subsidiaries.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$15.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.62
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$1.72
Employees
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Ticker: OM:MASS B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Massolit Media
Massolit Media
Massolit Media AB offers publishing services. The company publishes fiction, biographies, non-fiction and children's books. The company is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
13
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ML
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Michelin
Michelin, the leading tire company, is dedicated to enhancing its clients' mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions; providing digital services, maps and guides ; and developing high-technology materials that serve the mobility industry.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$24,593.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,494.81
EBIT ($mm)
$2,950.77
Net Income ($mm)
$1,872.28
Employees
111117
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Ticker: NYSE:MDP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meredith Corporation
Meredith Corporation
Meredith Corporation has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms – including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video – to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising partners.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,188.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$687.80
EBIT ($mm)
$440.20
Net Income ($mm)
$46.30
Employees
5615
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Ticker: SALM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Salem Media Group
Salem Media Group
Salem Media Group is America’s leading radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher targeting audiences interested in Christian and family-themed content and conservative values.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$257.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$35.51
EBIT ($mm)
$20.88
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1363
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Ticker: LSE:BMY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc is an independent publisher with offices in London, New York, New Delhi and Sydney. Bloomsbury has built a reputation for publishing works of excellence and originality. Bloomsbury has a valuable portfolio of content and rights based intellectual property assets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$206.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.44
EBIT ($mm)
$15.66
Net Income ($mm)
$11.77
Employees
622
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Ticker: ENIRF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eniro AB
Eniro AB
Eniro is one of the largest search companies in the Nordic region and Poland. For more than 100 years Eniro has helped people find local information and companies find customers. The company’s headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$156.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.13
EBIT ($mm)
($0.22)
Net Income ($mm)
$16.57
Employees
1378
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Ticker: JSE:NPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naspers Ltd.
Naspers Ltd.
Founded in 1915, Naspers is a global internet and entertainment group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating in more than 130 countries and markets with long-term growth potential, Naspers builds leading companies that empower people and enrich communities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,291.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($415.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($561.00)
Net Income ($mm)
$6,901.00
Employees
20196
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Ticker: RCSM.MI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup
RCS MediaGroup is a multimedia publishing group that operates in daily newspapers, magazines and books, radio broadcasting, new media and digital TV. It is also one of the leading operators in the advertisement sales & distribution markets.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,988.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.78
EBIT ($mm)
($69.92)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4134
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Ticker: NYSE:JW.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wiley
Wiley
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice and education. Wiley provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,800.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$359.98
EBIT ($mm)
$235.91
Net Income ($mm)
$168.26
Employees
5000
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Ticker: HLSE:SAA1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sanoma Oyj
Sanoma Oyj
Sanoma is an inspiring, relevant and trusted consumer media and learning company. Ever since its formation in 1889, the company has held creativity and independent thinking at its core in order to deliver high-quality content in new and different ways.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,390.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$334.75
EBIT ($mm)
$182.64
Net Income ($mm)
$120.27
Employees
4641
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Ticker: TSE:9470
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gakken Co. Ltd.
Gakken Co. Ltd.
The Gakken Group is involved in the daily lives of people on many different levels through its broad scope of business activities. Gakken carries out wide-ranging publishing activities, provides various classrooms and preparatory schools, and other preschool- and school-related activities.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$750.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.94
EBIT ($mm)
$8.16
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3035
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Ticker: TSE:7913
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tosho Printing Company, Limited
Tosho Printing Company, Limited
Tosho Printing Company, Limited is engaged in the production and sale of publication printings and commercial printings in Japan. The company produces a variety of products, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, textbooks, reference books, picture books, comics, magazines, art books, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$466.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.81
EBIT ($mm)
($0.41)
Net Income ($mm)
$90.47
Employees
1529
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Ticker: TSX:TS.B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Torstar Corporation
Torstar Corporation
Torstar Corporation is a broadly based, progressive media company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TS.B), with a long history in daily and community newspapers, book publishing and digital businesses.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$458.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.86
EBIT ($mm)
$18.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3253
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Ticker: JRN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Journal Communications Inc.
Journal Communications Inc.
Journal Communications, Inc. headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a diversified media company with operations in television and radio broadcasting, publishing and digital media. Journal owns and operates or provides services to 14 television stations and 35 radio stations in 11 states.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$405.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.08
EBIT ($mm)
$62.50
Net Income ($mm)
$38.42
Employees
2250
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Ticker: KLSE:STAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Star Publications Malaysia Bhd
Star Publications Malaysia Bhd
Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the publication, printing, and distribution of newspapers and magazines. It provides advertising in print and electronic media and operates a wireless broadcasting station.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$243.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.02
EBIT ($mm)
$29.43
Net Income ($mm)
$32.18
Employees
1800
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Ticker: BIT:BANZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Banzai SPA
BANZAI is the leading Italian e-Commerce operator and one of the most important digital publishers. Every month they serve more than 18 million Italians and they work with thousands of brands.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$233.25
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.96)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
299
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Ticker: RBCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RBC Holding
RBC is one of Russia's largest and most dynamic media companies. It operates in the Internet, television and print media segments. RBC occupies a leading position on the business information market in Russia and the CIS, and is expanding its presence in the area of general interest Internet.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$144.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.98
EBIT ($mm)
$3.38
Net Income ($mm)
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Glacier Media, Inc.
Glacier Media, Inc.
Glacier provides news, data and analysis in a range of business sectors, including Agriculture, Energy, Mining, Real Estate and Environmental Risk. It owns roughly 160 community newspapers, magazines and websites including The Times Colonist in Victoria, and Prince George Citizen.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$141.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.85
EBIT ($mm)
($0.92)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.49
Employees
1751
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PMPG Polskie Media SA
PMPG Polskie Media SA is a Polish holding company that operates in the market of traditional and new media. The company publishes books, newspapers, magazines, periodicals, and provides advertising services through its subsidiaries.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$15.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.62
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$1.72
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