Like British Media Awards & Digital Media Strategies

closed 6/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Haymarket Group Limited, purchased British Media Awards & Digital Media Strategies from Briefing Media Limited

synopsis: Haymarket Media Group, the specialist media, information and technology company, announces the acquisition of the British Media Awards and Digital Media Strategies conference portfolio from Briefing Media. Haymarket takes complete ownership of the brands which have established themselves as cornerstones in the UK media & marketing events calendar.
buyer: Haymarket Group Limited
Haymarket Media Group is the international specialist media, information and technology company. The company has over 70 market-leading brands, connecting people and communities across print, digital, mobile and live media, across the UK, US, Asia, India and Germany. "
seller: Briefing Media Limited
The British Media Awards honors media organisations across 19 categories which recognised excellence across all arms of media business. Digital Media Strategies Conference is the leading strategic business gathering for the European media industry.
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closed 2/19/2015 via BusinessWire

Comexposium SA, acquired Mobile Motion LLC

synopsis: The Comexposium Group, one of the largest trade show and conference companies in the world, has acquired Mobile Motion LLC, the company responsible for organizing Mobile Media Summit events in the United States and Europe. Comexposium is involved in 114 events for the general public and professionals, covering 17 different sectors of activity.
buyer: Comexposium SA
Comexposium, one of the European leaders in event organization, is involved in 114 events for the general public and professionals, covering 17 different sectors of activity. Every year it plays host to 38,000 exhibitors. "
target: Mobile Motion LLC
Mobile Media Summit is the quintessential thought-leadership forum for the top executives in the worlds of advertising, media, publishing, and the hottest brand marketers to gather and discuss the intersection of mobile advertising and technology.
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closed 4/28/2003 via Market Wire

Hanley Wood, LLC, acquired Davis Peterson Collaborative LLC

synopsis: Hanley-Wood, LLC, the leading business-to-business media company serving the residential construction industry, has acquired the key assets of Davis Peterson Collaborative (DPC), producer of home building-related trade shows, events and conferences.
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. "
target: Davis Peterson Collaborative LLC
Davis Peterson Collaborative LLC conducts and manages trade shows, events, and conferences for media organizations, companies, professional organizations, and trade associations.
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closed 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Connect Meetings, acquired BizBash Media

synopsis: Connect Meetings, a division of Tarsus Group, has announced the purchase of BizBash, the iconic trade media company for event and meeting planners, further expanding Connect’s market leading position.
buyer parent: Tarsus Group plc
buyer: Connect Meetings
Connect Meetings is a leading provider of trade shows in the United States, serving the business travel and meetings sector through a combination of national, regional and vertically focused events which are supplemented by an integrated media offering and additional marketing solutions. "
target: BizBash Media
BizBash is the leading trade media for the event industry. BizBash publishes magazines and e-newsletters, hosts Web sites, and produces trade shows, conferences, and award shows for corporate event and meeting professionals, event marketers, and sales, PR, fund-raising, and HR executives.
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closed 11/15/2019 via PR Web

Executive Speakers Bureau, acquired National Keynote Speakers

synopsis: Executive Speakers Bureau, a full service Speakers Bureau, is pleased to announce the acquisition of National Keynote Speakers, which provides companies with Motivational Speakers, Keynote Speakers and Corporate Trainers for their corporate event or convention needs.
buyer: Executive Speakers Bureau
Executive Speakers Bureau, founded in 1993, is a full service Speakers Bureau. Based in Memphis, Tennessee, they offer thousands of national speakers as well as speakers local to their clients'​ venues to help meet each organization's individual needs. "
target: National Keynote Speakers
National Keynote Speakers provide companies with Motivational Speakers, Keynote Speakers and Corporate Trainers for their corporate event or convention needs. They have a presence in 12 U.S. markets providing their clients with a balanced mix of nationally recognized speakers and local experts.
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closed 9/20/2013 via Company Press Release

Mash Media Group Limited, acquired International Confex

synopsis: Publisher and event organizer Mash Media announced the official acquisition of the International Confex exhibition from UBM Live. International Confex provides the annual meeting place for the events world and connects event professionals with the best venues, destinations, finishing touches, technology and event support services.
buyer: Mash Media Group Limited
Mash Media is the leading publisher of magazines and directories for the event, exhibition, meetings and conference sectors for meetings and events industry. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: International Confex
International Confex provides the annual meeting place for the events world and connects event professionals with the best venues, destinations, finishing touches, technology and event support services the industry has to offer.
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closed 3/5/2009 via Market Wire

ICON International merged with Delphi Productions,

synopsis: Delphi Productions and ICON Exhibits have announced their merger, creating a diversified enterprise with a more robust product, service and events marketing solutions for organizations in the tradeshow, events, museum and retail marketplace.
buyer: Delphi Productions
Delphi designs, builds and produces experience-based exhibits and media for tradeshows, events and museums. Our designers, managers and crafts people draw on diverse backgrounds to create exhibits and events that respond to the challenges of today's sophisticated audiences. "
target: ICON International
ICON provides marketing solutions for organizations in the tradeshow, events, museum and retail marketplace.
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closed 4/4/2006 via PR Newswire

CMP Information Ltd, acquired National Venue Show

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that it has acquired the National Venue Show for GBP1.5m. The National Venue Show complements International Confex, the leading annual exhibition for European event organisers owned by CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: 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. "
target: National Venue Show
Held annually in September at the NEC in Birmingham, the National Venue Show is a 'must attend' event that brings together UK venues with approximately 6,000 UK professionals from across the event support and management industry.
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closed 5/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Second Street Media Solutions, acquired Niche Media Inc

synopsis: Second Street, a leading provider of private-label online audience engagement and interactive content platforms for media companies, announced the acquisition of Niche Media, an organization dedicated to helping publishers generate revenue via print, digital, and events.
buyer: Second Street Media Solutions
Second Street is a leading provider of private-label online audience engagement and interactive content platforms for media companies including contesting, quizzes, surveys, email, and data profiling. They serve over 3,500 companies including television, radio, magazine, and online only outlets. "
target: Niche Media Inc
Niche Media helps publishers generate more revenue via print, digital, and events. They offer incredible learning and peer-to-peer connections at live conferences, awesome online educational content, and expert resources from the best minds in media.
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closed 7/9/2007 via Company Press Release

Summit Business Media, LLC, acquired Wicks Business Information, LLC

synopsis: Summit Business Media, LLC, a leading business-to-business media and information company serving the insurance, financial and professional services markets, closed its acquisition of Wicks Business Information, a publishing and professional education company serving financial services, accounting and legal professionals in North America.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Summit Business Media, LLC
Summit Business Media, LLC is a business-to-business media company that serves three market groups: The Art Group, The Financial Services Group, and The Industrial Group. "
target parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
target: Wicks Business Information, LLC
Wicks Business Information (WBI) is a business-to-business information company formed through a partnership of experienced publishing professionals and The Wicks Group of Companies, a private equity investment firm.
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closed 9/17/2013 via PR Newswire

The Channel Company, acquired UBM Channel

synopsis: UBM Channel announced that it has been sold to an executive management team led investment group that has renamed the business The Channel Company. Headquartered in Framingham, MA, The Channel Company will own and operate all of the businesses and related products formerly owned by UBM Tech Channel in North America.
buyer: The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: UBM Channel
UBM Tech Channel in North America includes: the CRN media properties; XChange, Best of Breed and MES event portfolio; SharedVue through partner marketing software platform and services; the IPED research, consulting and education business; and the renowned ChannelBase solution provider database.
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closed 8/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Informa plc, acquired Light Reading, Inc.

synopsis: London-based research and events firm Informa has acquired telecommunications industry publisher Light Reading. Light Reading is networking the telecommunications industry as the largest research-lead media company in the world. Their 24/7 news, live events, and research focused on the telecom industry is unmatched.
buyer: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$3,694.29)
Informa operates at the heart of the Knowledge and Information Economy. It is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events business. With more than 6,500 employees globally, it has a presence in all major geographies. "
target: Light Reading, Inc.
Light Reading is networking the telecommunications industry as the largest research-lead media company in the world. Their 24/7 news, live events, and research focused on the telecom industry is unmatched.
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closed 2/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Stephen Saunders, acquired Light Reading, Inc.

synopsis: Light Reading announced that it has been sold back to one of its original founders, Stephen Saunders, by current owner UBM plc. Lightreading.com is the ultimate source for telecom analysis for more than 350,000 subscribers each month, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation.
buyer: Stephen Saunders
Stephen Saunders is the founder of Light Reading. He was formerly the Managing Director of DeusM, an intergrated marketing services unit of UBM. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: Light Reading, Inc.
Light Reading combines its research-led online communities and targeted events portfolio to help those in the global communications industry make informed decisions. Lightreading.com is the ultimate source for telecom analysis for more than 350,000 subscribers each month.
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closed 8/18/2005 via PR Newswire

CMP Media LLC, acquired Light Reading, Inc.

synopsis: CMP Media has acquired Light Reading Inc., the leading integrated business media company serving the telecommunications industry and other related next-generation communications markets.
buyer parent: United Business Media PLC
buyer: CMP Media LLC
A subsidiary of UK-based United Business Media (formerly United News & Media), CMP Media is one of the world's top technology publishers. Its stable of offerings includes controlled-circulation magazines distributed free (CRN) and subscription-based (InformationWeek). "
target: Light Reading, Inc.
Light Reading Inc. is the ultimate source for technology and financial analysis of the communications industry, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation.
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closed 2/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Axeleo SAS, acquired B2B Rocks

synopsis: French accelerator Axeleo has announced the acquisition of the B2B Rocks conference. B2B Rocks is an event for investors and startups in B2B, SaaS, and enterprise software. B2B Rocks is a great event for leaders working in B2B SaaS looking to learn from fellow founders, executives, and investors.
buyer: Axeleo SAS
Axeleo is the specialist enterprise technology acceleration platform, backed by the French Tech Accélération Fund and a partnership of over 50 entrepreneurs and executives in the international tech scene. "
target: B2B Rocks
B2B Rocks is an event for investors and startups in B2B, SaaS, and enterprise software. B2B Rocks is a great event for leaders working in B2B SaaS looking to learn from fellow founders, executives, and investors.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Elevate Toronto, acquired Startup Open House

synopsis: Toronto-based tech festival Elevate has acquired Startup Open House, the biggest tech community open house in Canada. Running since 2013, Startup Open House was founded by a group of Canadian tech entrepreneurs and community members, operating events in seven cities across Canada, from Quebec City to Vancouver.
buyer: Elevate Toronto
Elevate is Canada’s premiere tech and innovation festival, founded on the beliefs that diversity is a strength. The multi-day, city-wide festival was created by Canadians to champion Canada’s innovation ecosystem on the international stage and unite the country with the global tech community. "
target: Startup Open House
Startup Open House is the biggest tech community open house in Canada. Running since 2013, Startup Open House was founded by a group of Canadian tech entrepreneurs and community members, operating events in seven cities across Canada, from Quebec City to Vancouver.
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announced 5/11/2016 via PR Newswire

Technori will be merged with Tomorrow's Business Today,

synopsis: Technori, one of the world's most influential startup showcases with outposts in five U.S. cities, is merging with Chicago's "Tomorrow's Business Today," a rapidly growing web forum for Chicago's technology and startup communities, founded and hosted on WGN Plus by Scott Kitun. Kitun will be CEO and host of the merged properties.
buyer parent: Tribune Media Company
buyer: Tomorrow's Business Today
Chicago's "Tomorrow's Business Today" is a rapidly growing web forum for Chicago's technology and startup communities, founded and hosted on WGN Plus by Scott Kitun. "
target: Technori
Technori is one of the world's most influential startup showcases with outposts in five U.S. cities. Since its inception in 2012, Technori has hosted more than 50 events with more than 24,000 attendees. More than 275 companies have pitched on Technori's stage.
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closed 12/16/2008 via PR Newswire

Redwood Collaborative Media, acquired Software Test & Performance

synopsis: Redwood Collaborative Media, a new integrated B2B media company dedicated to creating highly interactive and dynamic platforms for sharing knowledge, insights, and resources for professional communities, announced that it has acquired the Software Test & Performance (ST&P) business unit from BZ Media LLC.
buyer: Redwood Collaborative Media
Redwood Collaborative Media creates highly interactive, integrated, and dynamic platforms for sharing knowledge, insights, and resources, and is dedicated to building deep relationships for professional communities. "
target parent: BZ Media LLC
target: Software Test & Performance
The Software Test & Performance Collaborative is a Redwood Collaborative Media community that serves the global software testing and performance profession through a suite of products that include information, education, training, and professional networking offerings.
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closed 4/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Poolia AB, acquired Student Node AB

synopsis: Swedish staffing firm Poolia announced that it has acquired a 51% stake in Student Node AB, a company based in Sweden that organises events for students at universities and colleges. Student Node helps the employers who want to attract and recruit IT skills to succeed.
buyer: Poolia AB (OM:POOL B:$208.06)
Poolia offers high competence and extensive experience in recruitment, hiring, executive search, leadership development and talent supply of qualified professionals. Poolia is a listed company with a presence in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, England and Germany. "
target: Student Node AB
Student Node helps the employers who want to attract and recruit IT skills to succeed. At tech events where Student Node selects IT talents, companies meet and recruit students they need.
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closed 1/10/2018 via Company Press Release

BlueVenn, acquired LEAP Media Solutions

synopsis: BlueVenn has announced the purchase of LEAP Media Solutions (LEAP), a provider of customer analytics and marketing campaign services for the US media industry. The acquisition will strengthen BlueVenn’s presence in the media and publishing market, which already boasts over 200 newsmedia brands operating the BlueVenn Customer Data Platform.
buyer: BlueVenn
BlueVenn provide multi-channel campaign management software. The BlueVenn browser-based tool collects, structures and analyzes infinite data sources into a Single Customer View. This empowers everyday marketers to orchestrate real-time, personalized, multi-channel customer journeys and campaigns. "
target: LEAP Media Solutions
LEAP Media Solutions (LEAP) delivers end-to-end, data-driven audience optimization and revenue enhancement systems for news media companies. LEAP deploys marketing technology and professional services to engineer best practice processes in audience growth, activation, engagement and monetization.
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closed 6/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Ares Management, L.P., Horizon Capital LLP, acquired Agribriefing Limited

synopsis: AgriBriefing, the specialist business information company covering global agribusiness, announces that management has completed a buyout of the company with financing from funds managed by Ares Management Corporation and existing partner, Horizon Capital.
buyer: Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE:ARES:$1,169.57)
buyer: Horizon Capital LLP
Ares Management Corporation is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $137 billion of assets under management and 18 offices in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. Horizon Capital is a buyout and growth capital investor. "
target: Agribriefing Limited
AgriBriefing supports an international community of agribusiness professionals, operating across multiple sectors of the value chain to improve yields. AgriBriefing’s trusted brands deliver price reporting; premium news; analysis; data; insight and market intelligence.
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closed 6/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Haymarket Group Limited, purchased British Media Awards & Digital Media Strategies from Briefing Media Limited

synopsis: Haymarket Media Group, the specialist media, information and technology company, announces the acquisition of the British Media Awards and Digital Media Strategies conference portfolio from Briefing Media. Haymarket takes complete ownership of the brands which have established themselves as cornerstones in the UK media & marketing events calendar.
buyer: Haymarket Group Limited
Haymarket Media Group is the international specialist media, information and technology company. The company has over 70 market-leading brands, connecting people and communities across print, digital, mobile and live media, across the UK, US, Asia, India and Germany. "
seller: Briefing Media Limited
The British Media Awards honors media organisations across 19 categories which recognised excellence across all arms of media business. Digital Media Strategies Conference is the leading strategic business gathering for the European media industry.
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closed 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Briefing Media Limited, acquired Global Data Systems

synopsis: Briefing Media has acquired market intelligence publisher Global Data Systems (GDS). GDS publishes FeedInfo, the world’s leading source of news and premium intelligence for the meat, biotechnology and animal feed sectors and FlexNews, a news service for senior executives working at multinationals in the global food industry.
buyer: Briefing Media Limited
Briefing Media Limited publishes the UK's leading national agriculture newspaper, Farmers Guardian and related brands. The company is also a publisher of TheMediaBriefing, host of The British Media Awards and organiser of a range of strategy events across newspapers, broadcast, magazines, and more. "
target: Global Data Systems
Global Data Systems is a content solution provider specialising in the integration and delivery of raw data streams to websites and corporate intranets. Their range of online-based information services are used in sectors such as Food, Agribusiness and Life Sciences.
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closed 8/5/2019 via Company Press Release

CyberRisk Alliance, acquired SC Media

synopsis: CyberRisk Alliance (“CRA”), a business intelligence company serving the cybersecurity and information risk management marketplace, has acquired SC Media, a digital information and event company serving cybersecurity executives and other business professionals, from Haymarket Media, Inc.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: CyberRisk Alliance
CyberRisk Alliance invests in businesses serving the cybersecurity and information risk management marketplace. The company brings together leading brands and is comprised of a diversified portfolio of business information products. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: SC Media
SC Media is cybersecurity. For 30 years, the award-winning journalistic brand, website, conference group, resource library and publication has furnished cybersecurity executives and other business leaders with the most timely, independent news.
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closed 2/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Haymarket Media, LLC, acquired National Association for Continuing Education Inc.

synopsis: Haymarket Media Inc., an award-winning specialist content and information group, announced the acquisition of Plantation, FL-based National Association for Continuing Education (NACE), specialists in accredited Continuing Education programs for medical and mental health professionals.
buyer parent: Haymarket Group Limited
buyer: Haymarket Media, LLC
Haymarket Media, Inc. is an award-winning specialist content and information group. With 24 market-leading media brands, Haymarket offers unmatched expertise and insight through balanced, relevant, original content across a spectrum of media channels. "
target: National Association for Continuing Education Inc.
The National Association for Continuing Education is an award-winning provider of continuing education. NACE offers live conferences in over 40 cities and enduring programs in several different formats to engage learners with the most up-to-date, science-based information on a variety of topics.
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announced 12/5/2018 via PR Newswire

CarGurus, will acquire PistonHeads

synopsis: CarGurus, Inc., a leading global automotive marketplace, and Haymarket Media Group, a specialist international media company, announced they have signed an agreement for CarGurus to acquire used car motoring website PistonHeads.
buyer: CarGurus (CARG:$418.67)
CarGurus is a global, online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of cars. The company uses proprietary technology, search algorithms and data analytics to bring trust and transparency to the automotive search experience and help users find great deals from top-rated dealers. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: PistonHeads
PistonHeads is Europe's largest online motoring community. Featuring the latest news and reviews, active discussion forums and over 140,000 classified motoring ads!
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closed 5/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kelsey Media, acquired Stuff (magazine)

synopsis: Kelsey Media, one of the fastest growing media businesses in the UK, has acquired Stuff from the Haymarket Media Group, an international specialist media, technology and information company. Stuff is the world’s best-selling gadget magazine. The monthly magazine is aimed at men and features reviews for a wide variety of electronics.
buyer: Kelsey Media
Kelsey Media is one of the fastest growing media businesses in the UK. From car magazines, tours and shows, the company is a dynamic multi-media business of more than 60 brands across lifestyle, fitness, homes, aviation, trucks, tractors, cars and pets. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: Stuff (magazine)
Stuff is the world’s best-selling gadget magazine. The monthly magazine is aimed at men and features reviews for a wide variety of electronics, including the latest phones, computers, tablets, wearables, TVs, headphones, cameras, media players, consoles, and more.
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announced 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Future plc, will purchase Five Specialist Titles from Haymarket Group Limited

synopsis: Future plc, the global platform for specialist media, has announced the proposed acquisition of five specialist consumer titles from Haymarket Media Group. The five Haymarket Media titles are the specialist consumer magazines What Hi-Fi?, Stuff, FourFourTwo, Practical Caravan and Practical Motorhome.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$219.76)
Future is a global specialist multi-platform media company that connects people worldwide with their passions through iconic, award-winning brands, expert content and leading-edge technology. With operations in the UK, US and Australia, Future has over 300 print publications, websites and events. "
seller: Haymarket Group Limited
The five Haymarket Media titles are the specialist consumer magazines What Hi-Fi?, Stuff, FourFourTwo, Practical Caravan and Practical Motorhome. Haymarket Media Group is the international specialist media, information and technology company with over 70 market-leading brands.
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$19
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closed 8/2/2017 via PR Web

AC Business Media, acquired DMN

synopsis: AC Business Media, a leading B2B media and business intelligence company, announced the addition of DMN to its portfolio of brands. In acquiring DMN from Haymarket Media, Inc., AC Business Media expands the menu of digital offerings to include marketing knowledge and insights in the form of podcasts, e-newsletters, webcasts, e-books, and data.
buyer: AC Business Media
AC Business Media is a leading B2B media and business intelligence company with a portfolio of renowned brands in heavy construction, asphalt, concrete, paving, rental, sustainability, landscape, manufacturing, logistics and supply chain markets. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: DMN
DMN is a leading provider of digital and data-driven marketing analysis, content and research. Their offer includes marketing knowledge and insights in the form of podcasts, e-newsletters, webcasts, e-books, and data. These tools provide marketers with key marketing knowledge and strategy support.
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closed 6/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Haymarket Group Limited, purchased British Media Awards & Digital Media Strategies from Briefing Media Limited

synopsis: Haymarket Media Group, the specialist media, information and technology company, announces the acquisition of the British Media Awards and Digital Media Strategies conference portfolio from Briefing Media. Haymarket takes complete ownership of the brands which have established themselves as cornerstones in the UK media & marketing events calendar.
buyer: Haymarket Group Limited
Haymarket Media Group is the international specialist media, information and technology company. The company has over 70 market-leading brands, connecting people and communities across print, digital, mobile and live media, across the UK, US, Asia, India and Germany. "
seller: Briefing Media Limited
The British Media Awards honors media organisations across 19 categories which recognised excellence across all arms of media business. Digital Media Strategies Conference is the leading strategic business gathering for the European media industry.
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closed 10/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Motorsport.com, purchased Motor Racing Assets from Haymarket Group Limited

synopsis: Motorsport Network, the Miami-headquartered publisher of Motorsport.com and Motor1.com, announced the acquisition of six business operations that make up the Haymarket Media Group’s interests in motorsport publishing, photography and events. The acquired businesses include Autosport.com, a respected digital voice in international motorsport.
buyer: Motorsport.com
Formed in 1994, Motorsport.com is a technologically advanced international network of online motorsports outlets featuring world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia with news offices in 16 countries in 11 different languages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. "
seller: Haymarket Group Limited
Haymarket's Motor Racing assets include magazines Autosport, F1 Racing, and Motorsport News, the motorsport photographic archive LAT Photographic, and the events Autosport International and The Autosport Awards. Haymarket engages in the publishing and media businesses in the UK and internationally.
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closed 3/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Haymarket Media, LLC, acquired Group DCA

synopsis: Haymarket Media, Inc, a privately owned media company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Group DCA—an interactive digital communications agency specializing in multi-channel engagement of health care providers—from PDI Inc.
buyer parent: Haymarket Group Limited
buyer: Haymarket Media, LLC
Haymarket Media Group is a privately owned media company. It has publications in the consumer, business, professional and customer sectors, both print and online. It also operates exhibitions allied to its own publications, and on behalf of organisations such as the BBC. "
target parent: PDI, Inc.
target: Group DCA
Group dca offers the creativity and innovation of an interactive agency, combined with the brand-building strategy and skilled account management of an agency of record. Those qualifications translate into award-winning programs powered by DIAGRAM™, their proprietary software.
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closed 8/16/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Wilmington Group plc, acquired Compliance Week LLC

synopsis: Wilmington Group plc, the provider of Information, Compliance and Education to professional markets announces the acquisition of the trading assets and certain liabilities of Compliance Week, the leading provider of governance , risk and compliance information and events for public companies and large enterprises primarily in the US.
buyer: Wilmington Group plc (LSE:WIL:$162.62)
Wilmington Group plc is a dynamic and expanding company providing information and training to professional business markets. Their businesses enable professionals and their organizations to perform better by providing quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: Compliance Week LLC
Compliance Week is an information service on corporate governance, risk and compliance that features weekly electronic newsletters, a monthly print magazine, proprietary databases, industry-leading events, and a variety of interactive features and forums.
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Mark Allen Publishing Limited, will acquire PrintWeek

synopsis: PrintWeek, the UK's leading title for the printing industry, is to be acquired by Mark Allen Group and be relaunched as a fortnightly magazine. PrintWeek has grown into the UK’s leading title for the graphic arts industry, with licensed editions in Middle East & Africa and Russia and sister titles in Germany, India and Australia.
buyer: Mark Allen Publishing Limited
The Mark Allen Group is involved in publishing and communications in four principal areas: health care, education, consumer and business-to-business. They publish 50 magazines and journals, and 60 books every year, as well as organizing over 70 conferences and exhibitions. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: PrintWeek
PrintWeek is the highest-circulating and most widely read printing industry title in the UK. Every week, PrintWeek is sent to more than 12,000 printing professionals, ranging from small and medium enterprises to the largest and most influential printing companies in the UK.
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closed 3/26/2012 via PR Newswire

Racer Media & Marketing, Inc., acquired Racer Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Automotive media and marketing veterans Paul Pfanner and Bill Sparks have acquired RACER Magazine and Racer.com from Haymarket Media, Inc. The purchase returns America's leading general interest motorsport magazine to its founding management team.
buyer: Racer Media & Marketing, Inc.
Racer Media & Marketing, Inc. is a company created by Paul Pfanner and Bill Sparks. Pfanner and Sparks was the founding management team of America's leading general interest motorsport magazine, RACER. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: Racer Communications, Inc.
Racer Communications consists of Racer Magazine, a monthly motorsports magazine, and Racer.com. Its custom publishing arm also produces SportsCar magazine for the Sports Car Club of America. The Racer Special Projects Division creates collateral, advertising materials, publications, and more.
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closed 6/11/2008 via

Haymarket Media, LLC, purchased Compliance Week from Financial Media Holdings Group, Inc.

synopsis: Haymarket Media, Inc. has agreed to acquire Compliance Week from Boston-based Financial Media Holdings Group, Inc. Both companies are privately owned. The transaction is expected to close July 1, 2008.
buyer parent: Haymarket Group Limited
buyer: Haymarket Media, LLC
Haymarket is the largest private magazine publisher in the United Kingdom, with titles published in 23 languages across almost 100 nations. "
seller: Financial Media Holdings Group, Inc.
Financial Media Holdings Group, Inc. (FMHG) is a Boston-based publisher of compliance-related media titles serving the intersection of finance and accounting, corporate securities law, governance, ethics, corporate social responsibility, and risk.
price ($mm)
$28
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closed 3/18/2008 via Company Press Release

Haymarket Media, LLC, acquired US HealthCare Communications

synopsis: Haymarket Media Inc has taken over the editorial and publishing operations of two leading US journals for cancer clinicians and nurses. HMI – an arm of Haymarket Media Group based in New York – adds the American Journal of Hematology/Oncology (AJHO) and Oncology Nursing News to its portfolio of medical journals and guides.
buyer parent: Haymarket Group Limited
buyer: Haymarket Media, LLC
Haymarket is the largest private magazine publisher in the United Kingdom, with titles published in 23 languages across almost 100 nations. "
target: US HealthCare Communications
US HealthCare Communications is the publisher of two leading US journals for cancer clinicians and nurse, American Journal of Hematology/Oncology (AJHO) and Oncology Nursing News.
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closed 2/23/2007 via Company Press Release

Haymarket Media Inc., acquired DM News

synopsis: Haymarket Media Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Britain’s largest privately held magazine publisher, has acquired Courtenay Communication Corp.’s DM News, the leading U.S. trade publication covering direct, interactive and database marketing.
buyer parent: Haymarket Group Limited
buyer: Haymarket Media Inc.
Haymarket is the largest private magazine publisher in the United Kingdom, with titles published in 23 languages across almost 100 nations. "
target: DM News
Based in New York, DM News publishes a weekly newspaper, the Essential Guides magazine supplements, and one daily and three weekly online newsletters, along with a complementing Web site at www.dmnews.com and a blog at blog.dmnews.com. Adrian Courtenay founded the publication in 1979.
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closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold two non-core publications, Printing World and Packaging Magazine, to Haymarket Publishing Group for GBP2.1m.
buyer: Haymarket Group Limited
The Haymarket Group is a large, privately-owned magazine publisher. It publishes more than 100 consumer, professional, trade, and customer publications in 23 languages and in more than 100 countries. Titles include Revolution, Campaign, and FourFourTwo. "
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites.
price ($mm)
$3.65
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closed 6/21/2017 via Company Press Release

Haymarket Group Limited, purchased British Media Awards & Digital Media Strategies from Briefing Media Limited

synopsis: Haymarket Media Group, the specialist media, information and technology company, announces the acquisition of the British Media Awards and Digital Media Strategies conference portfolio from Briefing Media. Haymarket takes complete ownership of the brands which have established themselves as cornerstones in the UK media & marketing events calendar.
buyer: Haymarket Group Limited
Haymarket Media Group is the international specialist media, information and technology company. The company has over 70 market-leading brands, connecting people and communities across print, digital, mobile and live media, across the UK, US, Asia, India and Germany. "
seller: Briefing Media Limited
The British Media Awards honors media organisations across 19 categories which recognised excellence across all arms of media business. Digital Media Strategies Conference is the leading strategic business gathering for the European media industry.
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closed 10/29/2019 via Company Press Release

Ryan Konikoff, acquired Rock The House Entertainment Group, Inc.

synopsis: Rock The House Entertainment Group, Inc. recently announced new ownership with Chief Operating Officer Ryan Konikoff acquiring the majority share. Rock The House Founder and CEO Matt Radicelli will remain at the helm of the company. Rock The House (RTH) is Cleveland’s premier interactive entertainment and production company.
buyer: Ryan Konikoff
Ryan Konikoff is the Chief Operating Officer at Rock The House Entertainment Group, Inc. He specializes in Tour Managing, Cruise Ships, Music Festivals, and Audio / Visual & special event design. "
target: Rock The House Entertainment Group, Inc.
Rock The House (RTH) is Cleveland’s premier interactive entertainment and production company. RTH provides world-class event lighting, A/V production services, videography, DJs, photo booths, and more for Corporate Events, Meetings and Conferences, Weddings and just about any other type of event.
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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.
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closed 10/21/2015 via PR Newswire

The Freeman Companies, acquired Staging Connections Group Limited

synopsis: Freeman, the leading global provider of brand experiences, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Staging Connections Group Limited, a leader in event staging that provides a total event management solution for audio visual, styling and theming, set design and content through to digital and social media evert service such as webcasting.
buyer: The Freeman Companies
Freeman & Co. is one of Wall Street's premier providers of independent financial services advice offering mergers and acquisitions and related advisory services, capital raising, underwriting, strategic management consulting and competitor benchmarking data and analysis to financial institutions. "
target: Staging Connections Group Limited (AU:STG:$124.76)
Staging Connections has been creating events for nearly 30 years. As the leader in event staging they offer a total event management solution for audio visual, styling and theming, set design and content through to digital and social media event service such as webcasting, Event Feed and Event Poll.
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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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announced 12/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Concerto Group will be merged with CH&Co Group,

synopsis: CH&Co Group has announced its merger with the events catering and services company, Concerto Group. Comprised of seven brands, Concerto provides seamless event management, stunning venues, award-winning catering, phenomenal entertainment and trendy bars and restaurants in the UK.
buyer: CH&Co Group
CH&Co Group is a group of specialist businesses designed especially to help clients locate the ideal catering or service solution to suit their needs. CH&Co offers the broadest range of eating, hospitality and venue experiences in the UK. "
target: The Concerto Group
Concerto Group is a hospitality events company operating in the UK marketplace. Comprised of seven brands, Concerto benefits from the unique ability to provide lifestyle events and experiences through one point of contact.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$43
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired Virgin Experience Days

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity announced that funds managed by Inflexion have completed the buyout of Virgin Experience Days, the UK’s leading experiences business. Virgin Experience Days offers curated experiences to consumers and corporates, from flying Spitfires to short luxury breaks, selling over 750,000 experiences annually.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion is one of the UK’s leading independent mid-market private equity houses, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and working with them to deliver growth. "
target parent: Acorne Ltd
target: Virgin Experience Days
Virgin Experience Days offers curated experiences to consumers and corporates, from flying Spitfires to short luxury breaks, selling over 750,000 experiences annually. Virgin Experience Days operates both B2C and B2B divisions.
price ($mm)
$40
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Client Focused Media, Inc., acquired Jacksonville Party Company, LLC

synopsis: Client Focused Media, a full-service marketing agency in San Marco, has acquired Jacksonville Party Company, an event planning company known for organizing local events of all sizes.
buyer: Client Focused Media, Inc.
Client Focused Media was founded in 2002 and is a leading integrated marketing firm in Northeast Florida. The company provides strategic planning, event planning, marketing, creative, advertising, media buying, branding, crisis management services and public relations to a variety of clients. "
target: Jacksonville Party Company, LLC
Jacksonville Party Company provides unique ideas and designs along with professional organization and execution of any type of event. The company specializes in casino events, corporate functions, holiday parties, school functions, concerts and fundraisers.
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announced 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ignite!Events STL, will acquire Parties & Props, Ltd.

synopsis: Event production firm Ignite!Events, which is headquartered in Edwardsville, has acquired event design company Parties & Props, Ltd. Under the leadership of mother-daughter team of Mary and Amy Allison, the organization created thousands of successful special events, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, fund-raisers and galas, and corporate events.
buyer: Ignite!Events STL
Ignite!Events specializes in creating events that connect donors with the missions of organizations - igniting fundraising efforts and infusing a spark of excitement, interaction, and innovation into events. "
target: Parties & Props, Ltd.
Under the leadership of mother-daughter team of Mary and Amy Allison, Parties & Props has created thousands of successful special events, weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, fund-raisers and galas, private parties, corporate events and unique experiences, in and around the St. Louis area.
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closed 4/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Neuland Concerts GmbH, acquired Neuland Concerts GmbH

synopsis: Neuland Concerts GmbH has been acquired by its management from parent company Warner Music Germany. Neuland Concerts was established in 2008, and it quickly developed into one of Germany’s top live music tour operators. Neuland Concerts offers services in all fields of live entertainment, including corporate and brand events.
buyer: Neuland Concerts GmbH
Neuland Concerts is a German booking agency and tour promoter for many national and international artists. Neuland Concerts offers services in all fields of live entertainment, including corporate and brand events such as the production of special events. "
target parent: Access Industries
target: Neuland Concerts GmbH
Neuland Concerts is a German booking agency and tour promoter for many national and international artists. Neuland Concerts offers services in all fields of live entertainment, including corporate and brand events such as the production of special events.
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closed 9/14/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Haycom AV Pty Ltd merged with Norwest Group,

synopsis: Melbourne, Australia-based Haycom has merged with Norwest Group, based in Sydney, Australia. In business for over 40 years, Haycom delivers leading-edge technical productions services for events and road shows encompassing visuals, sound, lighting, recording, webcasting, videoconferencing, audience participation platforms and room dressing/scenic.
buyer: Norwest Group
The Norwest Group provides seamless and cost effective technical solutions for live events across Australasia. They provide audio, lighting, staging, vision rental & production services. "
target: Haycom AV Pty Ltd
Haycom delivers trusted audio-visual production and creative content solutions for live events and experiences. With project managers possessing a minimum of eight years of experience, the Haycom team has deep understanding and appreciation for technology and event services.
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closed 5/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

Concept PR merged with Kenyon Fraser Ltd.,

synopsis: Kenyon Fraser has announced that it has merged with Concept PR. Concept PR is a public relations firm providing marketing and event managemnt to clients. Margaret Tarpey will remain as managing director of Concept PR.
buyer: Kenyon Fraser Ltd.
Kenyon Fraser is a full service marketing communications agency with over 90 clients across the UK. Kenyon Fraser was established in 1990 and have been ranked as a PR Week Top 150 company for many years. "
target: Concept PR
Concept PR is a a full service PR, marketing and events management company based in the glorious North West town of Southport, United Kingdom.
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closed 3/7/2012 via BNC Analysis

Chime Communications PLC, acquired Rough Hill Limited

synopsis: Chime Communications has announced the acquisition of a 60% stake in a youth marketing agency, Rough Hill. One of Rough Hill's businesses will be injected into a new company within VCCP called VCCP Live, which will be 40% owned by Rough Hill's vendors, Jeremy Simmonds, Matthew Smith and Richard Moore.
buyer: Chime Communications PLC (LSE:CHW:$524.40)
Chime Communications plc, through its subsidiaries, provides public relations, advertising, sports marketing, market research, direct marketing, and design and event management consultancy services in the United Kingdom and internationally. "
target: Rough Hill Limited
Rough Hill Limited provides event planning and promotional services. The company sells the tickets of their plan events through their website.
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$1.06*
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closed 8/20/2002 via PR Newswire

Cygnus Business Media, acquired AS3

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media, a leading diversified business to-business media company, announced it has acquired AS3, the Aviation Services and Suppliers Super Show from The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: Cygnus Business Media
Cygnus Business Media's leading business publications, tradeshows, conferences, websites, online products and custom marketing capabilities enhance brand identity, generate sales leads, and build product awareness as they strengthen customer/client relationships. "
target: AS3
The GOAL of AS3 is to provide a one-of-a-kind forum for companies, serving the aviation aftermarket service industry, to forge new business relationships and broaden their client base. The economy and ever changing trends in business drive the General Aviation Industry forward to conquer new challe
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closed 12/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Media Central Corporation Inc., acquired NOW Magazine

synopsis: Media Central Corporation Inc. announced the acquisition of NOW Magazine, nowtoronto.com and related assets from owner, NOW Communications Inc. NOW Magazine reaches 510,000 average weekly unique readers in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area with an average household income of $77,471.
buyer: Media Central Corporation Inc. (CNSX:FLYY:$0.00)
Media Central is a Canadian alternative media company. By consolidating the currently fragmented independent media markets, Media Central unites the influencers, tastemakers and culture leaders of the world and is strategically positioned to become a competitive global media publishing company. "
target: NOW Magazine
Now Magazine is one of the largest circulation alternative weekly news publication in Canada. They produce a high-quality, independent and fearless news and entertainment weekly publication and website, both providing reliable sources of social, cultural, political and environmental information.
price ($mm)
$1.51
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Nobutaka Suzuki, will acquire PROTO Taiwan

synopsis: Proto Corporation has finalized a deal to transfer its shares in its subsidiary Proto Taiwan to Nobutaka Suzuki, the company's director and president. Proto Taiwan engages in the publication of automotive magazines. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in New Taipei City, Taiwan.
buyer: Nobutaka Suzuki
Nobutaka Suzuki is the director and president of Proto Taiwan, a company that engages in the publication of automotive magazines. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in New Taipei City, Taiwan. "
target parent: Proto Corp.
target: PROTO Taiwan
PROTO Taiwan., CO Ltd. engages in the publication of automotive magazines. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in New Taipei City, Taiwan.
price ($mm)
$239
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
108.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Michelin Guide, acquired Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

synopsis: MICHELIN Guide is a French-based guide that now rates over 30,000 establishments in over 30 territories across three continents, has acquired The Wine Advocate, the leading wine publication influencing serious wine buyers and essential reading for both wine professionals and enthusiasts.
buyer parent: Michelin
buyer: Michelin Guide
Thanks to its serious and unique approach, the MICHELIN Guides became best-sellers without equals: the guide now rates over 30,000 establishments in over 30 territories across three continents, and more than 30 million MICHELIN Guides have been sold worldwide since. "
target: Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
The Wine Advocate is the leading wine publication influencing serious wine buyers and essential reading for both wine professionals and enthusiasts. Offering detailed consumer advice, it gives readers invaluable information on the world of wine as well as a wealth of reviews from unbiased experts.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Business Post, purchased Three Magazines from Irish Studio

synopsis: The Business Post Media Group (BPMG), publisher of the Sunday Business Post newspaper, has acquired a number of magazines from Irish Studio. The group has bought Irish Tatler, Food & Wine, and Auto Ireland.
buyer parent: Kilcullen Kapital Partners
buyer: The Business Post
The Business Post is Ireland’s leading business, economic and political newspaper. The Business Post Digital platform provides independent insight, commentary and analysis of the important stories and issues across a broad spectrum of topics: business, finance, politics, technology, and more. "
seller: Irish Studio
The acquisition includes the magazines Irish Tatler, Food & Wine, and Auto Ireland from Irish Studio. Irish Studio is the premier, cross-platform digital media company with a global reach of over 10 million.
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closed 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Ad Practitioners, acquired Money.com

synopsis: Ad Practitioners, LLC has acquired Money.com from Meredith Corporation. Money is a personal finance brand and website. Based in New York City, its articles cover the gamut of personal finance topics ranging from investing, saving, retirement and taxes to family finance issues like paying for college, credit, career and home improvement.
buyer: Ad Practitioners
Founded in 2016, Ad Practitioners matches world-class brands with engaged audiences across over 150 categories, from personal finance, health, home, and lifestyle to insurance, software and beyond. The Company owns a portfolio of digital brands, including ConsumersAdvocate.org. "
target parent: Meredith Corporation
target: Money.com
Money is a personal finance brand and website. Money is based in New York City. Its articles cover the gamut of personal finance topics ranging from investing, saving, retirement and taxes to family finance issues like paying for college, credit, career and home improvement.
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announced 10/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bauer Media Group, will acquire Pacific Magazines Pty Limited

synopsis: Seven West Media has sold New Idea publisher Pacific Magazines to Woman's Day home Bauer Media as the television broadcaster looks to focus on a digital strategy. Pacific Magazines is one of Australia’s most innovative audience companies. Portfolio highlights include Australia’s most powerful multimedia brand, Better Homes & Gardens.
buyer: Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group publishes magazines, makes radio programmes and designs digital formats in 20 countries on four continents. Bauer Media Group's portfolio consists of over 600 magazines worldwide, more than 400 digital media outlets, and over 100 radio and TV stations. "
target parent: Seven West Media Limited
target: Pacific Magazines Pty Limited
Pacific Magazines is one of Australia’s most innovative audience companies. Portfolio highlights include Australia’s most powerful multimedia brand, Better Homes & Gardens, and three of the top five biggest magazine brands in the Australia (Better Homes & Gardens, New Idea & that’s life!).
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$27
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EBITDA ($mm)
$309.15
EBIT ($mm)
$254.95
Net Income ($mm)
$156.68
Employees
3350
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Ticker: ENXTPA:GLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GL Events
GL Events
GL events is an integrated group offering a complete range of event industry solutions divided into three major segments: venue management and event organisation, and integrated services for trade fairs, conventions and events.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,166.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$158.39
EBIT ($mm)
$98.85
Net Income ($mm)
$47.34
Employees
4506
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Ticker: ASX:SWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media is Australia’s leading multiple platform media company with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,066.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$142.10
EBIT ($mm)
$127.94
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4607
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Ticker: SWX:TAMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tamedia AG
Tamedia AG
Tamedia is a Swiss media group headquartered in Zurich. With its daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, online platforms as well as printing facility, Tamedia is one of the leading media corporations in Switzerland.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$992.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$239.02
EBIT ($mm)
$181.67
Net Income ($mm)
$110.38
Employees
3224
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Ticker: LSE:TNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trinity Mirror plc
Trinity Mirror plc
Trinity Mirror is the largest national and regional multimedia content publisher in the UK, comprising national and regional newsbrands across the country.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$914.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$191.11
EBIT ($mm)
$161.22
Net Income ($mm)
$87.01
Employees
5362
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Ticker: SGX:T39
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd.
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds across multiple languages and platforms. SPH owns award-winning newspapers, magazines and best-selling books in both print and digital editions, as well as online classified businesses in the region.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$761.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$259.03
EBIT ($mm)
$222.38
Net Income ($mm)
$148.41
Employees
4473
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Ticker: SWX:MCHN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MCH Group AG
MCH Group AG
The MCH Group is a leading international live-marketing group of companies with a comprehensive network of services in the entire exhibition and event market. They provide first-class marketing platforms in the form of internationally and nationally leading exhibitions.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$521.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.59
EBIT ($mm)
($16.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
968
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Ticker: NYSE:TSQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Townsquare Media Group
Townsquare Media Group
Townsquare is a diversified media, entertainment and digital marketing services company that owns and operates radio, digital and live event properties. The Company specializes in creating and distributing original entertainment, music and lifestyle content.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$507.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.45
EBIT ($mm)
$70.76
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2900
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