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DTN, acquired Energy Management Institute

synopsis: DTN, an independent source of insight and analysis, and decision-support solutions to customers worldwide in agriculture, energy, commodities and financial analytics, announced that it has acquired Energy Management Institute (EMI), a leading professional services firm providing insight into the energy future.
buyer parent: TBG AG
buyer: DTN
Customer-centric and employee-driven, DTN provides products and services to empower agriculture, oil & gas, trading, and weather-sensitive industries. They are always striving to help their customers make better business decisions through continuous, leading-edge innovation. "
target: Energy Management Institute
Energy Management Institute provides specialized education and training services to major oil companies, power, natural gas marketers, utilities, investment banks, Fortune 500 end-users and top transportation fleets throughout the world.
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closed 12/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Health & Safety Institute, acquired Martech Media, Inc.

synopsis: Health & Safety Institute (HSI), a leader in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) software, training and compliance services, has acquired leading industrial technologies training provider Martech Media, Inc. Martech Media’s innovative Industrial Technologies Curriculum offers an interactive library of technical e-Learning.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Health & Safety Institute
The Health & Safety Institute (HSI) is a family of well-known and respected brands in the Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) space. Its brands span the broad range of needs in EH&S – from emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more. "
target: Martech Media, Inc.
Founded in 1997, Martech Media, Inc. is a worldwide workplace training company with a highly sophisticated menu of workforce training and development programs serving companies in electrical generation, oil and gas production, public utilities, paper and pulp, and other general process industries.
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closed 1/16/2013 via Reuters

RPS Group plc, acquired PEICE

synopsis: RPS Group PLC announced the acquisition of Petroleum Institute for Continuing Education (PEICE), a Canadian based business providing geoscience and engineering training to the oil and gas industry.
buyer: RPS Group plc (LSE:RPS:$767.09)
RPS is an international consultancy providing advice upon: the exploration and production of energy and other natural resources and the development and management of the built and natural environment. "
target: PEICE
The Petroleum Institute for Continuing Education is a privately held training organization established in 1998. To date, they have trained thousands of petroleum industry workers and managers.
price ($mm)
$5.79
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$8
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closed 1/13/2011 via

Maersk Training A/S, acquired PetconIPC AS

synopsis: Maersk Training, one of the leading training providers to the oil and gas industry, has acquired the Stavanger based drilling training company Petcon.
buyer: Maersk Training A/S
Maersk Training is one of the leading training providers to the oil and gas industry. "
target: PetconIPC AS
PetconIPC AS is one of the oldest course provider in the offshore business. They provide training courses, web-based training modules from the technical college, and consulting.
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closed 11/18/2015 via Company Press Release

SOS Intl, purchased Power Division from APT Global

synopsis: SOS Intl announced they have acquired the power division of APT Global, to expand and strengthen their technical training and compliance programs for the electric industry. APT is a provider of telecommunications training and education programs, and their power division offers Associate’s Degrees in Applied Sciences in Electric Power Systems.
buyer: SOS Intl
SOS Intl is a leading provider of training and advisory services to the power industry. SOS tracks and interprets NERC Reliability Standards and expertly translates them into customized education and advisory services, helping to manage risk and ensure reliability for the North American power grid. "
seller: APT Global
APT is a leading provider of telecommunications education and training. APT offers career-oriented courses, professional certificates and associate degrees designed to enhance student knowledge and skills. Their power division offers Associate’s Degrees in Applied Sciences in Electric Power Systems.
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closed 4/10/2018 via PR Newswire

DTN, acquired Energy Management Institute

synopsis: DTN, an independent source of insight and analysis, and decision-support solutions to customers worldwide in agriculture, energy, commodities and financial analytics, announced that it has acquired Energy Management Institute (EMI), a leading professional services firm providing insight into the energy future.
buyer parent: TBG AG
buyer: DTN
Customer-centric and employee-driven, DTN provides products and services to empower agriculture, oil & gas, trading, and weather-sensitive industries. They are always striving to help their customers make better business decisions through continuous, leading-edge innovation. "
target: Energy Management Institute
Energy Management Institute provides specialized education and training services to major oil companies, power, natural gas marketers, utilities, investment banks, Fortune 500 end-users and top transportation fleets throughout the world.
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closed 5/6/2020 via BusinessWire

DTN, purchased ClearAg from Iteris, Inc.

synopsis: DTN, an independent source of insights, analysis, and decision-support solutions, has acquired ClearAg, the Agriculture and Weather Analytics segment from Iteris. ClearAg's solutions bring together applied meteorological expertise, state-of-the-art agronomic modeling, and adaptive data processing to address complex agricultural challenges.
buyer parent: TBG AG
buyer: DTN
DTN delivers accurate, objective, real-time, and actionable insights to increase customers’ confidence and support business decisions. Their actionable insights in weather and financial analytics make sense of the information, drive change in processes, and help businesses prosper. "
seller: Iteris, Inc. (ITI:$119.62)
ClearAg is an adaptive, open digital farming platform for crop analytics. ClearAg's solutions bring together applied meteorological expertise, state-of-the-art agronomic modeling, and adaptive data processing to address complex agricultural challenges.
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$12
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closed 12/11/2019 via BusinessWire

DTN, acquired MetStat

synopsis: DTN, an independent source of insights, analysis and decision-support solutions, has acquired MetStat, an industry leader in precipitation analysis and analytics. MetStat provides best-in-class high-resolution, real-time precipitation estimates, innovative analytics and post-storm analyses.
buyer parent: TBG AG
buyer: DTN
DTN is an independent source of accurate, objective, real-time, and actionable insights to increase confidence and support business decisions for customers working in agriculture, energy, and transportation. DTN also publishes Progressive Farmer magazine, the premier publication in agriculture. "
target: MetStat
MetStat is a committed leader in detailed precipitation analysis, real-time gauge-adjusted radar rainfall products, weather frequency analysis, weather event reconstructions, forensic meteorology and the spatial interpolation of meteorological and climatological variables.
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closed 10/1/2019 via BusinessWire

DTN, acquired Weatherzone

synopsis: DTN, an independent source of insights, analysis, and decision-support solutions, has acquired Weatherzone, from Nine Entertainment. Headquartered in Australia, Weatherzone is a leading provider of weather information to consumers and businesses across major industry sectors.
buyer parent: TBG AG
buyer: DTN
DTN is an independent source of accurate, objective, real-time, and actionable insights to increase confidence and support business decisions for customers working in agriculture, energy, and transportation. DTN also publishes Progressive Farmer magazine, the premier publication in agriculture. "
target parent: Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
target: Weatherzone
Weatherzone is Australia’s largest private weather service. The company gives businesses advanced tools and the most accurate weather forecasts in order to operate safely, efficiently, and more profitably. Weatherzone's solutions are innovative, tailored, flexible and responsive.
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closed 6/10/2019 via Company Press Release

DTN, acquired PraxSoft

synopsis: DTN, an independent source of insights, analysis and decision-support solutions, has acquired PraxSoft, a leading provider of sensor interface and communications technology which collects, processes and transmits real-time data from a myriad of sensor devices to produce actionable information.
buyer parent: TBG AG
buyer: DTN
DTN delivers accurate, objective, real-time, and actionable insights to increase customers’ confidence and support business decisions. DTN also publishes Progressive Farmer magazine, the premier publication in agriculture. "
target: PraxSoft
PraxSoft provides the protection companies need to locate, manage and maintain their assets. Using a combination of innovative RFID and wireless sensor network technology along with the most appropriate, cost-effective communications, the Active series improves safety, efficiency and profitability.
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announced 10/9/2018 via BusinessWire

DTN, will acquire Weather Decision Technologies

synopsis: DTN announced that it will acquire Weather Decision Technologies, Inc., a company that provides organizations with actionable weather analytics and decision support. Hazardous weather detection, prediction, and decision analytics are available via APIs and GIS layers, as well as WDT’s leading risk mitigation SaaS platform, WeatherOps®.
buyer parent: TBG AG
buyer: DTN
Customer-centric and employee-driven, DTN provides products and services to empower agriculture, oil & gas, trading, and weather-sensitive industries. They are always striving to help their customers make better business decisions through continuous, leading-edge innovation. "
target: Weather Decision Technologies
Weather Decision Technologies provides organizations with actionable weather analytics and decision support. Hazardous weather detection, prediction, and decision analytics are available via APIs and GIS layers, as well as WDT’s leading risk mitigation SaaS platform, WeatherOps®.
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closed 4/10/2018 via PR Newswire

DTN, acquired Energy Management Institute

synopsis: DTN, an independent source of insight and analysis, and decision-support solutions to customers worldwide in agriculture, energy, commodities and financial analytics, announced that it has acquired Energy Management Institute (EMI), a leading professional services firm providing insight into the energy future.
buyer parent: TBG AG
buyer: DTN
Customer-centric and employee-driven, DTN provides products and services to empower agriculture, oil & gas, trading, and weather-sensitive industries. They are always striving to help their customers make better business decisions through continuous, leading-edge innovation. "
target: Energy Management Institute
Energy Management Institute provides specialized education and training services to major oil companies, power, natural gas marketers, utilities, investment banks, Fortune 500 end-users and top transportation fleets throughout the world.
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closed 6/1/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TBG AG, acquired DTN

synopsis: French power-equipment supplier Schneider Electric SE has sold its U.S.-based data-software business DTN to TBG AG, a Switzerland-based private holding company. DTN distributes real-time weather information to farmers and other customers and owns the Progressive Farmer magazine, a U.S. agricultural periodical.
buyer: TBG AG
TBG, a Zurich-based firm, is described as a family office focused on investing in buyouts of industrial products and services companies, according the Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association website. It invests in companies in Europe and the U.S. "
target parent: Schneider Electric SE
target: DTN
DTN distributes real-time weather information to farmers and other customers and owns the Progressive Farmer magazine, a U.S. agricultural periodical. DTN also provides supply chain connectivity tools and decision support solutions in agricultural, energy and environmental industries.
price ($mm)
$900
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closed 10/28/2008 via

Telvent, acquired DTN

synopsis: Telvent, the IT company for a sustainable and secure world, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire one hundred percent of U.S.-based business information services provider, DTN Holding Company, Inc. (DTN), headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.
buyer: Telvent (TLVT:$960.49)
Telvent, the Global RealTime IT Company, is specialized in high value-added solutions for four specific industrial sectors (Energy, Traffic, Transport and Environment) in Europe, North America, Latin America and China. "
target: DTN
DTN, a private company based in Omaha, Nebraska, is the leading business information services company focused on agricultural, energy and environment business markets. The company delivers business critical information to more than 700,000 subscribers across its vertical markets.
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$167
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$52
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closed 1/2/2007 via PR Newswire

DTN, acquired Progressive Farmer

synopsis: DTN, the leading provider of real-time market, news and weather information services for agricultural and energy markets, has acquired The Progressive Farmer magazine, America's premiere farm lifestyle publication, from Time Inc., a subsidiary of Time Warner.
buyer: DTN
DTN, a private company based in Omaha, Nebraska, is the leading business information services company focused on agricultural, energy and environment business markets. The company delivers business critical information to more than 700,000 subscribers across its vertical markets. "
target parent: Time Warner, Inc.
target: Progressive Farmer
Living the “good life” in the country is an American Dream for millions—more than 500,000 people moved last year alone. It’s a lifestyle on a meteoric rise as more and more people make their American Dream a reality with The Progressive Farmer—the largest magazine devoted to living in the country.
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closed 5/6/2020 via BusinessWire

DTN, purchased ClearAg from Iteris, Inc.

synopsis: DTN, an independent source of insights, analysis, and decision-support solutions, has acquired ClearAg, the Agriculture and Weather Analytics segment from Iteris. ClearAg's solutions bring together applied meteorological expertise, state-of-the-art agronomic modeling, and adaptive data processing to address complex agricultural challenges.
buyer parent: TBG AG
buyer: DTN
DTN delivers accurate, objective, real-time, and actionable insights to increase customers’ confidence and support business decisions. Their actionable insights in weather and financial analytics make sense of the information, drive change in processes, and help businesses prosper. "
seller: Iteris, Inc. (ITI:$119.62)
ClearAg is an adaptive, open digital farming platform for crop analytics. ClearAg's solutions bring together applied meteorological expertise, state-of-the-art agronomic modeling, and adaptive data processing to address complex agricultural challenges.
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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 2/1/2018 via Company Press Release

KHL Group Ltd., acquired Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications

synopsis: Global construction information publisher KHL Group is acquiring the USA-based publisher Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications. Founded in 1935 and located in Wisconsin, Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications is a leading publisher of information for the on-highway, off-highway, stationary and marine engine-powered equipment markets. D&GTP
buyer: KHL Group Ltd.
KHL Group is the leading supplier of international construction information in the world. Using its strong market-leading magazine brands, KHL has expanded into digital magazines, newsletters, apps, directories, new media technologies, exhibitions, conferences, awards and contract publishing. "
target: Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications
Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications is a leading publisher of information for the on-highway, off-highway, stationary and marine engine-powered equipment markets. It focuses on the construction and agriculture, power generation and commercial vehicle equipment sectors.
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closed 8/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sandhills Publishing Company, purchased 5 Trade Publications from Editoriale C&C

synopsis: Sandhills East has acquired a number of trade publications serving Italy's construction, commercial trucking, and agriculture markets including: CamionSuperMarket, TrattoriSuperMarket, Cantierissimo con Carrellistica, Transporto Commerciale, and A come Agricoltura, from Editoriale C&C, a publishing house based in Italy.
buyer: Sandhills Publishing Company
Sandhills Publishing is an information processing company aimed at gathering, processing, and distributing info in the form of trade publications & corresponding websites that connect buyers & sellers across the trucking, agriculture, construction, heavy equipment, aviation, & technology industries."
seller: Editoriale C&C
The acquisition includes five trade publications serving Italy's construction, commercial trucking, and agriculture markets from Editoriale C&C. The brands included are CamionSuperMarket, TrattoriSuperMarket, Cantierissimo con Carrellistica, Transporto Commerciale, and A come Agricoltura.
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closed 6/5/2017 via PR Newswire

Aurora Capital Group, acquired Randall-Reilly, LLC

synopsis: Aurora Capital acquired Randall-Reilly, the leading provider of B2B data and data-driven marketing services, media and events for the trucking, construction, agriculture and additional industrial markets. Founded as a print media business, Randall-Reilly has evolved and emerged as the leader in data-as-a-service and data-driven marketing solutions.
buyer: Aurora Capital Group
Aurora Capital Partners is a leading Los Angeles-based private equity firm. Aurora focuses principally on control investments in middle-market companies with leading market positions, stable industry dynamics, attractive business model characteristics and actionable opportunities for growth. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: Randall-Reilly, LLC
Randall-Reilly is the leading B2B data provider in the industrial markets they service, including trucking, construction, agriculture, and select other markets. Clients utilize Randall-Reilly's data and media platforms to generate sales, marketing, and recruiting insights and measurable outcomes.
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closed 6/1/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TBG AG, acquired DTN

synopsis: French power-equipment supplier Schneider Electric SE has sold its U.S.-based data-software business DTN to TBG AG, a Switzerland-based private holding company. DTN distributes real-time weather information to farmers and other customers and owns the Progressive Farmer magazine, a U.S. agricultural periodical.
buyer: TBG AG
TBG, a Zurich-based firm, is described as a family office focused on investing in buyouts of industrial products and services companies, according the Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association website. It invests in companies in Europe and the U.S. "
target parent: Schneider Electric SE
target: DTN
DTN distributes real-time weather information to farmers and other customers and owns the Progressive Farmer magazine, a U.S. agricultural periodical. DTN also provides supply chain connectivity tools and decision support solutions in agricultural, energy and environmental industries.
price ($mm)
$900
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$213
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closed 10/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Sandhills Publishing Company, acquired Focus Business Media Limited

synopsis: Sandhills Publishing Company, the parent company of Sandhills East, has acquired Focus Business Media Limited and Focus Publishing Limited. Located in Peterborough, United Kingdom, the Focus companies were founded in 1995 by Colin Medwynter with the aim of establishing buying and selling magazines focused on the specialist automotive sector.
buyer: Sandhills Publishing Company
Sandhills Publishing is an information processing company aimed at gathering, processing, and distributing information in the form of trade publications, websites, and online services that connect buyers and sellers across the trucking, agriculture, construction, and heavy equipment industries. "
target: Focus Business Media Limited
Focus Business Media Limited and Focus Publishing Limited were founded in 1995 by Colin Medwynter with the aim of establishing, buying, and selling magazines focused on the specialist automotive sector.
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closed 9/4/2016 via Company Press Release

Fence Post Publishing, acquired Acres USA

synopsis: The Fence Post has acquired an agricultural publishing company, Acres USA, North America’s oldest, largest magazine covering commercial-scale organic and sustainable farming — crops, soils, livestock, tillage, alternative crops and marketing.
buyer parent: Swift Communications, Inc.
buyer: Fence Post Publishing
The Fence Post is a nationwide agricultural newspaper reaching over 80,000 readers each week. Don McMillen started the Rocky Mountain Fence Post in Bellvue, Colo in 1980. The paper changed ownership in November 1984 and continues to be owned by Swift Communications. "
target: Acres USA
Acres U.S.A. is North America's oldest publisher on production-scale organic and sustainable farming. For more than four decades their mission has been to help farmers, ranchers and market gardeners grow food organically, sustainably, without harmful, toxic chemistry.
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closed 7/22/2015 via BNC Analysis

Lessiter Publications, acquired Implement and Tractor

synopsis: Lessiter Publications Inc., has acquired the assets of Implement & Tractor from Philadelphia-based Farm Journal Media. Implement & Tractor is a bimonthly publication providing news and insights for dealers, distributors, OEMs, engineers and the associations that make up the $40 billion-plus dealer and wholesaler equipment industry.
buyer: Lessiter Publications
Lessiter Publications was founded as a niche agricultural publisher in 1981 by Frank and Pam Lessiter. With multiple content products including print, e-media and events, its dealer/equipment properties include Farm Equipment, Ag Equipment Intelligence, and Rural Lifestyle Dealer. "
target parent: Farm Journal Media
target: Implement and Tractor
Implement & Tractor is a bimonthly publication providing news and insights for dealers, distributors, OEMs, engineers and the associations that make up the $40 billion-plus dealer and wholesaler equipment industry.
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announced 12/27/2010 via BusinessWire

Iteris, Inc., will acquire Meridian Environmental Technology Inc.

synopsis: Iteris, Inc., a leader in traffic management focused on the development and application of advanced technologies, announced that it has signed a Stock Purchase Agreement to acquire Meridian Environmental Technology, a leader in 511 advanced traveler information systems, as well as Maintenance Decision Support System (MDSS) management tools.
buyer: Iteris, Inc. (ITI:$119.62)
Iteris, Inc. is a leader in traffic management focused on the development and application of advanced technologies that reduce traffic congestion, minimize the environmental impact of traffic congestion, and improve the safety of surface transportation systems infrastructure. "
target: Meridian Environmental Technology Inc.
Meridian Environmental Technology utilizes cutting-edge computer technology, scientific research, traveler information analysis, weather analysis, and forecasting systems to increase the productivity and decision-making capabilities of its customers primarily in the Transportation industry.
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$1.50
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closed 10/28/2008 via

Telvent, acquired DTN

synopsis: Telvent, the IT company for a sustainable and secure world, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire one hundred percent of U.S.-based business information services provider, DTN Holding Company, Inc. (DTN), headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.
buyer: Telvent (TLVT:$960.49)
Telvent, the Global RealTime IT Company, is specialized in high value-added solutions for four specific industrial sectors (Energy, Traffic, Transport and Environment) in Europe, North America, Latin America and China. "
target: DTN
DTN, a private company based in Omaha, Nebraska, is the leading business information services company focused on agricultural, energy and environment business markets. The company delivers business critical information to more than 700,000 subscribers across its vertical markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$219 [$442]
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$167
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$52
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closed 1/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Investcorp, acquired Randall-Reilly Publishing, LLC

synopsis: Investcorp, a provider and manager of alternative investment products, has completed the acquisition of Randall-Reilly Publishing Company, LLC, the premier media and information company focused on the trucking and construction markets in the United States, in conjunction with President and CEO, Mike Reilly, and other members of management.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Investcorp is a global investment group with offices in London, New York and Bahrain. The firm has five lines of business: private equity investment, global hedge fund, technology investment, real estate investment, and Gulf growth capital. "
target parent: Wachovia Corporation
target: Randall-Reilly Publishing, LLC
Randall-Reilly Publishing is the premier business-to-business media company focused on the trucking, construction and industrial markets. Randall-Reilly also operates a company-sponsored publication division serving Fortune 500 companies and a UCC-filing database and research group.
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closed 11/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Wachovia Capital Partners, acquired Randall Publishing Co.

synopsis: Wachovia Capital Partners, the private equity and mezzanine investing group of Wachovia Corp., today announced that it has acquired Randall Publishing Co. through the purchase of all of the ownership interests of the company's controlling shareholders, the family and estate of H. Pettus Randall III.
buyer parent: Wachovia Corporation
buyer: Wachovia Capital Partners
Wachovia Capital Partners looks for many kinds of investment opportunities -- from young, emerging companies in the new economy to mature, free cash-flowing entities in more traditional sectors. "
target: Randall Publishing Co.
Randall-Reilly Publishing is the premier business-to-business media company focused on the trucking, construction and industrial markets. Randall-Reilly also operates a company-sponsored publication division serving Fortune 500 companies and a UCC-filing database and research group.
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closed 9/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Farms.com, Ltd., acquired Small Farm Canada

synopsis: Farms.com has acquired Small Farm Canada magazine and Service Truck magazine. Small Farm Canada is a national magazine distributed in every province and territory, and Service Truck Magazine is the only trade publication in the US and Canada focused exclusively on the service (mechanic’s) truck industry.
buyer: Farms.com, Ltd.
Farms.com is a leading provider of innovative information products and services for the global agriculture and food industries. Farms.com's agriculture information portal has business services and resources for more than 25,000 agribusiness professionals and livestock and crop producers. "
target parent: Southern Tip Publishing Inc.
target: Small Farm Canada
Small Farm Canada is a national magazine distributed in every province and territory. Service Truck Magazine is the only trade publication in the US and Canada focused exclusively on the service (mechanic’s) truck industry.
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announced 12/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Mark Allen Group, will acquire Farmers Weekly

synopsis: Mark Allen Group is to acquire Farmers Weekly. Reed Business Information Ltd, part of RELX, has agreed to sell the brand to MA Agriculture, a new company created by MAG to house Farmers Weekly. Farmers Weekly provides topical technical information from independent experts, designed to help farmers manage their businesses more effectively.
buyer: Mark Allen Group
The Mark Allen Group is a progressive media business, which delivers high-quality content through market-leading journals, magazines, books, events and websites. Their brands offer unrivalled access to specialists in healthcare, education, business and consumer markets. "
target parent: RELX Group plc
target: Farmers Weekly
Farmers Weekly provides topical technical information from independent experts, designed to help farmers manage their businesses more effectively. The Farmers Weekly brand serves the whole farming industry and includes data services such as Farmplan, and print publications.
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closed 9/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Tony Leggett, purchased Country-Wide and The New Zealand Dairy Exporter from NZX Agri

synopsis: NZX Agri is selling its two farm management magazines, Country-Wide and The New Zealand Dairy Exporter. NZX Agri head Tony Leggett will buy both titles for an undisclosed sum. NZX Agri is a wholly owned subsidiary of New Zealand Exchange Limited.
buyer: Tony Leggett
Tony Leggett is the head of agriculture at NZX Agri, a wholly owned subsidiary of New Zealand Exchange Limited. NZX Agri is New Zealand's leading specialist provider of agri information in print and online. "
seller parent: New Zealand Exchange Limited
seller: NZX Agri
NZX Agri’s Country-Wide magazine is an A4 gloss subscription publication designed to deliver the targeted on-farm information needed by drystock and arable farmers. NZ Dairy Exporter is the only dairy publication that is paid for and valued as part of the business of dairy farming.
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closed 11/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Penton Media, acquired Farm Progress

synopsis: Penton Media acquired Farm Progress from Fairfax Media Limited of Sydney, Australia, significantly expanding its agriculture sector footprint to become the largest and most diversified agriculture information business in North America, offering live events, digital products, data, marketing services and publications.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Penton Media
As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton Media knows how to create and disseminate vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed. "
target parent: Fairfax Media Ltd.
target: Farm Progress
Farm Progress is the publisher of 22 agricultural and ranching magazines. Farm Progress Companies is owned by Fairfax Media, an Australian media company based in New South Wales. The company publishes 18 regional magazines with local coverage of each agricultural community.
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$80
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closed 2/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Briefing Media Ltd., acquired UBM Agriculture Portfolio

synopsis: UBM plc announced that it has sold its UK agriculture and medical general practitioner portfolios – including the Farmers Guardian and Pulse titles – to the founders of Briefing Media Ltd. The new business will be known as Briefing Media Group and is led by the experienced management team of Neil Thackray and Rory Brown.
buyer parent: Greenhill & Co.
buyer: Briefing Media Ltd.
Briefing Media's TheMediaBriefing is the real-time news and information resource for the media industry. They intelligently curate thousands of articles each day, adding their own taxonomy to help you make sense of an fast-changing media landscape. "
target: UBM Agriculture Portfolio
The UBM agriculture portfolio, comprising the Farmers Guardian and Dairy Farmer titles and their associated online offerings, is based primarily in Preston. The London-based general practitioner portfolio includes the Pulse and Practical Commissioning magazines and their digital and event products.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/9/2007 via

John Fairfax Holdings Ltd., acquired Rural Press Ltd

synopsis: John Fairfax Holdings Ltd., Australia's second-largest newspaper publisher, agreed to buy Rural Press Ltd. for more than A$2.7 billion ($2.1 billion), restoring ties with the founding family that ran the company for 149 years.
buyer: John Fairfax Holdings Ltd. (ASX:FXJ:$1,239.61)
John Fairfax Holdings Limited is Australasia's largest newspaper publishing group. In addition, Fairfax publishes regional and community newspapers, financial and consumer magazines. Fairfax has leading online businesses Fairfax Digital in Australia and Trade Me in New Zealand. "
target: Rural Press Ltd
Rural Press Limited is a specialist agricultural and regional publisher that has as its hallmark, service to the communities its publications reach. The company's roots are deeply embedded in country Australia.
price ($mm)
$2,100
rev ($mm)
$583
EBITDA ($mm)
$194
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
10.8x
closed 5/9/2005 via BNC Analysis

One Grower Publishing, purchased four crop publications from Vance Publishing Corporation

synopsis: Following through with its strategy of divisional restructuring, Vance sold off four crop publications, including Cotton Farming, Rice Farming, Peanut Grower and Soybean South, to Mississippi farmer Mike Lamensdorf.
buyer: One Grower Publishing
64.3% request; 81.8% in the one-year column. Beltwide distribution, published 12 times a year. The cotton industry's only vertical publication with a production and management focus. Cotton Farming provides profitable production strategies for cotton farmers across the Belt, with regional editions. "
seller: Vance Publishing Corporation
Founded in 1937, Vance Publishing Corporation has been a recognized leader in business information and communications. The company serves the agriculture, beauty and woodworking markets with more than 20 magazines, a host of newsletters, web offerings, events, data and custom media products.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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