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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Frankfurt Business Media, acquired Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten

synopsis: Frankfurt Business Media, a German publisher that focuses on business and finance, has acquired Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten (dpn) from the Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations. dpn is a bimonthly German magazine for institutional investors and occupational pensions.
buyer: Frankfurt Business Media
Founded in 2001, Frankfurt Business Media is a German publisher that focuses on business and finance. The company publishes magazines and newspapers for chief financial officers, treasurers, financial advisers, managing directors, founders, HR managers, and more. "
target parent: Nikkei Inc.
target: Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten
Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten (dpn) is a bimonthly German magazine for institutional investors and occupational pensions. dpn provides information about new market opportunities and investment trends. It also provides research and statistics about the investment and pension markets.
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closed 9/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Contex Group, purchased Les Affaires, Contech and Benefits Canada from TC Transcontinental

synopsis: Contex Group, a Canadian events first media company, acquired 3 specialty brands from TC Transcontinental, a Canadian printing group. The brands include Les Affaires, a producer of business conferences and newspapers, Contech, a producer of construction trade shows, and Benefits Canada, a producer of pension and benefits conferences and magazines.
buyer: Contex Group
Contex Group is a Canadian events first media company that produces conferences, trade shows and training programs – propelled by powerful publications and websites. It offers quality content across its platforms, and is driven by event activities which represent its core growth area. "
seller: TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A:$2,325.88)
Les Affaires produces business conferences and a business newspaper. Contech produces construction trade shows. Benefits Canada produces conferences and magazines for the pension and benefits industry. All 3 brands belong to TC Transcontinental, Canada’s largest printing and publishing group.
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closed 7/5/2016 via PR Newswire

Markets Media, acquired Traders Magazine

synopsis: Markets Media is pleased to announce the acquisition of Traders Magazine from SourceMedia. The combined entity will have a total unique audience of 135,000, comprised of 120,000 digital readers and 15,000 print readers. Markets Media, is committed to investing in the Traders brand by providing the resources necessary for digital expansion.
buyer: Markets Media
Markets Media was launched in 2007 to provide sophisticated, in-depth content spanning all sectors of the securities industry, delivered across a synergistic platform of print, online and events. "
target parent: SourceMedia, Inc.
target: Traders Magazine
Traders Magazine is a digital information and news service, and monthly magazine, serving professionals in institutional trading markets with a focus on the buy-side, including large asset managers, hedge funds, proprietary trading shops, pension funds and boutique investment firms.
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closed 12/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

A J Bell Holdings Limited, acquired MSM Media Ltd.

synopsis: AJ Bell, which is based on Chester Road, Manchester, has bought MSM Media and its trading subsidiary MoneyAM for an undisclosed sum. MSM is a specialist financial publisher which produces the weekly magazine Shares.
buyer: A J Bell Holdings Limited
AJ Bell provides its clients and advisers with a ground-breaking blend of control, investment choice, low-cost delivery and online functionality. "
target: MSM Media Ltd.
MSM is a specialist financial publisher which produces the weekly magazine Shares, organises annual awards and business events and operates online and digital news and information services, including MoneyAM, StockMarketWire and Brokerforecasts. It employs 34 staff at its base in London.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wallstreet:online AG, acquired Smart Investor Media

synopsis: Wallstreet: online AG, a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, has acquired The Smart Investor Magazine, a German magazine aimed primarily at experienced and sophisticated investors.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target parent: Going Public Media
target: Smart Investor Media
Based in Germany, The Smart Investor Magazine is aimed primarily at experienced and sophisticated investors. Far away from the mainstream, the new monthly investor magazine conveys interesting stock market know-how and is a competent guide to investment decisions.
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$1.00*
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closed 9/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

McEwen Investment Report Ltd., acquired NZ Investor Magazine

synopsis: The Chairman of IRG, Mr Marvin Yee, has announced the sale of the NZ Investor Magazine, a well-regarded monthly magazine that covers everything for the savvy investor, from insurance, trusts, money management, investing in stocks, shares to bonds, precious metals and stones.
buyer: McEwen Investment Report Ltd.
McEwen Investment Report's concise weekly format keeps clients up to date with the ever-changing sharemarket while striving to make market-beating recommendations based on David's 9 Key Criteria of Company Excellence and a unique combination of investment strategies. "
target parent: Investment Research Group Ltd
target: NZ Investor Magazine
Written for people who want to look after their money and plan for the future, NZ Investor is a well-regarded monthly magazine that covers everything for the savvy investor, from insurance, trusts, money management, investing in stocks, shares to bonds, precious metals and stones.
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closed 1/31/2013 via Folio: First Day

The Alpha Pages LLC, acquired Futures Magazine

synopsis: Summit Business Media is set to announce that it sold its Futures brand to The Alpha Pages llc, a Chicago-based financial media startup. Futures Magazine is a U.S.-based monthly magazine about commodity futures contracts, stocks, options, derivatives, and forex.
buyer: The Alpha Pages LLC
The Alpha Pages is a Chicago-based financial media startup. The Alpha Pages was founded by Kristin Fox and Jeff Joseph and will focus on the alternative investments market. "
target parent: Summit Business Media, LLC
target: Futures Magazine
Futures Magazine is a U.S.-based monthly magazine about commodity futures contracts, stocks, options, derivatives, and forex. It contains feature articles on the futures markets, with articles on industry issues, current market developments, trading techniques and strategies.
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closed 1/17/2018 via Company Press Release

L'Agefi (France), acquired Indinvest

synopsis: L'Agefi, an economic and financial press group in France, has acquired Indinvest, a professional press group in France that operates Instit Invest and Distrib Invest. Instit Invest is an information site dedicated to institutional investors. It provides information on issues related to asset allocation, regulation, risk control, and governance.
buyer parent: Groupe Artémis
buyer: L'Agefi (France)
L'Agefi is an economic and financial press group in France. They provide an online newspaper, L'Agefi Quotidien, through their website and mobile app. They also offer the L'Agefi Hebdo, a weekly magazine about the finance industry, and the L'Agefi actifs, a weekly magazine about wealth management. "
target: Indinvest
Indinvest is a professional press group in France that operates Instit Invest and Distrib Invest. Instit Invest is the first independent information site dedicated to institutional investors. It provides information on issues related to asset allocation, regulation, risk control, and governance.
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announced 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Green Street Advisors, Inc., will acquire Harrison Scott Publications

synopsis: Green Street Advisors, the premier provider of research, advisory and analytics to the commercial real estate industry, will acquire four leading publications that serve the commercial real estate and financial industries -- Real Estate Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, and Asset-Backed Alert – from Harrison Scott Publications.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Green Street Advisors, Inc.
Founded in 1985, Green Street Advisors is the preeminent independent research and advisory firm concentrating on the commercial real estate industry in North America and Europe with offices in Newport Beach, Dallas, London, and soon New York City. "
target: Harrison Scott Publications
Harrison Scott Publications delivers exclusive news and information to professionals in the real estate, finance and investment fields. Harrison Scott publishes four weekly newsletters, Real Estate Alert, Hedge Fund Alert, Commercial Mortgage Alert and Asset-Backed Alert.
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closed 3/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

Value8 NV, acquired Uitgave van Beursexpres B.V.

synopsis: Value8, a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe, announces the company has taken over Uitgave van Beursexpres, which publishes a biweekly magazine on the Amsterdam stock exchange.
buyer: Value8 NV (VALUE:$131.37)
Value8 NV is a listed company that invests in and provides services to small and medium-sized companies, primarily in the Benelux and Western Europe. Value8 focuses on successful enterprises in long-term growth industries including healthcare, leisure, environment and internet. "
target: Uitgave van Beursexpres B.V.
Based in Belgium, Uitgave van Beursexpres B.V. publishes a biweekly magazine on the Amsterdam stock exchange.
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closed 7/29/2015 via PE Hub

Leaders League Group, acquired Closing Circle

synopsis: Closing Circle, the digital media dedicated to the European private equity and venture capital community is being acquired by Leaders League, the rating agency and media group for top executives. Closing Circle was founded by David Chouraqui, an investment professional passionate about tech and innovation.
buyer: Leaders League Group
Leaders League is a rating agency and media group for top executives at the international level. With more than 130 employees and 3 offices in Latin America, the company is a fast growing media partner for leaders around the world. "
target: Closing Circle
Closing Circle, the European media for dealmakers, is a platform dedicated to the private equity and venture capital community. It provides news about private equity and venture capital transactions and fundraising in Europe, an online database of investor profiles and a weekly newsletter.
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announced 9/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Wallstreet:online AG, will acquire Der Investoren-Kompass

synopsis: Wallstreet:online, a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments, will acquire Der Investoren-Kompass, a free stock market newsletter in Germany that provides specific investment advice for private investors on a weekly basis.
buyer: Wallstreet:online AG (DB:WSO1:$8.62)
Wallstreet:online is a Germany-based online platform that provides information and news about stock markets, finance, economics, and investments. Wallstreet:online is the most active financial community in Germany, with up to 10,000 new user posts a day in over 80 forums. "
target: Der Investoren-Kompass
Der Investoren-Kompass is a free stock market newsletter in Germany that provides specific investment advice for private investors on a weekly basis. Der Investoren-Kompass covers news for all the important topics for German investors, including topics about equities, commodities, and currencies.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caliber Corporate Advisers, acquired The Financial Revolutionist

synopsis: Caliber Corporate Advsiers (Helix Edge Holdings), a company dedicated to delivering timely insights and marketing services, announces its acquisition of Financial Revolutionist Holdings Corp. The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a NY-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
buyer: Caliber Corporate Advisers
Caliber Corporate Advisers is a strategic marketing advisory firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. They provide best-in-class strategy and tactical execution of public relations and content marketing initiatives, as well as contacts’ database research. "
target: The Financial Revolutionist
Founded by Gregg M. Schoenberg and Robert Jaeger in 2015, The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a New York-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
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closed 9/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Eagle Financial Publications, acquired Intelligence Report

synopsis: Salem Media Group, announced that it has acquired Richard Young’s Intelligence Report, a monthly investment newsletter covering stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the economy. The newsletter offers their monthly issue, Monster Master Lists and the Economic Analysis. Salem's Eagle Financial Publications will be the new publisher of Intelligence Report.
buyer parent: Salem Media Group
buyer: Eagle Financial Publications
Eagle Financial Publications provides general market analysis and non-individualized investment strategies from financial commentators as well as a stock screening website for dividend investors. "
target parent: InvestorPlace Media, LLC.
target: Intelligence Report
Intelligence Report is a monthly investment newsletter covering stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the economy. The Intelligence Report service has these components—the monthly issue, Monster Master Lists and the Economic Analysis.
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announced 6/8/2018 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint, will acquire PEI Media

synopsis: Bridgepoint, an international private equity group, will acquire a majority stake in PEI Media, the global provider of insight, market-data and business conferences for professionals active in alternative asset class investment. PEI also publishes a portfolio of websites and associated magazines to deliver both breaking news and in-depth analysis.
buyer: Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint is an international private equity group focused on acquiring middle market companies in attractive markets with the potential to grow organically or through acquisition. it focuses on acquiring well managed companies in sectors with the potential to grow through acquisition. "
target: PEI Media
PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment. Its products and services sit at the heart of the fast-growing markets of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt.
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closed 9/30/2015 via Company Press Release

LDC Limited, acquired PEI Media

synopsis: LDC has backed the management buyout of PEI Media Group Ltd (“PEI”), one of the world’s leading alternative assets information groups. PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment.
buyer parent: Lloyds Banking Group
buyer: LDC Limited
Established in 1981 LDC (Lloyds Development Capital) is a leading player in the UK private equity mid-market and supports management buy-outs, institutional buy-outs and development capital (replacement, expansion and acquisition) transactions. "
target: PEI Media
PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment. Its products and services sit at the heart of the fast-growing markets of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt.
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closed 9/23/2015 via Company Press Release

MergerMarket Group, acquired AVCJ and Unquote

synopsis: Incisive Media sells AVCJ and Unquote to Mergermarket. AVCJ and Unquote are leading sources of information on private equity and venture capital deals and fundraising activity. The brands represent a complementary extension to the Mergermarket Group suite of products.
buyer parent: BC Partners
buyer: MergerMarket Group
Mergermarket is a business development tool designed specifically for the M&A sector, providing proprietary intelligence and analysis on corporate strategy before that strategy becomes public knowledge. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: AVCJ and Unquote
AVCJ is a leading source of information on Asian private equity and venture capital activity. Unquote is a comprehensive provider of private equity and venture capital data, events and intelligence.
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closed 11/9/2016 via Company Press Release

InvestmentEurope, acquired Offshore Investment Magazine

synopsis: Offshore Investment, the journal, website and events provider for professionals in the global wealth industry has been acquired by Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, the owner of InvestmentEurope. Offshore Investment reports and analyzes changes in deregulation, technology, communications and globalisation in the world of offshore finance.
buyer: InvestmentEurope
InvestmentEurope is the leading brand for fund selectors and asset managers across Europe, providing in-depth market news and analysis of investment issues. They offer digital editions of the magazine, in-depth market research, a monthly print publication, and a portfolio of conferences and awards. "
target: Offshore Investment Magazine
Offshore Investment is the global market leading publication for ultra-high-net-worth individuals, multi-national corporations, international investors and their advisors. Since 1986, Offshore Investment has reported and analysed changes in deregulation, technology, communications and globalisation.
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closed 6/16/2006 via Company Press Release

Incisive Media PLC, acquired AVCJ Group Limited

synopsis: Incisive Media plc, a leading provider of business information, announced it has agreed to acquire the entire share capital of AVCJ Group Limited for an initial consideration of US$6 million, and deferred earnout consideration capped at US$9 million payable over three years, subject to certain performance targets.
buyer parent: Apax Partners & Co. Ventures Ltd.
buyer: Incisive Media PLC
Incisive Media is one of the world's leading B2B information providers, serving the financial and professional services markets globally. Incisive brings product provider and purchaser business communities together in print, in person and online. "
target: AVCJ Group Limited
AVCJ, a Hong Kong based company, is a provider of information to operators in the Asian venture capital, private equity and mergers and acquisitions markets, providing detailed data, analysis and networking opportunities to its subscribers and conference attendees.
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$15
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$3
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closed 4/8/2019 via PE Hub

PEI Media, acquired Buyouts Insider

synopsis: PEI Media Group, a global alternative assets information group, has acquired Buyouts Insider from Simplify Compliance, a provider of learning, events, and information solutions. Buyouts Insider is a collection of brands serving the private capital industry. Buyouts Insider offers digital news, data products, conferences and print publications.
buyer parent: Bridgepoint
buyer: PEI Media
PEI has developed a portfolio of globally recognised publications, databases and branded events focused exclusively on alternative asset finance and investment. Its products and services sit at the heart of the fast-growing markets of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and private debt. "
target parent: Leeds Equity Partners
target: Buyouts Insider
Buyouts Insider houses a collection of highly regarded brands serving the private capital industry. Buyouts Insider offers digital news, industry intelligence, data products, conferences and print publications. Their brands include PEHub Network, Buyouts, Venture Capital Journal, and more.
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Frankfurt Business Media, acquired Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten

synopsis: Frankfurt Business Media, a German publisher that focuses on business and finance, has acquired Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten (dpn) from the Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations. dpn is a bimonthly German magazine for institutional investors and occupational pensions.
buyer: Frankfurt Business Media
Founded in 2001, Frankfurt Business Media is a German publisher that focuses on business and finance. The company publishes magazines and newspapers for chief financial officers, treasurers, financial advisers, managing directors, founders, HR managers, and more. "
target parent: Nikkei Inc.
target: Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten
Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten (dpn) is a bimonthly German magazine for institutional investors and occupational pensions. dpn provides information about new market opportunities and investment trends. It also provides research and statistics about the investment and pension markets.
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Frankfurt Business Media, acquired Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten

synopsis: Frankfurt Business Media, a German publisher that focuses on business and finance, has acquired Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten (dpn) from the Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations. dpn is a bimonthly German magazine for institutional investors and occupational pensions.
buyer: Frankfurt Business Media
Founded in 2001, Frankfurt Business Media is a German publisher that focuses on business and finance. The company publishes magazines and newspapers for chief financial officers, treasurers, financial advisers, managing directors, founders, HR managers, and more. "
target parent: Nikkei Inc.
target: Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten
Deutsche Pensions & Investmentnachrichten (dpn) is a bimonthly German magazine for institutional investors and occupational pensions. dpn provides information about new market opportunities and investment trends. It also provides research and statistics about the investment and pension markets.
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announced 12/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Frankfurt Business Media, will acquire Die Stiftung

synopsis: Frankfurt Business Media has announced its agreement to purchase Die Stiftung from Going Public Media. Die Stiftung is the most extensive magazine about non-profit foundations in German-speaking countries.
buyer: Frankfurt Business Media
Frankfurt Business Media engages in publishing finance-related cross-media platforms. It publishes magazines and newspapers for chief financial officers of private-sector companies; treasurers of municipalities and public-sector companies; and many others. "
target parent: Going Public Media
target: Die Stiftung
Die Stiftung is the most extensive magazine about non-profit foundations in German-speaking countries. In addition to issues relating to professional management and management of foundations, the magazine also deals extensively with investment funding for foundations.
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closed 12/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

GlobalData Plc, acquired MEED Media FZ LLC

synopsis: GlobalData PLC has acquired MEED Media FZ LLC from Ascential PLC. MEED provides premium business information content with an industry focus on infrastructure and projects in the Middle East.
buyer: GlobalData Plc (AIM:DATA:$147.65)
GlobalData is a world leading provider of data and analysis for consumer, technology and healthcare businesses. It delivers unique, robust data and trusted industry analysis and insight to organizations. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: MEED Media FZ LLC
Established in 1957, MEED, has been integral to delivering business information and news, intelligence and analysis on the Middle East economies and activities ever since. MEED is a remarkable senior management media brand that encompasses a subscription website and magazine.
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$18
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$19
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$2
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closed 5/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Argyle Executive Forum, acquired The Innovation Enterprise Ltd.

synopsis: Argyle Executive Forum LLC, a leading provider of C-level executive events for Fortune 500 business leaders, announced that it has acquired Innovation Enterprise. Innovation Enterprise is a leading global business-to-business multichannel information provider and marketing services platform.
buyer: Argyle Executive Forum
Argyle Executive Forum is a leading provider of C-level executive summits for Fortune 500 business leaders. Argyle hosts annual conferences, virtual conferences, think tanks and roundtable discussions for its screened executive membership of leaders of the largest companies in the United States. "
target parent: Seguin Partners, LLC
target: The Innovation Enterprise Ltd.
Innovation Enterprise is a leading global business-to-business multichannel information provider and marketing services platform, providing an executive audience of decision makers access to cutting edge content across mediums through its properties.
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closed 1/24/2012 via PR Web

CFO Publishing Corporation, acquired The Innovation Enterprise Ltd.

synopsis: CFO Publishing LLC (CFO) announced its acquisition of The Innovation Enterprise Group (IEG) to expand its live-event business. The addition of IEG products is expected to extend CFO’s industry leading conference events for senior finance executives into Asia and Europe as well as add to its US portfolio.
buyer parent: Seguin Partners, LLC
buyer: CFO Publishing Corporation
CFO Publishing LLC is the leading business-to-business media brand focused on the information needs of senior finance executives. The business consists of CFO magazine, CFO.com, CFO Metrix, CFO Research Services, and CFO Conferences. "
target: The Innovation Enterprise Ltd.
The Innovation Enterprise Ltd. is an independent business-to-business multi channel media brand focused on the information needs of Senior Finance, Operations, Planning, Strategy, Decision Support & Advanced Analytics executives. Products include IEG.Summits, IEG.Finance, IEG.Analytics, IEG.
price ($mm)
$40
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$26
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$4
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closed 1/11/2010 via PR Newswire

Seguin Partners, LLC, acquired CFO Publishing Corporation

synopsis: Private equity firm Seguin Partners, LLC (Woburn, Mass.), announced that it has acquired CFO Publishing, in partnership with CFO's management, from the Economist Group. According to the terms of the deal, a new company formed by Seguin will acquire CFO's assets. The Economist Group will retain a substantial minority stake in the new company.
buyer: Seguin Partners, LLC
Seguin Partners is a private equity investment firm which focuses on growing companies in certain segments of the business services market including business-to-business information, publishing, media, healthcare, security, and other outsourced business services. "
target parent: The Economist Group Limited
target: CFO Publishing Corporation
The CFO Group consists of CFO magazine, CFO.com, CFO Conferences, and CFO Research Services. With a rate base of 400,000, CFO magazine is the leading business publication for C-level and senior financial executives.
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closed 8/28/2017 via PR Newswire

Chief Executive Group, acquired Corporate Board Member

synopsis: Chief Executive Group, a leading community for business leaders worldwide, has acquired Corporate Board Member magazine and related assets. Corporate Board Member is the leading information resource for senior officers and directors of publicly traded corporations, large private companies, and Global 1000 firms.
buyer: Chief Executive Group
Chief Executive Group is the leading community for business leaders worldwide. It publishes Chief Executive magazine, chiefexecutive.net, Corporate Board Member and boardmember.com. They also host conferences that enable CEOs to discuss key subjects and share their experiences with their peers. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Corporate Board Member
Corporate Board Member is the leading information resource for senior officers and directors of publicly traded corporations, large private companies, and Global 1000 firms. The company has a comprehensive database of corporate directors and provides ongoing Board training.
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closed 4/7/2011 via BusinessWire

Advantage Business Media, acquired Continuity Insights

synopsis: Richard Reiff, CEO of Advantage Business Media LLC, announced that the company has acquired the assets of Continuity Insights from Gardner Publications, Inc. Continuity Insights targets business continuity professionals – individuals responsible for successfully planning and reacting to changes in their company’s operational landscape.
buyer parent: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
buyer: Advantage Business Media
Advantage Business Media is an integrated business media company with a diversified portfolio of highly focused print publications, e-newsletters, specialized directories, vertical search databases, conferences, ancillary media vehicles, and associated web-based services. "
target parent: Gardner Publications, Inc.
target: Continuity Insights
Founded in 2003, Continuity Insights magazine offers a peer-to-peer perspective on dealing with events that can range from tragic natural disasters to more traditional business occurrences, such as mergers.
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closed 9/1/2010 via BusinessWire

NYSE Euronext, acquired Corporate Board Member

synopsis: NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that it has acquired Corporate Board Member, publisher of Corporate Board Member magazine and a leading provider of interactive education and thought leadership for directors and executive officers of publicly traded companies.
buyer: NYSE Euronext (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. "
target: Corporate Board Member
Corporate Board Member is the leading information resource for senior officers and directors of publicly traded corporations, large private companies, and Global 1000 firms.
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closed 2/7/2006 via

Corp Publishing LLC, acquired Corp! Magazine

synopsis: Corp! Magazine, formerly owned by Chris Meyers and Oliver Moore, has been sold to Corp Publishing LLC of Warren, Michigan. Business executives Edward Deeb and Jennifer Kluge will be the new management team of Corp!.
buyer: Corp Publishing LLC
Corp!'s mission is to provide business features designed for corporate officers, presidents, CEOs, CFOs and business owners, with a Michigan emphasis. "
target: Corp! Magazine
Corp! is Michigan’s largest ABC Audited magazine, edited for Senior Management with features and articles covering technology trends, current business issues, telecommunications, automotive & automotive suppliers, finance, travel and issues affecting Michigan business.
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closed 3/28/2017 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, acquired Bulletin Intelligence

synopsis: Cision announced that it acquired Bulletin Intelligence, which has written the daily White House News Summary for the Executive Office of the President since 2001, and which also provides custom, expert-curated executive briefings to the CEOs and C-suites of many of the nation's largest businesses.
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision is a leading media communication technology and analytics company that enables marketers and communicators to effectively manage their earned media programs in coordination with paid and owned channels to drive business impact. "
target: Bulletin Intelligence
Bulletin Intelligence and its subsidiaries deliver fully-customized intelligence briefings to executives in leading businesses, government entities, and associations. Briefings analyze and synthesize comprehensive and relevant set of news, social media, and other sources of competitive intelligence.
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closed 9/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Argyle Executive Forum, purchased Webinar & Lead Generation Services Unit from Proformative, Inc.

synopsis: Argyle Executive Forum LLC, a leading provider of events, content, lead generation services, and professional networks for C-Suite executives, announced that it has acquired Proformative Inc.’s webinar and lead generation services business unit. The unit provides informative educational experiences for Corporate Finance executives.
buyer: Argyle Executive Forum
Argyle Executive Forum is a leading provider of C-level executive summits for Fortune 500 business leaders. Argyle hosts annual conferences, virtual conferences, think tanks and roundtable discussions for its screened executive membership of leaders of the largest companies in the United States. "
seller: Proformative, Inc.
Proformative's Webinars & Lead Generation Services unit provides informative educational experiences for users and predictable returns for marketers. Proformative produces more than 100 CPE-accredited webinars annually for Corporate Finance, Treasury and Accounting executives.
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closed 5/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Wiley, acquired CrossKnowledge

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, has completed its acqusition of E-Learning, dba CrossKnowledge, a learning solutions provider focused on leadership and managerial skills development.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,830.28)
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. The Professional Development segment provides digital and print books, online assessment and training services, and test prep and certification. "
target: CrossKnowledge
E-Learning, dba CrossKnowledge, is a leader in cloud-based distance learning solutions. CrossKnowledge solutions enable fast workforce empowerment and global strategic alignment, guaranteeing a unique learning experience for the individual and a real return on investment for the organization.
price ($mm)
$175
rev ($mm)
$37
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, will acquire iimjobs.com

synopsis: Info Edge, the operator of jobs site Naukri.com and real estate portal 99acres.com, has agreed to acquire Highorbit Careers Pvt. Ltd, the company behind jobs portal iimjobs.com. iimjobs.com is focused on middle- to senior-level hiring in fields such as finance, consulting, business process outsourcing, technology, and sales and marketing.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$173.03)
Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company. Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services. "
target: iimjobs.com
iimjobs.com is an exclusive online recruitment platform for middle and senior management positions in India. With over one million registered professionals, iimjobs.com focuses on providing premium job opportunities and an enhanced job seeking experience.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/5/2018 via BusinessWire

NYSE, will acquire Radiate, Inc.

synopsis: NYSE has acquired Radiate, Inc. Radiate offers a library of more than 2,000 short-length video lessons taught by over 100 global CEOs and thought leaders. The Radiate platform, when it becomes a part of the NYSE, will add to the Exchange’s broad array of content and events.
buyer parent: Intercontinental Exchange
buyer: NYSE (NYX:$3,749.00)
NYSE Group is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses, and a provider of data and listings services. The NYSE is the premier global venue for capital raising, leading worldwide in IPOs, including technology IPOs. "
target: Radiate, Inc.
Radiate, Inc. was founded in 2016 to empower emerging leaders with expert advice. Radiate offers a library of more than 2,000 short-length video lessons taught by over 100 global CEOs and thought leaders. These lessons help emerging leaders to develop leadership and soft skills.
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closed 6/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Emerald Group Publishing, acquired GoodPractice

synopsis: Global player in the publishing industry, Emerald Publishing Group, has acquired GoodPractice, providers of cutting edge performance support tools for leaders and senior managers. The acquisition enables Emerald to extend its reach into the professional learning and development, with a focus on digital learning solutions.
buyer: Emerald Group Publishing
Emerald Group Publishing is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. Emerald manages a portfolio of over 290 journals and over 2,500 books. It also provides an extensive range of value-added products and services to support its customers' needs. "
target: GoodPractice
GoodPractice helps organisations support and develop their senior management by providing the very best resources they need to do their jobs better. GoodPractice provides toolkits, e-learning and development assessments for a wide range of different organisations.
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closed 5/7/2012 via Market Wire

CallidusCloud, acquired 6FigureJobs

synopsis: Callidus Software Inc., the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced its acquisition of a premier executive career community and job board, 6FigureJobs. 6FigureJobs provides job postings from leading Fortune 1000 companies and executive search firms, including C-level, VP, Director and Senior Manager jobs.
buyer: CallidusCloud (CALD:$239.66)
Callidus Software Inc., dba CallidusCloud, is the market and technology leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing. CallidusCloud's customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing sales cost efficiencies and driving improvements in sales effectiveness. "
target: 6FigureJobs
6FigureJobs.com Inc. is a premier executive career community & job board that offers relevant online job search resources and content for $100K+ job seekers and recruiters. 6FigureJobs allows employers and recruiters to post their six figure job opportunities, search for resumes, and more.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, acquired AmbitionBox

synopsis: Info Edge, India’s premier online classifieds company, has acquired AmbitionBox, a company that currently helps people with their job interview preparation and provides access to in-depth authentic information about a company.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$173.03)
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services. "
target: AmbitionBox
Ambitionbox.com currently helps people with their Job-Interview Preparation and provides access to in-depth authentic information about a company. They are based in Noida, India.
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Evive Health, LLC, acquired WiserTogether, Inc.

synopsis: Evive has acquired WiserTogether, a treatment-guidance tool that helps people find the right treatment quickly and reliably. Evive's new online treatment-guidance tool will add context-aware intelligence that guides people to the most recommended, effective treatments based on the user's symptoms, pre-existing conditions, and past medical claims.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: Evive Health, LLC
Evive uses big data to seamlessly integrate benefits into the lives of over 4 million people. The company's EviveOS platform provides data-driven experiences that guide people to better health, wealth, and work/life success, while helping Fortune 500 enterprises optimize their investments in people."
target: WiserTogether, Inc.
WiserTogether provides a treatment guidance platform that enables consumers to achieve better health outcomes. WiserTogether's personalized healthcare treatment comparison software enables consumers to choose the right treatment—most personally suitable, and most cost-effective and affordable.
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announced 11/8/2018 via BusinessWire

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., will acquire Grovo Learning Inc.

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software, announced they have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Grovo Learning, Inc., the leading provider of micro-learning content.
buyer: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$565.18)
Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. is a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software. The company’s solutions help organizations to realize the potential of the modern workforce. "
target: Grovo Learning Inc.
Grovo is the world’s leading Microlearning solution, providing modern learning that employees actually like. Grovo helps L&D teams engage employees and drive their business forward by delivering a constantly evolving library of customizable Microlearning lessons through an easy-to-use platform.
price ($mm)
$24
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closed 7/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

VimVic, acquired Business Animals

synopsis: VimVic, a education and digital HR company, has acquired Business Animals, a company that specializes in modern business. Business Animals started out as a social networking business and now it brings merchants and proven profiles. Companies can offer the production of presentation formats that serve as HR marketing tools and help build a business.
buyer: VimVic
Based in Czechia, VimVic is engaged in education and digital HR. They work on online courses along with company profiles and employer ratings to help users learn about corporate culture and the experiences of others. "
target: Business Animals
Based in Czechia, Business Animals specializes in modern business. Business Animals started out as a social networking business, and now it brings merchants and proven profiles. Companies can offer the production of presentation formats that serve as HR marketing tools and help build a business.
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closed 6/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd., acquired Glassdoor, Inc.

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese-based HR company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Glassdoor, a leading job and recruiting company well known for providing greater workplace transparency. Glassdoor helps people find the latest jobs combined with insights into jobs and companies.
buyer: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd. (TSE:6098:$21,439.16)
Founded in 1960, the Recruit Group started as a business focused on recruitment advertising that targeted university students. In April 2016, they organized into three new strategic business units (SBU): Global Online HR, Media & Solutions, and Global Staffing. "
target: Glassdoor, Inc.
Glassdoor is the world's most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace that is changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent. Glassdoor combines job listings with anonymous reviews, ratings and salary data to help people find a job and company they love.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
$171
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.0x
EV / EBITDA

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