Like Davison Publishing Co.

closed 6/13/2006 via Mins b2b

Davison Publishing Co. merged with Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation,

synopsis: In a merger of two of the nation’s oldest business publishers, Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. said Monday that is has acquired the assets of Davison Publishing Co. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation
Simmons-Boardman publishes six monthly trade magazines that are widely perceived to be leaders in their fields. Railway Age, founded in 1856, is America¹s oldest transportation periodical. Railway Track & Structures (1905) and International Railway Journal (1961) also serve the rail sector. "
target: Davison Publishing Co.
Davison Publishing is one of the oldest industry directory publishers in the country and is able to trace its roots back to 1866. Davison Publishing produces the most comprehensive books for the Textile, Fence, Commercial Marine, and Corrugated Box & Folding Carton industries.
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closed 2/22/2011 via GlobeNewswire

3D Systems Corporation, acquired Quickparts.com, Inc.

synopsis: 3D Systems Corporation has announced that it has acquired Quickparts, a leading custom parts services company based in Atlanta, GA. Quickparts is dedicated to providing its customers with best in class e-commerce procurement and delivery services.
buyer: 3D Systems Corporation (DDD:$666.16)
Founded in 1986, with the invention of the first Stereolithography Rapid Prototyping system, 3D Systems has grown into a global company delivering advanced solid imaging solutions to every major market around the world. "
target parent: Frontier Capital
target: Quickparts.com, Inc.
Quickparts is a custom manufacturing services company dedicated to providing customers with online, high touch customer care to procure low and high-volume custom parts.
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$16
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$25
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closed 8/20/2010 via PR Newswire

Alliance Communications, Inc., purchased Fabricating & Metalworking Magazine from Cygnus Business Media

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media announced the sale of Fabricating & Metalworking to Alliance Communications, Inc. The publication is a well established and is considered to be a premiere voice of the metal manufacturing industry.
buyer: Alliance Communications, Inc.
Alliance Communications offers many ways you can prepare for communicating effectively. Their consulting services offer many options to provide you with a strategic plan, social media and new media strategic plan, crisis communications plan, branding workshop, article bank, and media training. "
seller parent: ABRY Partners
seller: Cygnus Business Media
Fabricating & Metalworking (F&M) magazine provides essential information reaching fabricators and metalworkers from machinists and welders to engineers and managers providing a unique and distinctive connection.
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closed 8/20/2010 via PR Newswire

Source360 Media LLC, purchased Two Manufacturing Magazines from Cygnus Business Media

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media announced the sale of Industrial Machinery Digest and Total Industrial Plant Solutions advertising deck to Source360 Media LLC.
buyer: Source360 Media LLC
Source360 Media LLC is a publication company. It reaches job shops, machine shops, fabricating shops, machinery dealers and wholesalers, pipe and tube manufacturers, industrial warehouses and distribution centers, and retrofitting & rebuilding machine maintenance. "
seller parent: ABRY Partners
seller: Cygnus Business Media
Industrial Machinery Digest is the only sectionalized mutlimedia trade publication serving the new and surplus machine tool market and Total Industrial Plant Solutions (TIPS) is the only independent card deck providing quality sales leads throughout multiple layers of the manufacturing industry.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kelley Holmes, acquired Printing News

synopsis: Kelley Holmes, a 25 year veteran in publishing, has acquired Printing News from Endeavor Business Media, a company that acquires and operates trade publications, websites and events. Printing News publishes 3 monthly magazines and is the #1 source for news in the commercial printing, visual, and graphic arts industries.
buyer: Kelley Holmes
Kelley Holmes is a 25 year veteran in publishing. Kelley Holmes specializes in operations, sales and marketing and was previously the Group Publisher for Southcomm Business Media. "
target parent: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
target: Printing News
Founded in 1928, Printing News is the #1 source for news in the commercial printing, visual, and graphic arts industries. The company provides all the latest news about the printing industry through its 3 monthly magazines, Printing News, Inkjet's Age, and Wide-Format & Signage.
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closed 8/17/2010 via Company Press Release

WhatTheyThink, Inc., acquired DigitalPrint360

synopsis: WhatTheyThink, the printing and publishing industry's leading media organization, announced that it is acquiring DigitalPrint360 from Andrew Simmons. The current list of DigitalPrint360 subscribers will be merged into WhatTheyThink's weekly digital printing newsletter subscriber list.
buyer parent: DigitalPrint360
buyer: WhatTheyThink, Inc.
WhatTheyThink is the printing and publishing industry's leading media organization; offering a wide range of publications delivering unbiased, real-time market intelligence, industry news, economic analysis, peer-to-peer communication, and special reports on emerging technology and critical events. "
target: DigitalPrint360
DigitalPrint360 was founded by Andrew Simmons in 2001 as PrintOnDemand.com, an online news source for the digital printing industry.
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closed 1/21/2014 via Company Press Release

Recycling Times Media Inc., acquired Recharger Magazine

synopsis: Recharger Magazine, well known by cartridge remanufacturers around the world, was purchased from 1105 Media by Recycling Times Media as part of its strategy to expand its global reach. Recharger Magazine helped readers to grow their remanufacturing businesses for more than 25 years--almost as long as the aftermarket cartridge industry has existed.
buyer: Recycling Times Media Inc.
Recycling Times Media is a reliable provider of news and business opportunities in the global remanufacturing industry. They aim to provide the best digital printing experience with their monthly magazine Recycling Times, published in several languages, and their inTouch TV News app. "
target parent: Alta Equity Partners
target: Recharger Magazine
Recharger Magazine is a publication that is well known and read by cartridge remanufacturers around the world. Recharger Magazine helped readers to grow their remanufacturing businesses for more than 25 years--almost as long as the aftermarket cartridge industry has existed.
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closed 11/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, purchased Industry & Infrastructure Intelligence and Auto Brands from Informa plc

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media announces the acquisition of a number of Informa’s Industry & Infrastructure and Auto aftermarket media brands, expanding its position as one of the fastest growing B2B companies. The media brands provide essential information, insight and intelligence in the energy, transportation, buildings, design & manufacturing sectors.
buyer parent: Resolute Capital Partners
buyer: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites and events. From e-newsletters to monthly magazines to live in-person events, the company provides the best opportunities for readers to stay knowledgeable and B2B advertisers to remain relevant."
seller: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$3,663.05)
Informa’s Industry & Infrastructure and Auto aftermarket media brands provide essential information, insight and intelligence on trends and technologies to millions of engaged decision makers in the energy, transportation, buildings, and design & manufacturing sectors.
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closed 12/22/2008 via PR Newswire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired BIMWorld, LLC.

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of BIMWorld, a privately-owned business specializing in the production and distribution of branded BIM content for building product manufacturers.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,424.50)
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art digital prototyping solutions. "
target: BIMWorld, LLC.
BIMWorld™ is a privately-owned business specializing in the production and distribution of branded BIM content for building product manufacturers.
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closed 1/7/2008 via BusinessWire

Oliver Wyman, acquired Harbour Consulting

synopsis: Oliver Wyman, a leading international management consulting firm, has acquired Harbour Consulting, the world’s leading advisory firm on manufacturing performance and competitiveness in the automotive industry.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc.
buyer: Oliver Wyman
With more than 2,500 professionals in over 40 cities around the globe, Oliver Wyman is the leading management consulting firm that combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, organizational transformation, and leadership development. "
target: Harbour Consulting
Harbour Consulting is a manufacturing and management consulting firm focused on improving the overall competitiveness of manufacturing companies. Harbour Consulting publishes The Harbour Report™, the annual study of automotive manufacturing performance.
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closed 12/14/2011 via Company Press Release

SFW Capital Partners, acquired Buyers Laboratory Inc.

synopsis: SFW Capital Partners (SFW) announced that it has completed a majority investment in Buyers Laboratory, Inc., the leading provider of analytical testing and competitive intelligence services to the digital imaging and document management industry.
buyer: SFW Capital Partners
SFW Capital Partners is the leading private equity firm investing with management in mid-sized companies providing analytical tools and related services, including instruments, information and software, and outsourced analytical services. "
target: Buyers Laboratory Inc.
Buyers Laboratory Inc. (BLI) is the leading authority and provider of critical intelligence on the imaging industry. BLI's comprehensive array of products and services provide clients with the most credible source for global competitive intelligence.
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closed 11/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Consumibles eMagazine merged with Recycling Times Media Inc.,

synopsis: Recycling Times Media (RT Media) has successfully negotiated a merger with another print consumables media company, Spanish-based Consumibles E-Magazine. Consumibles E-Magazine is the principal source of information in Spanish about the remanufacturing industry and has accumulated over 3,000 readers and browsers.
buyer: Recycling Times Media Inc.
Recycling Times Media is a reliable provider of news and business opportunities in the global remanufacturing industry. They aim to provide the best digital printing experience with their monthly magazine Recycling Times, published in several languages, and their inTouch TV News app. "
target: Consumibles eMagazine
Consumibles E-Magazine is the principal source of information in Spanish about the remanufacturing industry. They have developed a loyal following in excess of 3,000 Spanish speaking readers and browsers.
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closed 6/13/2006 via Mins b2b

Davison Publishing Co. merged with Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation,

synopsis: In a merger of two of the nation’s oldest business publishers, Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. said Monday that is has acquired the assets of Davison Publishing Co. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation
Simmons-Boardman publishes six monthly trade magazines that are widely perceived to be leaders in their fields. Railway Age, founded in 1856, is America¹s oldest transportation periodical. Railway Track & Structures (1905) and International Railway Journal (1961) also serve the rail sector. "
target: Davison Publishing Co.
Davison Publishing is one of the oldest industry directory publishers in the country and is able to trace its roots back to 1866. Davison Publishing produces the most comprehensive books for the Textile, Fence, Commercial Marine, and Corrugated Box & Folding Carton industries.
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closed 6/13/2006 via Mins b2b

Davison Publishing Co. merged with Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation,

synopsis: In a merger of two of the nation’s oldest business publishers, Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. said Monday that is has acquired the assets of Davison Publishing Co. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation
Simmons-Boardman publishes six monthly trade magazines that are widely perceived to be leaders in their fields. Railway Age, founded in 1856, is America¹s oldest transportation periodical. Railway Track & Structures (1905) and International Railway Journal (1961) also serve the rail sector. "
target: Davison Publishing Co.
Davison Publishing is one of the oldest industry directory publishers in the country and is able to trace its roots back to 1866. Davison Publishing produces the most comprehensive books for the Textile, Fence, Commercial Marine, and Corrugated Box & Folding Carton industries.
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closed 1/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

DVV Media Group, acquired Road Transport Media Ltd

synopsis: Hamburg-based DVV Media Group GmbH has acquired a 100 per cent shareholding in Road Transport Media Ltd (RTM), based in Surrey. With its print, web and event portfolio, RTM is a leading provider of specialist information and media services for the road freight industry and commercial vehicle sector in the UK.
buyer parent: Rheinisch-Bergische Verlagsgesellschaft mbH
buyer: DVV Media Group
Within DVV Media Group, 12 publishing companies produce newspapers and magazines, newsletters, specialist titles as well as reference books. They cover the sectors of transport, logistics, maritime technology, rail technology, travel and meetings. "
target: Road Transport Media Ltd
Road Transport Media publishes Commercial Motor, Motor Transport and Truck & Driver magazines. It organises the annual Motor Transport Awards and runs Tip-ex and Tank-ex - the UK’s only exhibitions dedicated to bulk transport.
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closed 7/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

Diversified Communications UK Ltd., acquired Expo Management

synopsis: Expo Management has been acquired by Diversified Communications UK. Expo Management organizes several events including the Euro Bus Expo exhibition, Coach and Bus Live, and Best of Britain & Ireland. The publishing side of the business includes the industry’s trade magazines as well as the leading industry directory, websites, apps, etc.
buyer parent: Diversified Communications
buyer: Diversified Communications UK Ltd.
Diversified Communications UK Ltd. organizes events and provides publications for international organizations and regional start-ups in the United Kingdom. It organizes consumer events; and publishes magazines and eMedia products. "
target: Expo Management
Expo Management organizes several events including the Euro Bus Expo exhibition, Coach and Bus Live, and Best of Britain & Ireland. The publishing side of the business includes the industry’s trade magazines as well as the leading industry directory, websites, apps and other publishing activity.
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closed 11/18/2018 via BusinessWire

Gemspring Capital, acquired Bobit Business Media

synopsis: Gemspring Capital, a middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce an affiliate has acquired the assets of Bobit Business Media Inc., a leading B2B media company. They are a diversified company with print publications, live events, websites, research, custom content development and marketing solutions.
buyer: Gemspring Capital
Gemspring Capital is a private equity firm specializing in lower middle market companies. With $355 million of equity capital under management, they provide flexible capital and partner with talented management teams to propel companies to grow and achieve their full potential. "
target: Bobit Business Media
Bobit Business Media is a Southern California-based national leader in B2B media. They are a diversified company with print publications, live events, websites, research, custom content development and marketing solutions.
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closed 11/2/2007 via Company Press Release

Randall-Reilly Publishing, LLC, acquired James Informational Media, Inc.

synopsis: Randall-Reilly Publishing, the nation’s leading business-to-business media company serving the transportation and construction markets, announced that it has acquired Better Roads and Aggregates Manager magazines from James Informational Media, Des Plaines, Ill.
buyer parent: Wachovia Corporation
buyer: 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. "
target: James Informational Media, Inc.
James Informational Media, Inc. started in 1999, Publishers of trade magazines Better Roads Magazine and Aggregates Manager. Managing partners include Mike Porcaro, Jim Morrissey, Jim Moriarty and Kirk Landers.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
$5
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1.0x
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Freelancer Ltd, acquired Channel 40

synopsis: Freelancer.com, the world's largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace, has acquired Channel 40, an Australian marketplace that connects freight owners with transport operators. Channel 40 allows freight owners to easily post loads and choose qualified operators. Drivers can search for jobs near them, accept loads, and get paid instantly.
buyer: Freelancer Ltd (ASX:FLN:$35.57)
Freelancer.com is the world's largest freelancing, outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace by number of users and projects. Through their marketplace, employers can hire freelancers to do work in areas such as software development, writing, data entry and more. "
target: Channel 40
Channel 40 is an Australian marketplace that connects freight owners with transport operators. Channel 40 allows freight owners to easily post loads and choose qualified operators that are ready to transport. Drivers can search for jobs near them, accept loads, and get paid instantly.
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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 12/14/2016 via PR Newswire

Trucking Unlimited LLC, acquired TruckingIndustry.news

synopsis: Trucking Unlimited announced the acquisition TruckingIndustry.news, a news site dedicated to trucking-related reports and stories concerning the nation's economy. It seeks to be an effective partner to Trucking Unlimited's revered job board with nationwide job listings and resources for drivers across the web.
buyer: Trucking Unlimited LLC
Trucking Unlimited has been an esteemed industry site to aid companies in every state in recruiting drivers. It has partnered with the most revered and valuable transportation employers in the United States for a leading-edge job seeking experience that is easy to navigate. "
target: TruckingIndustry.news
TruckIndustry.news is a user-friendly specialty site designed for drivers and those close to the world of driving to access the news. There's no need to scour the web for a site that provides the best news – TruckIndustry.news has everything a driver is looking for.
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closed 11/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Bobit Business Media, purchased Truck Fleet Management Magazine from Transport Topics Publishing Group

synopsis: American Trucking Associations announced the sale of Truck Fleet Management, a part of its Transport Topics media group, to allied member Bobit Business Media. Truck Fleet Management Magazine is the news source for Commercial and Vocational Fleet Managers, covering Maintenance, Equipment, Operations, Safety, Regulation and Technology topics.
buyer: Bobit Business Media
Bobit Business Media is a Southern California-based national leader in niche B2B publishing and events with over 20 various trade publications and accompanying web sites, and 15 events. Primary markets served are automotive, transportation, beauty and law enforcement. "
seller parent: American Trucking Association
seller: Transport Topics Publishing Group
Truck Fleet Management Magazine is the news source for Commercial and Vocational Fleet Managers. It covers Maintenance, Equipment, Operations, Safety, Regulation and Technology topics. Transport Topics is a weekly newspaper covering the trucking and freight transportation industries.
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closed 9/22/2014 via Company Press Release

Royal Media Group, acquired Air Cargo World

synopsis: AXIO Data Group has announced that US-based Royal Media has completed the acquisition of Air Cargo World. Air Cargo World is the leading air cargo industry publication read by senior executives at freight forwarders, shippers and cargo airlines across the globe to keep right up-to-date with news from their industry.
buyer: Royal Media Group
Royal Media Group was formed to provide specialized information and insights to executives. The company focuses its efforts on print and electronic publishing, market research and live and audio conference production on behalf of our client-companies across several industries. "
target: Air Cargo World
Air Cargo World is the leading air cargo industry publication read by senior executives at freight forwarders, shippers and cargo airlines across the globe to keep right up-to-date with news from their industry.
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closed 7/31/2014 via Company Press Release

United Business Media Limited, acquired Seatrade Communications Ltd.

synopsis: UBM, owner and organiser of Cruise Shipping Miami, Marintec China, Sea Japan, and other events serving the Cruise and General Maritime industries worldwide, announces its acquisition of Seatrade Communications Ltd. Seatrade is recognised as a brand leader in the global business to business maritime industries.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
UBM plc is a leading global events-led marketing services and communications company. They help businesses do business, bringing the world’s buyers and sellers together at events, online and in print. Their 5,000 staff in more than 20 countries serve commercial and professional communities. "
target: Seatrade Communications Ltd.
Seatrade is recognised as a brand leader in the global business to business maritime industries. The company’s Cruise sector events include Seatrade Latin America Cruise Convention and Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, supported by Seatrade Cruise Review and the online portal Seatrade Insider.
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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 1/19/2007 via Company Press Release

Randall-Reilly Publishing, LLC, acquired Kona Communications Inc.

synopsis: Randall-Reilly Publishing Co. today announced the purchase of Deerfield, Ill.-based Kona Communications, a 37-year-old, privately held publisher with properties in trucking distribution and the aftermarket. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Wachovia Corporation
buyer: 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. "
target: Kona Communications Inc.
Kona Communications, Inc. is the publisher of the leading magazines serving truck dealers, leasing companies, heavy-duty distributors, repair shops and truck stops. Truck Parts & Service is the only publication written and edited exclusively for the heavy-duty aftermarket.
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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 5/1/2012 via Company Description

Bobit Business Media, acquired Newport Business Media

synopsis: Bobit Business Media has acquired Newport Business Media’s publishing properties – Heavy Duty Trucking, TruckingInfo.com, Heavy Duty Aftermarket Journal, and Newport Poster Network. Newport Business Media's print and online publications extend across the trucking industry with all of its diversity.
buyer: Bobit Business Media
Bobit Business Media is a diversified national information company providing news and knowledge to people within specialized business industries. They achieve this through their publications, trade shows, web sites, research and associations. "
target: Newport Business Media
Newport Business Media is the leader in providing innovative, effective media for trucking and its allied industries. The U.S. commercial vehicle market is easily accessible through Newport’s multi-media network, reaching key decision makers and targeting relevant audiences.
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closed 7/3/2019 via Company Press Release

FreightWaves Inc., acquired American Shipper

synopsis: FreightWaves, the leading source of news, data and insights for the freight markets, has acquired American Shipper, a leading news publication serving the global shipper community.    American Shipper, founded by David A. Howard, was first published in May 1974 and is designed to serve the information needs of shipper
buyer: FreightWaves Inc.
FreightWaves is the leading data and content source for the freight markets. They provide trucking news focused on economic and innovative technology drivers for the freight transportation ecosystem. They also offer market indices, market maps, and analytics through their SONAR SaaS platform. "
target: American Shipper
American Shipper is a leading news publication serving the global shipper community. American Shipper, founded by David A. Howard, was first published in May 1974 and is designed to serve the information needs of shippers, carriers and third parties involved in international transportation.
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closed 9/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

WiseTech Global, acquired Cargoguide International B.V.

synopsis: WiseTech Global Limited announced the acquisition of global rate management solution provider Cargoguide, a leading provider of global air freight rate management solutions. Headquartered in Utrecht, Cargoguide provides its rate management solutions to customers across 84 countries including to DHL, Expeditors, UPS, DSV, and more.
buyer: WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC:$235.38)
WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. Their flagship product, CargoWise One, forms an integral link in the global supply chain and executes over 34 billion data transactions annually. "
target: Cargoguide International B.V.
Headquartered in Utrecht, Cargoguide provides its rate management solutions to customers across 84 countries including to DHL, Expeditors, UPS, DSV, Geodis, Panalpina, Kuehne + Nagel, Schenker, Toll and Yusen and many other leading global freight forwarders and logistics providers.
price ($mm)
$5.57
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closed 9/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

WiseTech Global, acquired CargoSphere

synopsis: WiseTech Global Limited announced the acquisition of US-based CargoSphere, a leading provider of global ocean freight rate management solutions. Headquartered in North Carolina, CargoSphere’s advanced rate management platform ensures frictionless rate distribution and efficient access to confidential ocean freight rates.
buyer: WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC:$235.38)
WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. Their flagship product, CargoWise One, forms an integral link in the global supply chain and executes over 34 billion data transactions annually. "
target: CargoSphere
Headquartered in North Carolina, CargoSphere’s advanced rate management platform ensures frictionless rate distribution and efficient access to confidential ocean freight rates.
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NHST Media Group
NHST Media Group
The NHST Media Group aims to be the best and leading provider of business news in Norway and a world leader in the following three market segments: shipping, seafood, and oil & gas.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$128.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.92
EBIT ($mm)
$1.48
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
633
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