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closed 9/29/2006 via BusinessWire

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired NPIcenter

synopsis: Penton Media, Inc announces the acquisition of NPIcenter,a global online information resource for professionals in the nutraceutical, nutritional, dietary supplement, cosmetic, and food industries. NPIcenter joins Penton’s New Hope Natural Media, the leading media and integrated marketing solutions
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton Media, produces the two largest natural and organic products trade shows in the United States: Natural Products Expo East and Natural Products Expo West. It also produces events in Europe and Asia. "
target: NPIcenter
NPIcenter is the leading global online information resource for professionals in the Nutraceutical, nutritional, dietary supplement, cosmetic, and food industries, receiving in excess of 6,000 business viewers each day.
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closed 8/17/2009 via BNC Analysis

Anthem Media Group, acquired Ascend Allied Healthcare

synopsis: Ascend Media Holdings announced the sale of its Allied Healthcare Group to Anthem Media Group. Allied Healthcare serves ten healthcare markets with eleven magazines, ten websites and ten weekly digital newsletters.
buyer: Anthem Media Group
Anthem Media Group, is a rapidly-growing, full-service agency that creates engaging on and off line experiences for the world's leading companies. AMG has played key roles in the branding and lead-generation activities of thousands of recognizable companies. "
target parent: Ascend Media, Inc.
target: Ascend Allied Healthcare
Ascend Allied Healthcare division serves the information, news, product development and continuing education needs of professionals in the areas of medical imaging, hearing, respiratory care, physical therapy and rehab, sleep, plastic surgery, aesthetics and more.
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closed 10/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Corrona, Inc., acquired HealthUnlocked

synopsis: Corrona, LLC, a built-for-purpose source of gold-standard real-world evidence, has acquired HealthUnlocked, the world's largest virtual patient community.  HealthUnlocked is a social network that brings together people with the same health condition to share experiences, answer each other's questions and access information and resources.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Corrona, Inc.
Corrona provides real world evidence through syndicated registry data and analysis services, helping biopharmaceutical companies demonstrate the value of their products to clinicians, patients, payers, and regulators. "
target: HealthUnlocked
HealthUnlocked is the world's largest virtual patient community. HealthUnlocked is a social network that brings together people with the same health condition or wellbeing need, to share experiences, answer each other's questions and access information and resources.
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closed 6/3/2020 via Company Press Release

Healthware Group S.r.l., acquired Pharmaphorum

synopsis: Healthware Group has acquired pharmaphorum in a move that will combine its consulting and full-service agency capabilities with pharmaphorum’s content-driven stakeholder engagement and publications. Pharmaphorum combines industry leading publications, strategic consulting and a content-driven stakeholder engagement agency.
buyer: Healthware Group S.r.l.
Healthware is a next-generation integrated consulting group that has been supporting marketing and sales in life sciences through its full-service agency for more than 20 years. "
target: Pharmaphorum
Pharmaphorum combines industry leading publications, strategic consulting and a content-driven stakeholder engagement agency. Pharmaphorum supports clients through their publication and consultative and creative capabilities in marketing, medical, communications and digital innovation.
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closed 11/6/2018 via BusinessWire

MJH Associates, acquired Medstro & Medtech Boston

synopsis: MJH Associates Inc., a full-service health care communications company has acquired Medstro and MedTech Boston. Medstro is the leading software as a service platform for medicine and health care in three different markets. MedTech Boston is a media brand with three social media handles, an online publication, and a signature annual event.
buyer: MJH Associates
Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc (MJH), is the United States’ leading independent provider of integrated communications, education, and research services to the healthcare industry. Its industry-leading network includes digital, broadcast, live, and print communications. "
target: Medstro & Medtech Boston
Medstro is the leading software as a service platform for medicine and health care in three different markets. MedTech Boston is a media brand with three social media handles, an online publication, and a signature annual event.
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closed 10/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Télécom Santé SAS, acquired My Hospi Friends

synopsis: Télécom Santé, a French technological company specializing in the digital accompaniment of healthcare facilities has bought out My Hospi Friends, a solution for connecting hospitalized patients. My Hospi Friends is a Parisian social network that allows hospitalized patients to come in contact with other patients and to make new friends.
buyer: Télécom Santé SAS
Télécom Santé is specialized in digital solutions for the healthcare industry. Telecom Sante offers "MediaScreen", a tablet connected to the Internet fixed on the bed that can change the temperature of the room, activate the shutters, alert the staff, report a fall, and also surf the Internet. "
target: My Hospi Friends
Paris-based My Hospi Friends is a social network that allows hospitalized patients to come in contact with other patients, to make new friends, exchanging around their passions and affinities, and then reduce their isolation.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Vitals, Inc, purchased Online Community Business from MedHelp

synopsis: Vitals announced the formation of Vitals Consumer Services, a combination of Vitals Consumer websites and the newly merged MedHelp online community business. MedHelp’s Patient-to-Patient Communities enables tens of thousands of conversations daily, related to over 300 medical conditions, including diabetes, pregnancy and mental health.
buyer: Vitals, Inc
Vitals empowers everyone to shop for their health care like an expert. They bring together cost and quality transparency along with innovative consumer engagement programs to help people select high-quality, lower-cost care. Vitals leads the market with incentive and engagement programs. "
seller parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
seller: MedHelp
MedHelp’s Patient-to-Patient Communities are among the world’s largest online health communities, attracting more than 15 million visitors each month. The site enables tens of thousands of conversations daily, related to over 300 medical conditions, including diabetes, pregnancy and mental health.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

StayWell, acquired MedHelp

synopsis: StayWell, a health engagement company, has acquired MedHelp, the largest online health community and consumer health platform. MedHelp empowers 19 million users a month to better understand and better manage their health. They also provide mobile apps such as My Diet Diary, a calorie tracking app, and Sugar Sense, a top-ranked diabetes app.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: StayWell
StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results. StayWell brings decades of experience working across the health care industry to design solutions that address its clients’ evolving needs. "
target: MedHelp
MedHelp is the largest online health community and consumer health platform, empowering 19 million unique users a month to better understand and better manage their health. MedHelp also provides mobile apps such as My Diet Diary, a calorie tracking app, and Sugar Sense, a top-ranked diabetes app.
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closed 3/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Haymarket Media, LLC, acquired Group DCA

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

synopsis: Michael J. Hennessy Associates‚ Inc. has acquired CURE Media Group from McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation. CURE Media Group is a source of information and inspiration for patients and families on the cancer journey. Their flagship product, CURE magazine, is the indispensable guide to every stage of the cancer experience.
buyer parent: Michael J. Hennessy & Associates, Inc.
buyer: OncLive
OncLive is a platform of resources for the practicing oncologist. It's offerings include its website, the renowned Peer Exchange and OncInsights™ video series, a full suite of monthly and quarterly publications and the recently launched OncLive News Network. "
target parent: McKesson Corporation
target: CURE Media Group, L.P.
CURE Media Group, through its unique and award-winning products, has been a source of information and inspiration for patients and families on the cancer journey since 2002. CURE Media Group’s flagship product, CURE™ magazine, is the indispensable guide to every stage of the cancer experience.
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closed 6/25/2014 via PR Newswire

Physicians Interactive, acquired MedHelp

synopsis: Physicians Interactive, a leading provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, announced the acquisition of MedHelp, the online health community and health application site.
buyer parent: Merck & Co., Inc.
buyer: Physicians Interactive
Physicians Interactive is a provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals. PI uses the power of networks of healthcare professionals and life sciences companies together in ways that will change the practice and business of medicine for the better. "
target: MedHelp
MedHelp is the world's largest online health community and consumer health platform, empowering 14 million unique users a month to better understand and better manage their health.
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closed 1/16/2014 via PR Newswire

Veria Living, acquired dlife

synopsis: Veria Living, a multiplatform media brand devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming, announced that one of its affiliated entities has acquired dLife, the leader in diabetes self-care and a community network and resource for 100-million-plus individuals with prediabetes or diabetes, as well as their families.
buyer: Veria Living
Veria Living is a leading media brand devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming and related content across multiple media platforms. Its forward-thinking 24/7 television network offers the world's largest line-up of first-run, original wellness programming. "
target: dlife
dLife is the only integrated consumer/patient education and marketing platform that effectively targets and engages the diabetes community. dLife has become the premiere model to help companies communicate, educate and interact with millions of diabetes patients, consumers and caregivers.
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announced 10/21/2013 via Company Press Release

DMH International, will acquire Virtual Physician's Network

synopsis: DMH International is announcing the acquisition of Virtual Physician’s Network, a medical software and applications provider. Their software allows physicians, associations, product providers, and training and certification resources can communicate and engage through a single powerful, secure and easy-to-use social media platform.
buyer: DMH International (DMHI:$0.00)
DMH International, through it’s subsidiary, Touch Medical Solutions, is a medical software and device company specializing in Picture Archiving and Communications Systems, EHR, Electronic Medical Records, Personal Health Records, Medical Transcription, and Paperless Medical Office Solutions. "
target: Virtual Physician's Network
Virtual Physician's Network takes social networking for physicians to the next level. For the first time ever, physicians, associations, product providers, and training and certification resources can communicate and engage through a single powerful, secure and easy-to-use social media platform.
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closed 12/14/2010 via PR Newswire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired MedPage Today Inc.

synopsis: Everyday Health, Inc., a leading provider of online health solutions, announced that it has acquired MedPage Today, LLC, a news organization serving healthcare professionals. The acquisition immediately provides Everyday Health with a significant offering for healthcare professionals.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health is a leading provider of health solutions. The company provides consumers, healthcare professionals, and brands with content and advertising-based services across a broad portfolio of over 25 websites that span the health spectrum. "
target parent: Milestone Venture Partners
target: MedPage Today Inc.
MedPage Today is a news organization serving healthcare professionals. The company's daily, peer-reviewed news coverage delivered via the web and several mobile applications allows healthcare professionals to put breaking medical news into practice.
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closed 11/17/2010 via BusinessWire

MonsterOffers, acquired DrHealthShare

synopsis: Monster Offers announced the acquisition of DrHealthShare.com, a Web 3.0 social commerce solution for health and wellness that empowers like-minded collaborators to harness the collective knowledge and experience of the social crowd to improve the depth, breadth, and value of health information.
buyer: MonsterOffers (OTCPK:APPZ:$1.00)
Monster Offers is an emerging online technology company specializing in social media commerce and advertising solutions for large Companies and Non Profit Organizations. "
target: DrHealthShare
DrHealthShare brings together people from around the world to ask their health questions and to share experiences, and inspirational stories. DrHealthShare provides a well-organized environment for professional and non-professional users and contributors to quickly launch new health-related topics.
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closed 11/4/2010 via PR Newswire

PDI, Inc., acquired Group DCA

synopsis: PDI, Inc., a leading provider of integrated promotional outsource services to health care companies, announced the expansion of its business with the acquisition of Group DCA, a privately held interactive digital communications agency serving biopharmaceutical companies.
buyer: PDI, Inc. (PDII:$140.12)
PDI is a commercial sales and marketing partner to the biopharmaceutical and medical devices & diagnostics industries. "
target: Group DCA
Group DCA, formerly Dot Com Advisors, offers the creativity and innovation of an interactive agency, combined with the brand-building strategy and skilled account management of an agency of record. It is a privately held interactive digital communications agency serving biopharmaceutical companies.
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closed 8/20/2010 via Market Wire

WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd., acquired VIPMEDRx, Inc.

synopsis: WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd., a facilities-based digital media company, announced the acquisition of VIPMEDRX, a digital telemedicine company providing personal, remote monitoring services, education and social networking capabilities to chronically ill patients.
buyer: WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd. (WDMG:$0.00)
WinSonic Digital Media Group, Ltd. was founded to create a new global communications infrastructure for the delivery of converged communications services i.e. voice, audio, video, data, streaming media and broadcast content over protocol independent multi-layered communication systems. "
target: VIPMEDRx, Inc.
VIPMEDRx, Inc., doing business as VMRx, along with its subsidiaries, develops and sells multimedia Web-based healthcare applications to patients, physicians, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers.
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closed 6/16/2010 via Market Wire

Cliff Rock Resources, merged with Virtual Medical Centre Ltd

synopsis: Cliff Rock Resources ("Cliff Rock") is pleased to announce it has completed a reverse merger transaction resulting in the acquisition of Virtual Medical Centre Ltd, Australasia's leading online medical information website. Cliff Rock has submitted to have its name changed to Virtual Medical Center I
buyer: Cliff Rock Resources (CLFR:$0.00)
Cliff Rock Resources Corp. (Cliff Rock) is an exploration-stage company. The Company's principal business is the acquisition and exploration of mineral resources. As of September 30, 2009, the Company had not identified any reserves of these minerals on the IQUE Claim. "
target: Virtual Medical Centre Ltd
Virtual Medical Centre ("VMC") provides online medical information. VMC provides accurate, timely, accredited and free medical information to a rapidly increasing consumer and professional audience of over 750,000 unique visitors a month.
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closed 2/24/2010 via PR Newswire

U.S. Oncology, Inc., acquired CURE Media Group, L.P.

synopsis: US Oncology, Inc. announced that it has acquired Dallas-based CURE Media Group. With a mission to make cancer easier to understand for patients, CURE magazine and the curetoday.com Website each provide rich, patient-focused content regarding all aspects of cancer care, research, and other patient issues.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: U.S. Oncology, Inc.
US Oncology, Inc., is the leading oncology services company uniting the nation's largest cancer treatment and research network to expand patient access to high-quality, cost-effective cancer care and advance the science of cancer care. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: CURE Media Group, L.P.
CURE Media Group has become the source of information and inspiration for those on the cancer journey. CURE Media Group's flagship product, CURE magazine, is the indispensable guide for every stage of the cancer experience.
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closed 9/9/2009 via Company Press Release

PDR Network, acquired Health Care Notification Network

synopsis: PDR Network acquires Health Care Notification Network (HCNN), the only network that delivers FDA-required drug alerts to physicians and other prescribers online.
buyer parent: Lee Equity Partners, LLC
buyer: PDR Network
PDR Network includes the Physicians' Desk Reference, the most commonly used drug information reference available in the US, and the Health Care Notification Network, the only service that provides electronic delivery of important FDA-mandated and product-related patient safety alerts to physicians. "
target parent: Medfusion, Inc.
target: Health Care Notification Network
The Health Care Notification Network (HCNN) delivers important patient safety alerts to providers securely online, in a manner that is faster, more efficient and more reliable than the current paper-based systems that typically use the U.S. mail. The HCNN is a free service for healthcare providers.
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closed 9/29/2006 via BusinessWire

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired NPIcenter

synopsis: Penton Media, Inc announces the acquisition of NPIcenter,a global online information resource for professionals in the nutraceutical, nutritional, dietary supplement, cosmetic, and food industries. NPIcenter joins Penton’s New Hope Natural Media, the leading media and integrated marketing solutions
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton Media, produces the two largest natural and organic products trade shows in the United States: Natural Products Expo East and Natural Products Expo West. It also produces events in Europe and Asia. "
target: NPIcenter
NPIcenter is the leading global online information resource for professionals in the Nutraceutical, nutritional, dietary supplement, cosmetic, and food industries, receiving in excess of 6,000 business viewers each day.
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closed 12/21/2016 via Company Press Release

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired Nutrition Capital Network

synopsis: New Hope, a company that helps suppliers, manufacturers & retailers bring healthy, organic & natural products to life, has acquired the assets of Nutrition Capital Network (NCN), a company that holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Network is at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle products industry. With solutions for the complete supply chain from manufacturers, retailers/distributors and service providers, the network offers a robust portfolio of content, events, data, research and consultative services. "
target: Nutrition Capital Network
Nutrition Capital Network holds four annual investor meetings which focus on investment and acquisition opportunities in branded products, ingredients and technology. They facilitate financing for growing companies and introduce investors to the next generation of brands.
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closed 9/29/2006 via BusinessWire

New Hope Communications Inc., acquired NPIcenter

synopsis: Penton Media, Inc announces the acquisition of NPIcenter,a global online information resource for professionals in the nutraceutical, nutritional, dietary supplement, cosmetic, and food industries. NPIcenter joins Penton’s New Hope Natural Media, the leading media and integrated marketing solutions
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: New Hope Communications Inc.
New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton Media, produces the two largest natural and organic products trade shows in the United States: Natural Products Expo East and Natural Products Expo West. It also produces events in Europe and Asia. "
target: NPIcenter
NPIcenter is the leading global online information resource for professionals in the Nutraceutical, nutritional, dietary supplement, cosmetic, and food industries, receiving in excess of 6,000 business viewers each day.
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closed 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Questex, LLC, purchased Live Experience Assets from Informa plc

synopsis: Questex announces it is acquiring Live Experience assets from Informa including Live Design, Club Industry and World Tea Expo. The Live Experience assets including Live Design, Club Industry and World Tea Expo. Live Design is an online publication and well-known trade show for live entertainment professionals.
buyer parent: MidOcean Partners
buyer: Questex, LLC
Questex is a leading global business information and events company serving corporate and government clients and industries. The company drives business investment, innovation and demand-creation in the markets it serves by bringing together investors, buyers, sellers and professionals. "
seller: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$2,312.06)
The Live Experience assets including Live Design, Club Industry and World Tea Expo. Live Design is a well-known trade show for live entertainment professionals. The World Tea Expo is the hub for tea industry professionals. The Club Industry Show is a conference focused on the business of fitness.
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announced 2/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Gray Television, Inc., will purchase WABI and WCJB TV Stations from Diversified Communications

synopsis: Gray Television, Inc., a television broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, announced that it will acquire Diversified Communications's two television stations . This acquisition will add two more stations to Gray's growing portfolio: WABI (CBS/CW) in the Bangor, Maine market and WCJB (ABC/CW) in the Gainesville, Florida market.
buyer: Gray Television, Inc. (GTN:$2,391.00)
Gray Television is a television broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, that owns and operates television stations and leading digital assets in markets throughout the US. They own and operate television stations in 50 television markets broadcasting a total of 180 programming streams. "
seller: Diversified Communications
WABI and WCJB are TV stations ownd by Diversified Communications. WABI is a CBS affiliate in Bangor, Maine. WCJB is an ABC affiliate in Gainesville, Florida. Each of WABI and WCJB consistently achieves #1 ratings in all major dayparts in its market, in both households and key demos.
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closed 10/2/2015 via PR Newswire

Penton, acquired World Tea Expo

synopsis: Penton announced that it has acquired World Tea Expo, the leading event and digital information company dedicated to the global tea industry. World Tea Expo serves the growing North American specialty multi-billion dollar tea market.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Penton
Penton is an information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year. Its products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking. "
target parent: Tinicum Capital Partners LP
target: World Tea Expo
World Tea Media produces the annual World Tea Expo, the leading tradeshow and conference focused 100% on premium teas and related products. Blending fresh ideas, the latest trends and new distribution channels with three days of focused buying, selling and education.
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announced 8/1/2012 via Company Press Release

Fiera Milano International SPA, will acquire Cape Gourmet Food Festival PTY Ltd.

synopsis: Fiera Milano SpA announces that it has signed a preliminary agreement to acquire 75% of Cape Gourmet Food Festival PTY Ltd, a South African exhibition entity that is the organiser of the agrifood exhibition, Good Food & Wine Show, which is held three times a year in Johannesburg (September), Cape Town (May) and Durban (August).
buyer: Fiera Milano International SPA (BIT:FM:$268.81)
Fiera Milano's group of companies are divided into two business areas: management of spaces and services and organization of exhibitions and conferences. "
target: Cape Gourmet Food Festival PTY Ltd.
Cape Gourmet Food Festival PTY Ltd. is the leading exhibition entity in the Food & Beverage sector in South Africa.
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closed 1/4/2012 via Company Press Release

F+W Media, Inc., acquired World Tea Media

synopsis: World Tea Media, dedicated to providing business solutions for the global tea industry, announced that it was acquired by F+W Media, Inc. a community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for professionals and enthusiasts.
buyer: F+W Media, Inc.
F+W Media, Inc. publishes and markets magazines, titles, and books. It also provides content, educational programs, competitions, conferences, and operates interactive portal sites. It strives to offer the most complete – online and offline – customer experience for enthusiasts. "
target: World Tea Media
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, World Tea Media is an integrated media company dedicated to providing business solutions to the global tea industry. Its events include the annual World Tea Expo and World Tea East.
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announced 4/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Ideal Media, LLC will be merged with CSP Information Group, Inc.,

synopsis: Ideal Media LLC agreed to merge the assets of its food service portfolio into CSP Information Group, Inc. Ideal Media's foodservice portfolio includes Restaurant Business, FoodService Director, and Institutional Distribution (ID), the MenuDirections conference, as well as MonkeyDish.com and FoodServiceDirector.com.
buyer: CSP Information Group, Inc.
CSP Information Group, publisher of CSP and Fare magazines, is a business-to-business communication company specializing in the convenience retailing and on-the-go food industries. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Ideal Media, LLC
Ideal Media LLC owns and operates Restaurant Business, FoodService Director, Beverage World and iSixSigma magazines, MonkeyDish.com and MyID Access web portal. Ideal Media LLC is headquartered in Chicago, IL with a satellite office in New York, NY.
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closed 3/10/2010 via Company Press Release

Stagnito, Inc., purchased Retail Food Group from Nielsen Business Media

synopsis: Stagnito Media announced that it has acquired the Retail Food Group from Nielsen Business Media through its wholly owned subsidiary, Food Media Group. The Retail Food Group is comprised of four leading brands; Convenuence Store News, Convenuence Store News for The Single Store Owner, Progressive Grocer, and The Gourmet Retailer.
buyer parent: Cardinal Growth LLC
buyer: Stagnito, Inc.
Stagnito, Inc. was established in 2009 by Harry Stagnito, Kyle Stagnito, Kollin Stagnito, and Ned Bardic, professionals with more than 100 years of cumulative, successful media experience. "
seller parent: The Nielsen Company, Inc.
seller: Nielsen Business Media (NYSE:EEX:$116.60)
With 42 publications, over 135 trade shows and conferences, and 195 digital products and services, Nielsen Business Media offers insight, analysis and face-to-face contacts to help professionals better understand their markets, serve their customers and grow their businesses.
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closed 11/5/2007 via PR Newswire

M2Media360, acquired NaturalFoodNet

synopsis: M2MEDIA360 announces the acquisition of NaturalFoodNet, the print and online information source for professionals in natural and organic food supply. The NaturalFoodNet brand includes Natural Food Network magazine, The Certified Organic Food Directory, NaturalFoodNet.com, and other published products.
buyer: M2Media360
M2MEDIA360 is a business-to-business media company with separate, distinct and highly vertical properties. M2MEDIA360's print and online products offer traditional and new methods for marketing and educating readers in the food, beverage, petroleum, jewelry, geospatial and horticulture industries. "
target: NaturalFoodNet
NaturalFoodNet, a division of One World Media, LLC, is comprised of a bi- monthly magazine, Web site, e-newsletters, directory and business intelligence which collectively inform and connect buyers and sellers in the natural and organic food industry.
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BNP Media, acquired MeatProcessingXchange

synopsis: BNP Media has announced the acquisition of the MeatProcessingXchange (MPX) from Watt Publishing Company.
buyer: BNP Media
BNP Media provides business information through a portfolio of magazines, websites, conferences, tradeshows and market research. BNP specializes in the food, beverage & packaging, manufacturing, gaming, architecture & construction, mechanical systems, and safety & security markets. "
target parent: Watt Publishing Co.
target: MeatProcessingXchange
Meat Processing’s dynamic, strategic, one-on-one event, MeatProcessingXchange is designed to foster highly customized and confidential, strategic discussions between senior executives with decision-making authority leading meat & poultry companies and a select number of innovative, suppliers.
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BNP Media, acquired Professional Services Division

synopsis: Berkery, Noyes & Co., LLC, the leading independent investment bank serving the information, media and technology markets, announces that it represented BNP Media in its acquisition of the Professional Services Division of Ascend Media. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: BNP Media
BNP Media provides business information through a portfolio of magazines, websites, conferences, tradeshows and market research. BNP specializes in the food, beverage & packaging, manufacturing, gaming, architecture & construction, mechanical systems, and safety & security markets. "
target parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
target: Professional Services Division
The Professional Services Division consists mainly of the former Stagnito Communications, which came to Ascend as part of its acquisition of Medical World Communications acquisition in 2005. The Professional Services Division is comprised of 17 magazines in the food, beverage and packaging spaces.
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closed 7/31/2007 via BNC Analysis

Sosland Publishing Company, purchased Meat Industry Group from Watt Publishing Co.

synopsis: Sosland Publishing Co. announced it has acquired Watt Publishing Co.’s Meat Industry Group, including Meat Processing North America, Meat Processing Global and the affiliated on-line properties, which include Meatnews.com and Meat Safety Solutions.
buyer parent: Sosland Companies
buyer: Sosland Publishing Company
Sosland Publishing Company is the leading information provider for the food industries, with a portfolio that includes online communities, print magazines, newsletters, directories, reference books and industry conferences. "
seller: Watt Publishing Co.
Watt Publishing Company publishes agribusiness and food-processing magazines, as well as periodicals on the furniture and woodworking industries.
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closed 1/24/2007 via BusinessWire

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., acquired Carpe Diem Communications

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has acquired three controlled-circulation publications from Carpe Diem Communications, Inc., of Yardley, Pennsylvania. The acquisition expands Wiley’s global controlled-circulation portfolio of life and physical science offerings.
buyer: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
John Wiley & Sons is a global publisher of print and electronic products, specializing in scientific, technical, and medical books and journals; professional and consumer books and subscription services; and textbooks and other educational materials for students as well as lifelong learners. "
target: Carpe Diem Communications
Carpe Diem Communications, Inc. publishes three controlled-circulation publications: Food Quality, PFQ (Pharmaceutical Formulation & Quality), and Contamination Control.
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closed 1/12/2006 via Company Press Release

Ascend Media, Inc., purchased Food Safety Summit from Eaton Hall

synopsis: Ascend Media announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the Food Safety Summit from Eaton Hall Exhibitions, Florham Park, NJ. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: Ascend Media, Inc.
Ascend Media is positioned as a leader in the business-to-business media environment - with a unique focus on medical, healthcare and business services industries. "
seller: Eaton Hall
Eaton Hall is a publishing and trade show firm which specializes in bringing buyers and sellers together. Eaton Hall Publishing, publishers of business-to-business media targeting marketers. Our publications include: Exhibit Marketing Magazine.
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closed 12/13/2010 via Company Press Release

Penton Media, acquired Nation's Restaurant News

synopsis: Penton, a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, has acquired Nation’s Restaurant News from Lebhar-Friedman. NRN’s readers are made up of the decision-makers in the foodservice industry, from operation managers to owners and senior management.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Penton Media
Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the U.S. The company's market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 Web sites, 96 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. "
target parent: Lebhar-Friedman, Inc.
target: Nation's Restaurant News
Nation's Restaurant News is an American trade publication that covers the foodservice industry, including restaurants, restaurant chains, operations, marketing, and events.
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closed 9/1/2015 via PR Newswire

Winsight, LLC, acquired Technomic Information Services

synopsis: Winsight, LLC, a market-dominant, business-to-business media and information company specializing in the convenience-retailing, restaurant and noncommercial foodservice industries, announced that it has acquired Technomic, the leading provider of primary and secondary market information and advisory services to the food industry.
buyer: Winsight, LLC
Winsight, LLC is a market-dominant, business-to-business media and information company specializing in the convenience-retailing, restaurant and noncommercial foodservice industries. Winsight has an extensive media portfolio of four leading publications, a suite of digital products, and more. "
target: Technomic Information Services
Technomic is the "go-to" source for food and foodservice industry data, intelligence and commentary. They impact growth and profitability for their clients by providing consumer-grounded vision and channel-relevant strategic insights.
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announced 7/3/2019 via Company Press Release

GL Events, will acquire Interwine

synopsis: GL Events, a world-class provider of integrated solutions and services for events, will acquire a 60% stake in Interwine, the largest and oldest professional wine and spirits exhibition in China. Interwine organizes shows twice a year. Their three-day shows attract over 650 exhibitors from 52 countries.
buyer: GL Events (ENXTPA:GLO:$1,166.07)
Based in France, GL Events is a world-class provider of integrated solutions and services for events operating across the three main market segments: congresses, conferences, and conventions; cultural, sports, institutional, corporate, and political events; trade shows and consumer fairs. "
target: Interwine
Interwine is the largest and oldest professional wine and spirits exhibition in China. Interwine organizes shows twice a year. Their three-day shows attract over 650 exhibitors from 52 countries. Interwine helps build connections between Chinese importers and different foreign exhibitors in Asia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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announced 10/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Comexposium SA, will acquire Adhesion Group S.A.

synopsis: Comexposium Holding SAS, the leading French exhibitions company, announced that it has reached a binding agreement to acquire Adhesion Group S.A. from Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. Adhesion Group is a Paris-based exhibitions business and organizer of Vinisud, the international trade fair for Mediterranean wines.
buyer: Comexposium SA
The Comexposium Group, one of the world’s leading event organizers, is involved in more than 170 B2C and B2B events across 11 different sectors, including food, agriculture, fashion, security, digital, construction, high-tech, optics and transport. "
target parent: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
target: Adhesion Group S.A.
Adhesion Group is a Paris-based exhibitions business. Its principal event, Vinisud, is the international trade fair for Mediterranean wines, the world’s leading wine region, and it attracts around 1,650 exhibitors from countries around the Mediterranean.
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closed 7/12/2012 via PR Newswire

UBM Sinoexpo, acquired Winexpo

synopsis: UBM Sinoexpo announces that it has acquired the Winexpo tradeshow from Shanghai Golden Commercial Exhibition Co Ltd. Winexpo is held in May and in November each year in Shanghai. First launched in 2005, Winexpo focuses on serving the fast-growing China wine market.
buyer parent: United Business Media Limited
buyer: UBM Sinoexpo
Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd. (UBM Sinoexpo) is a professional joint venture exhibition enterprise between Shanghai Sinoexpo International Exhibition Ltd. and UBM China Ltd. UBM Sinoexpo organizes international exhibitions and conferences. "
target parent: Shanghai Golden Commercial Exhibition Co., Ltd.
target: Winexpo
Winexpo is held in May and in November each year in Shanghai. First launched in 2005, Winexpo focuses on serving the fast-growing China wine market. The May 2012 event was held in INTEX Shanghai and attracted almost 100 exhibitors and over 5,300 trade visitors.
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closed 6/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Hubert Burda Media, acquired StockFood GmbH

synopsis: The Munich-based StockFood GmbH is now part of Hubert Burda Media´s network. StockFood is one of Germany’s most respected photo agencies. As market leader it carries works by more than 1,000 food photographers from around the world.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. With a strong focus on its digital portfolio and the international media market, it has been growing for several years. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. "
target: StockFood GmbH
StockFood is one of Germany’s most respected photo agencies. As market leader it carries works by more than 1,000 food photographers from around the world
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closed 5/27/2020 via Company Press Release

FoodDESK, acquired Ingrediënten Informatie Nederland B.V.

synopsis: FoodDESK, an innovative data and software company that supports its customers in the responsible preparation of meals in terms of allergen declaration, nutritional values and food safety, is taking over its Dutch counterpart IIN, a company that also develops food safety software solutions.
buyer: FoodDESK
FoodDESK provides data and software to comply with food regulation and they ensure end-consumer has all relevant allergen information at hand. FoodDESK has more than 750 customers located in Belgium and in The Netherlands. "
target: Ingrediënten Informatie Nederland B.V.
Ingrediënten Informatie Nederland B.V. develops food safety software solutions. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands.
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