Like International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity

closed 4/25/2007 via BusinessWire

POWER Magazine, purchased International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity from Nexus Business Media Ltd.

synopsis: TradeFair Group has acquired International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity from Nexus Business Media Ltd. The publications have been serving the European and Middle Eastern power generation and electricity markets for many years. These publications and ancillary products will become part of POWER magazine.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: POWER Magazine
POWER Magazine, has been covering business and technology in the global generation market for 125 years. POWER serves the global industry by independently reporting the latest technology, trends, and best practices. POWER reaches over 11,000 international power generation professionals each month. "
seller: Nexus Business Media Ltd.
Nexus Media Communications is a multi media business information provider serving sectors from Defence and Communications to Travel and Horticulture. We provide clients with a comprehensive range of products through which to reach their customers; conferences, awards evenings and online services.
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announced 12/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

InfoPro Digital, will acquire Groupe Moniteur

synopsis: Infopro Digital, the leading business information group in France, which operates in the industrial, car manufacturing, retail, insurance and tourism sectors, is acquiring 100% of Groupe Moniteur, the leading provider of information and services for people working in the Construction, Environment, and Local communities sectors.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: InfoPro Digital
Infopro Digital is a leading French business information group. The Groupe covers five key segments of the economy: car manufacturing, insurance and finance, retailing and tourism. "
target parent: Bridgepoint Capital Limited
target: Groupe Moniteur
Groupe Moniteur is one of the leaders within the French business information market in the construction, local authority and energy sectors. The Group includes 22 publications, including two weeklies (Le Moniteur des Travaux Publics and La Gazette des communes, des départements, des régions).
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closed 12/22/2008 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, acquired HCI Publications

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the assets of HCI Publications, Inc., a Kansas City, Missouri-based producer of business-to-business magazines and conferences and exhibitions serving the hydroelectric industry.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
target: HCI Publications
HCI Publications is the world's leading provider of hydro information resources. HCI publishes two magazines: Hydro Review, dedicated to the North American market, and HRW, which covers the hydro industry worldwide.
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closed 6/21/2007 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, LLC, acquired TradeFair Group, Inc.

synopsis: In its fourth acquisition in 14 months, integrated media company Access Intelligence, LLC announced the purchase of the Houston-based TradeFair Group, owned by partners Sean Guerre and David I. Johnson. The TradeFair Group assets expand Access Intelligence’s energy portfolio and further solidify its leadership position in the energy marketplace.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets. "
target: TradeFair Group, Inc.
The TradeFair Group is a leading energy industry information provider, with conferences, tradeshows and publications for the oil, gas, petrochemical, power generation, transmission, and coal industries.
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closed 5/31/2006 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint Capital Limited, acquired Groupe Moniteur

synopsis: Groupe Moniteur, France's No 1 services and information provider to the construction and local authorities sectors, has been acquired by Bridgepoint from French mid-market investor Sagard for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: Bridgepoint Capital Limited
Bridgepoint is a leading European provider of private equity with a 25-year track record of investing in established businesses and working with management to create value within companies across Europe. "
target parent: Sagard Private Equity Partners
target: Groupe Moniteur
In France, Groupe Moniteur is the leading provider of information and services for people working in the 'Construction - Environment - Local communities' sectors. From the initial Moniteur des travaux publics magazine, which was first published in 1903.
price ($mm)
$528
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$206
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closed 4/7/2006 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, purchased sustainable energy and technology magazine group from James & James Ltd.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the sustainable energy and technology magazine group consisting of "Renewable Energy World," "Cogeneration and On-Site Power Production" and "Waste Management World" from James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd. based in London.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
seller: James & James Ltd.
Formed by the coming-together of two of the foremost publishers in environment science, technology and sustainable development, James & James / Earthscan is now becoming recognized as the most important specialist source of must-have information for all those around the world.
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closed 3/2/2006 via BusinessWire

TradeFair Group, purchased POWER magazine from Platts

synopsis: TradeFair Group announced today that it has purchased POWER magazine from Platts, a leading provider of energy information. POWER has been continuously published for 124 years and provides the global power generation engineering community with technical and business information.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: TradeFair Group
The TradeFair Group is a leading energy industry information provider, with conferences, tradeshows and publications for the oil, gas, petrochemical, power generation, transmission, and coal industries. "
seller parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
seller: Platts
Platts is the specialist energy market reporting company of the McGraw Hill Companies. Platts initially reported only on US petroleum markets, but in over 75 years of reporting has concentrated on covering the international energy markets.
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closed 11/29/2007 via Company Press Release

PennWell Corporation, acquired iCommerce & Marketing, LLC.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired a 51% interest in iCommerce & Marketing L.L.C., which operates RenewableEnergyAccess.com, the world's leading online-only publication and business-to-business community for renewable energy.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
target: iCommerce & Marketing, LLC.
RenewableEnergyAccess.com, operated by iCommerce & Marketing LLC., serves 50,000 registered readers by providing comprehensive industry information and insight with its daily news, weekly podcasts, and regular columns and interviews.
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closed 6/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Metropolis International, Ltd., acquired Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd

synopsis: Metropolis International, a fast growing media and technology group, has acquired Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd (CAP), a specialist publisher dedicated to serving the worldwide refining, gas and petrochemical processing community. CAP offers print and digital magazines, websites, e-magazines and newsletters, webinars, and events.
buyer: Metropolis International, Ltd.
Metropolis International is a fast growing media and technology group, established in 1994, that specializes in business and niche consumer media, discount programs and business software. It employs 450 people and has offices in West London, Croydon, Bolton, Plymouth, Dublin and New York. "
target: Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd
Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd (CAP) is a specialist publisher dedicated to serving the worldwide refining, gas and petrochemical processing community. CAP offers print and digital magazines, websites, e-magazines and newsletters, webinars, and events.
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closed 12/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, acquired Forester Media Inc.

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media, a business-to-business media company, has acquired Forester Media is a media company that publishes trade magazines and produces live events and conferences. Forester Media produces StormCon, a North American surface water quality conference and exposition. Their magazines cover energy efficiency, soil erosion, and more.
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."
target: Forester Media Inc.
Forester Media is a media company that publishes award-winning trade magazines and produces live events and conferences. StormCon is a North American surface water quality conference and exposition. Their magazines cover energy efficiency, soil erosion, excavating, solid waste management, and more.
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announced 4/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

John Royall and Russell Denson, will acquire Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing

synopsis: A consortium led by John Royall and Russell Denson will acquire Petroleum Economist, Ltd., a publisher of energy and power journal, portfolio of maps and a series of books and reports, from Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc. Concurrently, the investor consortium will also acquire Gulf Publishing Company, a publisher for the oil and gas industry.
buyer: John Royall and Russell Denson
John Royall is the chief executive officer of Gulf Publishing, while Russell Denson is a media investor. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing
Petroleum Economist's magazine and website provide invaluable information for business strategists across the global energy industry. Gulf Publishing Co. is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector.
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$18
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closed 3/10/2015 via Company Press Release

easyFairs, acquired Tank Storage Magazine

synopsis: Easyfairs has acquired Tank Storage Magazine – the market leading publication for the tank storage industry. Tank Storage Magazine covers breaking news, market analysis, policy and regulations affecting the industry as well as new products and equipment. The print edition is sent to influential readers in 80 countries globally.
buyer parent: Artexis Easyfairs
buyer: easyFairs
easyFairs is one of the leading organisers of trade shows. It runs time & cost-effective trade shows in Austria, Belgium, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. "
target parent: Horseshoe Media Ltd.
target: Tank Storage Magazine
Tank Storage Magazine is the world’s only publication dedicated 100% to the bulk liquid storage industry. It is read by terminal managers, senior engineers, logistics/distribution managers and CEOs within oil, gas and petrochemical facilities as well as third party terminal operators.
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closed 3/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Argus Media Ltd., acquired Wax Data

synopsis: Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus Media has bought Wax Data, a monthly publication covering the global petroleum, synthetic and natural wax markets from New Jersey-based Rauch Associates. Wax Data focuses on supply and demand fundamentals, trade flows and industry news.
buyer: Argus Media Ltd.
Argus Media is an independent media organisation and leading provider of price assessments, business intelligence and market data on the global crude, oil products, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer and transportation industries. "
target: Wax Data
Wax Data is a monthly publication covering the global petroleum, synthetic and natural wax markets. It focuses on supply and demand fundamentals, trade flows and industry new.
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closed 8/8/2013 via Market Wire

gasworld.com Ltd., acquired CryoGas International

synopsis: CryoGas International, the leading magazine and information source on the industrial gases business in North America, has been sold to gasworld.com Ltd., the global industrial gas magazine publisher and events company based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: gasworld.com Ltd.
Launched in 2004, www.gasworld.com is the cornerstone for the industrial gas community. It is the only independent online news provider and information portal for the global industrial gas community and the larger end-user markets. "
target: CryoGas International
CryoGas International, a J.R. Campbell & Associates Publication, promotes the growth and economic health of the international industrial, medical, and specialty gases industries through fair, accurate, and timely reporting.
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closed 5/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Gulf Publishing Company, acquired Gulf Publishing Company

synopsis: Gulf Publishing Company, an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector, announced the successful management buyout from its London-based parent company, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, an international business-to-business information company focusing on the global financial community.
buyer: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events.
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$18
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closed 5/21/2007 via PR Newswire

PennWell Publishing Company, acquired Utility Products Magazine

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, has acquired Utility Products magazine from TKM Communications Inc. Utility Products is a monthly business-to-business publication covering the power, telecommunications and cable TV product markets. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed.
buyer: PennWell Publishing Company
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
target: Utility Products Magazine
Utility Products is the leading resource for purchasers, decision makers, fleet managers and product specifiers in the power, cable and telecommunications industries. Its circulation of 50,000 spans electric utilities, municipalities, telephone companies, cable TV companies.
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closed 12/20/2007 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired The McCloskey Group Ltd.

synopsis: IHS Inc. a leading global source of critical information and insight, announced the acquisition of The McCloskey Group Ltd., based in Petersfield, U.K. McCloskey is the leading provider of news, critical information and insight on the international coal markets. IHS acquired McCloskey for approximately £14.4 million British pounds.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target: The McCloskey Group Ltd.
The McCloskey Group is the world's premier source of news, analysis and data on the international coal industry. Our global team focuses solely on the coal industry, bringing a unique brand of intelligent journalism to the market.
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$24
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closed 5/24/2017 via PR Newswire

ClipperData, purchased Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader from Axelrod Energy Projects LLC

synopsis: Axelrod Energy Projects LCC, an energy consulting and brokerage firm, and ClipperData, a leader in crude oil and petroleum product cargo tracking, announced the sale of Axelrod's Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader to ClipperData. Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader provides market intelligence and analysis of the world fuel oil and heavy feedstock markets.
buyer: ClipperData
ClipperData holds exclusive partnerships with the U.S. Customs & Border Patrol and Inchcape Shipping Services, the world's largest port agent. ClipperData offers the industry's most comprehensive database of waterborne flows of all crude oil and petroleum products worldwide. "
seller: Axelrod Energy Projects LLC
Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader provides market intelligence and analysis of the world fuel oil and heavy feedstock markets to majors, state oil firms, refiners, traders, power companies, bunker suppliers, power companies, storage companies, & investment banks. The research report is published monthly.
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closed 9/24/2009 via PR Newswire

Argus Media Ltd., purchased Energy Market Report from Insight Research, Inc.

synopsis: International energy price reporting agency Argus Media has completed the purchase of the Energy Market Report, a daily publication based in Portland, Oregon, that covers North American electricity markets.
buyer: Argus Media Ltd.
Argus is a leading provider of price assessments, business intelligence and market data on the global coal, electricity, oil, gas, emissions and transportation industries. "
seller parent: Economic Insight, Inc.
seller: Insight Research, Inc.
Insight Research, Inc. (IRI), is a sister unit of Economic Insight, Inc. (EII) that publishes and manages subscriber-based publications: Energy Market Report (EMR), Pacific West Oil Data, and the West Coast Petroleum Directory.
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closed 7/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Dunraven Systems Limited, acquired OilFiredUp.com

synopsis: Dundalk-based fuel tank monitoring experts Dunraven Systems Limited recently announced the acquisition of the energy news website OilFiredUp.com along with its affiliates. OilFiredUp has established itself as the leading independent online news resource with its main focus on the heating oil industry in the UK and Ireland.
buyer: Dunraven Systems Limited
Dunraven Systems are acknowledged market leaders in the design and development of ultrasonic fuel tank monitors. Since established in 2003 by the company’s Managing Director Gerry Jones, they have gained over 10 years experience in the industry and have expanded their product range vastly. "
target: OilFiredUp.com
OilFiredUp provides up to date information and news aimed at industry leaders, equipment suppliers and oil distributors for the downstream oil industry utilising trusted sources, the industry itself, and unique content.
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closed 4/25/2007 via BusinessWire

POWER Magazine, purchased International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity from Nexus Business Media Ltd.

synopsis: TradeFair Group has acquired International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity from Nexus Business Media Ltd. The publications have been serving the European and Middle Eastern power generation and electricity markets for many years. These publications and ancillary products will become part of POWER magazine.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: POWER Magazine
POWER Magazine, has been covering business and technology in the global generation market for 125 years. POWER serves the global industry by independently reporting the latest technology, trends, and best practices. POWER reaches over 11,000 international power generation professionals each month. "
seller: Nexus Business Media Ltd.
Nexus Media Communications is a multi media business information provider serving sectors from Defence and Communications to Travel and Horticulture. We provide clients with a comprehensive range of products through which to reach their customers; conferences, awards evenings and online services.
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closed 4/25/2007 via BusinessWire

POWER Magazine, purchased International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity from Nexus Business Media Ltd.

synopsis: TradeFair Group has acquired International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity from Nexus Business Media Ltd. The publications have been serving the European and Middle Eastern power generation and electricity markets for many years. These publications and ancillary products will become part of POWER magazine.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: POWER Magazine
POWER Magazine, has been covering business and technology in the global generation market for 125 years. POWER serves the global industry by independently reporting the latest technology, trends, and best practices. POWER reaches over 11,000 international power generation professionals each month. "
seller: Nexus Business Media Ltd.
Nexus Media Communications is a multi media business information provider serving sectors from Defence and Communications to Travel and Horticulture. We provide clients with a comprehensive range of products through which to reach their customers; conferences, awards evenings and online services.
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closed 4/25/2007 via BusinessWire

POWER Magazine, purchased International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity from Nexus Business Media Ltd.

synopsis: TradeFair Group has acquired International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity from Nexus Business Media Ltd. The publications have been serving the European and Middle Eastern power generation and electricity markets for many years. These publications and ancillary products will become part of POWER magazine.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: POWER Magazine
POWER Magazine, has been covering business and technology in the global generation market for 125 years. POWER serves the global industry by independently reporting the latest technology, trends, and best practices. POWER reaches over 11,000 international power generation professionals each month. "
seller: Nexus Business Media Ltd.
Nexus Media Communications is a multi media business information provider serving sectors from Defence and Communications to Travel and Horticulture. We provide clients with a comprehensive range of products through which to reach their customers; conferences, awards evenings and online services.
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announced 12/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

InfoPro Digital, will acquire Groupe Moniteur

synopsis: Infopro Digital, the leading business information group in France, which operates in the industrial, car manufacturing, retail, insurance and tourism sectors, is acquiring 100% of Groupe Moniteur, the leading provider of information and services for people working in the Construction, Environment, and Local communities sectors.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: InfoPro Digital
Infopro Digital is a leading French business information group. The Groupe covers five key segments of the economy: car manufacturing, insurance and finance, retailing and tourism. "
target parent: Bridgepoint Capital Limited
target: Groupe Moniteur
Groupe Moniteur is one of the leaders within the French business information market in the construction, local authority and energy sectors. The Group includes 22 publications, including two weeklies (Le Moniteur des Travaux Publics and La Gazette des communes, des départements, des régions).
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closed 12/22/2008 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, acquired HCI Publications

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the assets of HCI Publications, Inc., a Kansas City, Missouri-based producer of business-to-business magazines and conferences and exhibitions serving the hydroelectric industry.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
target: HCI Publications
HCI Publications is the world's leading provider of hydro information resources. HCI publishes two magazines: Hydro Review, dedicated to the North American market, and HRW, which covers the hydro industry worldwide.
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closed 6/21/2007 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, LLC, acquired TradeFair Group, Inc.

synopsis: In its fourth acquisition in 14 months, integrated media company Access Intelligence, LLC announced the purchase of the Houston-based TradeFair Group, owned by partners Sean Guerre and David I. Johnson. The TradeFair Group assets expand Access Intelligence’s energy portfolio and further solidify its leadership position in the energy marketplace.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets. "
target: TradeFair Group, Inc.
The TradeFair Group is a leading energy industry information provider, with conferences, tradeshows and publications for the oil, gas, petrochemical, power generation, transmission, and coal industries.
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closed 5/31/2006 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint Capital Limited, acquired Groupe Moniteur

synopsis: Groupe Moniteur, France's No 1 services and information provider to the construction and local authorities sectors, has been acquired by Bridgepoint from French mid-market investor Sagard for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: Bridgepoint Capital Limited
Bridgepoint is a leading European provider of private equity with a 25-year track record of investing in established businesses and working with management to create value within companies across Europe. "
target parent: Sagard Private Equity Partners
target: Groupe Moniteur
In France, Groupe Moniteur is the leading provider of information and services for people working in the 'Construction - Environment - Local communities' sectors. From the initial Moniteur des travaux publics magazine, which was first published in 1903.
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$528
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$206
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closed 4/7/2006 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, purchased sustainable energy and technology magazine group from James & James Ltd.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the sustainable energy and technology magazine group consisting of "Renewable Energy World," "Cogeneration and On-Site Power Production" and "Waste Management World" from James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd. based in London.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
seller: James & James Ltd.
Formed by the coming-together of two of the foremost publishers in environment science, technology and sustainable development, James & James / Earthscan is now becoming recognized as the most important specialist source of must-have information for all those around the world.
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closed 3/2/2006 via BusinessWire

TradeFair Group, purchased POWER magazine from Platts

synopsis: TradeFair Group announced today that it has purchased POWER magazine from Platts, a leading provider of energy information. POWER has been continuously published for 124 years and provides the global power generation engineering community with technical and business information.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: TradeFair Group
The TradeFair Group is a leading energy industry information provider, with conferences, tradeshows and publications for the oil, gas, petrochemical, power generation, transmission, and coal industries. "
seller parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
seller: Platts
Platts is the specialist energy market reporting company of the McGraw Hill Companies. Platts initially reported only on US petroleum markets, but in over 75 years of reporting has concentrated on covering the international energy markets.
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closed 11/29/2007 via Company Press Release

PennWell Corporation, acquired iCommerce & Marketing, LLC.

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired a 51% interest in iCommerce & Marketing L.L.C., which operates RenewableEnergyAccess.com, the world's leading online-only publication and business-to-business community for renewable energy.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
target: iCommerce & Marketing, LLC.
RenewableEnergyAccess.com, operated by iCommerce & Marketing LLC., serves 50,000 registered readers by providing comprehensive industry information and insight with its daily news, weekly podcasts, and regular columns and interviews.
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closed 6/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Metropolis International, Ltd., acquired Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd

synopsis: Metropolis International, a fast growing media and technology group, has acquired Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd (CAP), a specialist publisher dedicated to serving the worldwide refining, gas and petrochemical processing community. CAP offers print and digital magazines, websites, e-magazines and newsletters, webinars, and events.
buyer: Metropolis International, Ltd.
Metropolis International is a fast growing media and technology group, established in 1994, that specializes in business and niche consumer media, discount programs and business software. It employs 450 people and has offices in West London, Croydon, Bolton, Plymouth, Dublin and New York. "
target: Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd
Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd (CAP) is a specialist publisher dedicated to serving the worldwide refining, gas and petrochemical processing community. CAP offers print and digital magazines, websites, e-magazines and newsletters, webinars, and events.
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closed 12/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, acquired Forester Media Inc.

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media, a business-to-business media company, has acquired Forester Media is a media company that publishes trade magazines and produces live events and conferences. Forester Media produces StormCon, a North American surface water quality conference and exposition. Their magazines cover energy efficiency, soil erosion, and more.
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."
target: Forester Media Inc.
Forester Media is a media company that publishes award-winning trade magazines and produces live events and conferences. StormCon is a North American surface water quality conference and exposition. Their magazines cover energy efficiency, soil erosion, excavating, solid waste management, and more.
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announced 4/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

John Royall and Russell Denson, will acquire Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing

synopsis: A consortium led by John Royall and Russell Denson will acquire Petroleum Economist, Ltd., a publisher of energy and power journal, portfolio of maps and a series of books and reports, from Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc. Concurrently, the investor consortium will also acquire Gulf Publishing Company, a publisher for the oil and gas industry.
buyer: John Royall and Russell Denson
John Royall is the chief executive officer of Gulf Publishing, while Russell Denson is a media investor. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing
Petroleum Economist's magazine and website provide invaluable information for business strategists across the global energy industry. Gulf Publishing Co. is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector.
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closed 3/10/2015 via Company Press Release

easyFairs, acquired Tank Storage Magazine

synopsis: Easyfairs has acquired Tank Storage Magazine – the market leading publication for the tank storage industry. Tank Storage Magazine covers breaking news, market analysis, policy and regulations affecting the industry as well as new products and equipment. The print edition is sent to influential readers in 80 countries globally.
buyer parent: Artexis Easyfairs
buyer: easyFairs
easyFairs is one of the leading organisers of trade shows. It runs time & cost-effective trade shows in Austria, Belgium, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. "
target parent: Horseshoe Media Ltd.
target: Tank Storage Magazine
Tank Storage Magazine is the world’s only publication dedicated 100% to the bulk liquid storage industry. It is read by terminal managers, senior engineers, logistics/distribution managers and CEOs within oil, gas and petrochemical facilities as well as third party terminal operators.
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closed 3/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Argus Media Ltd., acquired Wax Data

synopsis: Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus Media has bought Wax Data, a monthly publication covering the global petroleum, synthetic and natural wax markets from New Jersey-based Rauch Associates. Wax Data focuses on supply and demand fundamentals, trade flows and industry news.
buyer: Argus Media Ltd.
Argus Media is an independent media organisation and leading provider of price assessments, business intelligence and market data on the global crude, oil products, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer and transportation industries. "
target: Wax Data
Wax Data is a monthly publication covering the global petroleum, synthetic and natural wax markets. It focuses on supply and demand fundamentals, trade flows and industry new.
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closed 8/8/2013 via Market Wire

gasworld.com Ltd., acquired CryoGas International

synopsis: CryoGas International, the leading magazine and information source on the industrial gases business in North America, has been sold to gasworld.com Ltd., the global industrial gas magazine publisher and events company based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: gasworld.com Ltd.
Launched in 2004, www.gasworld.com is the cornerstone for the industrial gas community. It is the only independent online news provider and information portal for the global industrial gas community and the larger end-user markets. "
target: CryoGas International
CryoGas International, a J.R. Campbell & Associates Publication, promotes the growth and economic health of the international industrial, medical, and specialty gases industries through fair, accurate, and timely reporting.
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closed 5/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Gulf Publishing Company, acquired Gulf Publishing Company

synopsis: Gulf Publishing Company, an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector, announced the successful management buyout from its London-based parent company, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, an international business-to-business information company focusing on the global financial community.
buyer: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 5/21/2007 via PR Newswire

PennWell Publishing Company, acquired Utility Products Magazine

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, has acquired Utility Products magazine from TKM Communications Inc. Utility Products is a monthly business-to-business publication covering the power, telecommunications and cable TV product markets. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed.
buyer: PennWell Publishing Company
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
target: Utility Products Magazine
Utility Products is the leading resource for purchasers, decision makers, fleet managers and product specifiers in the power, cable and telecommunications industries. Its circulation of 50,000 spans electric utilities, municipalities, telephone companies, cable TV companies.
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closed 12/20/2007 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired The McCloskey Group Ltd.

synopsis: IHS Inc. a leading global source of critical information and insight, announced the acquisition of The McCloskey Group Ltd., based in Petersfield, U.K. McCloskey is the leading provider of news, critical information and insight on the international coal markets. IHS acquired McCloskey for approximately £14.4 million British pounds.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target: The McCloskey Group Ltd.
The McCloskey Group is the world's premier source of news, analysis and data on the international coal industry. Our global team focuses solely on the coal industry, bringing a unique brand of intelligent journalism to the market.
price ($mm)
$24
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closed 5/24/2017 via PR Newswire

ClipperData, purchased Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader from Axelrod Energy Projects LLC

synopsis: Axelrod Energy Projects LCC, an energy consulting and brokerage firm, and ClipperData, a leader in crude oil and petroleum product cargo tracking, announced the sale of Axelrod's Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader to ClipperData. Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader provides market intelligence and analysis of the world fuel oil and heavy feedstock markets.
buyer: ClipperData
ClipperData holds exclusive partnerships with the U.S. Customs & Border Patrol and Inchcape Shipping Services, the world's largest port agent. ClipperData offers the industry's most comprehensive database of waterborne flows of all crude oil and petroleum products worldwide. "
seller: Axelrod Energy Projects LLC
Fuel Oil & Feedstock Trader provides market intelligence and analysis of the world fuel oil and heavy feedstock markets to majors, state oil firms, refiners, traders, power companies, bunker suppliers, power companies, storage companies, & investment banks. The research report is published monthly.
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closed 9/24/2009 via PR Newswire

Argus Media Ltd., purchased Energy Market Report from Insight Research, Inc.

synopsis: International energy price reporting agency Argus Media has completed the purchase of the Energy Market Report, a daily publication based in Portland, Oregon, that covers North American electricity markets.
buyer: Argus Media Ltd.
Argus is a leading provider of price assessments, business intelligence and market data on the global coal, electricity, oil, gas, emissions and transportation industries. "
seller parent: Economic Insight, Inc.
seller: Insight Research, Inc.
Insight Research, Inc. (IRI), is a sister unit of Economic Insight, Inc. (EII) that publishes and manages subscriber-based publications: Energy Market Report (EMR), Pacific West Oil Data, and the West Coast Petroleum Directory.
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closed 7/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Dunraven Systems Limited, acquired OilFiredUp.com

synopsis: Dundalk-based fuel tank monitoring experts Dunraven Systems Limited recently announced the acquisition of the energy news website OilFiredUp.com along with its affiliates. OilFiredUp has established itself as the leading independent online news resource with its main focus on the heating oil industry in the UK and Ireland.
buyer: Dunraven Systems Limited
Dunraven Systems are acknowledged market leaders in the design and development of ultrasonic fuel tank monitors. Since established in 2003 by the company’s Managing Director Gerry Jones, they have gained over 10 years experience in the industry and have expanded their product range vastly. "
target: OilFiredUp.com
OilFiredUp provides up to date information and news aimed at industry leaders, equipment suppliers and oil distributors for the downstream oil industry utilising trusted sources, the industry itself, and unique content.
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