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closed 1/19/2009 via PR Newswire

ENVY Publications, acquired Replay Sports Monthly

synopsis: Replay Sports Monthly, the first and only sports/lifestyle magazine in Dallas/Fort Worth, is merging with ENVY Publications, to create an extremely strong and combined local presence in the areas of entertainment, culture and sports.
buyer: ENVY Publications
ENVY is THE premier monthly lifestyle magazine in Texas, every month, readers enjoy exclusive comprehensive entertainment and metropolitan lifestyle coverage relevant to the savvy 21-40 demographic. "
target: Replay Sports Monthly
Replay Sports Monthly is the first and only sports/lifestyle magazine in Dallas/Fort Worth and has an estimated monthly readership of more than 210,000. The publication is distributed to readers throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
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closed 1/7/2008 via BusinessWire

Competitor Group, Inc., acquired Competitor Publishing

synopsis: Falconhead Capital, LLC, a private equity firm specializing in investments in sports, leisure, lifestyle, and media focused businesses, has formed The Competitor Group by acquiring and combining several entities including Competitor Publishing.
buyer parent: Falconhead Capital LLC
buyer: Competitor Group, Inc.
Competitor Group, Inc. is the largest media and event based enterprise in the endurance sport space, with total monthly magazine circulation of approximately 500,000; marathons, triathlons, cycling and other endurance events in sixteen major cities with more than 150,000 participants. "
target: Competitor Publishing
Competitor Publishing publishes regional magazines with controlled monthly circulation totaling about 450,000. The magazines are a major resource for endurance events, training tips, nutrition and products. Competitor Publishing also owns the Muddy Buddy endurance events.
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closed 5/14/2019 via New York Times

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired The Golf Digest Companies

synopsis: Condé Nast has sold Golf Digest to Discovery Inc., an American mass media company based in New York City. Golf Digest is a monthly golf magazine in the United States. It is a generalist golf publication covering recreational golf and men's and women's competitive golf.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$10,780.00)
Discovery Communications satisfies curiosity and engages superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids programming brands. Discovery reaches more than 3 billion cumulative viewers across pay-TV and free-to-air platforms in more than 220 countries and territories. "
target parent: Advance, Inc.
target: The Golf Digest Companies
Golf Digest is a monthly golf magazine in the United States. It is a generalist golf publication covering recreational golf and men's and women's competitive golf.
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closed 7/25/2014 via BNC Analysis

Kelsey Media, acquired Outdoor Fitness

synopsis: Kelsey Media, a UK based, privately owned publisher of special interest and enthusiasts’ magazines and books, has acquired the Outdoor Fitness title from Bauer Media. Outdoor Fitness is a 132-page monthly publication, that aims to deliver some of the best cycling, running, swimming, triathlon and adventure content.
buyer: Kelsey Media
Kelsey Media is a UK based, privately owned publisher of special interest and enthusiasts’ magazines and books. They have around 100 employees with offices in Peterborough and Cudham, Kent. "
target parent: Bauer Media Group
target: Outdoor Fitness
Outdoor Fitness is a 132-page monthly publication, launched in the summer of 2011. It aims to deliver some of the best cycling, running, swimming, triathlon and adventure content, enjoyed by a readership who are loyal to staying fit and healthy in the great outdoors.
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announced 12/12/2012 via Company Press Release

Orange County Register, will acquire Churm Media

synopsis: Freedom Communications announced that it has reached agreement to acquire Newport Beach, Calif.-based Churm Media, publisher of OC METRO, OC Family, OC Menus and Southland Golf magazines and websites and as well as Ripe Orange, a marketing, design and events firm. The Churm Media team will join the Orange County Register.
buyer parent: Freedom Communications, Inc.
buyer: Orange County Register
Orange County Register Communications, Inc. is a leading news and information company that publishes a diverse portfolio of newspapers, websites, mobile and tablet apps, magazines and custom-published products. It is based in Santa Ana, Calif. "
target: Churm Media
Churm Media is a leading regional, full-service media company based in Newport Beach, Calif. The privately held company publishes four niche consumer magazines – OC METRO, OC Family, OC Menus and Southland Golf – and five interactive websites serving readers in five Southern California counties.
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closed 2/4/2009 via PR Newswire

Anthem Media Group, acquired Speedway Illustrated

synopsis: Anthem Media Group (AMG), announced that the firm has acquired one of the nation's most prominent and largest circulation motorsports magazines, Dick Berggren's Speedway Illustrated, and related assets including SEMA Show Daily relationship, NASCAR Insider, Speedway Expo and www.SpeedwayIllustrated.com.
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: Speedway Illustrated
Speedway Illustrated was launched in May 2000 and in July 2008 produced its 100th issue. It is the most widely circulated monthly motorsports magazine in America and it consistently wins more editorial awards than any other racing publication.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BusinessWire

Outside, acquired Peloton Magazine

synopsis: Pocket Outdoor Media, the world's leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences, announced the acquisition of Peloton Magazine, a highly respected source of inspirational storytelling and photography about the sport of cycling.
buyer: Outside
Outside is the world’s leading creator of active lifestyle content and experiences. Across web, print, podcast, social, video, and TV, their brands reach 70 million of the most active and influential consumers in the world every month. "
target: Peloton Magazine
Peloton Magazine is a highly respected source of inspirational storytelling and photography about the sport of cycling.
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closed 7/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Anthem Publishing Ltd., acquired Women’s Running

synopsis: Anthem Publishing, one of the UK’s most dynamic and fastest growing magazine publishers, has acquired Women's Running from Wild Bunch Media, a UK-based media and events business with a strong focus on running. Women’s Running is the first running magazine in the UK for women. The magazine covers all aspects of the running lifestyle.
buyer: Anthem Publishing Ltd.
Bath-based Anthem Publishing is one of the UK’s most dynamic and fastest growing magazine publishers. With market-leading positions in the music, food and colouring sectors, Anthem is recognised as a creator of great brands and for its ability to rapidly respond to trends and opportunities. "
target parent: Wild Bunch Media Ltd
target: Women’s Running
Women’s Running is the first running magazine in the United Kingdom for women. Women’s Running is dedicated to helping women enjoy and improve their running. The magazine covers all aspects of the running lifestyle from nutrition, and injury prevention, to gear reviews, and training plans.
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closed 3/23/2016 via PR Web

Universal Operations Risk Management LLC, acquired The Hunting Report

synopsis: Universal Operations Risk Management (UnivOps), a risk management company, has finalized its acquisition of The Hunting Report Newsletter, a leading publication for traveling hunters. The Hunting Report Newsletter is a monthly publication and member service reporting news developments that affect hunters who travel around the world.
buyer: Universal Operations Risk Management LLC
Universal Operations Risk Management LLC (UnivOps) combines risk services, reinsurance facilities and crisis management expertise to create client-centric solutions and long-term, profitable, risk sharing partnerships. "
target: The Hunting Report
The Hunting Report Newsletter is a monthly publication and member service reporting news developments that affect hunters who travel around the world.
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closed 7/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Sports Publications, acquired Golf International Magazine LLP

synopsis: Sports Publications, a company that publishes the magazines National Club Golfer and Lady Golfer, has acquired magazine title Golf International, which features golf news and instruction in a bi-monthly magazine.
buyer: Sports Publications
Sports Publications are the publishers of National Club Golfer (NCG) and Lady Golfer (LG) – the UK's leading free titles. These A4 glossy magazines are distributed to more than 2,300 golf clubs across Great Britain each month. "
target: Golf International Magazine LLP
Golf International Magazine features golf news and instruction in a bi-monthly magazine. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Padstow, United Kingdom.
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closed 8/27/2014 via PR Web

GolfGetaways Magazine, acquired GolfGetaways Magazine

synopsis: The award-winning golf-journalism team behind GolfGetaways Magazine (formerly Fairways + Greens) announced that it has acquired the publication and all branding assets from Madavor Media, LLC. Madavor Media develops, publishes, and markets content for enthusiasts.
buyer: GolfGetaways Magazine
GolfGetaways, formerly Fairways + Greens, is a bi-monthly golf magazine. It is the only magazine in America dedicated 100% to the world of golf travel and the lifestyle that goes with it. "
target parent: Madavor Media LLC
target: GolfGetaways Magazine
GolfGetaways, formerly Fairways + Greens, is a bi-monthly golf magazine. It is the only magazine in America dedicated 100% to the world of golf travel and the lifestyle that goes with it.
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closed 6/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Pro Scouts LLC, acquired Baseball Digest

synopsis: Pro Scouts LLC, a publishing company headed by David Fagley, has acquired Baseball Digest, the oldest and longest-running baseball magazine in the world. Baseball Digest is a bi-monthly magazine featuring compelling articles from the game's greatest writers. The magazine also provides in-depth reports, interviews, baseball quizzes, and more.
buyer: Pro Scouts LLC
Pro Scouts LLC is a publishing company headed by David Fagley. Pro Scouts LLC is focused on publishing baseball related media. "
target: Baseball Digest
Baseball Digest is the oldest and longest-running baseball magazine in the world. Baseball Digest is a bi-monthly magazine featuring compelling and unique articles from the game's greatest writers. The magazine also provides in-depth reports, interviews, baseball quizzes, and more.
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closed 8/13/2009 via Market Wire

DealerAdvance, Inc., acquired Sports Page Weekly, Inc.

synopsis: DealerAdvance, Inc. (soon to become Cabal Communications Corporation) announced that its Subsidiary company (DealerAdvance, Inc., a Delaware Corporation) has purchased controlling interest of Sports Page Weekly, Inc. (SPWI), from Founder and Publisher Dan C. McVicker.
buyer: DealerAdvance, Inc.
DealerAdvance is an enterprise software solutions provider who has over the past five plus years achieved market leadership in the automotive industry with the development and implementation of the DealerAdvance(TM) Sales Solution in retail locations nationwide. "
target: Sports Page Weekly, Inc.
The Sports Page Weekly is the only weekly sports publication in the Dallas-Fort Worth market. Opinionated, brash, and sometimes over-the-top, The Sports Page Weekly has always been an intelligent alternative to the major daily newspapers in the area.
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announced 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Everysport Media Group AB, will acquire Trav og Galopp-Nytt

synopsis: Everysport Media Group AB (publ.), a Swedish sports media group, will acquire Trav og Galopp-Nytt AS (TGN), Norway's oldest magazine focused on horseracing. TGN's website and weekly magazine provides readers with the latest news, tips, and feature content about horses, riders and trainers to help them make better decisions and win more races.
buyer: Everysport Media Group AB (XSAT:EVERY A:$10.12)
Everysport Media Group AB (ESMG) is the fastest growing company in Sweden within sports media and technology. They help clients communicate with target audiences in football, hockey, golf or tennis. ESMG owns, operates and sells for some of the top sports websites in each sport. "
target: Trav og Galopp-Nytt
Trav Og Galopp-Nytt (TGN) is Norway's oldest and largest magazine focused on horseracing. TGN's website and weekly magazine provides readers with the latest news, tips, and feature content about horses, riders and trainers to help them make better decisions and win more races.
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closed 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Athletx, acquired Baseball Youth

synopsis: Louisville-based Athletx Sports Group, a youth baseball events company, has acquired Morehead, Ky.-based Baseball Youth, the Nation’s Largest Youth Baseball Network, featuring a large media presence that includes Baseball Youth Magazine (print and digital), baseballyouth.com, Baseball Youth TV and sponsored driven Baseball Youth FANFEST tours.
buyer: Athletx
Athletx Sports Group is a Louisville-based youth baseball events company. They host championship-caliber youth baseball tournaments across the country. "
target: Baseball Youth
Baseball Youth is the Nation’s Largest Youth Baseball Network, featuring a large media presence that includes Baseball Youth Magazine (print and digital), baseballyouth.com, social media platforms (over 350,000 followers), Baseball Youth TV and sponsored driven Baseball Youth FANFEST tours.
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closed 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kelsey Media, acquired Motorsport News

synopsis: Kelsey Media, one of the fastest growing media businesses in the UK, has acquired Motorsport News from Motorsport Network, a global media company focused on cars and racing. Motorsport News is a weekly newspaper in the UK. Motorsport News carries all the news and opinion from the latest events in motor racing and rallying.
buyer: Kelsey Media
Kelsey Media is one of the fastest growing media businesses in the UK. From car magazines, tours and shows, the company is a dynamic multi-media business of more than 60 brands across lifestyle, fitness, homes, aviation, trucks, tractors, cars and pets. "
target parent: Motorsport.com
target: Motorsport News
Motorsport News is a weekly newspaper in the UK. Motorsport News carries all the news and opinion from the latest events in motor racing and rallying. The paper covers a wide range of motorsports, including circuit racing, rallying, karting, rallycross, drag racing, speed events and truck racing.
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announced 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ringier AG, Sportal Media Group, will acquire Gazeta Sporturilor

synopsis: Ringier and Sportal Media Group's joint venture, Ringier Sportal S.R.L., will acquire Gazeta Sporturilor from Intact Media Group, the largest media platform in Romania. Gazeta Sporturilor is a daily Romanian newspaper dedicated to sports. The paper focuses on football, but it also covers sports events in Romania and international sport news.
buyer: Ringier AG
buyer: Sportal Media Group
Ringier Sportal S.R.L. is the joint venture of Ringier Romania S.R.L., and Sportal Media Group. Ringier Romania is a subsidiary of Swiss-based Ringier AG, a diversified media enterprise. Sportal Media Group operates Sportal.bg, a Bulgarian sports portal. "
target parent: Intact Media Group
target: Gazeta Sporturilor
Gazeta Sporturilor is a daily Romanian newspaper dedicated to sports. The paper is mainly focused on football, but it also covers most sports events in Romania and important international sport news. Their website is a leading provider of sports news and has over 3.5 million unique views per month.
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closed 7/25/2017 via PR Newswire

Z Capital Group, L.L.C., acquired Daily Racing Form

synopsis: Z Capital Group, a leading global alternative investment manager, announced the acquisition of Sports Information Group, LLC, a dominant multi-media information company focused on providing premium data driven content to the sports industry through its flagship Daily Racing Form platform and other brands.
buyer: Z Capital Group, L.L.C.
Z Capital Partners, L.L.C. is the private equity management arm of Z Capital Group, L.L.C. Z Capital Group, L.L.C. and its subsidiaries are a leading alternative asset management firm with approximately $2.3 billion of regulatory assets under management. "
target: Daily Racing Form
Sports Information Group, LLC is a dominant multi-media information company focused on providing premium data driven content to the sports industry through its flagship Daily Racing Form platform and other brands.
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closed 10/19/2007 via PR Newswire

Arlington Capital Partners, acquired Daily Racing Form

synopsis: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C. a New York-based private equity firm, has completed the sale of Wicks Sports Information Group, LLC, owner of Daily Racing Form LLC, a national, multi-media information company dedicated to coverage to horse racing. The buyer is Arlington Capital Partners, a Washington DC-based private equity firm.
buyer: Arlington Capital Partners
Arlington Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $450 million of committed capital. We are focused on management buyout and late stage expansion equity investment opportunities. Our target is middle-market companies with enterprise values typically between $50 million and $500 million. "
target parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
target: Daily Racing Form
Daily Racing Form, "America's Turf Authority Since 1894," was born in Chicago on Nov. 17, 1894 when it first appeared as a four-page broadsheet. Over the last 107 years, DRF has been the country's only daily national newspaper dedicated to the coverage of a single major sport.
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announced 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Pax Holdings Ltd., will acquire Sporting News Limited

synopsis: Global digital sports media company DAZN is selling the Sporting News website to Pax Holdings, an investment firm based in the UK and Hong Kong with clients in gaming and betting. Sporting News was established in 1886 and is now a digital-only publication providing essential coverage of all major sports.
buyer: Pax Holdings Ltd.
PAX Holdings Ltd is a Family Office managing a portfolio of investments that commenced with early stage tech and financial services sector investments in 1999. "
target parent: Access Industries
target: Sporting News Limited
Sporting News was established in 1886 as a weekly U.S. magazine. It became the dominant American publication covering baseball, acquiring the nickname "The Bible of Baseball."​ It is now a digital-only publication providing essential coverage of all major sports.
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closed 1/19/2009 via PR Newswire

ENVY Publications, acquired Replay Sports Monthly

synopsis: Replay Sports Monthly, the first and only sports/lifestyle magazine in Dallas/Fort Worth, is merging with ENVY Publications, to create an extremely strong and combined local presence in the areas of entertainment, culture and sports.
buyer: ENVY Publications
ENVY is THE premier monthly lifestyle magazine in Texas, every month, readers enjoy exclusive comprehensive entertainment and metropolitan lifestyle coverage relevant to the savvy 21-40 demographic. "
target: Replay Sports Monthly
Replay Sports Monthly is the first and only sports/lifestyle magazine in Dallas/Fort Worth and has an estimated monthly readership of more than 210,000. The publication is distributed to readers throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
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closed 1/19/2009 via PR Newswire

ENVY Publications, acquired Replay Sports Monthly

synopsis: Replay Sports Monthly, the first and only sports/lifestyle magazine in Dallas/Fort Worth, is merging with ENVY Publications, to create an extremely strong and combined local presence in the areas of entertainment, culture and sports.
buyer: ENVY Publications
ENVY is THE premier monthly lifestyle magazine in Texas, every month, readers enjoy exclusive comprehensive entertainment and metropolitan lifestyle coverage relevant to the savvy 21-40 demographic. "
target: Replay Sports Monthly
Replay Sports Monthly is the first and only sports/lifestyle magazine in Dallas/Fort Worth and has an estimated monthly readership of more than 210,000. The publication is distributed to readers throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
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closed 1/19/2009 via PR Newswire

ENVY Publications, acquired Replay Sports Monthly

synopsis: Replay Sports Monthly, the first and only sports/lifestyle magazine in Dallas/Fort Worth, is merging with ENVY Publications, to create an extremely strong and combined local presence in the areas of entertainment, culture and sports.
buyer: ENVY Publications
ENVY is THE premier monthly lifestyle magazine in Texas, every month, readers enjoy exclusive comprehensive entertainment and metropolitan lifestyle coverage relevant to the savvy 21-40 demographic. "
target: Replay Sports Monthly
Replay Sports Monthly is the first and only sports/lifestyle magazine in Dallas/Fort Worth and has an estimated monthly readership of more than 210,000. The publication is distributed to readers throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
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closed 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Verena Friederike Hasel & Konstantin Richter, acquired North & South Magazine

synopsis: North & South has confirmed its independent sale to Verena Friederike Hasel and Konstantin Richter. North & South has been keeping Kiwis informed and enlightened since 1986. Their team produces New Zealand’s best-read monthly current affairs and lifestyle magazine.
buyer: Verena Friederike Hasel & Konstantin Richter
Verena Friederike Hasel and Konstantin Richter are both experienced journalists who have written extensively for numerous local and international publications. Verena Friederike Hasel is a writer from Berlin currently living in New Zealand. Richter is also the author of three books. "
target parent: Mercury Capital Pty Ltd
target: North & South Magazine
North & South has been keeping Kiwis informed and enlightened since 1986. Their team produces New Zealand’s best-read monthly current affairs and lifestyle magazine.
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closed 4/13/2012 via BusinessWire

Fleurus Presse, acquired Réponse à Tout!

synopsis: OpenGate Capital, LLC, a private investment and acquisition firm, announced that it has acquired a leading French consumer publication “Réponse à Tout!” from Groupe Ayache. Réponse à Tout!” is one of France’s most popular monthly consumer magazines, offering advice and opinions on lifestyle trends.
buyer parent: OpenGate Capital
buyer: Fleurus Presse
Fleurus Presse is a focused provider of media content and high quality publications to millions of children aged 1-14. Its 12 leading children’s magazines include Abricot, Les P’tites Filles àla Vanille, Les P’tites Sorcières, Je lis déjà. "
target parent: Groupe Ayache
target: Réponse à Tout!
Launched in 1990, “Réponse à Tout!” is one of France’s most popular monthly consumer magazines, offering advice and opinions on lifestyle trends. “Réponse à Tout!” has more than 550,000 paid readers per month and, through its on-line presence, reaches another 550,000 unique visitors per month.
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announced 3/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Jonathan Sposato, will acquire Seattle Magazine

synopsis: Seattle tech veteran Jonathan Sposato is acquiring Seattle magazine. Sposato is buying the glossy monthly from Tiger Oak Media. Seattle Magazine celebrates the city’s status as the birthplace of technology, innovation and trends.
buyer: Jonathan Sposato
Jonathan Sposato is a Seattle tech veteran. He is the chairman of PicMonkey, the online photo editing service. As an entrepreneur he sold two startups to Google — Picnik and Phatbits. "
target parent: Tiger Oak Media
target: Seattle Magazine
Through award-winning photography and stories, Seattle Magazine celebrates the city’s status as the birthplace of technology, innovation and trends; the surrounding natural beauty; and its pioneering spirit. Seattle magazine was founded in 1966 by Harriet Bullitt.
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closed 12/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sonoma Media Investments, LLC, acquired Sonoma County Gazette

synopsis: Sonoma Media Investments, an independent, privately-owned multimedia company based in Santa Rosa, has acquired Sonoma County Gazette, a free hyperlocal magazine that relies upon article submissions from local residents and is published monthly reaching more than 150,000 readers a month in print and on-line. It is based in Sonoma County, California.
buyer: Sonoma Media Investments, LLC
Sonoma Media Investments (SMI) is an independent, privately-owned multimedia company based in Santa Rosa. Formed in 2012 by a consortium of local investors who recognize the value of quality local journalism, SMI is home to the most-read publications and websites north of San Francisco. "
target: Sonoma County Gazette
Sonoma County Gazette is a free hyperlocal magazine that relies upon article submissions from local residents and is published monthly reaching more than 150,000 readers a month in print and on-line. It is based in Sonoma County, California.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

H J Knowles LLC, acquired Sarasota Scene

synopsis: H J Knowles LLC, owned by media executive and former Sarasota Scene VP of sales and marketing, John Knowles, has acquired Sarasota Scene Magazine, a monthly magazine that covers “the social scene, nonprofits and philanthropy, arts and culture and other local interests” in Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Venice.
buyer: H J Knowles LLC
H J Knowles LLC is owned by media executive John Knowles, who was previously a publisher at several Canadian media companies, including Montreal-based media company Quebecor. Until the purchase of Sarasota Scene, he had been Scene’s vice president of sales and marketing. "
target: Sarasota Scene
Sarasota Scene is a monthly magazine that covers “the social scene, nonprofits and philanthropy, arts and culture and other local interests” in Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Venice.
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closed 6/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Enterprise Products Partners L.P., acquired Texas Monthly

synopsis: Genesis Park has sold Texas Monthly to Texas Monthly, LLC, a newly formed affiliate of Enterprise Products Company (EPCO), a privately held firm also based in Houston. Texas Monthly has chronicled life in contemporary Texas since 1973, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education.
buyer: Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is an American midstream natural gas and crude oil pipeline company with headquarters in Houston, Texas. The company ranked No. 105 in the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. "
target parent: Genesis Park, L.P.
target: Texas Monthly
Texas Monthly has chronicled life in contemporary Texas since 1973, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education. The magazine is known for astute political commentary and compelling longform narrative nonfiction.
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closed 3/27/2019 via Company Press Release

The Pilot LLC, acquired SouthPark Magazine

synopsis: The Pilot, a newspaper publishing company in Southern Pines, NC, has acquired SouthPark Magazine from The Charlotte Observer, a daily newspaper focused the Charlotte, NC region. SouthPark Magazine is Charlotte's premier luxury lifestyle magazine. SouthPark Magazine features editorial topics about fashion, travel, business, entertainment, and more.
buyer: The Pilot LLC
The Pilot is a newspaper publishing company in Southern Pines, North Carolina. The Pilot is Moore County’s source for unparalleled news coverage, thoughtful commentary and award-winning journalism. The Pilot offers in-depth reporting every Wednesday and Sunday. "
target parent: The McClatchy Company
target: SouthPark Magazine
SouthPark Magazine is Charlotte's premier luxury lifestyle magazine. SouthPark Magazine features editorial topics about fashion, travel, business, entertainment, cuisine, and more. The magazine distributes over 30,000 copies monthly to six neighborhoods in Charlotte.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Community Impact Newspaper, acquired Rover Today

synopsis: Austin-based Community Impact Newspaper is growing its footprint in Nashville. Community Impact has purchased Green Hills and Belle Meade online local news publication Rover. Rover is an American Hometown Publishing Inc. publication.
buyer: Community Impact Newspaper
Based in Pflugerville, TX, Community Impact Newspaper distributes hyperlocal news and information to millions of local residents and business owners each day online and monthly by mail. "
target parent: West End Holdings, LLC
target: Rover Today
Rover is an online local news publication in Tennessee that serves the Green Hills and Belle Meade area. Rover is designed to capture an engaged active audience with a free direct mail monthly news/lifestyle magazine going to thousands of homes and a mobile site that’s filled with local information.
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Matthew Barzun, will acquire Louisville Magazine, Inc.

synopsis: Two of Louisville's oldest and best-known media outlets, Louisville Magazine and Louisville.com, will have a new owner. Local civic leader Matthew Barzun, the former United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom and a dot com pioneer at CNET, has agreed to purchase the publication and website from Dan Crutcher.
buyer: Matthew Barzun
Matthew Barzun is a civic leader and the former United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom. As an ambassador, he built a reputation as a resourceful promoter of American values and a receptive listener to citizens far from capital cities. "
target: Louisville Magazine, Inc.
Louisville Magazine was founded in 1950 by the Louisville Area Chamber of Commerce, which owned the monthly magazine until it was sold to Dan Crutcher in 1993. Louisville.com, one of the oldest information websites in the city, was established in 1997 by Crutcher and partner Watson Courtenay.
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Genesis Park, L.P., will acquire Texas Monthly

synopsis: Emmis Communications Corporation announced the signing of an agreement to sell the assets of Texas Monthly to an affiliate of Genesis Park, LP, a partnership founded by Paul Hobby. The nationally recognized authority on life in the state of Texas, Texas Monthly has won 13 National Magazine Awards and has chronicled life in Texas since 1973.
buyer: Genesis Park, L.P.
Genesis Park is a Houston-based private equity firm comprised of professionals with operating expertise that is actively applied within its lower middle market portfolio companies. Genesis Park provides experience, time and guidance to help clients diversify into new markets. "
target parent: Emmis Communications Corporation
target: Texas Monthly
Texas Monthly has chronicled life in contemporary Texas since 1973, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education. The magazine is known for astute political commentary and compelling longform narrative nonfiction.
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closed 7/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

AroundAbout Local Media, Inc., acquired Acworth Community Magazine

synopsis: Acworth Community Magazine, a monthly local community magazine in Acworth, GA, has been purchased by AroundAbout Local Media, which owns three additional community magazines in Cherokee County. Acworth Community Magazine will become known as Around Acworth, and it will continue to focus on local people and events, school and community news.
buyer: AroundAbout Local Media, Inc.
AroundAbout Local Media, Inc. (ALM) began in 1996 in Woodstock, Georgia. ALM publications are hyper-local, direct-mailed monthly magazines, each with a mission of “building a stronger community.” ALM has three North Metro Atlanta titles serving the communities of Towne Lake, Sixes, and Woodstock. "
target: Acworth Community Magazine
Around Acworth, Inc. publishes Acworth Community Magazine, a local community magazine since 2005. Their mission is to build a sense of community and pride in local areas by providing its residents with positive stories and timely information.
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closed 12/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Media Sound Holdings Limited, acquired Sussex Living Magazine Ltd.

synopsis: Media Sound Holdings is getting close to achieving its multi-media strategy by purchasing Sussex Living Magazine, a local lifestyle magazine that has been established for eleven years and provides publishing services for third party clients. This deal will allow Media Sound Holdings to cross promote and cross sell their brands in Sussex.
buyer: Media Sound Holdings Limited
Media Sound Holdings are a local media company with interest in radio, magazines, events and digital media. They own five local radio stations, publish a monthly magazine, and arrange a diverse portfolio of events, which include: award ceremonies, pop concerts, exhibitions and outdoor cinema. "
target: Sussex Living Magazine Ltd.
Sussex Living is a free A4 monthly glossy magazine for Mid Sussex with local community editorial plus lifestyle sections. With a monthly distribution of 17,000 copies, they are proud to boast the largest circulation figures within their local area.
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closed 1/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Hour Media, LLC, acquired Sacramento Magazine

synopsis: Hour Media, LLC has acquired Sacramento Magazine, a monthly publication focusing on all great things around and about Sacramento. It has articles in categories including Restaurant Directory, Restaurant Reviews and Blogs, On Wine, Dollar Wise Gourmet, Recipes, and more.
buyer: Hour Media, LLC
Hour Media, LLC provides magazine and periodical publishing services. Their brands include Hour Detroit, DBusiness, Detroit Home, and Metro Detroit Bride magazines. Hour Media also publishes the Metropolitan Detroit Guest and Resource Guide, the Metropolitan Detroit Menu Guide, and more. "
target: Sacramento Magazine
Sacramento Magazine is a monthly publication focusing on all great things around and about Sacramento. In every issue readers will be guided through great articles in categories including Restaurant Directory, Restaurant Reviews and Blogs, On Wine, Dollar Wise Gourmet, Recipes, and more.
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closed 12/31/2014 via PR Web

Diablo Magazine, acquired Diablo Magazine

synopsis: Steven J. Rivera, founder of Diablo Magazine, proudly informed employees that the company was being sold to its employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Diablo Magazine is written for the San Francisco East Bay market and covers topics ranging from travel, culture, and personalities to entertainment, recreation, and food.
buyer: Diablo Magazine
The Employees of Diablo Magazine hold stock in the company through an employee Stock Ownership Plan. Diablo Magazine is a monthly publication that covers topics ranging from travel, culture, and personalities to entertainment, recreation, and food. "
target: Diablo Magazine
Covering topics ranging from travel, culture, and personalities to entertainment, recreation, and food, Diablo Magazine is the only monthly publication written for the San Francisco East Bay market—from Central Contra Costa, into the Oakland and Berkeley Hills, and throughout the Tri-Valley.
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closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

GF Asset Management LLC, acquired RI Local Magazine

synopsis: GF Asset Management, founded by Giovanni Feroce, former CEO of jewelry company Alex and Ani, has acquired RI Local Magazine, an independent monthly magazine supporting the community by featuring local businesses, people, pets, charities, events and much more.
buyer: GF Asset Management LLC
GF Asset Management is an investment firm founded by former CEO of Cranston, RI jewelry company Alex and Ani, Giovanni Feroce. The investment firm is based in Fox Point, RI. "
target: RI Local Magazine
RI Local is an independent monthly magazine supporting the community by featuring local businesses, people, pets, charities, events and much more.
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announced 10/31/2011 via BNC Analysis

Birmingham News Company, will acquire Birmingham Magazine

synopsis: Birmingham News Multimedia Co., a unit of The Birmingham News, has agreed to buy the Birmingham magazine from the Birmingham Business Alliance. Birmingham Magazine, serving more than 145,000 readers, is the region's guide to smart living and savvy business.
buyer: Birmingham News Company
The Birmingham News is Alabama’s largest newsgathering organization, with reporters and editors throughout metro Birmingham and bureaus at the state capital in Montgomery and in Washington, D.C. The Birmingham News has served the Birmingham community for more than 124 years. "
target parent: Birmingham Business Alliance
target: Birmingham Magazine
Birmingham Magazine, serving more than 145,000 readers, is the region's guide to smart living and savvy business. It's a monthly handbook to all of the great people, places and things the metropolitan area has to offer.
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closed 4/19/2011 via PR Newswire

5280 Publishing, Inc., acquired Denver Magazine

synopsis: 5280 Publishing has acquired key assets from Luxury Media Group, Inc., licensor of Denver Magazine's intellectual property. Among the intellectual property transferred to 5280 are the Federal trademark of the name Denver Magazine; several internet domain names, including denvermagazine.com; and Denver Magazine's Twitter account and Facebook pages.
buyer: 5280 Publishing, Inc.
First published in 1993, 5280 is Denver's premier guide to the arts, entertainment, dining, issues, and living well in the Mile-High City. 5280 is the largest local magazine in Colorado, with a total distribution in excess of 85,000. "
target: Denver Magazine
Denver Magazine is published monthly and offers a fresh insight into the region’s culture, politics, sports, dining scene, fashion, and more. Denver Magazine was first published in February 2008.
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closed 11/7/2005 via

Network Communications, Inc., acquired At Home in Arkansas

synopsis: Network Communications, the leading publisher of targeted local media serving the real estate and home design markets, announced that it has purchased At Home in Arkansas magazine. The addition of this leading home design and lifestyle magazine expands Network Communications' footprint to serve affluent readers in the greater Arkansas market.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Network Communications, Inc.
Network Communications, Inc. is the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America. Its magazines are read by over 12 million readers in over 500 markets and deliver more than one million leads to advertisers each month. "
target: At Home in Arkansas
At Home in Arkansas is a Lifestyle and Home magazine focused on life in Arkansas published monthly. At Home in Arkansas is a part of Network Communications, Inc., the leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America.
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closed 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Benchmark Media LLC, acquired Harrisburg Magazine Inc.

synopsis: Benchmark Media LLC, a new limited liability corporation, has acquired Harrisburg Magazine Inc. Harrisburg Magazine helped launch other publications under what became Benchmark Group Media, including Lehigh Valley Magazine, Capital Watch, Urban Connection and La Voz Latina Central.
buyer: Benchmark Media LLC
Benchmark Media LLC is a new limited liability corporation based in Harrisburg, but is an investment group from Philadelphia. They were founded to acquire Benchmark Group Media, publishers of Harrisburg Magazine Inc. "
target: Harrisburg Magazine Inc.
Harrisburg Magazine started in 1994 as Harrisburg City News. It helped launch other publications under what became Benchmark Group Media, including Lehigh Valley Magazine, Capital Watch, Urban Connection and La Voz Latina Central. They are based in Harrisburg, PA.
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Winto Group (Holdings) Limited
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Cofina SGPS SA
Cofina SGPS SA
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$95.71
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Kumpulan Utusan
Kumpulan Utusan
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2018
rev ($mm)
$47.46
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Chuco Co., Ltd.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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286
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Keskisuomalainen Oyj
Keskisuomalainen Oyj
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$185.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.45
EBIT ($mm)
$13.25
Net Income ($mm)
$6.16
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KG Intelligence Co., Ltd.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
340
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JZZ Technologies, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
($0.01)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.00
Employees
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$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
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10117
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Telegraaf Media Groep N.V.
Telegraaf Media Groep N.V.
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$490.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.69
EBIT ($mm)
$7.23
Net Income ($mm)
$1.82
Employees
1484
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Polaris Media ASA
Polaris Media ASA
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rev ($mm)
$191.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.84
EBIT ($mm)
$7.81
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Ilkka-Yhtymä
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Ilkka-Yhtymä Group is a Finland-based media group. Their main products and services include two regional newspapers, five local newspapers, two free sheets, marketing and communications, and printing. Ilkka-Yhtymä Group is comprised of Ilkka-Yhtymä Plc, I-Mediat, and I-print.
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2019
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$40.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.93
EBIT ($mm)
$1.16
Net Income ($mm)
$53.57
Employees
283
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Tiso Blackstar Group
Tiso Blackstar Group
Tiso Blackstar Group is a operating market-leading media, broadcast and retail marketing properties. They have strong exposure to the rapidly growing digital, broadcast and mobile markets, with a leading position in South Africa and a broad footprint across Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria.
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2018
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$274.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.09
EBIT ($mm)
$19.32
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3773
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