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closed 11/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Consumibles eMagazine merged with Recycling Times Media Inc.,

synopsis: Recycling Times Media (RT Media) has successfully negotiated a merger with another print consumables media company, Spanish-based Consumibles E-Magazine. Consumibles E-Magazine is the principal source of information in Spanish about the remanufacturing industry and has accumulated over 3,000 readers and browsers.
buyer: Recycling Times Media Inc.
Recycling Times Media is a reliable provider of news and business opportunities in the global remanufacturing industry. They aim to provide the best digital printing experience with their monthly magazine Recycling Times, published in several languages, and their inTouch TV News app. "
target: Consumibles eMagazine
Consumibles E-Magazine is the principal source of information in Spanish about the remanufacturing industry. They have developed a loyal following in excess of 3,000 Spanish speaking readers and browsers.
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closed 4/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Prestige Media Group S.A., acquired Rundschau Medien

synopsis: Prestige Media Group SA acquires Rundschau Medien AG, bringing together the strengths of a family-run company in Switzerland and the potential of a global company in Paris creates new synergies. Rundschau Medien AG, based in Muttenz, has been producing very high quality lifestyle and recognized trade specialist magazines in the print sector.
buyer: Prestige Media Group S.A.
Prestige Media Group SA is a global media investment holding. Our flagship company is Rundschau Medien AG in Switzerland which is a digital and print media company that has been producing high-quality lifestyle and recognized specialist magazines for 14 years. "
target: Rundschau Medien
Rundschau Medien AG, based in Muttenz, has been producing very high quality lifestyle and recognized trade specialist magazines in the print sector for over 15 years. They attach great importance to editing, content, graphics, haptics and material of the magazines (high gloss).
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closed 2/22/2019 via Company Press Release

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, purchased Multiple Operating Units from PennWell Corporation

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media has announced the acquisition of a number of the former PennWell media properties from Clarion Events including titles covering the oil and gas industry, industrial technology, dentistry, and water utilities.
buyer parent: Resolute Capital Partners
buyer: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites and events. From e-newsletters to monthly magazines to live in-person events, the company provides the best opportunities for readers to stay knowledgeable and B2B advertisers to remain relevant."
seller parent: Blackstone Group LP
seller: PennWell Corporation
The multiple operating units of PennWell include titles covering the oil and gas industry, industrial technology, dentistry, and water utilities. PennWell Corporation is a highly diversified business-to-business media and conference and exhibition company.
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closed 11/18/2018 via BusinessWire

Gemspring Capital, acquired Bobit Business Media

synopsis: Gemspring Capital, a middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce an affiliate has acquired the assets of Bobit Business Media Inc., a leading B2B media company. They are a diversified company with print publications, live events, websites, research, custom content development and marketing solutions.
buyer: Gemspring Capital
Gemspring Capital is a private equity firm specializing in lower middle market companies. With $355 million of equity capital under management, they provide flexible capital and partner with talented management teams to propel companies to grow and achieve their full potential. "
target: Bobit Business Media
Bobit Business Media is a Southern California-based national leader in B2B media. They are a diversified company with print publications, live events, websites, research, custom content development and marketing solutions.
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closed 4/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Clarion Events, Ltd., acquired PennWell Corporation

synopsis: Clarion Events, one of the world's leading events organizers, announces the acquisition of PennWell Corporation, a privately-held events and business-to-business media and marketing services company. PennWell publishes over 130 print and online magazines and newsletters. They conduct 40 conferences and exhibitions on six continents.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Clarion Events, Ltd.
Clarion Events is one of the oldest independent event organizers in the UK. The teams at Clarion create uniquely effective and stimulating environments that can serve as a platform to build businesses, enhance customer relationships and accelerate product awareness. "
target: PennWell Corporation
PennWell is a highly diversified business-to-business media and conference and exhibition company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 130 print and online magazines and newsletters. They conduct 40 conferences and exhibitions on six continents.
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closed 4/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Future plc, acquired NewBay Media LLC

synopsis: Future plc, the global platform for specialist media, has acquired NewBay Media LLC. NewBay is an information and events business. It has a substantial B2B portfolio operating in verticals including Electronics and Education, and TV and Audio, where it publishes Broadcasting & Cable, the leading voice of authority in the television industry.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$478.54)
Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher. The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Group has a reach of 100m+ globally, including 62m online users and 63m social media reach. "
target: NewBay Media LLC
NewBay is an information and events business. It has a substantial B2B portfolio operating in verticals including Electronics and Education, and TV and Audio, where it publishes Broadcasting & Cable, the leading voice of authority in the television industry.
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$14
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$4
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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 10/14/2014 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, acquired Revo Media Partners Limited

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired a 51% interest in Revo Media Partners Limited, owner of LuxLive, the UK's largest dedicated lighting event, and Lux Magazine and Lux Review, the leading trade publications in the energy efficiency lighting space.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
Founded in 1910 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, PennWell Corporation is a privately held and highly diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. "
target: Revo Media Partners Limited
Revo Media Partners Limited is the owner of LuxLive, the UK's largest dedicated lighting event, and Lux Magazine and Lux Review, the leading trade publications in the energy efficiency lighting space.
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closed 11/5/2013 via Company Press Release

EH Publishing, Inc, purchased Two Magazines from Bobit Business Media

synopsis: EH Publishing, Inc. has purchased Security Sales & Integration (SSI) and Campus Safety magazines from Bobit Business Media, Inc. SSI is a leading trade publication for residential and commercial security dealers, while Campus Safety serves security officials and administrators at schools and hospitals.
buyer: EH Publishing, Inc
EH Publishing, Inc. is the information leader and resource for the electronic home industry. Serving the technology and construction markets, EH Publishing, Inc. reaches more than half a million electronic home professionals and consumers worldwide. "
seller: Bobit Business Media
Security Sales & Integration (SSI) and Campus Safety (CS) publish magazines, enewsletters and websites. SSI serves the security installing contractors that provide systems and services. CS serves the public safety and security decision-makers at hospitals, K-12 schools, colleges and universities.
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closed 9/17/2009 via PR Newswire

European Business Press, SA, acquired European Business Press, SA

synopsis: TechInsights, the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision-makers, announced that the company has reached a final agreement for the sale of its Brussels-based publishing company, European Business Press SA, to Andre Rousselot, EBP's President.
buyer: European Business Press, SA
European Business Press, SA is a Belgium-based business-to-business publishing company serving the electronics industry. Under license from United Business Media, EBP publishes EE Times Europe and Microwave Engineering Europe. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: European Business Press, SA
European Business Press, SA is a Belgium-based business-to-business publishing company serving the electronics industry. Under license from United Business Media, EBP publishes EE Times Europe and Microwave Engineering Europe.
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closed 1/21/2014 via Company Press Release

Recycling Times Media Inc., acquired Recharger Magazine

synopsis: Recharger Magazine, well known by cartridge remanufacturers around the world, was purchased from 1105 Media by Recycling Times Media as part of its strategy to expand its global reach. Recharger Magazine helped readers to grow their remanufacturing businesses for more than 25 years--almost as long as the aftermarket cartridge industry has existed.
buyer: Recycling Times Media Inc.
Recycling Times Media is a reliable provider of news and business opportunities in the global remanufacturing industry. They aim to provide the best digital printing experience with their monthly magazine Recycling Times, published in several languages, and their inTouch TV News app. "
target parent: Alta Equity Partners
target: Recharger Magazine
Recharger Magazine is a publication that is well known and read by cartridge remanufacturers around the world. Recharger Magazine helped readers to grow their remanufacturing businesses for more than 25 years--almost as long as the aftermarket cartridge industry has existed.
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closed 3/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

The Association of Plastic Recyclers, acquired Resource Recycling, Inc.

synopsis: The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), a national trade association that represents plastic recycling companies in North America, has acquired Resource Recycling, Inc., a publishing and conference management firm focused on the recycling industry. Resource Recycling, Inc. publishes three recycling magazines and produces three annual events.
buyer: The Association of Plastic Recyclers
The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) is a national trade association that represents plastic recycling companies in North America. APR promotes development of the plastics recycling industry by providing leadership for long-term industry growth and vitality. "
target: Resource Recycling, Inc.
Resource Recycling, Inc. is a publishing and conference management firm focused on the recycling industry. Resource Recycling, Inc. publishes the Resource Recycling, Plastics Recycling Update and E-Scrap News magazines. The firm also produces three annual conferences and trade shows.
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closed 8/20/2010 via PR Newswire

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

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

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

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media announced the sale of Industrial Machinery Digest and Total Industrial Plant Solutions advertising deck to Source360 Media LLC.
buyer: Source360 Media LLC
Source360 Media LLC is a publication company. It reaches job shops, machine shops, fabricating shops, machinery dealers and wholesalers, pipe and tube manufacturers, industrial warehouses and distribution centers, and retrofitting & rebuilding machine maintenance. "
seller parent: ABRY Partners
seller: Cygnus Business Media
Industrial Machinery Digest is the only sectionalized mutlimedia trade publication serving the new and surplus machine tool market and Total Industrial Plant Solutions (TIPS) is the only independent card deck providing quality sales leads throughout multiple layers of the manufacturing industry.
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closed 6/13/2006 via Mins b2b

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

synopsis: In a merger of two of the nation’s oldest business publishers, Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. said Monday that is has acquired the assets of Davison Publishing Co. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation
Simmons-Boardman publishes six monthly trade magazines that are widely perceived to be leaders in their fields. Railway Age, founded in 1856, is America¹s oldest transportation periodical. Railway Track & Structures (1905) and International Railway Journal (1961) also serve the rail sector. "
target: Davison Publishing Co.
Davison Publishing is one of the oldest industry directory publishers in the country and is able to trace its roots back to 1866. Davison Publishing produces the most comprehensive books for the Textile, Fence, Commercial Marine, and Corrugated Box & Folding Carton industries.
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closed 11/11/2019 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media announces the acquisition of a number of Informa’s Industry & Infrastructure and Auto aftermarket media brands, expanding its position as one of the fastest growing B2B companies. The media brands provide essential information, insight and intelligence in the energy, transportation, buildings, design & manufacturing sectors.
buyer parent: Resolute Capital Partners
buyer: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites and events. From e-newsletters to monthly magazines to live in-person events, the company provides the best opportunities for readers to stay knowledgeable and B2B advertisers to remain relevant."
seller: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$2,312.06)
Informa’s Industry & Infrastructure and Auto aftermarket media brands provide essential information, insight and intelligence on trends and technologies to millions of engaged decision makers in the energy, transportation, buildings, and design & manufacturing sectors.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kelley Holmes, acquired Printing News

synopsis: Kelley Holmes, a 25 year veteran in publishing, has acquired Printing News from Endeavor Business Media, a company that acquires and operates trade publications, websites and events. Printing News publishes 3 monthly magazines and is the #1 source for news in the commercial printing, visual, and graphic arts industries.
buyer: Kelley Holmes
Kelley Holmes is a 25 year veteran in publishing. Kelley Holmes specializes in operations, sales and marketing and was previously the Group Publisher for Southcomm Business Media. "
target parent: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
target: Printing News
Founded in 1928, Printing News is the #1 source for news in the commercial printing, visual, and graphic arts industries. The company provides all the latest news about the printing industry through its 3 monthly magazines, Printing News, Inkjet's Age, and Wide-Format & Signage.
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closed 2/22/2011 via GlobeNewswire

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

synopsis: 3D Systems Corporation has announced that it has acquired Quickparts, a leading custom parts services company based in Atlanta, GA. Quickparts is dedicated to providing its customers with best in class e-commerce procurement and delivery services.
buyer: 3D Systems Corporation (DDD:$566.61)
Founded in 1986, with the invention of the first Stereolithography Rapid Prototyping system, 3D Systems has grown into a global company delivering advanced solid imaging solutions to every major market around the world. "
target parent: Frontier Capital
target: Quickparts.com, Inc.
Quickparts is a custom manufacturing services company dedicated to providing customers with online, high touch customer care to procure low and high-volume custom parts.
price ($mm)
$16
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$25
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closed 8/17/2010 via Company Press Release

WhatTheyThink, Inc., acquired DigitalPrint360

synopsis: WhatTheyThink, the printing and publishing industry's leading media organization, announced that it is acquiring DigitalPrint360 from Andrew Simmons. The current list of DigitalPrint360 subscribers will be merged into WhatTheyThink's weekly digital printing newsletter subscriber list.
buyer parent: DigitalPrint360
buyer: WhatTheyThink, Inc.
WhatTheyThink is the printing and publishing industry's leading media organization; offering a wide range of publications delivering unbiased, real-time market intelligence, industry news, economic analysis, peer-to-peer communication, and special reports on emerging technology and critical events. "
target: DigitalPrint360
DigitalPrint360 was founded by Andrew Simmons in 2001 as PrintOnDemand.com, an online news source for the digital printing industry.
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closed 10/1/2014 via BNC Analysis

Authority Media Network, LLC, acquired Subscription Site Insider

synopsis: Authority Media Network, LLC, a newly formed media company focused on building a network of trusted business-to-business information and training resources, announced that it has acquired the Subscription Site Insider, an online publication helping paid content executives grow their online and digital subscriptions.
buyer: Authority Media Network, LLC
Authority Media Network, LLC (AMN), formed in 2014, is a media company focused on building a network of trusted business-to-business information and training resources. "
target parent: InfoCommerce Group Inc.
target: Subscription Site Insider
Subscription Site Insider is an online publication helping paid content executives grow their online and digital subscriptions. Their help paid content, subscription sites, and membership site publishers grow their businesses and bottom lines through new research, training and networking.
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closed 11/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Consumibles eMagazine merged with Recycling Times Media Inc.,

synopsis: Recycling Times Media (RT Media) has successfully negotiated a merger with another print consumables media company, Spanish-based Consumibles E-Magazine. Consumibles E-Magazine is the principal source of information in Spanish about the remanufacturing industry and has accumulated over 3,000 readers and browsers.
buyer: Recycling Times Media Inc.
Recycling Times Media is a reliable provider of news and business opportunities in the global remanufacturing industry. They aim to provide the best digital printing experience with their monthly magazine Recycling Times, published in several languages, and their inTouch TV News app. "
target: Consumibles eMagazine
Consumibles E-Magazine is the principal source of information in Spanish about the remanufacturing industry. They have developed a loyal following in excess of 3,000 Spanish speaking readers and browsers.
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closed 11/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Consumibles eMagazine merged with Recycling Times Media Inc.,

synopsis: Recycling Times Media (RT Media) has successfully negotiated a merger with another print consumables media company, Spanish-based Consumibles E-Magazine. Consumibles E-Magazine is the principal source of information in Spanish about the remanufacturing industry and has accumulated over 3,000 readers and browsers.
buyer: Recycling Times Media Inc.
Recycling Times Media is a reliable provider of news and business opportunities in the global remanufacturing industry. They aim to provide the best digital printing experience with their monthly magazine Recycling Times, published in several languages, and their inTouch TV News app. "
target: Consumibles eMagazine
Consumibles E-Magazine is the principal source of information in Spanish about the remanufacturing industry. They have developed a loyal following in excess of 3,000 Spanish speaking readers and browsers.
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closed 1/21/2014 via Company Press Release

Recycling Times Media Inc., acquired Recharger Magazine

synopsis: Recharger Magazine, well known by cartridge remanufacturers around the world, was purchased from 1105 Media by Recycling Times Media as part of its strategy to expand its global reach. Recharger Magazine helped readers to grow their remanufacturing businesses for more than 25 years--almost as long as the aftermarket cartridge industry has existed.
buyer: Recycling Times Media Inc.
Recycling Times Media is a reliable provider of news and business opportunities in the global remanufacturing industry. They aim to provide the best digital printing experience with their monthly magazine Recycling Times, published in several languages, and their inTouch TV News app. "
target parent: Alta Equity Partners
target: Recharger Magazine
Recharger Magazine is a publication that is well known and read by cartridge remanufacturers around the world. Recharger Magazine helped readers to grow their remanufacturing businesses for more than 25 years--almost as long as the aftermarket cartridge industry has existed.
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closed 11/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Consumibles eMagazine merged with Recycling Times Media Inc.,

synopsis: Recycling Times Media (RT Media) has successfully negotiated a merger with another print consumables media company, Spanish-based Consumibles E-Magazine. Consumibles E-Magazine is the principal source of information in Spanish about the remanufacturing industry and has accumulated over 3,000 readers and browsers.
buyer: Recycling Times Media Inc.
Recycling Times Media is a reliable provider of news and business opportunities in the global remanufacturing industry. They aim to provide the best digital printing experience with their monthly magazine Recycling Times, published in several languages, and their inTouch TV News app. "
target: Consumibles eMagazine
Consumibles E-Magazine is the principal source of information in Spanish about the remanufacturing industry. They have developed a loyal following in excess of 3,000 Spanish speaking readers and browsers.
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closed 8/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association, acquired North American Publishing Co.

synopsis: Specialty Graphic Imaging Association has acquired NAPCO Media, a B2B media company serving the printing and packaging, publishing, marketing, retail and non-profit and promotional products industries. Its mission is to build community between its audience and clients through integrated media programs, research, marketing services, and e-learning.
buyer: Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is the trade association of choice for professionals in the industrial, graphic, textile, packaging and commercial printing communities looking to grow their business into new market segments through the incorporation of the latest printing technologies. "
target: North American Publishing Co.
NAPCO Media is a B2B media company serving the printing and packaging, publishing, marketing, retail and non-profit and promotional products industries. Its mission is to build community between its audience and clients through integrated media programs, research, marketing services, and e-learning.
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closed 4/3/2006 via PR Newswire

Haymarket Group Limited, purchased Printing World and Packaging Magazine from CMP Information Ltd

synopsis: United Business Media plc announced today that CMPi, UBM's UK and European professional media business, has sold two non-core publications, Printing World and Packaging Magazine, to Haymarket Publishing Group for GBP2.1m.
buyer: Haymarket Group Limited
The Haymarket Group is a large, privately-owned magazine publisher. It publishes more than 100 consumer, professional, trade, and customer publications in 23 languages and in more than 100 countries. Titles include Revolution, Campaign, and FourFourTwo. "
seller parent: United Business Media PLC
seller: CMP Information Ltd
Operating internationally, CMP Information provides professional media solutions to around 20 industry sectors. Its products include exhibitions, conferences, awards events, magazines, data and information products and websites.
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closed 1/21/2014 via Company Press Release

Recycling Times Media Inc., acquired Recharger Magazine

synopsis: Recharger Magazine, well known by cartridge remanufacturers around the world, was purchased from 1105 Media by Recycling Times Media as part of its strategy to expand its global reach. Recharger Magazine helped readers to grow their remanufacturing businesses for more than 25 years--almost as long as the aftermarket cartridge industry has existed.
buyer: Recycling Times Media Inc.
Recycling Times Media is a reliable provider of news and business opportunities in the global remanufacturing industry. They aim to provide the best digital printing experience with their monthly magazine Recycling Times, published in several languages, and their inTouch TV News app. "
target parent: Alta Equity Partners
target: Recharger Magazine
Recharger Magazine is a publication that is well known and read by cartridge remanufacturers around the world. Recharger Magazine helped readers to grow their remanufacturing businesses for more than 25 years--almost as long as the aftermarket cartridge industry has existed.
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closed 9/17/2009 via PR Newswire

European Business Press, SA, acquired European Business Press, SA

synopsis: TechInsights, the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision-makers, announced that the company has reached a final agreement for the sale of its Brussels-based publishing company, European Business Press SA, to Andre Rousselot, EBP's President.
buyer: European Business Press, SA
European Business Press, SA is a Belgium-based business-to-business publishing company serving the electronics industry. Under license from United Business Media, EBP publishes EE Times Europe and Microwave Engineering Europe. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: European Business Press, SA
European Business Press, SA is a Belgium-based business-to-business publishing company serving the electronics industry. Under license from United Business Media, EBP publishes EE Times Europe and Microwave Engineering Europe.
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closed 9/8/2006 via

Semiconductor International, purchased Semiconductor Manufacturing Magazine from Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International

synopsis: SEMI, the global industry association serving the micro- and nano-electronics supply chain, and Reed Business Information (RBI), a leading business-to-business publisher and information provider, have announced a broad-ranging media partnership that includes the merger of Semiconductor Manufacturing Magazine with Semiconductor International.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Semiconductor International
Semiconductor International is the world's leading trade publication serving the semiconductor manufacturing industry. The print and digital editions reach more than 42,500 qualified buyers of semiconductor manufacturing equipment and materials around the world. "
seller: Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International
SEMI is a global industry association serving companies that provide equipment, materials and services used to manufacture semiconductors, displays, nano-scaled structures, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and related technologies.
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closed 8/31/2009 via PR Newswire

SAE International, acquired Convergence Transportation Electronics Association Conference

synopsis: Continuing to expand its overall portfolio of programs, products and services in the area of mobility electronics, SAE International has purchased all rights to the Convergence Transportation Electronics Association Conference (Convergence) from the Convergence Transportation Electronics Association (CTEA).
buyer: SAE International
SAE International, The Society of Automotive Engineers, is the premier membership society dedicated to advancing mobility engineering worldwide. "
target parent: CTEA
target: Convergence Transportation Electronics Association Conference
For over 30 years, the Convergence Conference and Exhibition has served the automotive and transportation electronics community by delivering relevant technology solutions and an electrifying line-up of invited speakers and presenters.
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closed 4/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

EE Times Group, acquired DesignCon

synopsis: Professional Education International, a leader in the information and communications technology conference arena, has sold DesignCon, an exhibition and conference serving the electronic design and semiconductor industry, to United Business Media’s wholly-owned subsidiary, EE Times Group.
buyer parent: United Business Media Limited
buyer: EE Times Group
EE Times Group is the authoritative source of market and technical information, decision tools, peer communities and professional education for the executives and engineers who design, develop and commercialize technology. "
target parent: International Engineering Consortium
target: DesignCon
DesignCon serves as the premier event for practicing engineers in the electrical design and semiconductor communities.
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closed 7/19/2017 via Company Press Release

GL Events, acquired Midest

synopsis: GL events acquired Midest, the well-established industrial subcontracting trade show that in December 2016 had nearly 1,400 exhibitors and 35,000 professional visitors at Paris-Nord Villepinte, and the Tolexpo trade show.
buyer: GL Events (ENXTPA:GLO:$1,166.07)
GL events is an integrated group offering a complete range of event industry solutions divided into three major segments: venue management and event organisation, and integrated services for trade fairs, conventions and events. "
target: Midest
Midest, the well-established industrial subcontracting trade show that in December 2016 had nearly 1,400 exhibitors and 35,000 professional visitors at Paris-Nord Villepinte, and the Tolexpo trade show.
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closed 9/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

i2i Events, acquired CWIEME Ltd

synopsis: i2i Events Group is pleased to confirm it acquired CWIEME portfolio. The portfolio comprises CWIEME exhibitions in Germany, China, India and USA and the Inductica Conferences. CWIEME Berlin is the world’s largest international exhibition of its type serving the industrial technology niche of components for electric motors and transformers.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: i2i Events
Supremely organised and relentlessly relevant, i2i Events Group enable more than 200,000 buyers and producers to meet and trade at some of the greatest exhibitions, large scale events and festivals in the world. "
target: CWIEME Ltd
CWIEME Berlin is the world’s largest international exhibition of its type serving the industrial technology niche of components for electric motors and transformers. CWIEME exhibitions are now held in Germany, China, India and USA and the Inductica Conferences.
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closed 5/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Reed Exhibitions, purchased Four Key Trade Shows from K.Fairs

synopsis: Reed Exhibitions continues to expand its presence in South Korea. The world-leading events organizer recently announced its acquisition of the Electronics Manufacturing Korea show and three of the Home Table Deco Fairs held across multiple cities in the country. The events have been acquired from K.Fairs, a regarded trade fair organizer in Korea.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Reed Exhibitions
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 500 events in 30 countries. Reed organises a wide range of events, including trade and consumer exhibitions, conferences and meetings. Its portfolio of over 500 events serves 43 industry sectors. "
seller: K.Fairs
The four key tradeshows include the Electronics Manufacturing Korea show and three of the Home Table Deco Fairs. Electronics Manufacturing Korea (EMK) is Korea's largest electronics manufacturing exhibition. The Home Table Deco Fair (HTD Fair) is a major event in the home decor industry.
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announced 5/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mark Allen Group, will purchase Engineering Portfolio from Centaur Media plc

synopsis: The Mark Allen Group, a progressive media business, will acquire Centaur Media Plc's engineering portfolio. Centaur is an international provider of business information and specialist consultancy. Their engineering portfolio includes the market’s leading website, magazine and events. The portfolio includes The Engineer and Subcon.
buyer: Mark Allen Group
The Mark Allen Group is a progressive media business, which delivers high-quality content through market-leading journals, magazines, books, events and websites. Their brands offer unrivalled access to specialists in healthcare, education, business and consumer markets. "
seller: Centaur Media plc (LSE:CAU:$91.02)
Centaur Media's engineering portfolio includes the market’s leading website, magazine and events. The portfolio includes monthly magazine The Engineer and subcontract manufacturing event Subcon. Centaur Media is an international provider of business information and specialist consultancy.
price ($mm)
$3.28
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closed 4/3/2012 via PR Newswire

SAE International, acquired Tech Briefs Media Group

synopsis: SAE International has acquired ABP International, dba Tech Briefs Media Group. With primary offices in New York and New Jersey, Tech Briefs Media Group employs 35 people and publishes a variety of design engineering magazines and supplements in both print and digital formats, including their well-known flagship publication, NASA Tech Briefs.
buyer: SAE International
SAE International, The Society of Automotive Engineers, is the premier membership society dedicated to advancing mobility engineering worldwide. It is a global association of more than 134,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. "
target: Tech Briefs Media Group
With primary offices in New York and New Jersey, Tech Briefs Media Group publishes a variety of design engineering magazines and supplements in both print and digital formats, including their well-known flagship publication, NASA Tech Briefs.
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closed 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

easyFairs, acquired Advanced Engineering UK

synopsis: Easyfairs has announced the acquisition of UK Tech Events Ltd, organiser of the Advanced Engineering UK portfolio of events. Advanced Engineering UK is one of the UK’s fastest growing industry meetings and unites multiple interrelated high value engineering communities.
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: Advanced Engineering UK
Advanced Engineering UK is one of the UK’s fastest growing industry meetings and unites multiple interrelated high value engineering communities into a unique integrated technology transfer and supply chain business development environment.
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closed 4/21/2005 via BusinessWire

Northern Venture Managers, acquired Penton European Businesses

synopsis: Penton Media, Inc. announced today that it has sold its United Kingdom operations to members of the business' management team and other investors, led by Northern Venture Managers (NVM) and U.K. Managing Director Andy Center. Penton retained a 10% interest in the business.
buyer: Northern Venture Managers
Northern Venture Managers Limited is a firm of venture capital managers based in Newcastle upon Tyne, Edinburgh and Reading. We manage five investment trusts, four of which are Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs), and our total funds under management exceed £160 million. "
target parent: Penton Media, Inc.
target: Penton European Businesses
Penton European Business assets in the U.K. include: the International Leisure Industry Week exhibition; the Internet World U.K. exhibition and related events; the Service Management Europe exhibition and Service Management Europe magazine; and the Lightspeed European Roadshows.
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$4.40*
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closed 4/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

United Business Media Limited, acquired MetalTech

synopsis: UBM plc has acquired TradeLink ITE Sdn. Bhd., the owner of METALTECH, from the ITE Group. METALTECH is Malaysia's only annual event covering the entire manufacturing process industry and hosts nearly 500 exhibiting companies who are manufacturers, agents, and distributors of machine tools.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
United Business Media (UBM) is the largest pure-play B2B Events organiser in the world. UBM organises over 300 market-leading B2B events every year. At their events they create the environments which allow business to flourish. UMB operates in more than 20 countries and in over 50 different sectors."
target parent: ITE Group, Plc.
target: MetalTech
METALTECH is Malaysia's only annual event covering the entire manufacturing process industry and hosts nearly 500 exhibiting companies who are manufacturers, agents, and distributors of machine tools, sheet metal technology, and of the tools & tooling industries.
price ($mm)
$5.90
rev ($mm)
$3
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1.9x
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closed 11/1/2006 via BNC Analysis

Hindawi Publishing Corporation, purchased "Active and Passive Electronic Components" Journal from Taylor & Francis Group plc

synopsis: Hindawi Publishing has acquired "Active and Passive Electronic Components" from Taylor & Francis. No terms were given. The journal is published quarterly and is devoted to the science and technology of all types of electronic components, including semiconductor materials, thick-film materials, electron tubes, capacitors, and solid-state memories.
buyer: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Hindawi Publishing Corporation is a commercial publisher of STM (Science, Technology, and Medicine) literature. Founded in 1997, Hindawi currently employs around 200 people, who are responsible for the publication of 45+ peer-reviewed journals as well as a number of scholarly books. "
seller parent: Informa plc
seller: Taylor & Francis Group plc
Taylor & Francis Group is a leading academic publisher, releasing more than 500 journals and some 1,500 books each year. The company serves the educational, industrial research, and professional markets through a dozen imprints, including Carfax, Falmer, Garland, and Routledge.
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closed 2/24/2016 via Company Press Release

FMA Communications, Inc., acquired Canadian Metalworking/Canadian Fabricating & Welding

synopsis: Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA) has acquired the media brands Canadian Metalworking and Canadian Fabricating & Welding from Annex Business Media, based in Simcoe, ON, Canada. Canadian Metalworking/Fabrication & Welding are publications that cover sheet metal works in Canada.
buyer parent: Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International
buyer: FMA Communications, Inc.
FMA Communications, Inc., the publishing affiliate of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International® (FMA), serves the metal forming and fabricating industry by publishing business-to-business magazines, e-newsletters, vendor directories, and Web sites. "
target parent: Annex Business Media
target: Canadian Metalworking/Canadian Fabricating & Welding
Canadian Metalworking/Canadian Fabricating & Welding is a trade publication that covers all aspects of the country's metalworking, fabricating & welding industries. They strive to bring the latest news, products, and insights to keep readers aware of the latest industry trends.
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announced 5/7/2010 via

The Linley Group, will acquire Microprocessor Report

synopsis: The Linley Group, the industry's leading source for independent technology analysis of semiconductors for networking, communications, mobile, and wireless, announced it has signed an agreement with In-Stat to acquire the Microprocessor Report, the leading newsletter for processor technology.
buyer: The Linley Group
The Linley Group is the industry's leading source for independent technology analysis of semiconductors for networking, communications, mobile, and wireless. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Microprocessor Report
Microprocessor Report is the leading technical publication for the microprocessor industry. Microprocessor Report is exclusively subscriber-supported and dedicated to providing unbiased, in-depth, and critical analysis of new high-performance microprocessor developments.
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closed 4/29/2016 via PR Newswire

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., acquired GlobalSpec, Inc.

synopsis: IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, announced the acquisition of GlobalSpec, a leading source of news, data and analytics for the global engineering and technical community including the widely known brand name Engineering360.
buyer: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
IEEE is the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Through its highly-cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities, IEEE inspires a glboal community. "
target parent: IHS, Inc.
target: GlobalSpec, Inc.
GlobalSpec is a leading source of news, data and analytics for the global engineering and technical community including the widely known brand name Engineering360. It specializes in vertical search and information services serving the engineering, manufacturing, and technical market segments.
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