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closed 5/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Gulf Publishing Company, acquired Oildom Publishing Company

synopsis: Gulf Publishing Company announced the acquisition of Oildom Publishing Company of Texas, Inc. to create the world's largest independent media company devoted exclusively to the international energy industry. Oildom Publishing publishes three monthly titles: Pipeline & Gas Journal, Underground Construction, and Pipeline News.
buyer: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is the leading provider of business and technical knowledge for the global oil and gas industry. They produce seven trade journals: World Oil, Hydrocarbon Processing, Gas Processing, Petroleum Economist, Pipeline & Gas Journal, Pipeline News and Underground Construction. "
target: Oildom Publishing Company
Oildom Publishing publishes three titles: Pipeline & Gas Journal, Underground Construction, and Pipeline News. Oildom's two industry-leading conferences are the UCT International Conference & Exhibition and the Pipeline Opportunities Conference.
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closed 6/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Metropolis International, Ltd., acquired Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd

synopsis: Metropolis International, a fast growing media and technology group, has acquired Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd (CAP), a specialist publisher dedicated to serving the worldwide refining, gas and petrochemical processing community. CAP offers print and digital magazines, websites, e-magazines and newsletters, webinars, and events.
buyer: Metropolis International, Ltd.
Metropolis International is a fast growing media and technology group, established in 1994, that specializes in business and niche consumer media, discount programs and business software. It employs 450 people and has offices in West London, Croydon, Bolton, Plymouth, Dublin and New York. "
target: Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd
Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd (CAP) is a specialist publisher dedicated to serving the worldwide refining, gas and petrochemical processing community. CAP offers print and digital magazines, websites, e-magazines and newsletters, webinars, and events.
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closed 4/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Platts, acquired Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference

synopsis: Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, has acquired the Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference (APPEC), the leading oil and gas conference and exhibition in the pan-Asian region. The event focuses on developments and advances across the energy spectrum.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Platts
Platts is a provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers look to Platts’ expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets and help them make better informed trading and business decisions. "
target: Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference
The Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference ("Appec") is the leading oil and gas conference and exhibition in the pan-Asian region. The event focuses on developments and advances across the energy spectrum and discusses the current issues impacting the global oil and gas markets.
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closed 11/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, acquired LDC Forum Series

synopsis: The Business Information Division of Access Intelligence LLC announced the acquisition of The LDC Forum Series natural gas conferences, owned by Interchange Energy Group, Inc. The acquisition expands Access Intelligence’s portfolio into the growing natural gas market along with The Energy Daily newsletter.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets. "
target: LDC Forum Series
The LDC Forum Series comprises 4 regional conferences held annually in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Tarsus Group plc, acquired AMB Exhibitions

synopsis: Tarsus Group plc, the international business-to-business media group, announces that it has agreed to enter an acquisition of a further 25% interest in AMB Tarsus Exhibitions Sdn. Bhd., taking its overall interest to 75%. AMB is a exhibition organiser market with conferences focused on building, infrastructure, automotive and food processing.
buyer: Tarsus Group plc
Tarsus Group Ltd is a media group engaged in exhibitions and associated conferences, publishing, education and Internet activities. Since its formation in 1998, Tarsus has built a diverse portfolio of leading brands that span a wide range of industries and geographies. "
target: AMB Exhibitions
AMB is a major South-East Asian exhibition organiser with a growing business in the region. It has built up a portfolio of market leading exhibitions and conferences focused on building, infrastructure, automotive and food processing.
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closed 5/12/2011 via Company Press Release

UBM Asia, acquired AMB Exhibitions

synopsis: UBM plc announced that it has acquired the business and assets of AMB Exhibitions Sdn Bhd and AMB Events Sdn Bhd in Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines, on behalf of UBM Asia. AMB’s two largest shows are AsiaWater and ASEAN M&E Expo, which together account for approximately two thirds of 2010 revenue.
buyer parent: United Business Media Limited
buyer: UBM Asia
UBM Asia is the leading exhibition organiser in Asia, staging the leading events of their kind across the region. UBM Asia is the largest commercial exhibition organiser in China. "
target: AMB Exhibitions
Established in 1996, AMB Exhibitions operates five exhibitions in Malaysia and Vietnam, with four further new events planned for this year – three in the Philippines and one in Vietnam. The shows serve the water, livestock, energy, and mechanical/electrical industries.
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$8.55
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closed 4/7/2006 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the sustainable energy and technology magazine group consisting of "Renewable Energy World," "Cogeneration and On-Site Power Production" and "Waste Management World" from James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd. based in London.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
seller: James & James Ltd.
Formed by the coming-together of two of the foremost publishers in environment science, technology and sustainable development, James & James / Earthscan is now becoming recognized as the most important specialist source of must-have information for all those around the world.
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announced 4/14/2021 via PR Newswire

Hellman & Friedman LLC, will acquire Enverus

synopsis: Hellman & Friedman (H&F), a premier global private equity firm, will acquire majority ownership of Enverus, the leading global energy data analytics and SaaS technology company, from Genstar Capital. The investment from H&F will enable Enverus to accelerate its development of market-leading software and analytics solutions.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
Hellman & Friedman is a global private equity firm focused on large-scale equity investments in high-quality growth businesses. H&F partners with world-class management teams where its deep sector expertise, long-term orientation, and collaborative partnership approach enable companies to flourish. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: Enverus
Enverus is the leading energy SaaS company delivering highly-technical insights and predictive/prescriptive analytics that empower customers to make decisions that increase profit. Enverus is a strategic partner to more than 6,000 customers in 50 countries.
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closed 8/1/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired RigData

synopsis: S&P Global Platts closed on the sale of RigData to Drillinginfo. RigData provides timely information pertaining to drilling activity in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico and western Canada for the oil and gas industry.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to the energy, power, and commodities markets. Its state-of-the-art SaaS platform offers sophisticated technology, powerful analytics, and industry-leading data. "
target parent: S&P Global
target: RigData
RigData provides timely information pertaining to drilling activity in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico and western Canada for the oil and gas industry. With more than 30 years of experience, RigData's reports have supplied information on the life of the well as detailed by its permits.
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closed 8/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired DrillingInfo Inc.

synopsis: Genstar Capital, a leading private equity firm, announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Drilling Info Holdings, Inc. Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to oil and gas industries through a state-of-the-art SaaS platform.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a leading private equity firm that has been actively investing in high quality companies for more than 25 years. Based in San Francisco, Genstar works in partnership with its management teams to transform its portfolio companies into industry-leading businesses. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo delivers business-critical insights to oil and gas industries through a state-of-the-art SaaS platform built on industry-leading data and energy analytics. Their solutions deliver value across the upstream and downstream supply chain.
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closed 2/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Westwood Global Energy Group, purchased RigLogix from Rigzone

synopsis: Westwood Global Energy Group, an energy research, analysis and consulting specialist for exploration and oilfield services markets, has acquired RigLogix from RigZone, a DHI Group company. RigLogix is a premium data services platform for the oil and gas industry.
buyer parent: Energy Ventures
buyer: Westwood Global Energy Group
Westwood Global Energy Group is a leading provider of information, subscription services and research-led consultancy for the global energy industry. They focus on intelligence and insight for worldwide exploration and oilfield services markets. "
seller parent: DHI Group, Inc.
seller: Rigzone
The acquisition includes the RigLogix platform from RigZone, a DHI Group company. RigLogix is a premium data services platform for the oil and gas industry. The platform offers on demand access to real time data and analysis for the global offshore rig market.
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closed 11/7/2017 via PR Newswire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired Oil-Law Records

synopsis: Drillinginfo, the energy industry's leading SaaS and data analytics company, has acquired Oklahoma City-based Oil-Law Records, one of the first oil and gas industry information providers in the U.S.
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo is the leading energy SaaS and data analytics platform that provides predictive tools and technology to drive exploration decisions, evaluate rapidly evolving opportunities and achieve better, faster results. "
target: Oil-Law Records
Oil-Law Records provides the oil and gas industries of Oklahoma and New Mexico with innovative efficient solutions to address information gathering challenges. Oil-Law Records compiles, analyzes and abstracts state-level oil and gas filings and distributes that information to thousands of end users.
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closed 12/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haynes Publishing Group PLC, acquired OATS Limited

synopsis: Yeovil-headquartered Haynes Publishing Group has acquired OATS, a Swindon-based technology business which provides data to the lubricants sector of the oil industry. OATS, founded in 1993 has developed an equipment and lubricants database that supports customers including original equipment manufacturers, oil companies and lubricant distributors.
buyer: Haynes Publishing Group PLC (LSE:HYNS:$48.05)
Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C., a publishing company, produces and sells automotive and motorcycle repair manuals. The Company's manuals are based on a complete vehicle strip-down and rebuild in its workshops. "
target: OATS Limited
OATS is a niche technology business that provides information and productivity solutions for the lubricants sector of the oil industry. OATS has developed an equipment and lubricants database that supports customers including original equipment manufacturers and oil companies.
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closed 6/2/2016 via PR Newswire

S&P Global Platts, acquired RigData

synopsis: S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, announced that it has acquired RigData, a provider of daily information on rig activity for the natural gas and oil markets across North America.
buyer parent: S&P Global
buyer: S&P Global Platts
S&P Global Platts is the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping. "
target: RigData
RigData is the oil and gas industry’s trusted source for accurate and timely information pertaining to drilling activity in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico and Canada.
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closed 5/2/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Hart Energy Publishing, LLLP, acquired Subsea Engineering News

synopsis: Hart Energy has acquired Subsea Engineering News, a digital newsletter covering the development and application of subsea oil and gas production technology, from Knighton Enterprises Ltd. Knighton's founder and editorial director, Steve Sasanow, will be retained by Hart Energy to elevate and enhance the company's growing offshore content offerings.
buyer parent: Wiegers Capital Partners
buyer: Hart Energy Publishing, LLLP
Hart Energy Publishing, LLLP is one of the world's largest energy industry publishers. Since 1973, Hart Energy has been recognized for expert coverage of the global energy industry with award-winning magazines, newsletters, directories, conferences, consulting services and online resources. "
target: Subsea Engineering News
Subsea Engineering News operates as a publisher of a digital newsletter on the development and application of subsea oil and gas production technology. The company is based in Cheltenham, United Kingdom.
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closed 7/12/2012 via PR Newswire

DrillingInfo Inc., acquired County Scans

synopsis: Drilling Info, Inc. announced its acquisition of Grand Prairie, TX-based County Scans, the premier provider of deep, digitized U.S. mineral ownership data. The acquisition deepens and significantly enhances Drillinginfo's existing mineral leasing data and suite of analysis and management tools.
buyer: DrillingInfo Inc.
Drillinginfo is the premier information service for the domestic upstream oil and gas industry, providing an integrated land, production, and well information platform for E&P companies, technical professionals, landmen, royalty owners, and financial services. "
target parent: DFW Scanning
target: County Scans
County Scans collects, digitizes and indexes courthouse records in key oil and gas producing counties across the U.S., and has detailed coverage in several important existing and emerging unconventional hydrocarbon plays.
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announced 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Singex Exhibition Ventures Pte Ltd, will acquire Worldex Fiera Milano Exhibitions (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Fiera Milano has signed the contract for the sale of the stake of 75% in its Chinese subsidiary Worldex Fiera Milano Exhibitions (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd. - organizer, among other things, of the event "Food Hospitality World China", to Singex Exhibitions Pte. Ltd.
buyer: Singex Exhibition Ventures Pte Ltd
Based in Singapore, the SingEx group of companies has played an integral role in the development of the exhibitions and events industry in the Asian region since 1978. SingEx Exhibitions owns, develops and manages a series of trade exhibitions and conferences in Singapore and key emerging markets. "
target parent: Fiera Milano International SPA
target: Worldex Fiera Milano Exhibitions (Guangzhou) Co., Ltd.
Worldex Fiera Milano Exhibitions (Guangzhou) which is present in the Chinese provinces of Guangdong and Hainan, has a portfolio of exhibitions in the agrifood, professional hospitality and energy saving technology sectors.
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closed 3/18/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Diversified Communications, acquired Energy Storage North America

synopsis: Diversified Communications, a leading international media company, has acquired Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the largest conference, exhibition and networking event for grid storage in North America. ESNA connects utilities, developers, energy users, and other key stakeholders to advance understanding and deployment of energy storage.
buyer: Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a leading international media company with a portfolio of face-to-face exhibitions and conferences, online communities and digital and print publications. Diversified Communications connects, educates and strengthens business communities in over 15 industries. "
target: Energy Storage North America
Energy Storage North America (ESNA) is the largest conference, exhibition and networking event covering all applications of grid storage in North America. ESNA connects utilities, developers, energy users, and other key stakeholders to advance understanding and deployment of energy storage.
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closed 3/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Diversified Communications, purchased Three North American Energy Events from Solar Promotion International GmbH

synopsis: Diversified Communications acquired three North American events – Intersolar, ees (electrical energy storage) and Power2Drive North America – from German-based organizer, Solar Promotion International. Intersolar is a solar technology event. ees is an event for electrical energy storage. Power2Drive is an exhibition for electromobility.
buyer: Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a leading international media company with a portfolio of face-to-face exhibitions and conferences, online communities and digital and print publications. Diversified Communications connects, educates and strengthens business communities in over 15 industries. "
seller: Solar Promotion International GmbH
The three North American events include Intersolar, ees (electrical energy storage) and Power2Drive North America. Intersolar is a solar technology event. ees is the leading exhibition for electrical energy storage. Power2Drive is an exhibition for charging infrastructure and electromobility.
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closed 4/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Informa plc, acquired Electricx

synopsis: Informa has acquired full ownership of the electricity exhibition and conference Electricx. Electricx provides international companies with the opportunity to access Egypt’s power industry supply chain through partnerships with domestic manufacturers and distributors as well as a direct connection to regional projects.
buyer: Informa plc (LSE:INF:$2,312.06)
Informa is a leading business intelligence, academic publishing, knowledge and events group. They help customers in hundreds of professional, commercial and academic communities connect and learn, and create and provide access to content so they can work smarter and make better decisions faster. "
target parent: Egytec
target: Electricx
Electricx power and energy exhibition provides international companies with the opportunity to access Egypt’s power industry supply chain through partnerships with domestic manufacturers and distributors as well as a direct connection to regional projects.
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closed 5/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Gulf Publishing Company, acquired Oildom Publishing Company

synopsis: Gulf Publishing Company announced the acquisition of Oildom Publishing Company of Texas, Inc. to create the world's largest independent media company devoted exclusively to the international energy industry. Oildom Publishing publishes three monthly titles: Pipeline & Gas Journal, Underground Construction, and Pipeline News.
buyer: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is the leading provider of business and technical knowledge for the global oil and gas industry. They produce seven trade journals: World Oil, Hydrocarbon Processing, Gas Processing, Petroleum Economist, Pipeline & Gas Journal, Pipeline News and Underground Construction. "
target: Oildom Publishing Company
Oildom Publishing publishes three titles: Pipeline & Gas Journal, Underground Construction, and Pipeline News. Oildom's two industry-leading conferences are the UCT International Conference & Exhibition and the Pipeline Opportunities Conference.
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closed 5/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Gulf Publishing Company, acquired Oildom Publishing Company

synopsis: Gulf Publishing Company announced the acquisition of Oildom Publishing Company of Texas, Inc. to create the world's largest independent media company devoted exclusively to the international energy industry. Oildom Publishing publishes three monthly titles: Pipeline & Gas Journal, Underground Construction, and Pipeline News.
buyer: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is the leading provider of business and technical knowledge for the global oil and gas industry. They produce seven trade journals: World Oil, Hydrocarbon Processing, Gas Processing, Petroleum Economist, Pipeline & Gas Journal, Pipeline News and Underground Construction. "
target: Oildom Publishing Company
Oildom Publishing publishes three titles: Pipeline & Gas Journal, Underground Construction, and Pipeline News. Oildom's two industry-leading conferences are the UCT International Conference & Exhibition and the Pipeline Opportunities Conference.
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closed 5/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Gulf Publishing Company, acquired Gulf Publishing Company

synopsis: Gulf Publishing Company, an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector, announced the successful management buyout from its London-based parent company, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, an international business-to-business information company focusing on the global financial community.
buyer: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events.
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announced 4/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: A consortium led by John Royall and Russell Denson will acquire Petroleum Economist, Ltd., a publisher of energy and power journal, portfolio of maps and a series of books and reports, from Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc. Concurrently, the investor consortium will also acquire Gulf Publishing Company, a publisher for the oil and gas industry.
buyer: John Royall and Russell Denson
John Royall is the chief executive officer of Gulf Publishing, while Russell Denson is a media investor. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Petroleum Economist and Gulf Publishing
Petroleum Economist's magazine and website provide invaluable information for business strategists across the global energy industry. Gulf Publishing Co. is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector.
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closed 8/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Elsevier B.V., purchased 32 books from Gulf Publishing Company

synopsis: Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced that it has acquired certain book assets of Gulf Publishing Company (GPC). The portfolio of 32 books includes petroleum engineering titles in drilling, pipeline, oil and gas, and safety.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles. "
seller parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
seller: Gulf Publishing Company
The portfolio of Gulf Publishing's 32 books are for professionals in upstream oil and gas engineering and cover drilling, recovery methods, reservoir management, processing, and pipeline transmission.
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closed 5/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Gulf Publishing Company, acquired Oildom Publishing Company

synopsis: Gulf Publishing Company announced the acquisition of Oildom Publishing Company of Texas, Inc. to create the world's largest independent media company devoted exclusively to the international energy industry. Oildom Publishing publishes three monthly titles: Pipeline & Gas Journal, Underground Construction, and Pipeline News.
buyer: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is the leading provider of business and technical knowledge for the global oil and gas industry. They produce seven trade journals: World Oil, Hydrocarbon Processing, Gas Processing, Petroleum Economist, Pipeline & Gas Journal, Pipeline News and Underground Construction. "
target: Oildom Publishing Company
Oildom Publishing publishes three titles: Pipeline & Gas Journal, Underground Construction, and Pipeline News. Oildom's two industry-leading conferences are the UCT International Conference & Exhibition and the Pipeline Opportunities Conference.
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closed 6/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Metropolis International, Ltd., acquired Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd

synopsis: Metropolis International, a fast growing media and technology group, has acquired Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd (CAP), a specialist publisher dedicated to serving the worldwide refining, gas and petrochemical processing community. CAP offers print and digital magazines, websites, e-magazines and newsletters, webinars, and events.
buyer: Metropolis International, Ltd.
Metropolis International is a fast growing media and technology group, established in 1994, that specializes in business and niche consumer media, discount programs and business software. It employs 450 people and has offices in West London, Croydon, Bolton, Plymouth, Dublin and New York. "
target: Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd
Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd (CAP) is a specialist publisher dedicated to serving the worldwide refining, gas and petrochemical processing community. CAP offers print and digital magazines, websites, e-magazines and newsletters, webinars, and events.
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closed 5/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Gulf Publishing Company, acquired Gulf Publishing Company

synopsis: Gulf Publishing Company, an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector, announced the successful management buyout from its London-based parent company, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, an international business-to-business information company focusing on the global financial community.
buyer: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international media and events business dedicated to the energy sector. It produces and distributes leading trade journals, technical books, industry research, databases, software, multi-media training, publications, conferences and events.
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closed 4/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Platts, acquired Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference

synopsis: Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, has acquired the Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference (APPEC), the leading oil and gas conference and exhibition in the pan-Asian region. The event focuses on developments and advances across the energy spectrum.
buyer parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
buyer: Platts
Platts is a provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers look to Platts’ expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets and help them make better informed trading and business decisions. "
target: Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference
The Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference ("Appec") is the leading oil and gas conference and exhibition in the pan-Asian region. The event focuses on developments and advances across the energy spectrum and discusses the current issues impacting the global oil and gas markets.
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announced 4/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

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

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

easyFairs, acquired Tank Storage Magazine

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

Argus Media Ltd., acquired Wax Data

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

gasworld.com Ltd., acquired CryoGas International

synopsis: CryoGas International, the leading magazine and information source on the industrial gases business in North America, has been sold to gasworld.com Ltd., the global industrial gas magazine publisher and events company based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: gasworld.com Ltd.
Launched in 2004, www.gasworld.com is the cornerstone for the industrial gas community. It is the only independent online news provider and information portal for the global industrial gas community and the larger end-user markets. "
target: CryoGas International
CryoGas International, a J.R. Campbell & Associates Publication, promotes the growth and economic health of the international industrial, medical, and specialty gases industries through fair, accurate, and timely reporting.
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closed 7/16/2013 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, acquired Petroleum Network Education Conferences

synopsis: PennWell Corporation has acquired PNEC, the Petroleum Network Education Conferences, from Philip C. Crouse & Associates, Inc. PNEC is an annual conference and exhibition serving the data integration, information and management disciplines critical to exploration and production within the global oil and gas industry.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
Founded in 1910, 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: Petroleum Network Education Conferences
Petroleum Network Education Conferences (PNEC) is an annual conference and exhibition serving the data integration, information and management disciplines critical to exploration and production within the global oil and gas industry.
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closed 3/18/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Diversified Communications, acquired Energy Storage North America

synopsis: Diversified Communications, a leading international media company, has acquired Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the largest conference, exhibition and networking event for grid storage in North America. ESNA connects utilities, developers, energy users, and other key stakeholders to advance understanding and deployment of energy storage.
buyer: Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a leading international media company with a portfolio of face-to-face exhibitions and conferences, online communities and digital and print publications. Diversified Communications connects, educates and strengthens business communities in over 15 industries. "
target: Energy Storage North America
Energy Storage North America (ESNA) is the largest conference, exhibition and networking event covering all applications of grid storage in North America. ESNA connects utilities, developers, energy users, and other key stakeholders to advance understanding and deployment of energy storage.
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announced 5/23/2016 via Reuters

General Atlantic, LLC, will acquire Argus Media Ltd.

synopsis: US investment firm General Atlantic will acquire a majority stake in Argus Media, a leading provider of data on prices and fundamentals, news, analysis, consultancy services and conferences for the global crude, oil products, LPG, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer, petrochemical, metals and transportation industries.
buyer: General Atlantic, LLC
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. It combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, a long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers to partner with great entrepreneurs."
target: Argus Media Ltd.
Argus is a leading provider of data on prices and fundamentals, news, analysis, consultancy services and conferences for the global crude, oil products, LPG, natural gas, electricity, coal, emissions, bioenergy, fertilizer, petrochemical, metals and transportation industries.
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announced 12/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

InfoPro Digital, will acquire Groupe Moniteur

synopsis: Infopro Digital, the leading business information group in France, which operates in the industrial, car manufacturing, retail, insurance and tourism sectors, is acquiring 100% of Groupe Moniteur, the leading provider of information and services for people working in the Construction, Environment, and Local communities sectors.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: InfoPro Digital
Infopro Digital is a leading French business information group. The Groupe covers five key segments of the economy: car manufacturing, insurance and finance, retailing and tourism. "
target parent: Bridgepoint Capital Limited
target: Groupe Moniteur
Groupe Moniteur is one of the leaders within the French business information market in the construction, local authority and energy sectors. The Group includes 22 publications, including two weeklies (Le Moniteur des Travaux Publics and La Gazette des communes, des départements, des régions).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$218
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/22/2008 via PR Newswire

PennWell Corporation, acquired HCI Publications

synopsis: PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced that it has acquired the assets of HCI Publications, Inc., a Kansas City, Missouri-based producer of business-to-business magazines and conferences and exhibitions serving the hydroelectric industry.
buyer: PennWell Corporation
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions. PennWell publishes over 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. "
target: HCI Publications
HCI Publications is the world's leading provider of hydro information resources. HCI publishes two magazines: Hydro Review, dedicated to the North American market, and HRW, which covers the hydro industry worldwide.
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closed 2/4/2008 via Company Press Release

Advanstar Communications Inc., acquired CBI Research, Inc.

synopsis: Advanstar Communications, Inc. - a leading worldwide media company - today acquired CBI Research, Inc., a provider of live and electronic conferences for senior-level executives in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Advanstar Communications Inc.
Advanstar Communications Inc. is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries. "
target: CBI Research, Inc.
CBI (aka The Center For Business Intelligence) is a world-class conference company that focuses on producing high-level programs for executive decision-makers who face strategic issues in domestic and international markets.
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closed 8/17/2007 via Company Press Release

IHS, Inc., acquired John S. Herold, Inc.

synopsis: IHS Inc., a leading global provider of critical technical information, decision-support tools and strategic services, today announced the acquisition of Norwalk, CT-based John S. Herold, Inc., an independent research firm that provides in-depth analyses and key financial and operational data on more than 400 global oil and gas companies.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS is a leading global source of critical information and insight, dedicated to providing the most complete and trusted information and expertise. IHS product and service solutions span four areas of information: Energy, Product Lifecycle, Security, and Environment, all supported by Macroeconomics."
target: John S. Herold, Inc.
John S. Herold, Inc., founded in 1948, is a uniquely positioned information services company, providing online transaction databases and deal analyses essential to understanding and executing energy mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.
price ($mm)
$48
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closed 6/21/2007 via BusinessWire

Access Intelligence, LLC, acquired TradeFair Group, Inc.

synopsis: In its fourth acquisition in 14 months, integrated media company Access Intelligence, LLC announced the purchase of the Houston-based TradeFair Group, owned by partners Sean Guerre and David I. Johnson. The TradeFair Group assets expand Access Intelligence’s energy portfolio and further solidify its leadership position in the energy marketplace.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Access Intelligence, LLC
Access Intelligence, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, is a b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, Md., serving the energy, defense, healthcare management, chemical, satellite, aviation, cable, media and public relations markets. "
target: TradeFair Group, Inc.
The TradeFair Group is a leading energy industry information provider, with conferences, tradeshows and publications for the oil, gas, petrochemical, power generation, transmission, and coal industries.
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closed 6/14/2007 via BusinessWire

ECOtality, Inc., acquired Fuel Cell Store

synopsis: ECOtality, Inc., a technology innovator that addresses the global energy challenge by developing and commercializing eco-friendly technologies, today announced the acquisition of Fuel Cell Store (www.fuelcellstore.com), a leading online retailer for the fuel cell industry.
buyer: ECOtality, Inc. (US:ECTY:$8.60)
ECOtality, Inc. is a technology innovator that leverages global R&D resources to develop and commercialize renewable energy technologies, specifically aimed at addressing today's global energy challenges. "
target: Fuel Cell Store
Fuel Cell Store has built its business as a leading online marketplace for fuel cell related products and technologies, and offers consulting services, workshops and conferences for the fuel cell industry.
price ($mm)
$0.49
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closed 4/25/2007 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: TradeFair Group has acquired International Power Generation, European Power News, and Middle East Electricity from Nexus Business Media Ltd. The publications have been serving the European and Middle Eastern power generation and electricity markets for many years. These publications and ancillary products will become part of POWER magazine.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: POWER Magazine
POWER Magazine, has been covering business and technology in the global generation market for 125 years. POWER serves the global industry by independently reporting the latest technology, trends, and best practices. POWER reaches over 11,000 international power generation professionals each month. "
seller: Nexus Business Media Ltd.
Nexus Media Communications is a multi media business information provider serving sectors from Defence and Communications to Travel and Horticulture. We provide clients with a comprehensive range of products through which to reach their customers; conferences, awards evenings and online services.
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closed 5/31/2006 via Company Press Release

Bridgepoint Capital Limited, acquired Groupe Moniteur

synopsis: Groupe Moniteur, France's No 1 services and information provider to the construction and local authorities sectors, has been acquired by Bridgepoint from French mid-market investor Sagard for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: Bridgepoint Capital Limited
Bridgepoint is a leading European provider of private equity with a 25-year track record of investing in established businesses and working with management to create value within companies across Europe. "
target parent: Sagard Private Equity Partners
target: Groupe Moniteur
In France, Groupe Moniteur is the leading provider of information and services for people working in the 'Construction - Environment - Local communities' sectors. From the initial Moniteur des travaux publics magazine, which was first published in 1903.
price ($mm)
$528
rev ($mm)
$206
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/7/2006 via PR Newswire

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

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