Like AutoJerry Oy

closed 1/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired AutoJerry Oy

synopsis: Alma Mediapartners, a subsidiary of Alma Media, has acquired the remaining share capital to become the full owner of AutoJerry Oy, a company offering competitive tender services for car servicing. AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. "
target: AutoJerry Oy
AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner. It lets users compare offers and book a servicing time with the repair workshop they have selected.
price ($mm)
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$1
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0.0x
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closed 3/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Aurgi, acquired Autingo S.L.

synopsis: Aurgi has purchased Autingo from Sanz Clima Group. Autingo, based in Spain, is a digital platform for the sale of auto parts and booking auto repair services. Autingo unites motorists with workshops, ensuring speed and confidence.
buyer parent: GPF Capital
buyer: Aurgi
Aurgi (Anjana Investments) is a Spanish automotive mechanics chain that retails automotive spare parts and accessories. Aurgi currently has 71 autocentres in Spain. "
target parent: SANZ Clima
target: Autingo S.L.
Autingo, based in Spain, is a digital platform for the sale of auto parts and booking auto repair services. Autingo unites motorists with workshops, ensuring speed and confidence. Users can book their appointments with a network of workshops recommended by Autingo, with more than 3,000 in Spain.
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closed 1/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mobiauto LTDA, acquired Sua Oficina Online

synopsis: Mobiauto, a company in the technology segment which is an online platform for buying and selling cars, has acquired Sua Oficina Online. Sua Oficina Online is an online platform that makes it possible to find the best-rated workshops located close to customers, and even carry out the price comparison and online diagnosis.
buyer: Mobiauto LTDA
Founded in 2019, Mobiauto is an online platform that intelligently and practically promotes the car buying and selling relationship in Brazil. The site has a clean design, which allows the search for ads by brand, model and geolocation, indicating the offers closest to the customer. "
target: Sua Oficina Online
Based in Brazil, Sua Oficina Online works to make life easier for car customers in the process of hiring automotive mechanic services. They believe that with more access to information customers can have more choice when it comes to finding a repair shop and having their car repaired.
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closed 2/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Crossroads India Assistance Pvt Ltd., acquired MeriCAR.com

synopsis: Crossroads India Assistance Pvt Ltd, a roadside assistance provider for cars and two wheelers, has acquired online platform that helps service centres in the neighbourhood, MeriCAR.com. The company is to help car owners search for the right car servicing and repair centre, locally.
buyer: Crossroads India Assistance Pvt Ltd.
Crossroads is India’s largest Road Side Assistance (RSA) Network that delivers the most professional RSA services for all two and four wheeler breakdowns in the country. Having more than 16 years of operational on ground experience they currently handle 1500 repairs a day. "
target: MeriCAR.com
MeriCAR.com is first in India dedicated car servicing web portal. The venture is helping car owners to search the neighbourhood car service centre, connect to the right car workshop and save on car servicing bill.
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closed 8/26/2008 via PR Newswire

DriverSide, acquired FairBenjamin

synopsis: DriverSide, the first full service Web site dedicated to saving consumers time and money by making the ownership or lease of an automobile hassle-free, announced its acquisition of fairBenjamin. fairBenjamin's diagnostic and cost estimation tools further enhance DriverSide's repair service data.
buyer: DriverSide
DriverSide allows consumers to save money on servicing and maintenance costs as well as buy and sell automobiles. With an in-house editorial staff, DriverSide offers useful advice on how to own and operate a vehicle as well as reviews on new and used automobiles. "
target: FairBenjamin
fairBenjamin is your trusted friend for car repair. fairBenjamin was founded in 2007 to give motorists peace of mind and access to great mechanics. The fairBenjamin service for linking drivers with mechanics is U.S. patent pending.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Pitstop, acquired MotorWhiz Automotive Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Bangalore-based online car services platform, Pitstop, announced that it has acquired Noida-based startup MotorWhiz. MotorWhiz, founded in 2016, offers mobile solutions for car services and repair jobs. The MotorWhiz mobile app lets users search for nearby vehicle service stations and book services online.
buyer: Pitstop
Pitstop is an online platform delivering one stop solution for all car care needs. They provide quality, economical and convenient car service through their network of partner garages. They seek to re-define how car service industry works in India through the usage of cutting edge technology. "
target: MotorWhiz Automotive Pvt. Ltd.
Based in India, MotorWhiz provides a mobile platform for car repair services. The MotorWhiz app lets users search for nearby vehicle service stations and book services online.
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closed 2/12/2020 via Company Press Release

MotorEasy, acquired Motokiki

synopsis: MotorEasy, the UK’s fastest growing motoring association, has acquired Motokiki, the UK’s first impartial tyre comparison site. Motokiki helps people to find the right tyres at the best prices. Their platform allows people to quickly search and compare hundreds of tyres from garages near them.
buyer: MotorEasy
MotorEasy is the UK’s fastest growing motoring association. MotorEasy provides MOT, car servicing, car repairs, market-leading car warranty protection, breakdown cover, GAP insurance and many more products associated with owning and running a car. "
target: Motokiki
Motokiki is the UK’s first impartial tyre comparison site. Motokiki helps people to find the right tyres at the best prices. Their platform allows people to quickly search and compare hundreds of tyres from garages near them.
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closed 1/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Katsastushinnat.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired, through its subsidiary Alma Mediapartners Oy, Ahorouta Oy. Ahorouta Oy owns and operates Katsastushinnat.fi, an online marketplace that allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. "
target: Katsastushinnat.fi
Katsastushinnat.fi is an online marketplace owned and operated by Ahorouta Oy. It allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours. Users can also book appointments and share their experiences by submitting user reviews.
price ($mm)
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$0
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0.0x
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closed 8/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

Delticom, acquired Toroleo Tyres GmbH & Co KG

synopsis: Delticom, Europe’s leading Internet tyre retailer, has acquired the price comparison websites toroleo.de and toroleo.at. The company provides information about tires, rims, vehicle parts and accessories. The company is based in Berlin, Germany.
buyer: Delticom (XTRA:DEX:$764.48)
Delticom, Europe's leading online tire retailer, was founded in Hanover in 1999. With 128 online shops in 42 countries, the company offers its private and business customers an unequalled assortment of excellently priced tires and other “tire specialities”. "
target: Toroleo Tyres GmbH & Co KG
Toroleo operates a website for price and product comparison for the automotive sector. The company provides information about tires, rims, vehicle parts and accessories. The company is based in Berlin, Germany.
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closed 2/15/2012 via BusinessWire

Recargo, Inc., acquired PlugInCars.com

synopsis: Recargo Inc. has acquired privately held PlugInCars.com. PlugInCars.com is a popular news and community website providing coverage of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles by industry experts and early adopters, guides for buyers and car owners, and discussion areas for EV drivers to share their real-life experiences.
buyer: Recargo, Inc.
Recargo, Inc., based in Los Angeles, Calif., develops mobile apps for connected cars, including EVs and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Recargo for iPhone has been downloaded by more than 25,000 users in 135 countries. "
target: PlugInCars.com
PlugInCars.com is a popular news and community website providing coverage of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles by industry experts and early adopters, guides for buyers and car owners, and discussion areas for EV drivers to share their real-life experiences.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

kimeta GmbH, acquired classmarkets GmbH

synopsis: Scout24 has successfully sold the Software-as-a-Service company classmarkets to kimeta. Germany-based classmarkets uses its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
buyer: kimeta GmbH
Founded in 2005, kimeta offers a Software-as-a-Service and online classifieds solutions for publishers in Germany, with a focus on online job search. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: classmarkets GmbH
classmarkets started as an operator of metasearch engines, first for real estate, later also for jobs. Given the digital shift in the media landscape, classmarkets used its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
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announced 12/5/2018 via PR Newswire

CarGurus, will acquire PistonHeads

synopsis: CarGurus, Inc., a leading global automotive marketplace, and Haymarket Media Group, a specialist international media company, announced they have signed an agreement for CarGurus to acquire used car motoring website PistonHeads.
buyer: CarGurus (CARG:$558.05)
CarGurus is a global, online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of cars. The company uses proprietary technology, search algorithms and data analytics to bring trust and transparency to the automotive search experience and help users find great deals from top-rated dealers. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: PistonHeads
PistonHeads is Europe's largest online motoring community. Featuring the latest news and reviews, active discussion forums and over 140,000 classified motoring ads!
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closed 11/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

fram^, acquired Carmudi Vietnam

synopsis: fram^, a Scandinavian-Vietnamese IT custom software development and distribution group, has acquired a 95% stake in Carmudi Vietnam from Rocket Internet, a company that incubates and invests in technology companies. Carmudi Vietnam is an online vehicle marketplace in Vietnam that offers buyers and sellers a platform to find cars and motorcycles.
buyer: fram^ (OM:FRAM B:$1.19)
fram^ is a leading Scandinavian-Vietnamese IT custom software development and distribution group. fram^ delivers world class IT development services to a range of small, mid, and large clients in both Southeast Asia and Northern Europe. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Carmudi Vietnam
Carmudi Vietnam is an online vehicle marketplace in Vietnam that offers buyers and sellers a platform to find cars, motorcycles, and commercial vehicles. It displays classified advertisements with details for brand new and used vehicles.
price ($mm)
$0.05*
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closed 1/27/2016 via Company Press Release

AutoScout24 GmbH, acquired European Auto Trader B.V.

synopsis: AutoScout24 Nederland B.V., the operator of the leading Dutch digital automotive classifieds platform AutoScout24.nl and subsidiary of Scout24 AG, acquired the Dutch digital automotive classifieds portal European AutoTrader B.V. from Sanoma Media Netherlands B.V. European AutoTrader operates the digital automotive classifieds website AutoTrader.nl.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: AutoScout24 GmbH
AutoScout24 is the largest pan-European online automotive classifieds platform. The marketplace empowers people to realize their car-owning dreams simply, efficiently and stress-free. AutoScout24 offers listing products for used and new cars to dealers and private sellers. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: European Auto Trader B.V.
With more than 1 million unique visitors and 150.000 listings, AutoTrader is the third largest digital automotive classifieds platform of the Netherlands. They aid the consumer with their search for their next car by adding consumer and AutoWeek professional reviews for each car listed.
price ($mm)
$30
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closed 1/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired AutoJerry Oy

synopsis: Alma Mediapartners, a subsidiary of Alma Media, has acquired the remaining share capital to become the full owner of AutoJerry Oy, a company offering competitive tender services for car servicing. AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. "
target: AutoJerry Oy
AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner. It lets users compare offers and book a servicing time with the repair workshop they have selected.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Netello Systems Oy

synopsis: Alma Media, a Finnish media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired a 60% stake in Netello Systems Oy, a Finnish digital marketing firm focused on SMEs. Netello Systems helps SMEs to accelerate the digitalisation of their business and grow their brand online. They offer services for SEO, SEM and web design.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Finland-based Alma Media is a dynamic digital service business and media company. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com, and Monster. Alma Media's business areas include national, regional, and local media, business services, and events. "
target: Netello Systems Oy
Netello Systems is a Finnish digital marketing firm focused on SMEs. Netello Systems helps SMEs to accelerate the digitalisation of their business and grow their brand online. They offer services for search engine optimisation (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM) and web design.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 3/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, will acquire NettiX Oy

synopsis: The Otava Group has entered into an agreement with Alma Media Corporation to sell Nettix Oy. Nettix Oy's business comprises Finland's leading engine marketplaces, such as Nettiauto, Nettikone and Nettimoto, and they reach 2.5 million Finns every week. 
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Finland-based Alma Media is a dynamic digital service business and media company. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com, and Monster. Alma Media's business areas include national, regional, and local media, business services, and events. "
target parent: Otava Oy
target: NettiX Oy
Nettix Oy’s business consists of Finland’s leading motor vehicle marketplaces, such as Nettiauto, Nettikone and Nettimoto, reaching an audience of 2.5 million Finns every week. They are Finland’s largest marketplaces for motor vehicles and mobility services.
price ($mm)
$206
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
7.6x
EV / EBITDA
15.2x
closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

LMC s.r.o., acquired techloop.io

synopsis: A leading recruitment service company in the Czech Republic LMC s.r.o, a member of the Alma Media Group, has acquired a Czech start-up Techloop. The company’s SaaS-based recruitment service Techloop.io is a niche portal designed for IT professionals and businesses.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: LMC s.r.o.
LMC, based in the Czech Republic, provides a family of online products for job searching and education, including the websites Jobs.cz, Prace.cz, Teamio and more. Since 1996, they have helped more than 34,000 companies to find more than 1,000,000 employees. "
target: techloop.io
Prague-based SaaS-based recruitment service Techloop is a niche portal designed for IT professionals and businesses. Techloop’s algorithm-based service analyses quickly and efficiently registered applicants’ online profiles and matches them with listed IT vacancies.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Muuttomaailma.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired Muuttomaailma.fi, an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Muuttomaailma.fi
Muuttomaailma.fi is an online marketplace for moving services in Finland. Muuttomaailma.fi is the easiest way to to compare and book a moving company. The platform allows users to compare moving quotes from over 350 moving companies to help them find the best moving company for their needs.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Kolektiv d.o.o.

synopsis: Alma Media Corporation has acquired the remaining share capital to become the whole owner of Kolektiv Ltd, the leading online recruitment service in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Kolektiv focuses on the digital job market business, recruitment and HR consulting services, and temporary staffing services.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Kolektiv d.o.o.
Kolektiv, the leading online recruitment service in Bosnia and Herzegovina, was established in 2001. In its operations, the company has focused on the digital job market business, recruitment and HR consulting services, staff leasing and outsourcing services and temporary staffing services.
price ($mm)
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$2
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closed 5/3/2019 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Tukkuautot.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired Tukkuautot.fi., the largest B2B auction platform for used cars in Finland. Tukkuautot.fi serves dealerships, automotive financing and leasing companies, and public corporations that own large fleets of cars.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. "
target: Tukkuautot.fi
Tukkuautot.fi is the largest B2B auction platform for used cars in Finland. Tukkuautot.fi serves dealerships, automotive financing and leasing companies, and public corporations that own large fleets of cars. Tukkuautot.fi has delivered 10,000 cars that range in price from €2,000 to €70,000.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

Viestintä Vallin Oy, acquired Luoteisväylä

synopsis: Viestintä Vallin Oy, a company in Finland that publishes newspapers, has acquired Luoteisväylä from Alma Media, a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. Luoteisväylä is a local weekly newspaper in Finland. Luoteisväylä covers the topics of local news, sports, weather, and lifestyle.
buyer: Viestintä Vallin Oy
Viestintä Vallin Oy is a company in Finland that publishes newspapers. The company is managed by Tapio Vallin. Tapio has over 40 years of journalism experience serving the Satakunta region. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Luoteisväylä
Luoteisväylä is a local weekly newspaper in Finland. The paper is published and distributed in the Ahlainen, Noormarkku, Pomarkku, and Siikainen areas and covers the topics of local news, sports, weather, and lifestyle.
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announced 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Easyloma, will purchase Matkapörssi and Lentokeskus from Rantapallo Oy

synopsis: Alma Consumer’s travel media Rantapallo has agreed upon a business transaction to sell the Matkapörssi and Lentokeskus business operations to Lakeuden Matkat Oy, which has operated over 30 years in the industry. Matkapörssi is an online travel service, and Lentokeskus offers B2b services, such as bookings, for travel agencies.
buyer: Easyloma
Easyloma offers travel agency services online. Easyloma specializes in Spanish trips and direct flights to Oulu, Finland. They have been serving Finnish holiday goers for over 30 years. Easyloma is owned by Lakeuden Matkat Oy. "
seller parent: Alma Media Oyj
seller: Rantapallo Oy
Matkapörssi Oy is an online travel service, and its subsidiary LT Lentokeskus Oy offers B2B services, such as bookings, for travel agencies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/1/2018 via Company Press Release

CRM-Service Oy, purchased CRM business from Alma Talent Oy

synopsis: CRM-Service Oy, a leading Finnish cloud-based CRM provider, has acquired Alma Talent Oy's CRM business. Alma Talent was a reseller of the CRM-Service, which had comprehensive, reliable, and up-to-date CRM information that helps make smart decisions, improve sales and marketing, and understand the needs of a customer.
buyer: CRM-Service Oy
Based in Finland, CRM-Service Oy is the leading cloud-based CRM provider. Their aim is to create success for their clients by providing the most customer-oriented CRM solution and services in their industry. They are AAA-rated and a profitable growth company. "
seller parent: Alma Media Oyj
seller: Alma Talent Oy
Based in Finland, Alma Talent is a versatile media family, a comprehensive information service and an efficient business and competence developer. Their CRM information helps make smart decisions, improve sales and marketing, and understand the needs of a client's customer.
price ($mm)
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$1
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closed 1/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired AutoJerry Oy

synopsis: Alma Mediapartners, a subsidiary of Alma Media, has acquired the remaining share capital to become the full owner of AutoJerry Oy, a company offering competitive tender services for car servicing. AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. "
target: AutoJerry Oy
AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner. It lets users compare offers and book a servicing time with the repair workshop they have selected.
price ($mm)
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$1
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closed 1/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Katsastushinnat.fi

synopsis: Alma Media, a media company focusing on digital services and publishing, has acquired, through its subsidiary Alma Mediapartners Oy, Ahorouta Oy. Ahorouta Oy owns and operates Katsastushinnat.fi, an online marketplace that allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. "
target: Katsastushinnat.fi
Katsastushinnat.fi is an online marketplace owned and operated by Ahorouta Oy. It allows users to compare vehicle inspection stations in Finland based on criteria such as location, price and opening hours. Users can also book appointments and share their experiences by submitting user reviews.
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$0
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closed 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

EDUroute s.r.o., acquired Vysokeskoly.cz

synopsis: LMC's college information portal VysokeSkoly.cz has been bought by EDUroute sro, whose founders are Libor Mertl and Jiří Ziegler. VysokeSkoly.cz provide students interested in studying at college relevant information for the selection of a suitable field of study at a university. It is based in the Czech Republic.
buyer: EDUroute s.r.o.
EDUroute sro, based in the Czech Republic, was founded by Libor Mertl and Jiří Ziegler. Jiří Ziegler has been worked in the team of VysokeSkoly.cz, a website providing information about colleges, over the past five years. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Vysokeskoly.cz
VysokeSkoly.cz is a web-based information medium established in 2000 to provide students interested in studying at college relevant information for the selection of a suitable field of study at a university. It is based in the Czech Republic.
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announced 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Alma Media Oyj, will acquire Uusi Suomi

synopsis: Alma Media has agreed to acquire the business of Uusi Suomi, a news and blog service that specialises in social dialogue. The online paper Uusi Suomi was established in 2007 after Niklas Herlin acquired the share capital and trademark rights of Kustannusosakeyhtiö Uusi Suomi from Alma Media.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. "
target: Uusi Suomi
Uusi Suomi is a news and blog service that specialises in social dialogue. The online paper Uusi Suomi was established in 2007 after Niklas Herlin acquired the share capital and trademark rights of Kustannusosakeyhtiö Uusi Suomi from Alma Media.
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closed 6/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Urakkamaailma.fi

synopsis: Alma Media’s subsidiary Alma Mediapartners Oy has made an additional investment in Urakkamaailma.fi, increasing its holding from 30 to 51 per cent. Urakkamaailma.fi is a service where consumers and housing companies can find verified contractors with reviews by users for all kinds of renovation and construction projects.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. "
target: Urakkamaailma.fi
Urakkamaailma.fi was launched in 2012. It is a service where consumers and housing companies can find verified contractors with reviews by users for all kinds of renovation and construction projects.
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closed 1/13/2016 via Company Press Release

LMC s.r.o., acquired Jobote s.r.o

synopsis: LMC s.r.o, part of Alma Career Oy and the leading provider of digital recruitment services in the Czech Republic, has acquired Jobote s.r.o., Czech start-up developing and providing new technology in recruitment. Its online service Jobote.com is targeted to reach the most skilled and hard-to-find candidates.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: LMC s.r.o.
LMC s.r.o. is a leading Czech electronic labor market that provids expert advice and comprehensive services in the field of HR. They operate Jobs.cz, a portal that offers positions with leading employers. "
target: Jobote s.r.o
Jobote s.r.o. is a Czech start-up developing and providing new technology in recruitment. Its online service Jobote.com is targeted to reach the most skilled and hard-to-find candidates.
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announced 9/29/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Alma Media Oyj, will acquire Talentum Business Information Group AB

synopsis: Alma Media announced an exchange offer to Talentum's shareholders recommended by Talentum's Board of Directors. Talentum engages in publishing media and literature for professionals of various fields in print and digital forms. It also produces events and provides business and legal training.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Helsinki-based Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services. Its best-known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. "
target: Talentum Business Information Group AB (HLSE:TTM1V:$77.75)
Talentum Oyj produces journals, professional literature, seminars, and network content for professionals in various fields, including economists, engineers, lawyers, doctors, and information technology and marketing experts in Finland, Sweden, and other Baltic States.
price ($mm)[EV]
$45 [$51]*
rev ($mm)
$81
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
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0.9x
EV / EBITDA
11.6x
closed 3/4/2015 via Company Press Release

SLP Kustannus Oy, acquired Kainuun Sanomat Oy

synopsis: SLP Kustannus, a publisher of local newspapers in Finland, has Acquired Kainuun Sanomat, a newspaper publisher located in Finland, from Alma Media. Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services.
buyer: SLP Kustannus Oy
Based in Finland, SLP Kustannus Oy publishes newspapers including a town paper Koti-Kajaani, and three subscription local papers. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Kainuun Sanomat Oy
Kainuun Sanomat Oy is a newspaper publisher located in Finland.
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announced 3/20/2014 via Company Press Release

Talentum Business Information Group AB, will purchase B2B Business from Sanoma Oyj

synopsis: Sanoma Pro will sell its B2B business to Talentum. Sanoma Pro’s B2B operations produce up-to-date digital and training services and publish business books for professionals in the fields of taxation, financial administration, law and supervisory work.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: Talentum Business Information Group AB (HLSE:TTM1V:$77.75)
Talentum Oyj produces journals, professional literature, seminars, and network content for professionals in various fields, including economists, engineers, lawyers, doctors, and information technology and marketing experts in Finland, Sweden, and other Baltic States. "
seller: Sanoma Oyj (HLSE:SAA1V:$1,000.33)
Sanoma Pro’s B2B operations produce up-to-date digital and training services and publish business books for professionals in the fields of taxation, financial administration, law and supervisory work. The most important digital services included in the business are Fokus and Verkkokirjahylly.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 8/22/2013 via Company Press Release

LMC s.r.o., acquired Evzdelavani.cz

synopsis: LMC, which operates Jobs.cz, the Czech Republic's leading domestic career portal, has acquired 100% ownership of Evzdelavani.cz. Evzdelavani.cz is an online portal that allows users to search for training courses. It is the leading source for training and continuing education in the Czech Republic.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: LMC s.r.o.
LMC s.r.o. is a leading Czech electronic labor market that provids expert advice and comprehensive services in the field of HR. They operate Jobs.cz, a portal that offers positions with leading employers. "
target: Evzdelavani.cz
Evzdelavani.cz is an online portal that allows users to search for training courses. It is the leading source for training and continuing education in the Czech Republic.
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closed 6/14/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Lounais-Lappi Oy

synopsis: Lounais-Lappi has been sold to Alma Media. Lounais-Lappi Oy publishes a bi-weekly town paper in Kemi, Finland.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Helsinki-based Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services. Its best-known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. "
target parent: Kaleva Oy
target: Lounais-Lappi Oy
Lounais-Lappi Oy is bi-weekly town paper published in the Kemi-Tornio, Finland area.
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closed 1/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired AutoJerry Oy

synopsis: Alma Mediapartners, a subsidiary of Alma Media, has acquired the remaining share capital to become the full owner of AutoJerry Oy, a company offering competitive tender services for car servicing. AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. "
target: AutoJerry Oy
AutoJerry.fi, based in Finland, is a website where people can compare car servicing and repairs in a centralised manner. It lets users compare offers and book a servicing time with the repair workshop they have selected.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 5/26/2021 via Company Press Release

Paxton Media Group, acquired Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc.

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, owner of The Paducah Sun, announced the purchase of Landmark Community Newspapers LLC, a chain of daily and weekly newspapers based in Shelbyville, Kentucky. The deal includes the purchase of all 47 newspapers in the Landmark chain.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc.
Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc. publishes newspapers, shoppers, real estate guides, homes magazines, and collegiate sports publications in the United States. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Shelbyville, Kentucky.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Dragon Capital, acquired Ukrayinska Pravda

synopsis: Dragon Capital, one of Ukraine’s leading groups of companies working in the field of investment and financial services, has acquired 100% of the corporate rights to Ukrayinska Pravda and all its assets. Ukrayinska Pravda operates as an online newspaper and is based in Kyiv, Ukraine.
buyer: Dragon Capital
Dragon Capital is one of Ukraine’s leading groups of companies working in the field of investment and financial services, offering a comprehensive range of services in equities and fixed income sales, trading and research, investment banking, private equity and asset management. "
target: Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukrayinska Pravda operates as an online newspaper and is based in Kyiv, Ukraine.
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closed 4/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Times Media Group, acquired Tucson Local Media

synopsis: Times Media Group, a digital and print media company, has acquired Tucson Local Media, a newspaper group in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson Local Media focuses on community news, business, entertainment, and politics. The group includes The Explorer Newspaper, Marana News, Tucson Weekly, Inside Tucson Business, Foothills News, and Desert Times.
buyer: Times Media Group
Times Media Group is a digital and print media company that operates in the Phoenix and Tucson metro markets. It serves a wide variety of demographic audiences and communities with more than 1.1 million printed copies and millions of online readers each month. "
target: Tucson Local Media
Tucson Local Media is a newspaper group in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson Local Media focuses on community news, business, entertainment, and politics. The group includes The Explorer Newspaper, Marana News, Tucson Weekly, Inside Tucson Business, Foothills News, and Desert Times.
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announced 3/11/2021 via Chicago Tribune

Don Hurd, will acquire The Chesterton Tribune

synopsis: Don Hurd, president of Hoosier Media Group, said he signed a contract to purchase The Chesterton Tribune from David Canright, who served as the paper’s co-publisher with his wife, Margaret Willis. The Chesterton Tribune is a daily local newspaper based in Chesterton, Indiana that was founded in 1884.
buyer: Don Hurd
Don Hurd has over 40 years of experience in newspaper management. Hurd has earned a reputation of producing quality newspapers and increasing profits. "
target: The Chesterton Tribune
The Chesterton Tribune is a daily local newspaper based in Chesterton, Indiana that was founded in 1884.
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Wick Communications, acquired The Madison Daily Leader

synopsis: The Madison Daily Leader, a family-owned, Monday-Friday afternoon daily newspaper covering Madison, South Dakota and the surrounding area, will be joining Wick Communications, a family-owned newspaper group.
buyer: Wick Communications
Wick Communications are a family owned community news company with 28 newspapers and 18 specialty publications in 12 states. Their newspapers are located in Arizona, Louisiana, Montana, Colorado, Alaska, California, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Idaho and Oregon. "
target: The Madison Daily Leader
The Madison Daily Leader is a family-owned, Monday-Friday afternoon daily newspaper covering Madison, South Dakota and the surrounding area.
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announced 2/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Sunlight for All Institute, will acquire The Baltimore Sun

synopsis: Returning The Baltimore Sun to Maryland hands, the state’s largest newspaper and its affiliates are poised to be acquired by a nonprofit formed by businessman and philanthropist Stewart Bainum Jr. that would operate the media organization for the benefit of the community.
buyer: Sunlight for All Institute
Sunlight for All Institute is a nonprofit started by businessman and philanthropist Stewart Bainum Jr. Bainum is chairman of Choice Hotels International, Inc. "
target parent: Tribune Publishing Company, LLC
target: The Baltimore Sun
Founded in 1837, The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned media company, has acquired the North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun, a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers that provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun
The North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun is a newspaper publisher in Indiana. The Plain Dealer & Sun publishes two weekly newspapers, the North Vernon Sun and the North Vernon Plain Dealer. Their papers provide the latest news in the Jennings County area. They cover sports, obituaries, events and more.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Reid Newspapers, purchased Oklahoma Newspapers from Gannett Co., Inc.

synopsis: Reid Newspapers has acquired the Miami (OK) News-Record, the Grove (OK) Grand Lake News, and The Delaware County (OK) Journal from Gannett Co., Inc. Reid Newspapers is a second-generation, family-owned newspaper company that owns seven other newspapers in Oklahoma and operates two large central printing operations in Weatherford and Vinita.
buyer: Reid Newspapers
Reid Newspapers is a second-generation, family-owned newspaper company that owns seven other newspapers in Oklahoma and operates two large central printing operations in Weatherford and Vinita. "
seller: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,405.67)
The acquisition includes the Miami (OK) News-Record, the Grove (OK) Grand Lake News, and The Delaware County (OK) Journal from Gannett Co., Inc. Gannett is a leading media and marketing company with unparalleled local-to-national reach, successfully connecting consumers, communities and businesses.
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announced 2/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Gray Television, Inc., will acquire Quincy Media

synopsis: Quincy Media, Inc. has approved the sale of the stock of the company to Gray Television, Inc. a public media company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Quincy Media, Inc. is a family-owned media company that owns and operates television stations in 16 markets, newspapers in two markets, radio in one and digital platforms in all.
buyer: Gray Television, Inc. (GTN:$2,391.00)
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 94 television markets. With a rich history of over a century and more than 70 years of broadcast television specific expertise, Gray Television delivers meaningful content to millions of viewers each day. "
target: Quincy Media
Quincy Media, Inc., formerly known as Quincy Newspapers, Inc., is a family-owned media company that owns and operates television stations in 16 markets, newspapers in two markets, radio in one and digital platforms in all. Their broadcast footprint covers much of the upper Midwest.
price ($mm)
$925
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$134
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 1/13/2021 via Company Press Release

Times-Journal, Inc., acquired Morgan County Citizen

synopsis: Times-Journal, Inc., a newspaper and magazine publisher in Georgia, has acquired the Morgan County Citizen, a weekly newspaper in Madison, Georgia. The Morgan County Citizen provides readers with the latest news in Georgia through their paper and website. They publish news about the community, sports, obituaries, classifieds, and businesses.
buyer: Times-Journal, Inc.
Times-Journal, Inc. is a newspaper and magazine publisher in Georgia. Times-Journal publishes daily and weekly newspapers, and operates news websites in central and north Georgia. Their brands include the Marietta Daily Journal, the Rome News-Tribune, Cherokee Tribune/Ledger news and more. "
target: Morgan County Citizen
The Morgan County Citizen is a weekly newspaper in Madison, Georgia. The Morgan County Citizen provides readers with the latest news in Georgia through their paper and website. They publish news about the community, public notices, sports, law enforcement, obituaries, classifieds, and businesses.
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closed 1/6/2021 via Company Press Release

John Rhoades, acquired NEXTpittsburgh

synopsis: John Rhoades, an entrepreneur and community activist in Pennsylvania, has acquired NEXTpittsburgh, an online publication about the people driving change in Pittsburgh. NEXTpittsburgh publishes in-depth features, biz + tech news, city design news, Pittsburgh jobs, arts and cultural events and guides to neighborhoods.
buyer: John Rhoades
John Rhoades is an entrepreneur and community activist in Pennsylvania. John Rhoades worked in advocacy at the United Way of Southwestern PA before going into the private sector, helping launch The Beauty Shoppe, a co-working company. "
target: NEXTpittsburgh
NEXTpittsburgh is an online publication about the people driving change in Pittsburgh and the innovative things happening in the region. NEXTpittsburgh publishes in-depth features, biz + tech news, city design news, Pittsburgh jobs, arts and cultural events and guides to neighborhoods.
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closed 12/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Sean Cotton, acquired Gross Pointe News

synopsis: The Grosse Pointe News is delighted to share that Sean Cotton, a local Grosse Pointer, has purchased the newspaper and will serve as its new owner. Grosse Pointe News is a weekly newspaper serving the five-suburb community on the eastern edge of Wayne County.
buyer: Sean Cotton
Sean Cotton is the fifth owner of Grosse Pointe News, based out of Grosse Pointe, MI. The Grosse Pointe News is a weekly publication that reaches thousands of engaged readers in print and online. "
target: Gross Pointe News
The Grosse Pointe News is published by the Pointe News Group LLC and has been serving the Grosse Pointe community since 1940. Grosse Pointe News is a weekly newspaper serving the five-suburb community on the eastern edge of Wayne County.
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closed 12/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Clint Reilly, acquired San Francisco Media Co.

synopsis: Clint Reilly Communications, publisher of the Nob Hill Gazette and Gentry Magazine, has announced the acquisition of the San Francisco Examiner’s parent company, the San Francisco Media Co., and its affiliated publications including SF Weekly.
buyer: Clint Reilly
Headquartered in the historic Merchants Exchange Building in the San Francisco Financial District, Clinton Reilly is a diversified family of organizations including commercial real estate, hospitality, event production, food and wine, media and nonprofit educational endeavors. "
target parent: Black Press Ltd.
target: San Francisco Media Co.
The San Francisco Media Co. is a media publishing company that owns the San Francisco Examiner, SF Weekly, and SF Evergreen. The San Francisco Examiner is the highest circulated newspaper in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties.
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closed 12/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Axios Media Inc., acquired Charlotte Agenda

synopsis: Axios, a digital media company, has acquired Charlotte Agenda, a local news media company that exists to make Charlotte better connected. Charlotte Agenda provides the latest news and information about Charlotte through their website and daily newsletter. They cover the topics of food & drink, real estate, activities, events, jobs and more.
buyer: Axios Media Inc.
Axios is a media company delivering vital, trustworthy news and analysis in the most efficient, illuminating and shareable ways possible. They offer a mix of original and smartly narrated coverage of media trends, tech, business and politics. "
target: Charlotte Agenda
Charlotte Agenda is a local news media company that exists to make Charlotte better connected. Charlotte Agenda provides the latest news and information about Charlotte through their website and daily newsletter. They cover the topics of food & drink, real estate, activities, events, jobs and more.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Colorado Community Media, purchased Seven Colorado newspapers and companion websites from Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc.

synopsis: Colorado Community Media has acquired all of Landmark Community Newspaper's Colorado weekly newspapers and companion websites. The newspapers acquired were the Brighton Standard Blade, Fort Lupton Press, Commercial City Sentinel Express, Metro Advertiser, Canyon Courier, Clear Creek Courant, and 285 Hustler.
buyer: Colorado Community Media
Colorado Community Media is Colorado's largest local community media outlet. They reach and engage more than 300,000 local community members each week with its digital channels and its 19 metro Denver print publications. "
seller parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
seller: Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc.
The newspapers acquired were the Brighton Standard Blade, Fort Lupton Press, Commercial City Sentinel Express, Metro Advertiser, Canyon Courier, Clear Creek Courant, and 285 Hustler. All the papers are distributed in the greater Denver market.
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closed 10/14/2020 via Company Press Release

SFist, acquired Hoodline, a Nextdoor Company

synopsis: Impress3 Media has acquired Hoodline, a digital news site focused primarily on neighborhood-level reporting, pairing it with SFist. The combined entities of SFist and Hoodline will collectively reach millions of local readers and be among the highest-trafficked Bay Area news sources, surpassing most other publications in the area.
buyer parent: Impressions Holdings
buyer: SFist
Founded in 2014, SFist is a blog about San Francisco and the Bay Area. SFist is San Francisco's source for fun, witty, and serious news with updates about restaurants, events, sports, politics, and more. "
target parent: Nextdoor
target: Hoodline, a Nextdoor Company
Hoodline is a digital news site focused primarily on neighborhood-level reporting in San Francisco and Oakland. Hoodline reports on-the-ground, local news focusing on key topics like small businesses, restaurants, infrastructure, transit, crime, and housing.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Schneps Media, acquired Dan's Papers, Inc.

synopsis: Schneps Media, the leading local media company serving New York City, Westchester and Long Island, has acquired Dan’s Papers from Manhattan Media, a media company in New York City and the Hamptons. Dan’s Papers publishes weekly newspapers and magazines that cater to the needs of locals, residents and visitors to the Hamptons and the East End.
buyer: Schneps Media
Schneps Media is the leading local media company serving New York City, Westchester and Long Island. IT owns 33 newspapers, 28 magazines and specialty publications and 20 websites, produces numerous podcasts and hosts 50 annual events. "
target parent: Isis Venture Partners
target: Dan's Papers, Inc.
Dan’s Papers is a diversified media company. Dan’s Papers publishes weekly newspapers and magazines that cater to the needs of locals, residents and visitors to the Hamptons and the East End. The company also publishes a monthly real estate magazine and operates food and wine events.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, acquired Wilkes Journal-Patriot

synopsis: Paxton Media Group, a family-owned media company, has acquired the Wilkes Journal-Patriot, an award-winning, family-owned newspaper that is dedicated to covering the news of Wilkes County. The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is published twice a week and provides the latest news on sports, lifestyle, opinions, events, classifieds and more.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
target: Wilkes Journal-Patriot
The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is an award-winning, family-owned newspaper that is dedicated to covering the news of Wilkes County. The Wilkes Journal-Patriot is published twice a week and provides the latest news on sports, lifestyle, opinions, events, classifieds and more.
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closed 8/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, acquired The Pine Bluff Commercial

synopsis: The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the oldest daily newspaper in Arkansas, has acquired the Pine Bluff Commercial from Gannett Media Corp., a leading media and marketing company. The Pine Bluff Commercial is a weekly newspaper in Pine Bluff, Arkansas that provides local news about sports, lifestyle, obituaries, classifieds, jobs, cars, and homes.
buyer parent: Wehco Media, Inc.
buyer: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is the oldest daily newspaper in Arkansas. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is the state's leading news source in print and online. They provide up-to-the minute news on everything from the state government to local sports. "
target parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
target: The Pine Bluff Commercial
The Pine Bluff Commercial is a weekly newspaper in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. The Pine Bluff Commercial publishes the latest news in Pine Bluff and Jefferson County. The paper provides local news about sports, lifestyle, obituaries, classifieds, jobs, cars, and homes.
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Schibsted Media Group
Schibsted Media Group
Schibsted Media Group is a Norwegian media group with operations in 29 countries. Their activities are related to media products in the field of newspapers, online classifieds, publishing, multimedia and mobile services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,517.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$249.92
EBIT ($mm)
$152.58
Net Income ($mm)
$100.86
Employees
5006
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Ticker: NasdaqGM:TRNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
tronc, Inc.
tronc, Inc.
tronc, Inc. is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism. Headquartered in Chicago, tronc operates newsrooms in ten markets with titles including the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, The Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel and The San Diego Union-Tribune.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,513.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$113.48
EBIT ($mm)
$84.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6581
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Ticker: BME:PRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prisa
Prisa
PRISA is the world’s leading Spanish and Portuguese-language media group in the creation and distribution of content in the fields of culture, education, news and information, and entertainment. PRISA reaches million people through its global brands El País,LOS40, Santillana, W Radio and As.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,320.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$202.03
EBIT ($mm)
$132.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8785
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Ticker: SWX:TAMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tamedia AG
Tamedia AG
Tamedia is a Swiss media group headquartered in Zurich. With its daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, online platforms as well as printing facility, Tamedia is one of the leading media corporations in Switzerland.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,075.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$107.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3640
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Ticker: ASX:SWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media is Australia’s leading multiple platform media company with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,063.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.12
EBIT ($mm)
$71.70
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4607
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Ticker: NEWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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Ticker: MNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The McClatchy Company
The McClatchy Company
The McClatchy Company is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States and a leading digital publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,000.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.79
EBIT ($mm)
$57.04
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5100
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Ticker: LSE:TNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trinity Mirror plc
Trinity Mirror plc
Trinity Mirror is the largest national and regional multimedia content publisher in the UK, comprising national and regional newsbrands across the country.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$905.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$208.99
EBIT ($mm)
$181.28
Net Income ($mm)
$121.50
Employees
4573
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Ticker: ES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso S.p.A.
Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso SpA, a multimedia company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the publishing, radio, advertising, Internet, and television (TV) businesses in Italy.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$765.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$93.43
EBIT ($mm)
$56.82
Net Income ($mm)
$4.32
Employees
2373
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