Like Newsprint Tabloids

announced 4/18/2019 via PR Newswire

The Hudson Group, will purchase Newsprint Tabloids from American Media Inc.

synopsis: American Media, LLC has agreed in principle with James Cohen, the owner and CEO of Hudson Media, for the sale of its newsprint tabloids, including the National Enquirer (US and UK editions), Globe and National Examiner. Over its 92-year history, the National Enquirer has enticed readers in with sensational headlines and photos about celebrities.
buyer parent: Dufry
buyer: The Hudson Group
Hudson Group, a Dufry Company and one of the largest travel retailers in North America, is committed to enhancing the travel experience for over 300,000 travelers every day in the continental US and Canada. The Company is anchored by its iconic Hudson, Hudson News and Hudson Bookseller brands. "
seller: American Media Inc.
The Newsprint Tabloids include the National Enquirer (US and UK editions), Globe and National Examiner. Over its 92-year history, the National Enquirer has enticed readers in supermarket checkout lines with sensational headlines and photos about celebrities.
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closed 9/14/2021 via New York Times

Fox Corporation, acquired TMZ

synopsis: Fox Corporation has acquired celebrity gossip brand TMZ from AT&T’s WarnerMedia. TMZ is a tabloid journalism online newspaper based in Los Angeles, California. The TMZ brand is the most trusted, the most talked about, and the highest quality entertainment news outlet in the world.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Fox Corporation (FOXA:$12,437.00)
Fox Corporation produces and distributes compelling news, sports and entertainment content through its iconic domestic brands including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the FOX Network, and the FOX Television Stations. "
target parent: AT&T
target: TMZ
TMZ is a tabloid journalism online newspaper based in Los Angeles, California. The TMZ brand is the most trusted, the most talked about, and the highest quality entertainment news outlet in the world.
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announced 8/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Chatham, Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P., will acquire American Media Inc.

synopsis: American Media, Inc. ("AMI") announced that Chatham Asset Management, LLC and Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P. have agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of AMI. AMI owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States.
buyer: Chatham
buyer: Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P.
Chatham Asset Management is a New Jersey-based hedge fund sponsor. Omega is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor who provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. "
target: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's magazines have a combined total circulation of 5.9+ million and reach more than 53 million men and women each month.
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closed 5/1/2014 via PR Newswire

Hutch Media, acquired RumorFix.com

synopsis: Online magazine publishing company Hutch Media acquired the anti-tabloid entertainment website RumorFix.com. In addition to being the go-to place for celebrities to "fix" incorrect rumors, RumorFix is known for its exclusive content in the celebrity news space.
buyer: Hutch Media
Hutch Media is an online magazine publishing company that produces Internet TV programming, webisodes and editorial around specific content themes, reaching over 200MM pageviews per month. "
target: RumorFix.com
RumorFix is billed as the anti-tabloid that delivers the real story behind celebrity rumors and sets the record straight. The site generates millions of pageviews per month and has gained the respect of pop culture fanatics, celebrities, managers, agents and publicists.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

American Media Inc., purchased Celebrity and Teen Titles from Bauer Media Group

synopsis: National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc. announced that it has acquired 13 celebrity and teen titles from Bauer Media USA—including In Touch, Life & Style, Closer, J-14, and Teen Boss. In Touch is America’s weekly excursion into the world of celebrity. J-14 covers celebrity news for teens.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Us Weekly, Globe, National Examiner, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers. "
seller: Bauer Media Group
The celebrity and teen titles include magazines such as In Touch, Life & Style, Closer, J-14, and Teen Boss. In Touch is America’s weekly excursion into the world of celebrity. Teen Boss is a magazine for young girls with tips on how to make money. J-14 covers celebrity news for teens.
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closed 4/25/2017 via PR Newswire

American Media Inc., acquired Us Weekly

synopsis: American Media, Inc., the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the US, announced that it has closed on its purchase of Us Weekly from Wenner Media. Us Weekly is a pop culture staple and its audience is greater now than at any time in its history. It ranks as one of the largest magazines in the country.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the US.  AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Globe, National Examiner, Soap Opera Digest, Men's Fitness, and more.  AMI also manages 10 different digital sites. "
target parent: Wenner Media LLC
target: Us Weekly
Us Weekly is a cultural reference point and provides the most timely and current entertainment and lifestyle news through the lens of celebrity to a total audience of more than 50 million young and affluent consumers across its platforms. Us Weekly is one of the largest magazines in the country.
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closed 5/8/2014 via Company Press Release

Oyster Magazine merged with Inception Digital,

synopsis: Oyster Magazine, an international fashion, beauty and pop culture title, is set to expand its global audience after announcing it has merged with innovative Australian digital agency, Inception Digital. Inception Digital is one of Australia’s leading digital media companies.
buyer: Inception Digital
Inception Digital is one of Australia’s leading digital media companies. Whether it’s display advertising, social media strategy and management, blogger outreach or content creation, Inception Digital has the solution to connect clients to their wide range of premium and influential audiences. "
target: Oyster Magazine
Oyster is an international fashion, beauty, music and pop culture title with offices in New York, Paris and Sydney. Oyster is published biannually and distributed globally.
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closed 4/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Keleops Media AG, acquired Journal du Geek

synopsis: Swiss-based media company Keleops AG announced the completion of the acquisition of Just Digital Group Media SAS, which operates the news website JournalduGeek.com. Founded in 2004 by Anh Phan, “Journal du Geek” is an iconic French brand, renowned for its coverage of technology and pop culture news.
buyer: Keleops Media AG
Keleops AG is an independent high-tech media group with nearly 10 million unique visitors and more than 30 million page views per month (Médiamétrie, Nov. 2020). Keleops brings together a loyal audience around strong brands including Presse-citron and iPhon. "
target: Journal du Geek
Founded in 2004 by Anh Phan, “Journal du Geek” is an iconic French brand, renowned for its coverage of technology and pop culture news. Every day, a large selection of high-tech, video game and culture content is published on journaldugeek.com and on social networks.
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announced 7/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Reach plc, will acquire Irish Daily Star

synopsis: Reach plc, the largest commercial national and regional news publisher in the UK, will acquire the Irish Daily Star from Independent News & Media, the leading newspaper and online publisher in Ireland. The Irish Daily Star is a daily tabloid newspaper in Ireland. The Irish Daily Star is focused on celebrity content and Irish issues and sport.
buyer: Reach plc (LSE:TNI:$905.13)
Reach plc is the largest commercial national and regional news publisher in the UK, producing and distributing content through newspapers, magazines and digital platforms. Their influential and iconic brands include the Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Sunday People, Daily Record and more. "
target parent: Mediahuis NV
target: Irish Daily Star
The Irish Daily Star is a daily tabloid newspaper in Ireland. The Irish Daily Star is focused on celebrity content and Irish issues and sport. It features the best news, sport, showbiz, music and entertainment coverage six days a week.
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closed 6/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fundudzi Media, acquired Sunday World

synopsis: Fundudzi Media, a South African company that owns and operates newspapers, has acquired Sunday World from Tiso Blackstar Group, a South African media company. Sunday World is a tabloid-format newspaper in South Africa. Sunday World is published weekly and offers an upbeat approach to both news and entertainment.
buyer: Fundudzi Media
Fundudzi Media is a South African company that owns and operates newspapers. Fundudzi Media is owned by businessman David Mabilu. "
target parent: Tiso Blackstar Group
target: Sunday World
Sunday World is a tabloid-format newspaper in South Africa. Sunday World is published weekly and offers an upbeat approach to both news and entertainment. It is known for racy infotainment, celebrities, sport and gossip and specialist pages on fashion, beauty, health, motoring and money.
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closed 3/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

ID Africa, acquired TheNETng

synopsis: ID Africa, a leading Nigerian digital marketing and communications agency, has acquired TheNETng, a media company in Nigeria. TheNETng is the most reliable source for news in Nigera. TheNETng delivers accurate and up-to-the-minute news, entertainment and information to audiences wherever they are.
buyer: ID Africa
ID Africa is a leading Nigerian digital marketing and communications agency. ID Africa combines cutting-edge technology and creative strategies to help individuals and organizations grow their influence and revenues online with optimal effectiveness. "
target: TheNETng
TheNETng is a media company in Nigeria. TheNETng is the most reliable source for news in Nigera. TheNETng delivers accurate and up-to-the-minute news, entertainment and information to audiences wherever they are. TheNETng is known for breaking the biggest stories on the Nigerian entertainment scene.
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closed 3/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Butler Eagle, acquired Pittsburgh City Paper, Inc.

synopsis: Eagle Media, owner of the Butler Eagle daily newspaper and other media companies, has acquired the Pittsburgh City Paper from Steel City Media. The Pittsburgh City Paper is a weekly newspaper that is the leading source of Pittsburgh’s entertainment and cultural news.
buyer: Butler Eagle
The Butler Eagle is a family owned daily newspaper in Butler, PA. Their goal is to provide the public with accurate, up to date information about the latest news in Butler and the surrounding areas. "
target parent: Steel City Media
target: Pittsburgh City Paper, Inc.
Pittsburgh City Paper is a free alternative weekly newspaper in Pittsburgh. They offer a unique perspective on area news and politics; opinions; dining reviews; restaurant and event listings; music reviews and concert previews; film reviews; and local arts and entertainment coverage.
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announced 5/6/2015 via Company Press Release

Voice Media Group, will acquire City Pages, Inc.

synopsis: The Star Tribune Company agreed to buy City Pages from Voice Media Group. Founded in 1979, City Pages publishes a weekly newspaper that covers local news, arts, music, and entertainment information in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The weekly reaches 361,000 readers a month in print and records 1.3 million unique visits a month to its website.
buyer: Voice Media Group
Voice Media Group (VMG) publishes metropolitan newsweeklies and websites in major markets across the United States. VMG's digital and print publications embrace long-form investigative reporting, magazine-style feature writing and sophisticated coverage of music, food, film, arts, and local events. "
target parent: Voice Media Group
target: City Pages, Inc.
City Pages publishes a weekly newspaper. Its newspaper covers local news, arts, music, and entertainment information in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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closed 6/25/2008 via

Times-Shamrock Communications, acquired Cleveland Free Times

synopsis: Times-Shamrock Communications announced the acquisition of the Cleveland Scene and the Cleveland Free Times, alternative newsweeklies separately owned by Village Voice Media and Times Publishing Co. of Erie, Pa., respectively.
buyer: Times-Shamrock Communications
Times-Shamrock Communications lists among its assets seven daily newspapers, over 20 weekly newspapers, and 12 radio stations. Most of its properties are in Northeastern Pennsylvania. "
target parent: Times Publishing Company
target: Cleveland Free Times
Cleveland Free Times publishes newspapers that focus on alternative news, and entertainment. It was founded in 1992 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.
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closed 7/12/2006 via PR Newswire

Sun Media Corporation, acquired Entertainment Today

synopsis: Sun Media Investment announced that it had acquired 100% ownership of Entertainment Today, a well-known US entertainment weekly newspaper established in 1967.
buyer: Sun Media Corporation
Sun Media Investment is China's second largest privately owned media company and a growing player in the global media market place. "
target: Entertainment Today
Entertainment Today is one of the United States' best known entertainment newspapers. With a history of nearly 40 years and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, it is released weekly now and targets middle-aged and upper income professionals aged between 25 and 50.
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closed 7/21/2005 via Company Press Release

Canstar Community News Limited, acquired Rosebud Publications Ltd.

synopsis: FP Newspapers Income Fund (TSX:FP.UN), today announced the acquisition by Canstar Community News Limited of Winnipeg based Rosebud Publications Ltd. Canstar Community News Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of FP Canadian Newspapers Limited Partnership.
buyer parent: FP Newspapers Income Fund
buyer: Canstar Community News Limited
Canstar publishes four weekly newspapers in Winnipeg – The Herald, The Lance, The Metro and The Times – every Thursday, and The Headliner in the region west of Winnipeg every Friday. Canstar publishes UPTOWN Magazine every Thursday, an alternative weekly entertainment newspaper. "
target: Rosebud Publications Ltd.
Rosebud Publications Ltd. publishes Uptown, a weekly entertainment newspaper with circulation of approximately 17,000 and a twice-monthly newspaper aimed at age 50-plus readers in Winnipeg which has a circulation of approximately 10,000.
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announced 12/14/2020 via BusinessWire

Vivendi SA, will acquire Prisma Media

synopsis: Vivendi has entered into exclusive negotiations with Gruner + Jahr/Bertelsmann to acquire 100% of Prisma Media. Prisma Media is France’s number one press publishing group, in print and digital, with 20 key leading magazine brands, from Femme Actuelle to GEO, as well as Capital, Gala and Télé-Loisirs.
buyer: Vivendi SA (ENXTPA:VIV:$19,602.38)
Vivendi is an integrated media, content and communications group. The company operates businesses throughout the media value chain, from talent discovery to the creation, production and distribution of content. "
target parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
target: Prisma Media
Prisma Media is France’s number one press publishing group, in print and digital, with 20 key leading magazine brands, from Femme Actuelle to GEO, as well as Capital, Gala and Télé-Loisirs.
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announced 9/25/2019 via New York Times

Vox Media, Inc., will acquire New York Media

synopsis: Vox Media, one of the fastest growing media companies, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities, will acquired New York Media, a media company that publishes beloved and influential brands, including the groundbreaking magazine New York, which is published biweekly in print and, digitally.
buyer: Vox Media, Inc.
Vox Media, Inc. is one of the fastest growing media companies, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities to connect with an audience of 150mm people each month who rely on them for a modern, intelligent take on the world around them. "
target parent: New York Media Holdings, LLC
target: New York Media
New York Media obsessively chronicles the ideas, people, and cultural events that are forever reshaping the world. They publish beloved and influential brands, including the groundbreaking magazine New York, which is published biweekly in print and, digitally.
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closed 1/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

PWxyz LLC, acquired The Millions

synopsis: PWxyz, parent company of Publishers Weekly, has acquired the online magazine the Millions, an online magazine offering coverage on books, arts, and culture. The Millions has been featured on NPR and noted by The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Village Voice, among others.
buyer: PWxyz LLC
PWxyz LLC is a digital media assets company based in New York and the parent company of Publishers Weekly, its signature brand. PWxyz’s joint ventures include BookWorks, a global community for self-published authors and the professionals and companies who serve them. "
target: The Millions
The Millions is an online magazine offering coverage on books, arts, and culture. The Millions has been featured on NPR and noted by The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Village Voice, among others.
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announced 1/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yedioth Aharonot Group, will acquire Yedioth Aharonot Group

synopsis: Arnon Mozes, the publisher of the Yedioth Ahronoth daily newspaper in Israel, will acquire Bank Hapoalim's 34% stake in Yedioth Ahronoth Group, increasing his stake to 58%. Bank Hapoalim is Israel’s largest bank. Yedioth Ahronoth Group is Israel's top multimedia group. The group publishes the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper and several magazines.
buyer: Yedioth Aharonot Group
Yedioth Ahronoth Group is Israel's top multimedia group. Yedioth Ahronoth is Israel's leading daily newspaper. The paper provides readers with a variety of different points of view, articles, op-ed, and investigate reporting. The group also publishes several lifestyle and entertainment magazines. "
target parent: Bank Hapoalim B.M.
target: Yedioth Aharonot Group
Yedioth Ahronoth Group is Israel's top multimedia group. Yedioth Ahronoth is Israel's leading daily newspaper. The paper provides readers with a variety of different points of view, articles, op-ed, and investigate reporting. The group also publishes several lifestyle and entertainment magazines.
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announced 4/18/2019 via PR Newswire

The Hudson Group, will purchase Newsprint Tabloids from American Media Inc.

synopsis: American Media, LLC has agreed in principle with James Cohen, the owner and CEO of Hudson Media, for the sale of its newsprint tabloids, including the National Enquirer (US and UK editions), Globe and National Examiner. Over its 92-year history, the National Enquirer has enticed readers in with sensational headlines and photos about celebrities.
buyer parent: Dufry
buyer: The Hudson Group
Hudson Group, a Dufry Company and one of the largest travel retailers in North America, is committed to enhancing the travel experience for over 300,000 travelers every day in the continental US and Canada. The Company is anchored by its iconic Hudson, Hudson News and Hudson Bookseller brands. "
seller: American Media Inc.
The Newsprint Tabloids include the National Enquirer (US and UK editions), Globe and National Examiner. Over its 92-year history, the National Enquirer has enticed readers in supermarket checkout lines with sensational headlines and photos about celebrities.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

American Media Inc., acquired Adventure Sports Network

synopsis: National Enquirer publisher American Media has acquired TEN: Publishing’s Adventure Sports Network, a group of 14 action sports brands, including Bike, Powder and Surfer magazines as well as the Dew Tour event series.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Us Weekly, Globe, National Examiner, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers. "
target parent: Discovery Communications, Inc.
target: Adventure Sports Network
Adventure Sports Network is a group of 14 action sports brands, including Bike, Powder and Surfer magazines as well as the Dew Tour event series. The Dew Tour is an innovative contest series and content platform for extreme sports.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

American Media Inc., purchased Celebrity and Teen Titles from Bauer Media Group

synopsis: National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc. announced that it has acquired 13 celebrity and teen titles from Bauer Media USA—including In Touch, Life & Style, Closer, J-14, and Teen Boss. In Touch is America’s weekly excursion into the world of celebrity. J-14 covers celebrity news for teens.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Us Weekly, Globe, National Examiner, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers. "
seller: Bauer Media Group
The celebrity and teen titles include magazines such as In Touch, Life & Style, Closer, J-14, and Teen Boss. In Touch is America’s weekly excursion into the world of celebrity. Teen Boss is a magazine for young girls with tips on how to make money. J-14 covers celebrity news for teens.
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announced 9/6/2017 via Company Press Release

American Media Inc., will acquire Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend

synopsis: American Media Inc., the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the US, will acquire the International Federation of Body Builders Professional League's 50% stake in Mr. Olympia, LLC to become its sole owner. Mr. Olympia, LLC organizes, promotes, and manages Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend, a bodybuilding expo.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Us Weekly, Globe, National Examiner, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex and Muscle & Fitness Hers. "
target parent: International Federation of Body Builders Professional League
target: Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend
Mr. Olympia, LLC organizes, promotes, and manages Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend, a bodybuilding expo. The expo includes the Mr. Olympia, Fitness Olympia, Figure Olympia, and Bikini Olympia competitions. The expo also includes events such as boxing, karate, bikini model search, wrestling, and more.
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closed 6/30/2017 via PR Newswire

American Media Inc., acquired Men's Journal

synopsis: American Media, Inc. (AMI), the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the United States, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Men's Journal, a monthly men's lifestyle magazine, from Wenner Media LLC.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the US.  AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Globe, National Examiner, Soap Opera Digest, Men's Fitness, and more.  AMI also manages 10 different digital sites. "
target parent: Wenner Media LLC
target: Men's Journal
Men's Journal is a monthly men's lifestyle magazine focused on outdoor recreation and comprising editorials on the outdoors, environmental issues, health and fitness, style and fashion, and gear. It was founded in 1992.
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closed 4/25/2017 via PR Newswire

American Media Inc., acquired Us Weekly

synopsis: American Media, Inc., the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the US, announced that it has closed on its purchase of Us Weekly from Wenner Media. Us Weekly is a pop culture staple and its audience is greater now than at any time in its history. It ranks as one of the largest magazines in the country.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the US.  AMI's titles include National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Globe, National Examiner, Soap Opera Digest, Men's Fitness, and more.  AMI also manages 10 different digital sites. "
target parent: Wenner Media LLC
target: Us Weekly
Us Weekly is a cultural reference point and provides the most timely and current entertainment and lifestyle news through the lens of celebrity to a total audience of more than 50 million young and affluent consumers across its platforms. Us Weekly is one of the largest magazines in the country.
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announced 1/28/2015 via PR Newswire

Meredith Corporation, will acquire Shape Magazine

synopsis: Meredith Corporation, the leading media and marketing company serving more than 100 million unduplicated American women, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Shape magazine. Shape magazine covers exercise, beauty, nutrition, health, fashion, wellness, and other lifestyle topics to help women lead a healthier, active lifestyle.
buyer: Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP:$2,879.70)
Meredith Corp is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith combines well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Ladies' Home Journal, Family Circle, Fitness and More - with local television brands in fast growing markets. "
target parent: American Media Inc.
target: Shape Magazine
Shape magazine covers exercise, beauty, nutrition, health, fashion, wellness, and other lifestyle topics to help women lead a healthier, active lifestyle. It is the category leader and has a median household income of $87,000 and median age of 39, the youngest in the category.
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announced 8/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Chatham, Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P., will acquire American Media Inc.

synopsis: American Media, Inc. ("AMI") announced that Chatham Asset Management, LLC and Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P. have agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of AMI. AMI owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States.
buyer: Chatham
buyer: Omega Charitable Partnership, L.P.
Chatham Asset Management is a New Jersey-based hedge fund sponsor. Omega is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor who provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. "
target: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and active lifestyle media brands in the United States. AMI's magazines have a combined total circulation of 5.9+ million and reach more than 53 million men and women each month.
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closed 8/6/2012 via PR Newswire

American Media Inc., acquired Soap Opera Digest

synopsis: David J. Pecker, Chairman, President and CEO of American Media, Inc. announced the acquisition of Soap Opera Digest, the authority for news and information for fans who are devoted to watching soap opera programming. Soap Opera Digest is a weekly magazine that has a circulation of over 200,000 and reaches over 4 million readers per week.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. owns and operates the leading print and digital celebrity and health and fitness media brands in the United States. AMI's titles include Star, OK!, National Enquirer, Globe, Soap Opera Digest, Shape, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Muscle & Fitness Hers, and more. "
target parent: Source Interlink Companies, Inc.
target: Soap Opera Digest
Soap Opera Digest is a weekly magazine covering American daytime soap operas. It features onscreen and offscreen news about the series, interviews with and articles about performers, storyline summaries and analysis, and related promotional information.
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closed 6/23/2011 via PR Newswire

American Media Inc., acquired OK! Magazine

synopsis: American Media, Inc., the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the United States, announced that it has purchased the U.S. edition of OK! Magazine from Northern & Shell. OK! Magazine was launched in the U.S. in 2005 and quickly established itself in the celebrity weekly category.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) is the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the U.S. These include Star, Shape, Men's Fitness, Fit Pregnancy, Natural Health, and The National Enquirer. In addition to print properties, AMI manages 14 different web sites. "
target parent: Northern & Shell Network Ltd.
target: OK! Magazine
Packed with the biggest stories, the best photographs, exclusives and the hottest stars from the world of showbiz and entertainment, OK! magazine and okmagazine.com bring consumers the truth and the inside scoop about celebrities.
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closed 6/6/2003 via BusinessWire

American Media Inc., purchased license to Men's Fitness En Espanol from Ideas Publishing Group

synopsis: American Media, Inc. announced today that the company has re-acquired the license to Men's Fitness En Espanol, the Spanish language version of its best selling men's magazine, Men's Fitness, from Ideas Publishing Group (IPG).
buyer parent: Evercore Partners Inc.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) is the leading publishing company in the celebrity journalism and health & fitness categories. In the past 7 years, AMI has grown to become the 4th largest consumer magazine publisher in the country, and #2 in retail magazine sales. "
seller parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
seller: Ideas Publishing Group
A subsidiary of magazine publisher Condé Nast, Ideas Publishing Group publishes Spanish-language magazines for readers in the US, as well as in Latin America. Its titles include Vogue en Español, Prevention en Español, Teen en Español, and Newsweek en Español.
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closed 1/23/2003 via BusinessWire

American Media Inc., acquired Weider Publications

synopsis: American Media, Inc., Evercore Partners and Weider Health and Fitness announced today that they have reached an agreement for AMI and Evercore to acquire Weider Publications, Inc. and its related properties for aggregate consideration of $350 million.
buyer parent: Evercore Partners Inc.
buyer: American Media Inc.
American Media, Inc. (AMI) is the leading publishing company in the celebrity journalism and health & fitness categories. In the past 7 years, AMI has grown to become the 4th largest consumer magazine publisher in the country, and #2 in retail magazine sales. "
target: Weider Publications
Driven by the fitness industry's most informed sources, the Fitness Online Network offers one of the largest and most diverse health and fitness content databases available on the Web today. Through a diverse network of eight unique health and fitness sites, Fitness Online delivers the vast resourc
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
$148
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/18/2019 via PR Newswire

The Hudson Group, will purchase Newsprint Tabloids from American Media Inc.

synopsis: American Media, LLC has agreed in principle with James Cohen, the owner and CEO of Hudson Media, for the sale of its newsprint tabloids, including the National Enquirer (US and UK editions), Globe and National Examiner. Over its 92-year history, the National Enquirer has enticed readers in with sensational headlines and photos about celebrities.
buyer parent: Dufry
buyer: The Hudson Group
Hudson Group, a Dufry Company and one of the largest travel retailers in North America, is committed to enhancing the travel experience for over 300,000 travelers every day in the continental US and Canada. The Company is anchored by its iconic Hudson, Hudson News and Hudson Bookseller brands. "
seller: American Media Inc.
The Newsprint Tabloids include the National Enquirer (US and UK editions), Globe and National Examiner. Over its 92-year history, the National Enquirer has enticed readers in supermarket checkout lines with sensational headlines and photos about celebrities.
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closed 6/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Hickory Farms, acquired Wicked Good Cupcakes

synopsis: Hickory Farms, America’s favorite food gift retailer, has acquired Wicked Good Cupcakes, an online mason jar cupcake shop, started by a mother and daughter as a way to spend more quality time together. They quickly became known for their delicious gourmet cupcakes in a jar and a successful debut on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2013.
buyer: Hickory Farms
Since 1951, Hickory Farms LLC has been a leading retailer of food gifts and specialty foods available online, in catalogs, and in leading mass merchants, supermarkets, and a variety of seasonal retail shopping locations in the U.S. and Canada. "
target: Wicked Good Cupcakes
Wicked Good Cupcakes is an online mason jar cupcake shop, started by a mother and daughter as a way to spend more quality time together. They quickly became known for their delicious gourmet cupcakes in a jar and a successful debut on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2013.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jazan Energy and Development Co, acquired Mango Jazan Company

synopsis: Jazan Energy and Development Company (Jazadco), one of the largest fishery and agricultural companies in Saudi Arabia, has acquired a 65% stake in Mango Jazan Company, an online retailer of mangoes in Saudi Arabia. Mango Jazan specializes in selling and delivering high quality mangoes from farms in the Jazan region.
buyer: Jazan Energy and Development Co (SASE:6090:$20.31)
Jazan Energy and Development Company (Jazadco) is one of the largest fishery and agricultural companies in Saudi Arabia. Jazadco develops poultry and fruit farms around Jazan. The company also processes fish and shrimp from the Red Sea. "
target: Mango Jazan Company
Mango Jazan is an online retailer of mangoes in Saudi Arabia. Mango Jazan specializes in selling and delivering high quality mangoes from farms in the Jazan region. The company seeks to deliver mangoes all over the world and encourage farmers to increase their production and standards.
price ($mm)
$0.56*
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Elliott Management Corp., acquired Barnes & Noble Inc.

synopsis: Barnes & Noble, Inc., the largest retail bookseller in the United States, has been acquired by Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited. Elliott seeks to build upon Barnes & Noble's strong foundation and address the significant challenges facing the bricks and mortar book retail space in the US, applying a model that successfully turned around Waterstones.
buyer: Elliott Management Corp.
Elliott Management Corporation manages two multi-strategy funds which combined have approximately $34 billion of assets under management. Its flagship fund, Elliott Associates, L.P., was founded in 1977, making it one of the oldest funds of its kind under continuous management. "
target: Barnes & Noble Inc. (BKS:$3,583.39)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. is the nation’s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The Company operates 627 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com.
price ($mm)
$683
rev ($mm)
$3,583
EBITDA ($mm)
$126
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
5.4x
announced 4/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Oisix ra daichi, will acquire Purple Carrot

synopsis: Oisix ra daichi, a company that deliver food products that are carefully selected in terms of safety, nutritional value, price, and taste, will be acquiring Purple Carrot, a plant-based meal delivery service on a mission to empower people to eat more plants. They’re making it easy to cook innovative, delicious, plant-based meals.
buyer: Oisix ra daichi (TSE:3182:$528.74)
Based in Japan, Oisix ra daichi Inc. was established to meet customers' demands for easy access to delicious and healthy food. They deliver food products that are carefully selected in terms of safety, nutritional value, price, and taste to support their customers' daily diets. "
target: Purple Carrot
Purple Carrot is a plant-based meal delivery service on a mission to empower people to eat more plants. They’re making it easy to cook innovative, delicious, plant-based meals. Each week, pick from their high protein, quick and easy, gourmet meals.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

JP/Politikens Hus A/S, acquired Saxo.com ApS

synopsis: JP/Politikens Hus, one of Denmark's leading media companies, has acquired Saxo, Denmark's first and largest online bookstore. Saxo offers Danish and English titles in various genres and formats, including printed books, e-books and audiobooks.
buyer: JP/Politikens Hus A/S
JP/Politikens Hus is one of Denmark's leading media companies in printed, digital and mobile publications. JP/Politikens Hus publishes three national newspapers, EKSTRA BLADET, MORGENAVISEN JYLLANDS-POSTEN and POLITIKEN – Denmark's leading daily newspapers. "
target: Saxo.com ApS
Saxo is Denmark's first and largest online bookstore. Saxo offers Danish and English titles in various genres and formats, including printed books, e-books and audiobooks. Their genres include fiction, romance, food, travel, hobby, erotica, art, mysteries and more.
price ($mm)
$29*
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mundo Verde Ltda., acquired Natue

synopsis: Mundo Verde, the largest health-food retailer in Brazil, has acquired Natue from Project A Ventures, an international venture capital firm based in Berlin. Natue is an online shop in Brazil that aims to help people achieve a more balanced and healthier lifestyle. Natue offers food supplements, natural cosmetics, organic foods and more.
buyer: Mundo Verde Ltda.
Mundo Verde is the largest health-food retailer in Brazil. Mundo Verde sells a variety of natural and health products. They offer organic, gluten-free, non-lactose and kosher foods, as well as food supplements and sports nutrition products. "
target parent: Project A Ventures GmbH & Co.
target: Natue
Founded in 2012, Natue is an online shop in Brazil that aims to help people achieve a more balanced and healthier lifestyle. Natue offers a wide portfolio of products, including food supplements, sports nutrition products, natural cosmetics, organic foods, slimming products and vitamins.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Greenweez SAS, acquired Planeta Huerto

synopsis: Greenweez, Europe's leading online distributor of organic products, has just acquired Planeta Huerto, an online shop that offers clients information, advice, training, and quality products related to: urban gardening, gardening, bonsai, DIY, food, organic cosmetics, organic baby and children products, and more.
buyer parent: Carrefour
buyer: Greenweez SAS
Based in France, Greenweez offers more than 20 000 organic products, ecological and well-being, spread across 8 worlds: Organic Grocery, Organic Baby Food, Child, Cleaning Products, Home and Outdoor, Cooking, Health and Well-being, Beauty and Hygiene. "
target: Planeta Huerto
Based in Spain, Planeta Huerto is an online shop that offers clients information, advice, training, and quality products related to: urban gardening, gardening, bonsai, DIY, food, organic cosmetics, organic baby and children products, and more.
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closed 7/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Buchversand-stein.de, acquired Kohlibri

synopsis: Buchversand-stein.de (A. Stein'sche Buchhandlung Gmbh), a family owned bookstore in Germany, has acquired Kohlibri, an online bookstore in Germany. Kohlibri offers a wide variety of books, including fiction, non-fiction, art books, classic literature, audio books, and children's books.
buyer: Buchversand-stein.de
Buchversand-stein.de (A. Stein'sche Buchhandlung Gmbh) is a family owned bookstore in Germany. The company sells books, newspapers, magazines, audio books, e-books, e-readers, maps, and DVDs. They offer novels, children's books, travel guides, textbooks, school books, and much more. "
target: Kohlibri
Founded in 1998, Kohlibri is an online bookstore in Germany. Kohlibri offers a wide variety of books, including fiction, non-fiction, art books, classic literature, audio books, and children's books. Kohlibri provides descriptions, images, sample pages or audio, and more for each book.
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closed 3/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kakao, acquired JOH & Company

synopsis: Mobile messenger giant Kakao has acquired the entire stake of JOH & Co., a South Korean brand consulting firm established by Kakao’s new CEO Joh Su-yong. Kakao purchased a 45.5 percent stake of JOH from its venture capital arm Kakao Investment and also acquired the remaining stake -- which includes 34.09 percent shares held by Joh.
buyer: Kakao (KOSE:A035720:$3,683.19)
Kakao is a global mobile lifestyle platform company with services spanning messaging, mail, search, news, advertising, gaming, e-commerce, music, maps and more. Based in South Korea, Daum Kakao reaches consumers, businesses and others via its popular platforms: KakaoTalk, KakaoGame, and more. "
target: JOH & Company
Founded in 2010, JOH & Company is a small and medium-sized company engaged in brand design marketing consulting, publishing business, restaurant business, household goods development and distribution and sales business.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Ablak Holdings, acquired Tulumba.com

synopsis: Pittsburgh-based Ablak Holdings, a holding company specializing in the acquisition, startup, and operations of franchised and eCommerce businesses, has acquired Tulumba.com, a specialty online store focused on providing high-quality international Turkish foods, products, and services.
buyer: Ablak Holdings
Ablak Holdings is a Pittsburgh-based holding company specializing in the acquisition, startup, and operations of franchised and eCommerce businesses. Since its inception in 1988, the experienced management team has worked closely with franchisees to create a well-managed franchise organization. "
target: Tulumba.com
Tulumba.com is a specialty online store focused on providing high-quality international foods, products, and services. Tulumba.com is the #1 Turkish eCommerce site in America.
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closed 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

UP Invest OÜ, acquired Apollo Kino OU

synopsis: The investment company Up Invest has acquired 55% of Apollo Kino OU, the largest Estonian cinema operator with six cinema centers and 27 halls. Apollo is also the largest chain of books and entertainment stores in Estonia.
buyer: UP Invest OÜ
UP Invest OÜ is an investment company focusing on investments in healthcare, consumer brands, real estate, and cleantech venture capital. UP Invest OÜ was founded in 2012 and is based in Tallinn, Estonia. "
target: Apollo Kino OU
Apollo Kino is the largest Estonian cinema operator with six cinema centers and 27 halls. Apollo has cinemas in the Parnu Keskus mall in Parnu, in the Astri mall in Narva, and in the Solaris and Mustamae malls in Tallinn.
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announced 4/6/2017 via Reuters

Samsonite, will acquire eBags

synopsis: Samsonite, an American luggage manufacturer and retailer, is to acquire eBags, the world’s leading online retailer of bags and travel accessories. With over 2.5 million unbiased user reviews, they pride themselves on their dedication and reputation for a reliable, safe and enjoyable customer-centric online shopping experience.
buyer: Samsonite
Samsonite is an American luggage manufacturer and retailer, with products ranging from large suitcases to small toiletries bags and briefcases. It was founded in Denver, Colorado in 1910 and its headquarters is located in Hong Kong. "
target: eBags
eBags is the world’s leading online retailer of bags and travel accessories. With over 2.5 million unbiased user reviews, they pride themselves on their dedication and reputation for a reliable, safe and enjoyable customer-centric online shopping experience.
price ($mm)
$105
rev ($mm)
$159
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Oliver Cookson, acquired LiveLean Nutrition

synopsis: Sports nutrition entrepreneur Oliver Cookson has become a major shareholder of Wythenshawe-based online meat and health foods retailer LiveLean Nutrition. LiveLean Nutrition is a British online food shop that offers and delivers premium meats, fresh fish, superfoods & vitamins.
buyer: Oliver Cookson
Oliver Cookson is a UK entrepreneur who established the sports nutrition business Myprotein. In 2011 Cookson sold Myprotein to The Hut Group . He later established Monocore which has launched two brands, GoNutrition and Saints & Slimmers. He is also the founder of P-Fit and OSC Group. "
target: LiveLean Nutrition
LiveLean Nutrition is a British online food shop that offers and delivers premium meats, fresh fish, superfoods & vitamins. They specialise in offering the best quality fresh Meats sourced from the top U.K. farms and also source top quality, line-caught fresh fish.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rockaway Capital, will acquire Euromedia Group

synopsis: Rockaway Capital, a global investment firm, is to acquire Euromedia Group (EMG), one of the strongest and largest companies operating on the book market in the Czech Republic. EMG provides book publishing services and operates an internet bookstore and sales of electronic books.
buyer: Rockaway Capital
Rockaway Capital is a global investment firm with offices in San Francisco, Prague and Sao Paolo. The firm invests in high growth, transformational companies across e-commerce, B2B SaaS, fintech, and travel/transportation. "
target: Euromedia Group
Euromedia Group (EMG) is one of the strongest and largest companies operating on the book market in the Czech Republic. EMG provides book publishing services and operates an internet bookstore and sales of electronic books. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in Prague, Czech Republic.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$52
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bridges Ventures, acquired World of Books Ltd

synopsis: Bridges Ventures, a specialist fund manager, has acquired a majority stake in World of Books, a company that sells quality used books online at competitive prices to millions of customers worldwide each year.
buyer: Bridges Ventures
Bridges Ventures is a specialist fund manager, dedicated to using an impact-driven investment approach to create superior returns for both investors and society at-large. Bridges currently manages almost £800m across three fund types: Sustainable Growth Funds, Property Funds and Social Sector Funds."
target: World of Books Ltd
World of Books sells quality used books at competitive prices to millions of customers worldwide each year. Established by a group of dedicated book lovers, over the past 10 years World of Books has seen inventory grow from 1,000 books to over 2 million in stock.
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closed 10/7/2016 via PR Web

Aman Dhuka, Roger Janik and Mark Martin, acquired BeerfJerky.com

synopsis: Aman Dhuka, Roger Janik and Mark Martin are proud to announce their purchase of Beefjerky.com. Beefjerky.com has been conducting beef jerky business on the Internet since 1995, the begining of the public Internet. Their beef jerky business and product reputations are excellent, and they intend to always honor that hard-earned trust.
buyer: Aman Dhuka, Roger Janik and Mark Martin
Aman Dhuka, Roger Janik, and Mark Martin are three members of the Houston Entrepreneurs Organization. Roger Janik is the CEO of Fair Marketing and co-owner of Man Salt and Fountains.com while Mark Martin is CEO of 2M Realty Advisors. "
target: BeerfJerky.com
Beefjerky.com was founded by Gregory Nemitz and has been conducting beef jerky business on the Internet since 1995, the begining of the public Internet. Their beef jerky business and product reputations are excellent, and they intend to always honor that hard-earned trust.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

EasyMeat, acquired NonVeggies

synopsis: Pune, India-based meat delivery startup EasyMeat has acquired NonVeggies-another Pune-based meat delivery startup offering products in three meat categories and has deals with 12-15 vendors. EasyMeat plans to strengthen their position in the city through the existing customer base of NonVeggies.
buyer: EasyMeat
EasyMeat is a meat sourcing platform for the everyday meat consumer in India. EasyMeat introduces the concept of "fresh on delivery" by providing its customers fresh, clean & healthy meat with customized cuts to suit their dish. "
target: NonVeggies
NonVeggies is an India-based service that provides the Pune area with premium non veg products at really cheap prices compared to the market. NonVeggies provides all types of non veg products-chicken, mutton, fish, prawns, etc.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Verlag Herder GmbH, acquired Thalia

synopsis: U.S. private equity firm Advent International has sold its majority interest in Thalia, which has more than 280 bookstores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and is the largest bookstore chain in German-speaking Europe. The buyer is the Herder publishing family, who run a long-standing German publishing house of the same name.
buyer: Verlag Herder GmbH
Verlag Herder is a publishing company started by the Herders, a German family. The company focuses primarily on Catholic topics of ecclesiology, Christian mysticism, women's studies, and the development of younger Catholic theologians. "
target parent: Advent International
target: Thalia
Thalia is the largest bookstore chain German-speaking Europe with 280 bookstores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Tolino operates as the company's e-book device.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1,070
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2016 via PR Newswire

Follett Corporation, acquired Wobo, Inc.

synopsis: Follett Corporation announced that the company has acquired Wobo, Inc., a leading service for independent managed campus stores to find and purchase books online in volume. The acquisition includes Wobo, Inc. assets including the BookVolume tool, enabling Follett Wholesale to leverage new technology in transforming the Wholesale business.
buyer: Follett Corporation
Follett has been a trusted partner to pre-K and K-12 schools, districts, and college campuses, taking care of the critical details that make it easier for schools to run. Follett works with 80,000 schools as a leading provider of education technology, services and print and digital content. "
target: Wobo, Inc.
Founded in 2004, Wobo, Inc. (Woody's Books, Inc.) began as an online vendor of books, cds and dvds. Selling through various online marketplaces provided Wobo, Inc. the foundation to expand into offering software solutions in and out of the book industry.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Delticom, acquired Gourmondo Food GmbH

synopsis: Delticom AG, Europe’s leading online retailer for tires and car parts and accessories, has acquired Gourmondo Food GmbH, which offers a premium range of more than 17,000 products sourced worldwide that include delicatessen, wine and gourmet food.
buyer: Delticom (XTRA:DEX:$764.48)
Delticom is Europe’s leading online retailer for tires and car parts and accessories. Founded in 1999, the Hanover-based company has more than 300 online shops and websites in 45 countries. "
target: Gourmondo Food GmbH
Gourmondo Food GmbH offers a premium range of more than 17,000 products sourced worldwide that include delicatessen, wine and gourmet food. They are based in Germany.
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Orell Füssli AG
Orell Füssli AG
As an expert in security solutions for the state and citizens and as a leading Swiss company in the book trade, Orell Füssli supports its customers with a unique and customer-specific offer. Orell Füssli is a leading system provider for security technologies and identification systems.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$228.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.00
EBIT ($mm)
$15.74
Net Income ($mm)
$10.99
Employees
569
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Ticker: TSE:3172
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tea Life Co., Ltd.
Tea Life Co., Ltd.
Tea Life Co., Ltd. is a mail-order company that sells healthy tea, food, supplements, and cosmetics. They base their items on a 'forever healthy' motto. Tea Life was founded on 1983 and is headquartered in Japan.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$66.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.26
EBIT ($mm)
$3.57
Net Income ($mm)
$3.67
Employees
150
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Ticker: CWH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Camping World Holdings Inc.
Camping World Holdings Inc. is the only provider of a comprehensive portfolio of services, protection plans, products and resources for recreational vehicle (“RV”) enthusiasts.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,446.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$563.75
EBIT ($mm)
$511.77
Net Income ($mm)
$122.34
Employees
11427
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Ticker: KR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kroger
Kroger
Kroger, one of the world's largest retailers, employs more than 375,000 associates who serve customers in 2,642 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$124,102.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,939.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,431.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,705.00
Employees
449000
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Ticker: TSX:L
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Loblaw Companies Limited
Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada’s food and pharmacy leader, the nation’s largest retailer, and the majority unit holder of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$39,268.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,720.09
EBIT ($mm)
$1,754.90
Net Income ($mm)
$782.78
Employees
190000
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Ticker: NYSE:MCD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
McDonald's Corporation
McDonald's Corporation
McDonald’s is the world’s leading global foodservice retailer with over 37,000 locations in over 100 countries. More than 90% of McDonald’s restaurants worldwide are owned and operated by independent local business men and women.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$20,829.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,275.30
EBIT ($mm)
$8,730.30
Net Income ($mm)
$5,897.90
Employees
210000
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