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closed 7/21/2022 via BNC Analysis

Indesign Media Asia Pacific, acquired Luxury Travel Media

synopsis: Indesign Media Asia Pacific, the leading resource on Architecture and Design in the Asia Pacific, has acquired Luxury Travel Media, a luxury travel website and magazine in Australia. Luxury Travel's website offers up-to-the-minute news, reviews, and articles. Their quarterly magazine covers five-star hotels, resorts, ocean cruises, and more.
buyer: Indesign Media Asia Pacific
Indesign Media Asia Pacific is the leading resource on Architecture and Design in the Asia Pacific. The Indesign brand encompasses print, digital, events and specialised content, offering access to the widest and most engaged audience in the region. "
target: Luxury Travel Media
Luxury Travel Media is a leading luxury travel website and magazine in Australia. Luxury Travel's website offers up-to-the-minute news, reviews, and articles to help people create their perfect holiday. Their quarterly magazine covers five-star hotels, resorts, ocean cruises, ski lodges, and more.
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closed 6/16/2015 via BusinessWire

Evolve Media LLC, acquired Martini Media Network

synopsis: Evolve Media LLC, a web publisher of male and female lifestyle content, has acquired Martini Media, a leader in engaging the affluent online. Martini works with luxury brands and has many business insights based on their campaign results. Martini provides a holistic view focused on the affluent market and their online engagement and behavior.
buyer: Evolve Media LLC
Evolve Media is a publisher of leading enthusiast lifestyle destinations for men and women. Leveraging proprietary advertising and publishing technologies, as well as hundreds of talented content professionals, Evolve Media offers premium and engaging content to its readers. "
target: Martini Media Network
Martini is the leader at reaching and engaging the affluent online. Their professional team, state-of-the-art technology, and personalized plans are what have helped some of the world’s most prestigious luxury brands broaden their business and surpass expectations.
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closed 6/21/2018 via Company Press Release

RockYou, acquired CafeMom

synopsis: RockYou Media, an entertainment and media company amplifying the voices of multicultural millennials, has acquired the editorial brands CafeMom, Revelist, MamásLatinas and BabyNameWizard from CafeMedia. These brands deliver content on parenting and pregnancy, beauty and style, entertainment, relationships, personal stories, and the latest news.
buyer: RockYou
RockYou Media is an interactive media and entertainment company, built around a proprietary platform, RYME, amplifying the authentic voice of multicultural millennials. RockYou provides brands and publishers with hyper-engaging content, with a video portfolio that reaches 75 million monthly viewers."
target parent: CafeMedia
target: CafeMom
CafeMom, a platform that connects moms and moms-to-be; Revelist, a mobile media publication that delivers fashion and beauty content to millennials; MamásLatinas, a digital destination for Latinas; and BabyNameWizard, a site to look for baby names, each unite women with content and conversations.
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closed 7/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Martini Media Network, acquired TDP Media Group

synopsis: Martini Media has acquired TDP Media Group, a London-based European digital media company, in a deal that creates a new pipeline to the people with the most influence and money online. TDP Media Group owns and operates Europe’s largest B2B and affluent audience targeting networks, The Digital Partnership and Affluent Digital Media.
buyer: Martini Media Network
Martini Media is the platform for engaging people with the most influence and money online. Martini allows advertisers to build campaigns influence-first by scaling niche sites—the places these people prioritize because they cater to passions—into an audience of more than 120 million. "
target: TDP Media Group
TDP Media Group owns and operates Europe’s largest B2B and affluent audience targeting networks. Its B2B network, The Digital Partnership comprises more than 350 specialist business websites. Affluent Digital Media comprises more than 100 consumer sites catering to high-net-worth individuals.
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announced 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Motorsport Network, LLC, will acquire DuPont Registry, Inc.

synopsis: Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform with a global monthly reach of 56 million automotive and racing fans, has agreed to acquire the prestigious duPont Registry, a market leader in the luxury automotive marketplace for over 36 years, dedicated to connecting affluent buyers with high-end exotic cars and luxury brands.
buyer: Motorsport Network, LLC
Motorsport Network is a global market leader; an integrated digital platform that sits at the heart of the motorsport and automotive industries. Their business has three diversified and complementary divisions that integrate the user experience across Digital Media, Games & eSports, and Events. "
target: DuPont Registry, Inc.
duPont Registry, Inc., founded in 1984 and headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, publishes five luxury lifestyle titles that reach individuals whose net worth significantly exceeds what is traditionally considered upscale.
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closed 12/3/2014 via PR Newswire

RockBridge Growth Equity, acquired Robb Report

synopsis: Detroit-based private equity firm Rockbridge Growth Equity announced it has acquired Robb Report, the worldwide definitive authority on luxury lifestyle which connects the most discerning global audiences to the most respected luxury marketers through magazines, websites, apps, events and a private club.
buyer: RockBridge Growth Equity
Rockbridge Growth Equity, LLC is a Detroit-based private equity firm that invests in the technology and business services, financial services, consumer-direct marketing, digital media and marketing services industries. "
target: Robb Report
Published by CurtCo Media, Robb Report magazine has served as the definitive authority on connoisseurship for ultra-affluent consumers. CurtCo Media serves the ultra-luxury market with a powerful national, international, and regional network of publications and digital products.
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announced 3/24/2014 via Market Wire

SCMP Group Ltd., will acquire Destination Macau Limited

synopsis: SCMP Group Ltd, Asia's leading media holding company, announced that it will acquire leading luxury lifestyle publisher Destination Macau Limited from Ignite Media Group Limited to further consolidate its market share in the South China region's luxury lifestyle media space.
buyer: SCMP Group Ltd. (SCPX.Y:$154.23)
SCMP Group Limited is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong's internationally recognised English language newspaper and has the city's most affluent and influential readership. "
target parent: Ignite Media Group
target: Destination Macau Limited
Destination Macau Limited publishes two titles luxury lifestyle title Destination Macau and ultra high-end magazine DM Exclusive in English and Simplified Chinese, with both delivering high quality leisure lifestyle content.
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announced 6/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, will acquire Grupa Onet.pl S.A.

synopsis: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG announced it would acquire Grupa Onet.pl S.A. which focuses on running a Polish Web portal (Onet.pl). The Company also runs its own publishing house called Pascal Sp. z o.o. (Wydawnictwo Pascal), which publishes and distributes guidebooks, maps and other tourism related material.
buyer: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Ringier Axel Springer Media AG is a leading integrated multimedia company in Central and Eastern Europe. Ringier Axel Springer Media AG manages an extensive portfolio of over 70 print titles and more than 60 digital offerings in expanding markets. "
target parent: TVN S.A.
target: Grupa Onet.pl S.A.
Grupa Onet.pl S.A. focuses on running a Polish Web portal (Onet.pl). The Company also runs its own publishing house called Pascal Sp. z o.o. (Wydawnictwo Pascal), which publishes and distributes guidebooks, maps and other tourism related material.
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closed 1/31/2011 via Market Wire

BIZX, LLC, acquired Virtual Cape Cod

synopsis: BIZX, LLC, one of the fastest growing privately held web media companies in the U.S., has announced the acquisition of www.virtualcapecod.com, a highly ranked New England destination travel website.
buyer: BIZX, LLC
BIZX owns and operates hundreds of consumer and business focused websites ranging in subject matter from travel to telecommunications and from business advice to VoIP products and services. "
target: Virtual Cape Cod
Virtual Cape Cod operates the highly ranked New England destination travel website www.virtualcapecod.com.
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closed 5/12/2010 via Company Press Release

The Nile Project, Inc., acquired Localyte

synopsis: NileGuide, the go-to website for great travel recommendations and custom trip planning, announced the acquisition of Localyte’s platform and community, featuring original travel recommendations from a community of tens of thousands of content contributors around the world.
buyer: The Nile Project, Inc.
Through a global network of local experts and content partnerships with many of the world’s most trusted travel publishers, NileGuide provides a one-stop resource that makes the trip planning process fast, fun and personalized, helping travelers make the most of their trips. "
target: Localyte
Localyte.com connects travelers with Localytes: local people and services in travel destinations. A Localyte is a local person living in a travel destination who is passionate about sharing their knowledge with travelers.
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closed 4/26/2010 via PR Newswire

MakeItBetter.net, acquired NorthShore Magazine

synopsis: Fast growing MakeItBetter.net became metropolitan Chicago's largest information and community networking source catering to suburban women with the purchase of NorthShore Magazine's assets, a 32-year-old publishing mainstay.
buyer: MakeItBetter.net
MakeItBetter.net is the most trusted, easiest-to-use community resource that helps suburban women make their lives, and the lives of others, better. It provides its audience with timely information about family, fashion, food, fun, education, health exercise, shopping and home. "
target parent: Sun Times Media Holdings, LLC
target: NorthShore Magazine
NorthShore Magazine is a 32-year-old publishing mainstay. NorthShore Magazine caters to the affluent suburban households.
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closed 1/25/2010 via PR Newswire

Fletcher Asset Management, Inc., acquired Newsweek Budget Travel, Inc.

synopsis: Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel President, Nancy Telliho, announced that an affiliate of Fletcher Asset Management, Inc. has officially closed on the purchase of Budget Travel and BudgetTravel.com from Newsweek, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of The Washington Post Company.
buyer: Fletcher Asset Management, Inc.
For more than 18 years, investments from Fletcher Asset Management, Fletcher International, Limited, and their affiliates have supported dynamic and responsible management teams leading more than 50,000 employees at dozens of promising companies in a variety of industries. "
target parent: The Washington Post Company
target: Newsweek Budget Travel, Inc.
Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel magazine is published monthly, except for combined issues, by Newsweek Budget Travel. BudgetTravel.com is the website for Budget Travel magazine.
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closed 12/15/2009 via Capital IQ

Scripps Networks, acquired Travel Channel Media

synopsis: Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., owner and operator of the Food Network and HGTV lifestyle television networks, has entered into a joint venture with Cox Communications Inc. by acquiring a controlling interest in the Travel Channel.
buyer parent: The E.W. Scripps Company
buyer: Scripps Networks (SNI:$3,439.68)
In addition to its popular TV networks and Web sites, Scripps Networks has launched HGTV and Food Network in high definition and is aggressively developing its emerging media platforms for broadband and video on demand. "
target parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
target: Travel Channel Media
Travel Channel has grown to become one of America’s best known cable television networks and reaches about 95 million U.S. television households. The television network supports a growing range of cross-platform initiatives including Internet, mobile and social media applications.
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closed 10/14/2009 via BusinessWire

Patrick Liotard-Vogt, acquired ASMALLWORLD

synopsis: Swiss entrepreneur Patrick Liotard-Vogt, 25, has purchased a controlling stake in the world’s leading online travel and lifestyle-based community ASMALLWORLD, from Bob and Harvey Weinstein.
buyer: Patrick Liotard-Vogt
Patrick Liotard-Vogt, who comes from a long line of founding shareholders and executives of the Nestle Corporation, is an established online entrepreneur. He has bought and sold several Swiss and German social networks and acts as CEO and Partner at The World’s Finest Clubs (www.finestclubs.com). "
target parent: Weinstein Company, LLC
target: ASMALLWORLD (SWX:ASWN:$7.10)
ASMALLWORLD (ASW) is a dynamic invitation-only social networking site that uniquely brings together an international group of people of diverse backgrounds and interests. Member profiles are real and validated, relationships and friends trusted, and connections authentic.
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closed 2/27/2009 via Folio: First Day

Adorama Camera, Inc., Millennium Ventures, acquired 8020 Media

synopsis: After several weeks of negotiations, a pair of investors, investment firm Millennium Ventures and New York-based camera retailer Adorama Camera, Inc. has acquired the assets of San Francisco-based 8020 Media, a publisher heralded for its community-driven editorial model which was shuttered earlier this year.
buyer: Millennium Ventures
buyer: Adorama Camera, Inc.
Millennium Ventures is an investment firm that was founded in 1996 . The firm has built a strong portfolio of companies in many different sectors for its investment business. It either renews acquired organizations or builds new ventures based on vibrant themes like photonics, media or other. "
target: 8020 Media
8020 Media is a revolutionary hybrid media company, bringing together the best of the web and print. We harness the diversity and depth of online communities to create printed magazines that are uniquely relevant and insightful with an incredibly engaged audience.
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closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Zoover International, acquired WeerOnline BV

synopsis: Zoover International, one of Europe's largest portals of holiday review content, announced that it has acquired WeerOnline BV, a global provider of meteorological content.
buyer: Zoover International
Zoover is the largest independent travel website in Europe which has free access for all visitors and is a orientated website with reviews and opinions of hotels, and destinations for travellers by travellers. Zoover has 700.000 reviews of more than 140,000 accommodations worldwide. "
target: WeerOnline BV
WeerOnline is one of the largest weather content sites in the Benelux with global weather forecasts, precipitation, and satellite images. Many tourists use this website to obtain weather forecasts and updates of their holiday destination.
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closed 9/22/2008 via PR Newswire

Active Interest Media, acquired Yellowstone Journal Corporation

synopsis: Active Interest Media, Inc. has acquired Yellowstone Journal Corporation. The new acquisition adds to AIM's growing portfolio of enthusiast magazines, consumer shows, books, and Internet sites, and further advances its expansion into the outdoor and Western travel markets.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Active Interest Media
Active Interest Media is a consumer enthusiast media company that serves a base of loyal constituents through print, event and online products that connect consumers with their passions. AIM operates in four distinct vertical segments; Healthy Living, Marine, Homebuyer, and Western Art and Living. "
target: Yellowstone Journal Corporation
Yellowstone Journal Corporation is a tourism focused media group that produces two print publications, Yellowstone Journal and 99 Things to Do in Yellowstone County, as well as the industry-leading website, YellowstonePark.com.
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closed 7/1/2008 via PR Newswire

TripAdvisor, Inc., acquired VirtualTourist

synopsis: TripAdvisor LLC, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc. announced it has acquired VirtualTourist.com, Inc., a leader in user-generated travel content since 1999.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP:$1,462.00)
TripAdvisor® Media Network, operated by TripAdvisor, LLC, attracts nearly 36 million monthly visitors across 15 popular brands. Collectively, the sites comprising the TripAdvisor Media Network have won hundreds of awards and accolades from press and industry, worldwide. "
target: VirtualTourist
VirtualTourist.com is one of the largest online travel communities in the world and a premier resource for travelers seeking an insider perspective on travel information, from Las Vegas hotels to New York City restaurants.
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closed 2/14/2008 via PR Newswire

Trip Network, Inc., acquired Holiday Watchdog

synopsis: TripAdvisor, LLC, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc. has acquired Holiday Watchdog, http://www.holidaywatchdog.com, one of the most well-known user-generated travel sites in the U.K. Holiday Watchdog will continue to be operated as an independent site.
buyer parent: Expedia, Inc.
buyer: Trip Network, Inc.
TNI is the fourth largest full service online travel agent behind Expedia, Travelocity and Orbitz. Trip Network was established in March 2001 and began operating CheapTickets.com and Trip.com in October 2001 through licensing agreements with Cendant following the Company's acquisitions of Cheap Tic "
target: Holiday Watchdog
HolidayWatchdog.com is one of the Top 10 Travel information websites in the United Kingdom. Providing travel/holiday reviews written by real holidaymakers of holiday accommodations from around the world.
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closed 7/10/2007 via BusinessWire

SideStep, Inc, acquired TripUp, Inc.

synopsis: SideStep, Inc. the Internet's leading travel search company, announced the completion of its acquisition of TripUp, Inc., a unique community and social networking site dedicated to travel. The transaction was finalized on Monday, July 2, 2007.
buyer: SideStep, Inc
SideStep, the Internet's leading travel search company, delivers the most comprehensive selection of travel choices at the best prices to more than five million consumers each month. "
target: TripUp, Inc.
TripUp.com is the fastest growing community and social travel network on the web. Whether you are interested in meeting up with locals and fellow travelers on your next trip or linking up with a Trip Guru and obtaining candid trip advice, TripUp gets you connected before you depart.
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closed 7/21/2022 via BNC Analysis

Indesign Media Asia Pacific, acquired Luxury Travel Media

synopsis: Indesign Media Asia Pacific, the leading resource on Architecture and Design in the Asia Pacific, has acquired Luxury Travel Media, a luxury travel website and magazine in Australia. Luxury Travel's website offers up-to-the-minute news, reviews, and articles. Their quarterly magazine covers five-star hotels, resorts, ocean cruises, and more.
buyer: Indesign Media Asia Pacific
Indesign Media Asia Pacific is the leading resource on Architecture and Design in the Asia Pacific. The Indesign brand encompasses print, digital, events and specialised content, offering access to the widest and most engaged audience in the region. "
target: Luxury Travel Media
Luxury Travel Media is a leading luxury travel website and magazine in Australia. Luxury Travel's website offers up-to-the-minute news, reviews, and articles to help people create their perfect holiday. Their quarterly magazine covers five-star hotels, resorts, ocean cruises, ski lodges, and more.
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closed 7/21/2022 via BNC Analysis

Indesign Media Asia Pacific, acquired Luxury Travel Media

synopsis: Indesign Media Asia Pacific, the leading resource on Architecture and Design in the Asia Pacific, has acquired Luxury Travel Media, a luxury travel website and magazine in Australia. Luxury Travel's website offers up-to-the-minute news, reviews, and articles. Their quarterly magazine covers five-star hotels, resorts, ocean cruises, and more.
buyer: Indesign Media Asia Pacific
Indesign Media Asia Pacific is the leading resource on Architecture and Design in the Asia Pacific. The Indesign brand encompasses print, digital, events and specialised content, offering access to the widest and most engaged audience in the region. "
target: Luxury Travel Media
Luxury Travel Media is a leading luxury travel website and magazine in Australia. Luxury Travel's website offers up-to-the-minute news, reviews, and articles to help people create their perfect holiday. Their quarterly magazine covers five-star hotels, resorts, ocean cruises, ski lodges, and more.
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closed 5/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Architonic AG, acquired ArchDaily

synopsis: Architonic, a database for premium design and architectural products, has acquired ArchDaily, the world's most visited architecture website. ArchDaily collects and spreads the most important information for architects seeking to build a better world. The site provides the latest architecture news about projects, products, events, and more.
buyer parent: NZZ-Mediengruppe
buyer: Architonic AG
Architonic is the world’s number-one database for premium design and architectural products. Architonic offers a carefully considered showcase of over 400,000 premium design products and materials from over 1,500 high-end manufacturers. "
target: ArchDaily
ArchDaily is the world's most visited architecture website. ArchDaily collects and spreads the most important information for architects seeking to build a better world. The site provides the latest architecture news about projects, products, events, and more.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sandow Media Corporation, acquired Metropolis Magazine

synopsis: Sandow—the parent company of Interior Design and Luxe Interiors + Design magazines, among others—has acquired architecture and design-focused Metropolis magazine from owner and president Eugenie Havemeyer. Launched in 1981, Metropolis originally focused solely on New York City, but expanded to take on a national presence.
buyer: Sandow Media Corporation
SANDOW is a leader in building multi-platform brands that inform, inspire and engage consumer and business audiences. At the intersection of luxury and design, SANDOW brands span digital and print media, licensing, consulting, e-commerce and retail, business information and marketing services. "
target: Metropolis Magazine
Metropolis is an Urban design trade magazine for architects and designers. Launched in 1981, Metropolis originally focused solely on New York City, but expanded to take on a national presence. Its 51,000-circ print magazine is distributed to members of the American Society of Interior Designers.
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closed 3/5/2022 via PR Newswire

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, acquired BUILDINGS and Interior+sources

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media, a B2B media company, has acquired BUILDINGS and Interior+sources (i+s) from Stamats, a digital marketing company. BUILDINGS and i+s are bimonthly magazines. BUILDINGS helps building owners to make smarter decisions. i+s connects interior designers and architects to people and products through their magazine and events.
buyer parent: Resolute Capital Partners
buyer: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites, events and marketing solutions. The company is one of the largest B2B Media companies in the US with more than 550 employees, 6,000 customers and a monthly audience of nearly 9 million readers. "
target parent: Stamats Business Media
target: BUILDINGS and Interior+sources
BUILDINGS and Interior+sources (i+s) are bimonthly magazines. BUILDINGS provides building owners with advice, best practices and solutions to drive smart decision making. i+s connects interior designers and architects to people, projects, and products through their magazine and events.
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closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Recurrent Ventures, acquired Business of Home

synopsis: Recurrent Ventures announced that it has acquired Business of Home, the leading resource for interior design and home furnishings industry professionals. Established by Julia Noran Johnston, Business of Home is an independent news organization founded on the belief that the design trade deserves high-quality journalism.
buyer: Recurrent Ventures
Recurrent Ventures is an innovative digital media company that empowers brands to grow. Recurrent connects consumers with media in a way that is enjoyable, sustainable, and profitable--while maintaining editorial integrity. Their brands include Popular Science, Domino, Outdoor Life, and more. "
target: Business of Home
Business of Home is the daily media of record for the home industry, and the voice of authority for interior design professionals. Established by Julia Noran Johnston, Business of Home is an independent news organization founded on the belief that the design trade deserves high-quality journalism.
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closed 5/29/2015 via PR Newswire

Informa Exhibitions, acquired Dwell on Design

synopsis: Dwell Media and Informa announced that Dwell on Design, an asset of Dwell Media, LLC with shows in New York and Los Angeles, will now be owned by UK-based Informa and run by Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction and Real Estate. Dwell on Design is America's Largest Design Event curated by the editors of Dwell magazine.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: Informa Exhibitions
Informa Exhibitions delivers over 150 trade and consumer exhibitions annually across the globe. More than 800 talented individuals collaborate to present market leading events for sectors including Beauty, Construction, Design, Life Sciences, Maritime, Neutraceuticals, Pop Culture and Real Estate. "
target parent: Dwell
target: Dwell on Design
Dwell on Design, curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, is the nation's top design event, featuring dynamic exhibitions, unparalleled educational opportunities, and more. Dwell on Design has two annual events in New York and Los Angeles.
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Legion Holdings, will acquire Abril

synopsis: Legion Holdings, a Brazilian investment firm owned by lawyer Fábio Carvalho, will acquire Abril, a Brazilian media company. Abril publishes 22 magazines in Brazil. Abril also operates GoRead, an online subscription platform for digital magazines, and CASACOR, an exhibition about interior design.
buyer: Legion Holdings
Legion Holdings is a Brazilian investment firm owned by Fábio Carvalho. Fábio Carvalho is a lawyer in Brazil. Fábio Carvalho focuses his business activities in the acquisition of companies in financial crisis, aiming to bring them back to the state of stability and growth. "
target: Abril
Abril is a Brazilian media company. The company publishes 22 magazines in Brazil. Abril sells 164 million publications a year and has a total of 22 million readers. Abril also operates GoRead, an online subscription platform for digital magazines, and CASACOR, an exhibition about interior design.
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closed 4/4/2022 via PR Newswire

Endeavor Business Media, LLC, acquired Construction Business Media, LLC

synopsis: Endeavor Business Media has acquired Construction Business Media, LLC, publisher of Architectural Products and Architectural SSL magazines. As leading publications serving the architectural design and construction communities, this acquisition complements Endeavor's portfolio of brands serving the lighting, buildings and construction markets.
buyer parent: Resolute Capital Partners
buyer: Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites, events and marketing solutions. The company is one of the largest B2B Media companies in the US with more than 550 employees, 6,000 customers and a monthly audience of nearly 9 million readers. "
target: Construction Business Media, LLC
Construction Business Media is the publisher of Architectural Products and Architectural SLL. CBM applies vast market expertise to the creation of its specialty digital and print products of service to the design and construction trade.
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closed 9/29/2006 via Company Press Release

Hanley Wood, LLC, purchased ARCHITECTURE and ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING from VNU Business Information

synopsis: Hanley Wood, LLC, the leading business-to-business media and information company serving the housing and construction industries, announced today the purchase of ARCHITECTURE and ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING from VNU Business Media, Inc. ARCHITECTURE will immediately be merged into Hanley Wood's newest launch, ARCHITECT, which debuts in October.
buyer parent: CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC
buyer: Hanley Wood, LLC
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through four operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. "
seller parent: Valcon Acquisition BV
seller: VNU Business Information (NYSE:EEX:$145.50)
With 42 publications, over 135 trade shows and conferences, and 195 digital products and services, Nielsen Business Media offers insight, analysis and face-to-face contacts to help professionals better understand their markets, serve their customers and grow their businesses.
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closed 10/1/2014 via BNC Analysis

SOLA Group, Inc, purchased Residential Construction Group from Cygnus Business Media

synopsis: Sola Group, Inc. has taken over Kitchen & Bath Design News' print, digital and event assets from Cygnus Business Media, which had operated the brand for almost 20 years. Sola also took ownership of Qualified Remodeler magazine and ForResidentialPros.com.
buyer: SOLA Group, Inc
Sola Group Inc, is a partnership of media professionals, headed up by Paul DeGrandis and Patrick O'Tooler, which brings decades of experience in the remodeling and home improvement industries. "
seller: Cygnus Business Media
Cygnus Business Media's Residential Construction Group includes the magazines Kitchen & Bath Design News, Qualified Remodeler and the website ForResidentialPros.com.
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SAGE Publications, acquired Pion Ltd.

synopsis: SAGE, one of the world's leading independent and academic publishers, has announced the purchase of Pion Limited, independent publisher of high quality academic journals founded by Adam Gelbtuch and John Ashby in 1959. The acquisition results in Pion's entire publishing portfolio becoming a part of SAGE's journal program.
buyer: SAGE Publications
SAGE Publications is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. SAGE helps inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas. "
target: Pion Ltd.
Pion Limited is an independent publisher of high quality academic journals founded by Adam Gelbtuch and John Ashby in 1959. Pion’s portfolio comprises of the four journals of the acclaimed 'Environment and Planning' series of journals alongside Perception and the open access i-Perception
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announced 7/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Fiera Milano International SPA, will acquire MADE Expo

synopsis: Fiera Milano SpA announces that it has signed a binding preliminary contract for the acquisition of 60% of the company MADE Expo from Federlegno Arredo Eventi SpA. MADE Expo is a major Italian event (and one of the largest in Europe) for the world of architecture, building, construction and door and window frames.
buyer: Fiera Milano International SPA (BIT:FM:$268.81)
Fiera Milano is the domestic market leader and one of the main integrated operators worldwide in the exhibition and congress sector. The Group manages the leading exhibition site in Italy and dominates events in numerous sectors, including fashion, food, engineering, construction and more. "
target parent: Federlegno Arredo Eventi Spa
target: MADE Expo
MADE Expo is a major Italian event (and one of the largest in Europe) for the world of architecture, building, construction and door and window frames. MADE Expo is a biennial international exhibition of architecture and construction dedicated to designers.
price ($mm)
$2.09*
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closed 6/23/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Material Bank, acquired Architizer

synopsis: Material Bank, the world’s largest marketplace for architectural, design, and construction materials, announced the acquisition of Architizer, home to the world’s largest database of architectural projects and a renowned and trusted source for architects, interior designers, landscape architects, and other AEC professionals.
buyer: Material Bank
Material Bank is a marketplace for design professionals and brands in the architecture and design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to discover and sample materials. The revolutionary platform powers complex searches across hundreds of brands in seconds. "
target: Architizer
Architizer is a portfolio database, media site, and architectural manufacturer search engine that’s transforming the architecture community. They are home to the world’s largest database of architectural projects.
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closed 2/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

Tarsus Group plc, acquired SADA

synopsis: Tarsus Group plc announced the acquisition of SADA Uzmanlik Fuarlari A.S. SADA Uzmanlik Fuarlari A.S. organizes an event; Komatek, a construction equipment exhibition in Turkey.
buyer: Tarsus Group plc
Tarsus Group is an international media company with a portfolio of exhibitions, conferences, publications and online media that span across the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. "
target: SADA
SADA Uzmanlik Fuarlari A.S. organizes an event; Komatek, a construction equipment exhibition in Turkey.
price ($mm)
$2.30*
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/4/2006 via Company Press Release

Centaur Communications Ltd, acquired Pro-Talk Ltd.

synopsis: Centaur, the specialist business publishing and information company, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the entire share capital of the online sales lead service company Pro-Talk Ltd for an initial consideration of 4 million in cash.
buyer parent: Numis Securities Limited
buyer: Centaur Communications Ltd (LSE:CAU:$91.02)
Centaur Communications is one of the UK's largest independent business publishing and information companies. It employs over 600 people and is privately owned with the shares largely held by management and by City and US financial institutions. "
target: Pro-Talk Ltd.
Pro-Talk Ltd has developed and currently operates 13 web sites serving specific vertical business sectors, mainly in the engineering, construction and technical products areas. It also publishes regular email newsletters for readers in these sectors.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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closed 7/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

NZZ-Mediengruppe, acquired Architonic AG

synopsis: NZZ Mediengruppe, a publisher based in Zurich, Switzerland, has expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of Architonic AG. Architonic AG owns and operates an online community for architects, designers, home-owners, and design enthusiasts.
buyer: NZZ-Mediengruppe
NZZ Mediengruppe, through its subsidiaries, offers publishes electronic and print materials including newspaper, magazines, and e-newspapers. The company was founded in 1780 and is based in Zurich, Switzerland. "
target: Architonic AG
With its carefully considered showcase of over 160.000 premium design products and materials, Architonic is the number-one online community for architects, designers, home-owners and design enthusiasts. 16 million visitors a year choose Architonic as their guide to the very best of current design.
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closed 8/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

Marked Business Media Inc., acquired Plumbing & HVAC Magazine

synopsis: Marked Business Media Inc., a relatively new company (with no website as of yet) has acquired Plumbing & HVAC magazine, a company that publishes two monthly business magazines in the plumbing and HVAC industry, from Newcom Business Media Inc., a leading Canadian publishing company that specializes in B2B publishing.
buyer: Marked Business Media Inc.
Marked Business Media Inc. is a relatively new magazine publisher based out of Ontario, Canada. "
target parent: Newcom Business Media, Inc.
target: Plumbing & HVAC Magazine
Plumbing & HVAC magazine publishes two monthly business magazines in the plumbing and HVAC industry. They are based in Ontario, Canada.
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closed 10/15/2014 via BNC Analysis

Batiactu Groupe SAS, acquired XPAIR S.a.r.l.

synopsis: Batiactu Groupe, the experts in online content and services for the construction, housing and real estate markets, has acquired XPAIR.com. It provides information on heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning devices.
buyer: Batiactu Groupe SAS
Batiactu Group specializes in online content and services for the construction, housing and real estate markets. Batiactu Group designs, develops, and distributes its content and services in the building, architecture, habitat, and property markets. "
target: XPAIR S.a.r.l.
XPAIR S.a.r.l. own and operates a portal that provides information on heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning devices. The company is based in Monaco.
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closed 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sublime Media LLC, acquired Fabricating and Metalworking

synopsis: Sublime Media LLC, which was formed by Chad Morrison in 2020 in Birmingham, has acquired the assets of Alliance Communications Inc. The acquisition includes Alliance's flagship product, Fabricating and Metalworking, a magazine that provides news & solutions to the metalworking and fabricating industries.
buyer: Sublime Media LLC
Sublime Media LLC was formed by Chad Morrison in 2020 in Birmingham, Alabama to acquire Fabricating and Metalworking Magazine. "
target: Fabricating and Metalworking
Fabricating & Metalworking is a magazine that provides news & solutions to the metalworking and fabricating industries.
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closed 5/23/2018 via GlobeNewswire

BIMobject AB, acquired The BIM Hub FZ-LLC

synopsis: BIMobject, a Swedish technology company that provides a digital content management system for BIM objects, has acquired The BIM Hub (TBH), a Dubai-based professional social media platform for BIM and AEC companies. TBH's focus is to offer content such as educational materials, white papers, videos, news, and events.
buyer: BIMobject AB (OM:BIM:$11.40)
BIMobject is a Swedish technology company that is digitalising the building industry. They are the world's largest digital content management system for BIM objects. BIMobject assists product manufacturers in the AEC field to promote and deliver their products directly into the BIM process. "
target: The BIM Hub FZ-LLC
The BIM Hub (TBH) is a Dubai-based social media platform for BIM users, property owners, architects, engineers and contractors as well as project managers, property managers and facility managers. TBH's focus is to offer content such as educational materials, white papers, videos, news, and events.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

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

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