Posted on: 05/07/13
Media Business: What do you see as the advantages of the SIIA merger for ABM members?
Posted on: 05/06/13
San Juan Capistrano, Calif.—Onex Corp. is buying Nielsen Expositions, an affiliate of Nielsen Holdings, for $950 million in cash. Toronto-based Onex is a private equity firm with approximately $15 billion of assets under management. The deal is expected to close in the current quarter.
Posted on: 05/01/13
New York—Shareholders of the McGraw-Hill Cos. voted to change the company's name to McGraw Hill Financial. The New York Stock Exchange symbol for the company is changing from MHP to MHFI effective May 14.
Posted on: 04/30/13
Amelia Island, Fla.—Neal Vitale, president-CEO of 1105 Media, took over Monday as 2013-14 chairman of American Business Media at the organization's annual conference here. He succeeds Jeff Lapin, former president of Farm Progress Cos.
Posted on: 04/09/13
San Francisco—UBM Tech announced a restructuring in support of a new approach that integrates online media and live events to engage b-to-b technology communities. As part of the restructuring, UBM Tech is discontinuing all print publishing, folding four underperforming events, shutting down...
Posted on: 03/22/13
New York—TechMediaNetwork Inc., parent of such online media brands as Laptop, Space and TopTenReviews, announced three executive appointments.
Posted on: 03/22/13
New York—McGraw-Hill Cos. today completed the sale of its McGraw-Hill Education business to investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management. The previously announced purchase price was $2.4 billion in cash. McGraw-Hill Cos., which will serve the global capital and commodity markets, ...
Posted on: 03/21/13
Southborough, Mass.—Digital and mobile publishing company Godengo+Texterity has rebranded itself as GTxcel. The company was formed in March 2012 when Godengo, which provides content management systems for magazine publishers, acquired Texterity, a provider of digital magazines and mobile...
Posted on: 03/15/13
New York—American Business Media and the Media Management Center at Northwestern University have announced the first Advanced Leadership Program customized for small and midsize association members and other, independent organizations. It is scheduled for June 17-19 in Chicago.
Posted on: 03/07/13
New York—The Wall Street Journal announced it will introduce WSJ.Money, its new personal wealth management magazine, on March 9. The quarterly magazine will appear in the U.S. edition of WSJ Weekend and cover personal finance and wealth management for the long term.
Posted on: 01/25/13
San Francisco—UBM Tech has introduced InformationWeek Education, a website and quarterly digital magazine for technology executives and administrators at colleges and universities.
Posted on: 01/21/13
New York—Media merger and acquisition activity will be strong over the next 24 months, according to the third annual “Media Growth Survey Report” from media investment bank Jordan, Edmiston Group and Econsultancy, a digital publishing and training company.
Posted on: 01/07/13
Chicago--MediaTec Publishing, which focuses on the human capital management industry, announced Monday that it has acquired Workforce Management from Crain Communications Inc. Workforce Management is becoming part of MediaTec's Human Capital Media Group portfolio.
Posted on: 12/06/12
New York—Total b-to-b print revenue fell 7.4% in the first eight months of the year, to $4.8 billion, compared with the same period a year earlier, according to Business Information Network data released by American Business Media.
Posted on: 11/26/12
New York—McGraw-Hill Cos. has signed a definitive agreement to sell its McGraw-Hill Education business to Apollo Global Management for $2.5 billion. The transaction, which is expected to close this year or in early 2013, is subject to regulatory approval.
Posted on: 11/06/12
New York—Total b-to-b print revenue fell 4.1% to $4.3 billion for the first seven months of this year, compared with the year-earlier period, according to Business Information Network data released by American Business Media.
Posted on: 11/02/12
New York—UBM TechWeb and UBM DeusM have rolled out Enterprise Conversation, a new website for IT decision-makers.
Posted on: 11/02/12
IDG launched its TechNetwork (IDGTN) four years ago, creating a vertical ad network that allowed marketers to cost effectively reach carefully vetted technology sites and blogs beyond IDG's owned and operated properties. Early last year, IDGTN took another innovative step by embracing the real-...
Posted on: 10/12/12
New York—B-to-b media company SourceMedia has introduced the Healthcare Innovation Center, a website targeting C-level executives and IT professionals in the healthcare field.
Posted on: 10/05/12
Over the last few years, I've engaged in a number of conversations about the changing dynamic of the b-to-b publishing sector. Whether talking with our internal team at Edgell or with friends and colleagues in the industry, the discussion often focuses on how media companies are being challenged by ...