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: 02/13/13
Following a rebound year in 2012, the media M&A market saw a flurry of deal announcements in January, raising hopes for another big year. Buyers are especially on the lookout for acquisition targets with strong digital assets. The market for events is also robust. Another encouraging sign for this...
Posted on: 01/04/13
New York—Nielsen Holdings has acquired the Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show and the Tailgating Industry Association from Showproco. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Posted on: 01/02/13
New York—Media mergers and acquisitions reached 1,351 transactions last year, double the number in 2011, with a total value of almost $75.0 billion, according to media investment firm Jordan, Edmiston Group.
Posted on: 10/09/12
New York—There was a 40% increase in the number of brands advertising on magazine media platforms (tablet, online and print) in the first half of this year compared with the same period in 2011, according to data released by MPA.
Posted on: 09/14/12
Chuck Richard is VP-lead analyst at media research company Outsell Inc.
Posted on: 06/06/12
Shelton, Conn.—BPA Worldwide's board has approved amendments to several rules, most of which will go into effect with the June 2012 reporting period.