Hearst announced that it has completed its transaction with Rodale to acquire the company’s global health and wellness brands. In addition to the US editions and digital platforms, the newly-acquired brands publish 62 print editions and 57 websites in 31 countries.
The acquisition adds complementary health and wellness titles to Hearst’s diversified portfolio of magazine brands, encompassing 20 titles in the US and nearly 300 editions and websites around the world. The announcement was made by Hearst president and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Magazines president David Carey. Terms were not disclosed.
Following the close, Hearst Magazines announced several new leadership roles:
Concurrent with the close, Penguin Random House purchased the assets of Rodale Books.
Hearst is a member of FIPP.
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