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  • Future to acquire five specialist titles from Haymarket Media Group

    Future announced the proposed acquisition of five specialist consumer titles from Haymarket Media Group for up to GBP £14m (US $19.8m). The five titles are, What Hi-Fi?, Stuff, FourFourTwo, Practical Caravan and Practical Motorhome.

    Published 21 March 2018 Deals
  • Lagardère acquires Dutch production company Skyhigh TV

    Following the acquisition of Boomerang TV in Spain and the Aito Media Group in Finland, Lagardère Studios is now investing in the Netherlands, having secured a majority stake in the capital of Skyhigh TV.

    Published 13 March 2018 Deals
  • Apple to buy ‘Netflix for magazines’ Texture

    Apple is to buy the digital magazine service Texture, which lets users read titles for a monthly subscription fee. Via The Guardian.

    Published 13 March 2018 Deals
  • Time Inc. UK sold to private equity group

    Meredith Corporation, the US media conglomerate that acquired Time Inc. at the start of 2018, announced on Monday that it has agreed to sell Time Inc. UK to private equity group, Epiris LLP, with the final deal expected to go through before the end of March.  

    Published 26 February 2018 Deals
  • Meredith reaches agreement to sell Time Inc. UK to Epiris

    Meredith Corp today announced that it has entered into a binding agreement with Epiris Fund II to sell Time Inc. UK. Formerly owned by Time Inc., Time Inc. UK was acquired by Meredith on January 31, 2018.

    Published 26 February 2018 Deals
  • Hearst UK acquires Be:FIT and Salon QP

    Hearst UK has agreed a deal with Telegraph Events to acquire fitness and wellbeing festival for women Be:FIT; luxury watch fair Salon QP; and luxury watch magazine QP. The deal is part of Hearst UK’s strategic commitment to grow and diversify revenues.

    Published 14 February 2018 Deals
  • Meredith partners with Google for the launch of AMP Stories

    Meredith Corporation announced today that it is among the beta publishers launching AMP Stories, which was created in collaboration with the open source AMP project and Google.

    Published 13 February 2018 Deals
  • Forbes Media acquires UK online publication The Memo

    Forbes Media announced today the acquisition of the British online business publication, The Memo, for an undisclosed amount. The deal will result in the founding of the first full-fledged editorial team that’s focused on European content, with The Memo’s founder and editor, Alex Wood, taking on the role as European Editor.

    Published 12 February 2018 Deals
  • Axel Springer invests in mixed reality company Magic Leap

    The company plans to launch its first product with the mixed reality eyewear Magic Leap One this year.

    Published 12 February 2018 Deals
  • Axel Springer is granted clearance to acquire Logic-Immo

    Axel Springer Digital Classifieds France, the holding company of Axel Springer's classifieds businesses in France, has today been granted unconditional clearance by the French Competition Authority to acquire Concept Multimédia with its core brand Logic-Immo from the French media holding Spir Communication. With the acquisition, the company strengthens its digital activities of classifieds in the French real estate sector. 

    Published 01 February 2018 Deals


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