Ziff Davis Media

Ziff Davis Acquires NetShelter from inPowered, Creating New Powerhouse in Tech Media
May 22, 2013

Ziff Davis, Inc., the leading digital media company in the technology, gaming and men’s lifestyle categories, today announced the acquisition of NetShelter®, the biggest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications, from inPowered. Ziff Davis is a division of j2 Global, Inc.

2012 M&A Market Shows Dramatic Increase in Number and Value of Deals
January 7, 2013

Burgeoning innovation, rising corporate investment and a year-end rush to beat the tax man drove robust mergers and acquisitions in 2012 for the media, information, marketing and technology sectors. M&A surged to 1,351 transactions for the year, or 50% more than in 2011, at a total value of nearly $75 billion, according to The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc.

j2 Global Acquires Ziff Davis, Inc.
November 13, 2012

j2 Global, Inc., the provider of business cloud services, today announced that it has acquired Ziff Davis, Inc., a leading media company in the technology market. The acquisition provides j2 a series of world-class web properties, including PCMag.com, ComputerShopper, ExtremeTech, Toolbox.com and Geek.com.

Sources: Weitzner in negotiations to be next CEO of Summit Business Media
February 9, 2012

Steve Weitzner is in negotiations to be the next CEO of Summit Business Media, according to industry sources. Weitzner was most recently chairman-CEO of Ziff Davis Enterprise, which last week was sold to QuinStreet Inc.

Weitzner, whose appointment at Summit is tentatively slated to be announced later this month, would succeed Andrew L. Goodenough, who resigned as Summit CEO last year.

QuinStreet Acquires Ziff Davis Enterprise Media Assets
February 6, 2012

QuinStreet, Inc., the leader in vertical marketing and media online, today announced the purchase of certain Ziff Davis Enterprise media assets. The assets acquired include websites eWeek.com, CIOInsight.com, Baseline.com, ChannelInsider.com and WebBuyersGuide.com, among others, and one of the largest email and telephone subscriber databases in the business to business (B2B) technology space.