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M&A Market Remains ‘Buoyant’
September 1, 2006

Managing Director Richard Mead at The Jordan, Edmiston Group Inc. (JEGI)—an M&A firm that serves the media and information industries—says his company has kept busy this year with an active market. He says he expects that trend to continue, and that JEGI’s pipeline remains as promising as ever. In this one-on-one interview with Publishing Executive, he discusses the importance of an accurate projection of growth for a potential acquisition and proper strategic positioning by a prospective seller. What is your assessment of the current state of the M&A market for the publishing industry? Richard Mead: The current M&A market is very buoyant, continuing a trend