Reed Business Information

Study to examine links between web content and benefits for advertisers
October 7, 2011

Several big-name publishers have commissioned a study into how the popularity and trust of their websites can be translated into benefits for advertisers and commercial success.

The question being posed by the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) is, for many, the key issue in internet publishing - what business need to do to ensure that their investment in digital technology and such services as online news feeds pays off.

Reed and UBM are worth holding for now
April 22, 2011

The two publishers who updated the market yesterday generated varying degrees of excitement with their results. But is either Reed Elsevier or United Business Media (UBM) worth a punt in the longer term?

Road Transport Media makes debut
March 2, 2011

The Road Transport Group publishing portfolio, which includes Commercial Motor, Motor Transport, Truck & Driver, the Motor Transport Awards and,

What Recent M&A Trends Mean to the Industry
February 3, 2011

A 2010 M&A trends report from investment banking firm Berkery Noyes finds media industry transaction volume on the rise even as total transaction values fell in 2010.

NewBay Media Acquires Titles From Penton
February 2, 2011

The addition of these powerful multimedia brands extends NewBay Media's significant reach in the pro audio, video production/post and AV integration markets.

Deal Between Lebhar-Friedman and Penton Shows Impact of Debt
December 23, 2010

Last week Lebhar-Friedman Inc. sold its flagship title, Nation’s Restaurant News, to Penton Media in an all-cash deal.

The two parties to this deal have much in common. Both are in different stages of grappling with debt that had pinned them down in the recession and left them unable to pursue growth strategies.