The Jordan, Edmiston Group Inc.
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.
NewBay Media LLC announced today that it has acquired Intent Media Limited. Intent, based in the U.K., produces business publications, websites and events within the entertainment, technology and leisure markets. Its brands include Pro Sound News Europe, TVB Europe, Installation, MCV, and ToyNews among many others.
The first three quarters of 2010 saw 651 M&A transactions worth $32.9 billion announced across the media, information, marketing services and technology sectors.
The Jordan, Edmiston Group Inc. continues to demonstrate its deep expertise and knowledge of the marketing services, interactive and technology sectors with the completion of Hearst Corporation's acquisition of global interactive marketing services company iCrossing.
M&A activity among b-to-b companies fell in number of deals by 45% and total value by 87% through the first three quarters of 2009 vs. the same period of 2008. Deals for consumer magazines fell just slightly—by 6% in total number and just 1% in total value.
After a moribund first half, the mergers-and-acquisitions market showed signs of life in the third quarter, with 168 announced transactions valued at $11.1 billion
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