Private Equity Firms Taking Over B2B Media

Publishing Executive
Private Equity firms are now the dominant players in B2B publishing. They probably own less than half of all B2B media properties, but we’ve passed the tipping point.

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Media M&A Soars in 2014

Folio
Overall media M&A was up substantially in 2014, hitting pre-recession levels in both volume and value, according to a report from investment bank, JEGI. Aggregate deal value topped $128 billion last year, shooting up 92 percent over 2013, while with 1,481 deals, the number of acquisitions across the industry rose 6 percent.

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Media/Tech Deals Dollar Volume Rises

MediaPost
The number of media-marketing-technology deals remained much the same in 2014 versus the year before, but total deal volume nearly doubled due to major transactions.

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