August 2005

JEGI Represents SOCMA in Sale of Informex Trade Show to UBM

The Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA) has sold its Informex trade show, the premier marketing event for the custom chemical industry, to United Business Media (UBM) for $24 million cash at closing. The acquisition builds upon UBM’s existing strong chemicals and pharmaceuticals ingredients operations in Europe and Asia thorugh its CMP Information division.

The Jordan, Edmiston Group represented SOCMA in this transaction.