First-quarter M&A results mixed

AdAge
The first quarter was a mixed bag for media M&A activity. The volume of marketing and media M&A activity in the first quarter soared to 333 deals, a 51% increase over the year-earlier period, according to investment bank JEGI.

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The Road Ahead

SIPAlert Daily
Checking what’s on the desk and mind of a SIPA member: Adam Gross, Chief Marketing Officer, The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc., New York City

 

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Great Wolf Resorts proves a prized prey

Financial Times
Great Wolf Resorts prides itself on offering families good value for their money. In its annual report, the US operator of hotel and water park complexes boasts of providing “a high quality vacation at an affordable price”.

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Media M&A Grew 9% In 2011

MediaPost
The mergers and acquisitions marketplace for the media industry saw the total value of deals increase 9% from $43 billion in 2010 to $47 billion in 2011, according to The Jordan, Edmiston Group, an investment bank and financial consultancy serving the media business.

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Happy New Media Year: M&A Up 9% in 2011

MinOnline
The hot sectors of marketing services and tech helped drive mergers and acquisitions in the media sector up 9% in 2011 compared to 2010, representing a deal value of $47 billion, reports investment bank Jordan Edmiston Group Inc. (JEGI).

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Overall Media M&A Up 9 Percent in 2011

Folio
The media M&A market saw its third year in a row of growth, closing out 2011 with a 9 percent increase in total value over 2010, according to a year-end report by The Jordan, Edmiston Group.

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