About.com - Ownership and Business Overview

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About.com Ownership

Who owns About.com?

About.com is owned by IAC. It was acquired on August 27, 2012.

About.com Business Overview

Where is About.com headquartered?

About.com is headquartered in New York, New York.

What sector is About.com in?

About.com is a digital media company.

When was About.com founded?

About.com was founded in 1996.

Digital Media M&A Summary in 2012

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, digital media ranked 54 in number of deals in 2012. The largest digital media acquisition in 2012 was Getty Images - which was acquired by The Carlyle Group for $3.3B.

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About, Inc.

1500 Broadway 6th Floor,
New York, New York 10036
United States,

About.com is a web collection of user-generated content covering a variety of topics and subjects. It was formed in 1996 and is based in New York City.

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