Investment Summary

Exits FMW

On August 1, 2007, invested in media company FMW from ABRY Partners

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Media sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in California.

Investment Summary

Date 2007-08-01
Target FMW
Sector Media
Sellers(s) ABRY Partners
Deal Type Secondary Sale

Target

FMW

Valencia, California, United States
FMW, Inc. operates as an in-store media company for businesses, services, and professionals. It provides coupon advertising, double-sided frame advertising, market information center, movie news, billboard-type advertising, bench works, and Website advertising.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

ABRY Partners

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1989
PE ASSETS 12.8B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

ABRY Partners is a media and communications focused private equity investment firm. Specific areas of interest include television, publishing, convention/trade shows, for-profit training, couponing, monitoring services, telephone companies, communications towers, music libraries, database providers, wireless communications, and in-store advertisers. ABRY can provide both equity and mezzanine capital, typically committing $20 to $200 million of equity or $15 to $50 million of mezzanine capital per transaction. Prospective transaction situations include buyouts, expansion financings, platform acquisitions, consolidations, and recapitalizations. ABRY Partners was formed in 1989 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 11 of 92
Sector (Media) 4 of 8
Type (Secondary Sale) 2 of 2
State (California) 1 of 10
Country (United States) 11 of 80
Year (2007) 4 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-08-01 Dolan Media Holding

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Dolan Media Holding Co. is a provider of highly targeted, specialized business information products and services. It distributes law and business news online and also publishes daily and weekly business publications, including court and commercial newspapers and business journals, in 21 U.S. metro markets.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-08-31 Integra Telcom

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Integra Telcom, Inc. is an facilities-based integrated communications provider in the Northwest U.S.

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