M&A Deal Summary

Active Interest Media Acquires August Home Publishing

On October 19, 2015, Active Interest Media acquired publishing company August Home Publishing

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Active Interest Media’s 2nd transaction in the Publishing sector.
  • This is Active Interest Media’s 6th transaction in the United States.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-10-19
Target August Home Publishing
Sector Publishing
Buyer(s) Active Interest Media
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

August Home Publishing

United States
August Home Publishing Co. is a multi-media company with well-known brands in the woodworking, gardening, and cooking space.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Active Interest Media

Boulder, Colorado, United States

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Category Company
Founded 2003
Sector Publishing
DESCRIPTION

Active Interest Media is a publisher of enthusiast magazines, events, and websites. AIM publishes several category magazines including American Cowboy, Backpacker, Better Nutrition, Black Belt, Building Systems, The Collectors Guide, Log Home Design Ideas, Log Home Living, Old-House Journal Publications, Optimum Wellness, Southwest Art, Timber Home Living, Vegetarian Times, Wild Oats, Yachts International, Yellowstone Journal and Yoga Journal. Active Interest Media was founded in 2003 and is based in Boulder, Colorado.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 8
Sector (Publishing) 2 of 2
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 6 of 8
Country (United States) 6 of 8
Year (2015) 2 of 2
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