Centaur Media Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Publishing Company

Centaur Media has acquired 4 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Centaur Media’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired MarketMakers for $21M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold Centaur Media Travel and Meetings to Northstar Travel Group for $14M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include marketing (50%) and internet software and services (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Centaur Media Plc

10 York Road Floor M,
London, SE1 7ND
United Kingdom,
+44 (0)20 7970 4000

Centaur Media Plc is a provider of business information, events, and marketing solutions to selected professional and commercial markets in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, North America, and internationally. Centaur Media was founded in 2003 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 3 1 - - - - 4
vol $17M $21M $38M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - 1 - - 1
vol $14M $14M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Centaur Media Travel and Meetings Ltd. 2019-04-10 14M GBP Divestiture
London, United Kingdom
MarketMakers, Inc. 2017-07-07 21M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Portsmouth, United Kingdom · www.marketmakers.co.uk
Oystercatchers LLP 2016-09-21 5M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.theoystercatchers.com
E-consultancy.com Ltd 2012-06-22 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.econsultancy.com
The Profile Group Ltd, 2012-02-24 12M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.profilegroup.co.uk
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Marketing 2 (50%) 26M (68%) - -
Media 1 (25%) 12M (32%) 1 (100%) 14M (100%)
Internet Software and Services 1 (25%) - - -
Total 4 $38M 1 $14M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 4 38M 1 14M
Total 4 $38M 1 $14M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 3 $38M
Largest MarketMakers, Inc.
$21M (2017-07-07)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $14M
Largest Centaur Media Travel and Meetings Ltd.
$14M (2019-04-10)

M&A Connections

Divested to
1 (100%)

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