Condé Nast Publications Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Condé Nast Publications has acquired 7 companies. It has also divested 3 assets.

Condé Nast Publications’ largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Ars Technica for $25M. Condé Nast Publications has acquired in 4 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (72%) and publishing (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

4 Times Square,
New York, New York 10036
United States,
(212) 286-2860
www.condenast.com

Condé Nast is a print and digital media company. The Company was established in 1909 and is based in New York City.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $25M $25M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 2 - - - - 3
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
W Magazine 2019-06-25 - Divestiture
, United States · www.wmagazine.com
BRIDES Magazine 2019-05-15 - Divestiture
New York, New York · www.brides.com
CitizenNet, Inc. 2017-02-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Culver City, California · www.citizennet.com
Backchannel 2016-06-16 - Divestiture
, United States
Poetica Ltd. 2016-03-01 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.poetica.com
Pitchfork Media, Inc. 2015-10-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.pitchfork.com
Reddit 2011-09-06 - Spin Off
San Francisco, California · www.reddit.com
Ars Technica LLC 2008-05-19 25M USD Add-on Acquisition
Malden, Massachusetts · www.arstechnica.com
Reddit 2006-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.reddit.com
W Magazine 1999-01-01 - Divestiture
, United States · www.wmagazine.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 5 (71%) 25M (100%) 1 (33%) -
Publishing 1 (14%) - 2 (67%) -
Digital Media 1 (14%) - - -
Total 7 $25M 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 25M 3 -
  California 2 - 1 -
  Massachusetts 1 25M - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  New York - - 1 -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 6 (86%) 25M (100%) 3 (100%) -
Cross-border 1 (14%) - - -
Total 7 $25M 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $25M
TOTAL $25M
Largest Ars Technica LLC
$25M (2008-05-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
67%
2 (67%)

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