Forbes Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Publishing Company

Forbes has acquired 2 companies. It has also divested 1 asset.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold Investopedia.com to Conversant for $42M. Forbes has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Forbes, Inc.

60 5th Avenue,
New York, New York 10011
United States,
www.forbesinc.com

Forbes is the publisher of Forbes, the nation’s leading business magazine, and its international edition, Forbes Asia, which together reach a worldwide audience of over six million readers. The company also publishes ForbesLife and Forbes Woman. Forbes.com, the company’s marquee digital property, is the homepage for the world’s business leaders and the #1 business site on the Web, averaging 20 million unique visitors each month


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $42M $42M
  3

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Camerama 2015-03-16 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.camerama.co
Investopedia.com 2010-08-04 42M USD Divestiture
Edmonton, Alberta · www.investopedia.com
Investopedia.com 2007-04-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Edmonton, Alberta · www.investopedia.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 2 (100%) - 1 (100%) 42M (100%)
Total 2 - 1 $42M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 1 - 1 42M
  Alberta 1 - 1 42M
United States 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
Domestic 1 (50%) - - -
Cross-border 1 (50%) - 1 (100%) 42M (100%)
Total 2 - 1 $42M

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $42M
TOTAL $42M
Largest Investopedia.com
$42M (2010-08-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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