M&A Deal Summary

Penton Media Acquires MRO Network

On November 2, 2015, Penton Media acquired information services company MRO Network from OAG

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Penton Media’s 2nd transaction in the Information Services sector.
  • This is Penton Media’s 3rd transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-11-02
Target MRO Network
Sector Information Services
Buyer(s) Penton Media
Sellers(s) OAG
Deal Type Divestiture

Target

MRO Network

London, United Kingdom
website
MRO Network is an information services provider and event producer for the fast-growing aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) segment. MRO Network serves the global MRO industry through its annual ap&m exhibition as well as a number of conferences around the world and publications targeting the commercial aviation engineering & maintenance sector.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Penton Media

New York, New York, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1886
Sector Information Technology
DESCRIPTION

Penton Media, Inc. is an information services and marketing company. Penton’s products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking; and advance business with powerful marketing services programs.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 10 of 11
Sector (Information Services) 2 of 2
Type (Divestiture) 5 of 6
Country (United Kingdom) 3 of 4
Year (2015) 3 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-10-02 World Tea Media

Blue Ash, Ohio, United States

World Tea Media serves the growing North American specialty multi-billion dollar tea market.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-01-04 TU-Automotive

London, United Kingdom

TU-Automotive provides events, networking, content and analysis on the future of automotive technology, focusing on the connected car, mobility and autonomous driving.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

OAG

Luton, United Kingdom

website


Category Company
Founded 1929
Sector Information Services
DESCRIPTION

OAG is a major flight information company that provides accurate, timely and actionable digital information and applications to the world’s airlines, airports, government agencies and travel-related service companies. OAG was founded in 1929 and is based in Luton, United Kingdom


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Information Services) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
Country (United Kingdom) 1 of 1
Year (2015) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-01-20 FlightView

Allston, Massachusetts, United States

FlightView, Inc. is a provider of real-time flight information solutions and services.

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