Penton Media Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Penton Media has acquired 11 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Penton Media’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Farm Progress Companies for $80M. Penton Media has acquired in 5 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (19%) and information services (19%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

Penton Media, Inc.

1166 Avenue of the Americas, 10th Floor,
New York, New York 10036
United States,
(212) 204-4200
www.penton.com

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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 11 - - - - - 11
vol $80M $80M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - 1 - - 1
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Hillgate Communications Ltd. 2019-02-13 - Divestiture
Isleworth, United Kingdom
TU-Automotive Ltd. 2016-01-04 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.tu-auto.com
MRO Network 2015-11-02 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.mro-network.com
World Tea Media 2015-10-02 - Divestiture
Blue Ash, Ohio
iNET Interactive LLC 2015-01-16 - Add-on Acquisition
West Chester, Ohio · www.inetinteractive.com
McGraw Hill - Aviation Week 2013-08-01 - Divestiture
New York, New York · www.aviationweek.com
Rural Press (USA) Ltd. 2012-11-14 - Divestiture
Fairfax, Virginia
Farm Progress Companies, Inc. 2012-11-13 80M USD Divestiture
Carol Stream, Illinois · www.farmprogress.com
Highline LP 2012-06-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Chobham, United Kingdom
Nine Lives Media, Inc. 2011-08-30 - Add-on Acquisition
South Hamilton, Massachusetts · www.ninelivesmediainc.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 2 (18%) 80M (100%) - -
Information Services 2 (18%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 2 (18%) - - -
Publishing 2 (18%) - - -
Digital Media 1 (9%) - 1 (100%) -
Information Technology 1 (9%) - - -
Media 1 (9%) - - -
Total 11 $80M 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 80M - -
  Virginia 2 - - -
  Ohio 2 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 80M - -
United Kingdom 4 - 1 -
Domestic 7 (64%) 80M (100%) - -
Cross-border 4 (36%) - 1 (100%) -
Total 11 $80M 1 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $80M
TOTAL $80M
Largest Farm Progress Companies, Inc.
$80M (2012-11-13)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
9%
1 (9%)
Strategic(s)
55%
6 (55%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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