Penton Media - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Penton Media M&A Summary

Penton Media has acquired 11 companies of its own. 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%).

Penton Media Ownership

Who owns Penton Media?

Penton Media is owned by Informa. It was acquired on September 15, 2016.

Was Penton Media formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Penton Media was formerly owned by 7 private investors.

Penton Media Business Overview

Where is Penton Media headquartered?

Penton Media is headquartered in New York, New York.

What sector is Penton Media in?

Penton Media is an information technology company.

When was Penton Media founded?

Penton Media was founded in 1886.

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 6

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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 11 - - - - - 11
vol $80M $80M
Sell (0.0/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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