Press Association Ltd.

292 Vauxhall Bridge Road,
London, SW1V 1AE
United Kingdom,
www.pressassociation.com

PA Group is an international group of news, information and communications businesses which includes the Press Association - the national news agency of the UK and Ireland. PA Group has 27 shareholders, most of whom are UK national and regional newspaper publishers. The biggest shareholders are dmg media Limited, News UK plc, Trinity Mirror plc and United Business Media plc.

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According to our data here at Mergr, Press Association has acquired 2 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Press Association has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (100%).

When analyzing the media sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 366 media companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 26 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 5 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic media acquirer over the past 3 years is Dentsu Aegis Network, with 16 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the media sector over the past 3 years is Providence Equity Partners LLC with 5 platform acquisitions.

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