M&A Deal Summary

Questex Acquires InfoTrends

On September 1, 2006, Questex acquired media company InfoTrends

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Questex’s 2nd transaction in the Media sector.
  • This is Questex’s 2nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Questex’s 1st transaction in Massachusetts.
Investment Fate
  • InfoTrends was divested to a consortium of strategic buyers in 2015.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2006-09-01
Target InfoTrends
Sector Media
Buyer(s) Questex
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

InfoTrends

Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States
website
InfoTrends, Inc. is a provider of strategic market analysis, research and advisory services to the global digital imaging industry with deep specializations in the production printing & digital media, office technology & services, and consumer & pro imaging segments.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Questex

New York, New York, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 2005
Sector Media
DESCRIPTION

Questex is a global business information and events company serving corporate clients and industries that are driving economic growth and business innovation around the world. Questex was founded in 2005 and is based in New York city.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 9
Sector (Media) 2 of 3
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 2 of 9
State (Massachusetts) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 2 of 8
Year (2006) 2 of 2
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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