The Economist Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Publishing Company

The Economist Group has acquired 6 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

The Economist Group has acquired in 4 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information services (34%) and publishing (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

The Economist Group

20 Cabot Square,
London, E14 4QW
United Kingdom,
+44 (0) 20 7576 8000
www.economistgroup.com

The Economist Group is a global publishing and information services company that provides analysis on international business and world affairs. The Economist Group was formed in 1843 and is headquartered in London.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - 1 - - - 2
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
CQ Roll Call, Inc. 2018-07-25 - Divestiture
Washington, District of Columbia · www.cqrollcall.com
Signal Noise 2016-10-19 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.signal-noise.co.uk
Canback & Company LLC 2015-07-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, Massachusetts · www.canback.com
TVC Group 2012-03-14 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.tvcgroup.com
CFO Media Group 2010-01-11 - Divestiture
New York, New York · www.cfo.com
CQ Roll Call, Inc. 2009-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Washington, District of Columbia · www.cqrollcall.com
GalleryWatch 2006-10-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.gallerywatch.com
CFO Media Group 1988-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.cfo.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Publishing 2 (33%) - 2 (100%) -
Information Services 2 (33%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (17%) - - -
Marketing 1 (17%) - - -
Total 6 - 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 - 2 -
  New York 1 - 1 -
  District of Columbia 1 - 1 -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
Domestic 2 (33%) - - -
Cross-border 4 (67%) - 2 (100%) -
Total 6 - 2 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
17%
1 (17%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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