The McClatchy Co.

2100 Q Street,
Sacramento, California 95816
United States,
(916) 321-1844
www.mcclatchy.com

The McClatchy Company is a news and information provider dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service. McClatchy's operations include 29 daily newspapers, community newspapers, leading local websites, mobile news and advertising, niche publications, direct marketing and direct mail services.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 4 - - - 1 - 5
vol $4.6B $4.6B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
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$4.5B (2006-03-13)
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According to our data here at Mergr, The McClatchy has acquired 6 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

The McClatchy’s largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired Knight-Ridder for $4.5B. The McClatchy has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (40%) and staffing (40%).

When analyzing the publishing sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 109 publishing companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 5 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic publishing acquirer over the past 3 years is New Media Investment Group, with 4 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the publishing sector over the past 3 years is Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, Inc. with 2 platform acquisitions.

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