The New York Times Co.

620 Eighth Avenue,
New York, New York 10018
United States,
(212) 556-1234
www.nytco.com

The New York Times Company is a multinational media company. The Company's flagship news publication is the The New York Times newspaper, offered both in print and online. The Company was formed in 1896 and is based in New York City.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 2 - - - 2 - 4
vol $1.5B $30M $1.5B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 1 - - - - 4
vol $443M $70M $513M
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Largest The Boston Globe
$1.1B (1993-06-11)
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Largest About, Inc.
$300M (2012-08-27)

According to our data here at Mergr, The New York Times has acquired 4 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 4 assets.

The New York Times’ largest acquisition to date was in 1993, when it acquired The Boston Globe for $1.1B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold About to IAC/InterActiveCorp. for $300M. The New York Times has acquired in 4 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include digital media (50%) and marketing (25%).

When analyzing the publishing sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 113 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 with 2 platform acquisitions.

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