Yellow Book USA Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Publishing Company

Yellow Book USA has acquired 4 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Yellow Book USA’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired TransWestern Publishing for $1.6B. Yellow Book USA has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include publishing (67%) and media (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Yellow Book USA, Inc.

398 RexCorp Plaza, Uniondale,
New York,, New York 11556
United States,
+516-730-1900
www.yellowbook.com

Yellow Book Largest independent publisher of yellow pages directories in the U.S. Published over 250 directories with a combined circulation of 13 million in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $1.6B $1.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  3

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Paradise Media Group LLC 2007-02-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Aiea, Hawaii · www.theparadisepages.com
TransWestern Publishing Co. LLC 2005-07-21 1.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California
Gannett Community Directories 1996-07-15 - Divestiture
, New Jersey
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Publishing 2 (67%) 1.6B (100%) - -
Media 1 (33%) - - -
Total 3 $1.6B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 1.6B - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Hawaii 1 - - -
  California 1 1.6B - -
Total 3 $1.6B - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.6B
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest TransWestern Publishing Co. LLC
$1.6B (2005-07-21)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%

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