e5 Global Media to acquire 8 Nielsen media brands

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FDN Database Reference:  F231109-267
Acquirer:  e5 Global Media
Location:  USA, New York, NY
Region:  North America
Description:  A new company formed jointly by Pluribus Capital Management, a media private equity partnership, and Guggenheim Partners, a global diversified financial services firm
Category:  Media
Contact 1:  James A. Finkelstein,  Pluribus (will become Chairman of e5 Global Media)
Contact 2:  Matthew Doull, Pluribus
Contact 3:  George Green, Pluribus
Contact 4: Todd Boehly, Managing Partner, Guggenheim Partners

Vendor:  Nielsen Business Media
Vendor Web:  http://www.nielsen.com
Location:  USA, New York & Los Angeles
Region:  North America
Description:  Global information and media company with leading market positions in marketing and consumer information, television and other media measurement, online intelligence, mobile measurement, trade shows and business publications.
Category: Media
Contact:  Greg Farrar, President of Nielsen Business Media
Aprox. Value:  Undisclosed. Some media reports say $70,000,000
Details:  e5 Global Media has signed a definitive agreement to acquire eight brands from The Nielsen Company. The brands being acquired are AdweekMedia (which includes Adweek, Mediaweek and Brandweek), The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Backstage, The Clio Awards and Film Journal International. E5 Global Media will also acquire the Film Expo business, which includes ShoWest, ShowEast, Cinema Expo International and CineAsia trade shows.
Link: Press Release

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