A Fusion Deal: Incisive Media has sold Accountancy Age and Financial Director to Blenheim Chalcot and its portfolio company Contentive.

Fusion only - logoFusion Corporate Partners are pleased to announce the completion of the sales of two Incisive Media businesses to Blenheim Chalcot and its portfolio company Contentive.

Accountancy Age and Financial Director

accountancy ageFusion Corporate Partners acted as corporate advisor for Incisive Media. The Fusion team was led by Mark Eisenstadt, director at Fusion. The terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Charles Mindenhall, the Blenheim Chalcot co-founder, said: “We are delighted to welcome our new colleagues at Accountancy Age and Financial Director. We are looking forward to continuing to grow and develop these great businesses, serving the accounting and financial director communities worldwide.”

Tim Weller, Chairman & CEO, Incisive Media said: “The founders of Blenheim Chalcot, who recently acquired ClickZ and SES from Incisive Media, have an extraordinary track record of building and developing successful businesses and I could not think of a better new owner of Accountancy Age and Financial Director. Blenheim Chalcot will continue to invest in and develop the brands. I would like to thank the team for their loyalty and hard work over the years and wish them well in their new home.”

Blenheim Chalcot is headquartered in London and traces its roots back to netdecisions, the internet services group founded in 1998. Since then, Blenheim Chalcot has built more than 25 businesses in a variety of sectors, including IT services and outsourcing, financial services, education, travel, software, sport and media. Today, Blenheim Chalcot’s companies have sales of over £300m and employ in excess of 3,000 people. Working with entrepreneurs and co-founders, Blenheim Chalcot continues to create and build businesses in these sectors, often from the ground up, and is now one of the leading venture builders in the world.

Contentive is a digital media company, specialising in B2B publishing and information. It provides an engaging mix of news, events, intelligence and training, across digital marketing, digital finance and other business verticals. Its products and services help professionals excel in a world being transformed by digital – and its tools and platform provide marketers with access to clearly defined audiences.

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