Railway Gazette’s parent company DVV Media International has purchased events and digital media business Smart Rail World Ltd and its subsidiary Global Transport Forum Ltd. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The London-based business manages a suite of international events in the rail and transport sector including Smart Rail, Smart Transit, Smart Metro, Safe Rail and the Transport Security Congress. It also publishes industry news at www.smartrailworld.com.
DVV Media International Managing Director Andy Salter said, ‘This is a very exciting acquisition for us. We have been building our portfolio across digital media and events and the Smart Rail World business strategically aligns with our other transport and logistics products. This is a very powerful group of events and there’s a great team of people at the company. We are looking forward to working with them and seeing this business division develop strongly.’
- DVV Media Group GmbH acquires Road Transport Media Ltd Posted on January 25, 2016