The London-based Chelsea Magazine Company, which publishes Scotland magazines operator of the Scottish Hotel Awards, is acquiring Scottish Life and The Highlander from Angus J. Ray Associates, Inc. They were previously published out of the US and have a significant North American subscriber base.
Chelsea chairman Paul Dobson says: “The US continues to be an important market for us and we now have well over 100,000 paid subscribers in North America to titles such as The English Home, The English Garden, Britain – The Official Magazine and Discover Britain, as well as our Scottish brands.”
Chelsea Magazine Company publishes 17 specialist interest digital and print brands including Classic Boat, Baby, and Sailing Today. In 2018, it had revenue of £11.9m and gross profit of £3.1m (10% ahead of the previous year).