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TVA Groupe to acquire Groupe Serdy for $24M

Broadcast-streaming. TVA  is the Canadian media group which operates the country’s largest French-language TV network. Its range of…
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Lagardère to sell Elle and French magazines

Magazine-media. Lagardère, once the world’s largest magazine publisher, is finalising a deal with Czech Media Invest to sell most…
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Hearst buys ‘e-commerce’ stake in Gear Patrol

Magazine-media. Hearst Magazines has acquired a minority but highly-strategic stake in Gear Patrol, a “men’s enthusiast print and digital publication,…
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BuySellAds acquires ex high-flier Digg

B2C Digital. Boston-based adtech company BuySellAds has bought the assets of the content aggregator Digg, once seen as a direct…
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Comcast launches rival £22bn Sky takeover bid

Broadcast-streaming. Europe’s Sky TV has withdrawn its recommendation for 21st Century Fox’s £18.5bn offer after Comcast tabled a £22bn…
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Informa acquires 6 exhibitions in Egypt

Events. UK-based Informa Plc (now acquiring UBM to become one of the world’s two largest exhibitions organisers. Reed is the…
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UBM acquires Metaltech from ITE Group

Events. UBM (itself being acquired by Informa Plc) becomes the owner of Metaltech, Malaysia’s annual manufacturing process exhibition. The seller ITE…