Berkery Noyes Advises Barron’s Educational Series in the Sale of its Test Prep, Study Aids, and Foreign Language Assets to Kaplan
Berkery Noyes Advises BE Press, a Leading Service Provider Used by Academic Institutions to Showcase Their Research, in its Acquisition by Elsevier
Berkery Noyes Advises Verisys’ Shareholders on the Company’s Growth Investment from Spectrum Equity and Cressey & Company
Career Step Acquires Panacea Healthcare Solution’s Revenue Capture and Coding and Documentation Divisions
Ebix Enters the Health Continuing Education and Wellness Markets by Acquiring Birmingham-Based Oakstone Publishing, LLC
i2i Events Group continues its international expansion with the acquisition of and multi-year, long term partnership with Money20/20
LRP Publications’ Sale of its Public Employment Group and its Bankruptcy/Banking Products Group to Thomson Reuters
National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has acquired the New England Boat Show from North American Expositions Co.
Investcorp to Acquire Randall-Reilly, a Leading Media and Information Company Focused on Trucking and Construction Markets
Berkery Noyes Represents DocuLex In Sale Of Discovery Cracker Product To CT, A Wolters Kluwer Business
Berkery, Noyes & Co. represents Fawcette Technical Publications, Inc. in its sale to 1105 Media, Inc.
Berkery, Noyes & Co. represents Elsevier, Inc. in its divestiture of Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.
Berkery, Noyes & Co. advises ClearStory Systems on its divestiture of Document Solutions Business to Datawatch Corporation
1st Half 2018 Media & Marketing M&A Trends Report
1st Half 2018 Key Highlights
1st Half 2018 Key Trends
M&A Market OverviewBerkery Noyes tracked 4,490 Media & Marketing transactions between 2016 and 1st Half 2018, of which 972 disclosed financial terms, and calculated the aggregate transaction value to be $441.12 billion. Based on known transaction values, we project values of 3,518 undisclosed transactions to be $47.93 billion, totaling $489.05 billion worth of transactions tracked over the past two and a half years.
Q1 2018 Media & Marketing Industry Trends
Media & Marketing transaction volume decreased six percent over the past three months, from 395 to 370. Aggregate value fell 66 percent, from $80.7 billion to $27.5 billion. This was due in major part to The Walt Disney Company's announced acquisition of 21st Century Fox for $66.1 billion in Q4 2017. Total value gained 32 percent on a year-over-year basis.