Future Publishing Acquires US Content Business NewBay Media

Press release:  SAN FRANCISCO, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Future plc, the global platform for specialist media, today announces it has completed the acquisition of NewBay Media, LLC. NewBay is an information and events business based in New York and London. It has a substantial B2B portfolio operating in verticals including Electronics and Education, and TV and Audio, where it publishes Broadcasting & Cable, the leading voice of authority in the television industry. Its business is mainly in the provision of conferences, magazines, events, digital content and data services. It also has a large consumer division in the Music vertical where it publishes magazines including Bass Player, Guitar World and Electronic Musician.

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Future To Acquire Five Specialist Titles From Haymarket Media Group

Press release:  Future plc (LSE: FUTR), the global platform for specialist media, today announces the proposed acquisition of five specialist consumer titles from Haymarket Media Group – What Hi-Fi?, Stuff, FourFourTwo, Practical Caravan and Practical Motorhome – for a consideration of up to £14m, the majority of which is in the form of cash, with the balance in shares

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Future issues encouraging H1 Update

Press Release: Future plc (LSE: FUTR, “the Group”), the international media group and leading digital business, provides a trading update for the six months to 31 March 2017. Overall trading for the year to date has been positive. The Group’s Media division is performing strongly with the fast growing revenue streams of e-commerce and events up around 70% and 15% year on year respectively. As a result the Board’s expectation for the Group’s results for both the first six months and the financial year as a whole remain uncharged

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Future acquires assets of Team Rock

Press Release: Future plc (LSE: FUTR, “the Group” or “Future”), the international media group and leading digital business, has acquired the magazines, domain names, events, radio licence and websites of Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Prog, Blues and the Golden Gods for £800,000 from FRP Advisory, the administrators of Team Rock Limited

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Future confirms acquisition of Noble House Media

Future used their Half Year trading update to confirm the acquisition of Noble House Media, a multi-platform publisher specialising in the tech sector. Noble House publish consumer mobile magazine, Mobile Choice, as well as trade magazines Wireless and Mobile, and complementing websites

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Chris Anderson a Flashes & Flames hero

Hero: Chris Anderson: He is the former magazine publisher, journalist and internet entrepreneur who is the ‘curator’ of TED, responsible for the eponymous conference which began 31 years ago in Monterey and has been a world-watching annual event since 1990

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MediaPost quiries Future's new strategy

There are times when you wonder whether traditional publishers actually “get” digital at all. They embrace programmatic trading and then worry about falling CPMS, they extoll the virtues of native and then flood their pages with low-rent clickbait. And then they start to give away digital content again

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MediaPost quiries Future’s new strategy

There are times when you wonder whether traditional publishers actually “get” digital at all. They embrace programmatic trading and then worry about falling CPMS, they extoll the virtues of native and then flood their pages with low-rent clickbait. And then they start to give away digital content again

read more