Informa H1 2013 results

Peter Rigby comments: “It has been a very busy six months for Informa that has resulted in another strong financial performance and further improvement to the underlying quality of earnings. The sale of our non-core Corporate Training businesses will leave us leaner and more resilient, with a sharper focus on higher growth assets offering an […]

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Informa to dispose of five corporate training businesses

Informa plc (“Informa” or the “Group”), a leading Academic Publishing, Business Information and Events Group, today announces it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its five Corporate Training businesses to Providence Equity Partners (“Providence”) for a total consideration of up to $180m. The initial consideration of $165m, consists of $100m in cash (net of […]

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What will world’s best B2B media boss do next?

Peter Rigby is one of the great survivors among European media company chiefs. He became CEO of what is now Informa Plc in 1989, the year when: Tim Berners-Lee invented the world wide web, Time Inc merged with Warner Brothers, and Alan Bond’s media-to-brewing group became Australia’s largest ever bankruptcy. It was also the year […]

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