Informa Intelligence goes on the bloc

Informa is announcing a three-year programme with the ambition to create a more focused, higher growth
business. Our ambition is to return Group revenues above 2019 levels (rebased for divestments) by the end
of GAP II in 2024, whilst returning significant capital to shareholders in 2022.

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WPP acquires Cloud Commerce Group

WPP today announces that it has acquired Cloud Commerce Group (CCG), a leading UK-based technology company that helps brands to market, sell and deliver their products across ecommerce platforms and marketplaces globally, such as Amazon, eBay, Etsy and Wayfair.

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Arc Acquires Rural and Leisure Portfolio from Fortem International

Arc, the global events, data, and media platform backed by investment funds managed by EagleTree Capital, announced today it has acquired five rural sector events from Fortem International. These events will become part of Arc’s Agriconnect business (Farmers Guardian Ltd. and LAMMA Ltd.), adding additional depth and reach across the expansive UK agriculture sector.

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Ascential has acquired 4K Miles

Ascential plc (LSE: ASCL.L), the specialist information, analytics and eCommerce optimisation company, today announces that it has agreed the acquisition of 4K Miles, a leading digital commerce advertising, execution and marketplace insights business serving challenger Chinese brands trading on Amazon globally. The deal is expected to close in December.

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Ascential acquires WhyteSpyder

Ascential plc (LSE: ASCL.L), the specialist information, analytics and eCommerce optimisation company, today announces that it has acquired WhyteSpyder LLC, an eCommerce software and digital merchandising business which helps brands succeed on Walmart’s digital marketplace.

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Enhesa acquires HCB

Enhesa, the global compliance and sustainability content business backed by CGE Partners, is excited to announce it has completed the acquisition of HCB magazine and website.

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Ascential acquires OneSpace

Ascential plc (LSE: ASCL.L), the specialist information, analytics and eCommerce optimisation company, has acquired 100% of OneSpace, a content optimisation business serving brands trading on eCommerce marketplaces.

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions Acquires TruNarrative

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions UK Limited, part of RELX, has acquired TruNarrative, which provides a cloud-based orchestration platform that detects and prevents financial crime and fraud. TruNarrative will become a part of the Business Services group of LexisNexis Risk Solutions.

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EXPONENT SELLS DENNIS TO FUTURE PLC

Exponent announces that it has reached an agreement to sell Dennis, the leading international media group and publisher of The Week in the US and the UK, to Future plc (“Future”), the global platform for specialist media, for a Purchase Price of £300m1.

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Arc Acquires Farmers Guardian and LAMMA Trade Show from AgriBriefing

Arc, the global events, data, and media platform backed by investment funds managed by EagleTree Capital, today announced it has acquired Farmers Guardian Ltd and LAMMA Ltd, the UK agriculture division of AgriBriefing. The businesses are leaders in the agriculture sector, delivering content and connections to over 130,000 members of the British farming community.

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