Ascential to acquire X Target in China and Intellibrand in Brazil

Ascential plc (LSE: ASCL.L), the specialist information, data and analytics company, announces the agreement of an important
acquisition for our Digital Commerce business in China. Hangzhou Duozhun Data Technology Co. Ltd. (“X Target”), combined
with our existing high growth Yimian business, will provide a full set of measurement and trading execution capabilities in the
world’s fastest-growing Digital Commerce marketplace. X Target specializes in media trading execution and provides similar
capabilities for China as our Flywheel brand does for Western eCommerce platforms.

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Pageant Media acquires Falk Marques Group

Pageant Media, a global business information and events provider, today announces the acquisition of Falk Marques Group, an independent conference and media company focused on advancing women in private equity, venture capital and alternatives.

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Clarion Events Acquires Quartz Events

The acquisition will provide Clarion with enhanced capabilities, and complements its existing executive summit product offering – MATCH.  Quartz Events President & CEO, Toby Harris, commented, “I am excited at the opportunity to further expand our reach under the Clarion umbrella. We’ve developed some innovative new ways to build audiences and grow our current markets. With Clarion’s global reach, we are well-positioned for future market growth as well. As an entrepreneur, I was drawn to Clarion because of the cultural fit and the entrepreneurial mindset within the organization.”

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Future acquires CinemaBlend

Future plc (LSE: FUTR, “Future”, “the Group”), the global platform for specialist media, today announces the acquisition of CinemaBlend (the “acquisition”), a premium digital entertainment publisher.

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Adweek Acquired By PE Firm Shamrock Capital

Adweek has been sold from one private equity firm to another. The advertising industry publication, which marked its 40th anniversary last year, has been acquired by Los Angeles-based private equity firm Shamrock Capital Advisers, both parties announced Tuesday morning.

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Future completes TI Media acquuisition and confirms sale of titles to Kelsey and Incisive

Future plc (LSE: FUTR; “the Group”), the global platform for specialist media, today announces the completion of the acquisition of TI Media, which was announced on 30 October 2019 and was conditional upon clearance from the Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”). TI Media is a UK-based, print-led consumer magazine and digital publisher with deep industry heritage and a portfolio that incorporates 38 brands including: Decanter; Country Life; Homes&Gardens; and Woman & Home. TI Media brings to Future a presence in the Wine, Golf, Equestrian, Country Living, TV Listings, Women’s Lifestyle and Gardening verticals, and deepens and extends Future’s strength and position in Home, Cycling and Country Sports.

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Euromoney adds to its price reporting business, Fastmarkets, with the acquisition of Census Commodity Data

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (“Euromoney”), the international information services provider of essential information to global and specialist markets, announces the acquisition of 100% of Census Commodity Data, primarily operating through its brand AgriCensus and serving as a Price Reporting Agency (“PRA”) for the global agricultural commodity markets.

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Reed Exhibitions acquires ITS America

Reed Exhibitions, a world leading event organizer, today announces the acquisition of two signature Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) events—the North American-based ITS World Congress and Annual Meetings. This acquisition brings together two highly respected names in their respective industries: events and mobility.

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