Montagu Private Equity to acquire Jane’s from IHS Markit

Montagu Private Equity (“Montagu”) today announces that it has reached an agreement to acquire Jane’s (“the Company”) from IHS Markit. Jane’s is a leading provider of open source intelligence, providing timely information and data for the aerospace, defence and security industries. These insights are underpinned by a team of global analysts, covering areas ranging from information on military capabilities and budgets to national threat intelligence and defence markets forecasts.

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Tarsus buys China glass events

Tarsus, the global B2B media group, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of 70% of Shenzhen Zhong Xin Cai Exhibition Company; owner and organiser of Touch China & 3D Glass Expo strengthening the Group’s presence in its Shenzhen hub. The acquisition also represents the group’s first move into the fast growing and strategically important electronics sector in Shenzhen. 

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Easyfairs acquires majority stake in Milan-based Packaging Première exhibition

Packaging Première is a ‘selective’ exhibition dedicated to designers, luxury packaging manufacturers and international brands, held in the heart of Milan, the Italian hub of fashion and design and home to the headquarters of many of the world’s leading luxury brands. It has grown exponentially since its launch in 2017, with the third edition in 2019 boasting 242 exhibitors, 13,000 square metres and 6,700 visitors, and focuses on packaging for fashion & accessories, cosmetics, wines & spirits, fine foods and other luxury goods.

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CyberRisk Alliance acquires Cybersecurity Collaborative

CyberRisk Alliance (“CRA”), a business intelligence company serving the cybersecurity and information risk management marketplace, has acquired Cybersecurity Collaborative, a peer council platform for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and other senior-level security executives from Stuart Cohen, the company’s founder and CEO. Stuart will continue to lead the business as its chief executive.

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Nineteen Group acquires Broden Media

Nineteen Group has acquired Broden Media Limited (“Broden Media”), the organiser of The Emergency Services Show and publisher of Emergency Services Timesmagazine. This is the latest acquisition by Nineteen Group, in line with the team’s plan to build a leading independent trade exhibitions organiser through organic growth and strategic acquisitions.

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Thomson Reuters Acquires HighQ

Thomson Reuters (TSX/NYSE: TRI) today announced that it has acquired HighQ, a leading collaboration platform for the legal and regulatory market. Based in London with offices in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, Australia and India, HighQ offers a secure cloud-based platform for business collaboration, workflow automation and client engagement. HighQ currently serves more than 400 customers, including more than half of the Global 100 largest law firms.

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