Forum Media Group acquires Haymarket Australia

forum_mediaShortly after Next Media has changed under the roof of the FORUM MEDIA GROUP, the Australian company now announces the successful completion of an acquisition. With the portfolio of Haymarket Media Pty Ltd, the Australian publisher lays the foundation for further growth.

Next Media has come up with this acquisition, market-leading digital B2B and special interest media such as “IT News”, “CRN” and “PC Tech & Authority” secured. Furthermore acquired licenses from famous football and motor sports titles, such as “FourFourTwo” and “F1 Racing” Haymarket Media Group. Behind the portfolio is a 25-member team, which will soon switch to Next Media and responsible for the development of the individual titles.

Haymarket Media Pty Ltd is the Australian division of Haymarket Media Group international, was established 12 years ago in Australia. Today, the company is in a leading position with a range of digital products, including websites, mobile applications and live events. Haymarket will end his activities in Australia and focus on the business in the UK, USA, Asia, India and Europe.

Ronald Herkert, CEO of FORUM MEDIA GROUP, explains: “We are pleased that we were able to expand our commitment to the Asia-Pacific region continues. “CRN” and “IT News” are market-leading B2B products enjoy a high status in the industry. The new title Next Media complements the existing product portfolio of games, technology, sports, and motorsports media ideal. We are particularly pleased that it is the management of Next Media managed optimally implement the growth strategy of the FORUM MEDIA GROUP also in the recent foreign market. ”

About the Forum Media Group 
Information, education and entertainment: these are the divisions of the forum Media Group, based in Merching, Bavaria. The media group, which is represented by 26 independent companies in 17 countries, was founded in 1988. The company produces print and online media and software products. Offers for education and training complement the portfolio. Worldwide, the Forum Media Group has some 950 employees. Since 2013 also includes Next Media, the fourth-largest magazine publisher in Australia to the media group. More information is available at to find.