Incisive Media founder Weller and CEO Whiteley lead MBO

Press Release: Investment Week founder Tim Weller and the leadership team of parent Incisive Media have secured a management buyout (MBO), that allows the business to accelerate its growth strategy under long-term private ownership. The MBO was led by Tim Weller, founder and chairman, CFO Jamie Campbell-Harris and CEO Jonathon Whiteley; a team who have worked together in the business for two decades.

This exciting development allows Incisive Media to operate as a fully independent private company. This gives it the flexibility to focus on investing in both its existing market-leading products and services and to take full advantage of further opportunities for growth, either organically or through acquisition.Tim Weller commented: “This is a fantastic outcome for the business and staff after a number of years of private equity and bank ownership.

“As an independent company, we now have the flexibility to advance our business and take full advantage of the significant opportunities that lay ahead. We have great people and brands and I am excited about what lies ahead.”

Jonathon Whiteley added: “We are really excited about the future and opportunity ahead. This structure allows the management team to focus on the long term and the continued development and investment in our award-winning people and products for the benefit of both our audiences and clients.”

Incisive Media, a multi-award winning digital information and events business, was founded in 1994 by Tim Weller through the launch of Investment Week. The group was voted the AOP Digital Publisher of the Year 2010, 2013 and 2016 and is shortlisted as Media Company of the Year in the upcoming British Media Awards 2017.With offices in London and New York, Incisive Media informs and enables professionals in the dynamic financial and technology industries to drive their sectors in the global economy.

Incisive Media serves three distinct markets; Enterprise Technology, Pensions and Wealth Management. Its wealth management brands include: Investment Week, Professional Adviser, Cover and Retirement Planner. Enterprise technology brands include: Computing, CRN, Channelnomics,, V3 and The Inquirer. The group’s pensions brands are Professional Pensions and Workplace Savings and Benefits.