Future has acquired Barcroft Studios for £23.5m

Award-winning UK factual TV and digital video production company Barcroft Studios today announces it has entered into an agreement that sees its 100% acquisition by global multi-platform media company Future plc (LSE: FUTR) for a total consideration of £23.5 million in a combination of cash and shares.

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Future to acquire TI Media for £140m

Future announces the proposed acquisition by its subsidiary, Future Holdings 2002 Limited, of TI Media for a consideration of £140 million. The consideration for the Acquisition will be satisfied entirely in cash. The consideration and related transaction costs will be funded by the net proceeds of the Placing announced today and the balance from the £45 million accordion facility provided under Future’s revolving credit facility.

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Future Media Group Acquires ‘W’ Magazine

Texas Monthly and Conde Nast’s W magazine each announced they are moving to new ownership today. W magazine will join Surface and Watch Journal under a newly formed media company dubbed Future Media Group. W will operate offices in Paris, Milan and New York with a future bureau to open in Los Angeles, under Future Media Group.

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Future Publishing Acquires US Content Business NewBay Media

Press release:  SAN FRANCISCO, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Future plc, the global platform for specialist media, today announces it has completed the acquisition of NewBay Media, LLC. NewBay is an information and events business based in New York and London. It has a substantial B2B portfolio operating in verticals including Electronics and Education, and TV and Audio, where it publishes Broadcasting & Cable, the leading voice of authority in the television industry. Its business is mainly in the provision of conferences, magazines, events, digital content and data services. It also has a large consumer division in the Music vertical where it publishes magazines including Bass Player, Guitar World and Electronic Musician.

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Future To Acquire Five Specialist Titles From Haymarket Media Group

Press release:  Future plc (LSE: FUTR), the global platform for specialist media, today announces the proposed acquisition of five specialist consumer titles from Haymarket Media Group – What Hi-Fi?, Stuff, FourFourTwo, Practical Caravan and Practical Motorhome – for a consideration of up to £14m, the majority of which is in the form of cash, with the balance in shares

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Future issues encouraging H1 Update

Press Release: Future plc (LSE: FUTR, “the Group”), the international media group and leading digital business, provides a trading update for the six months to 31 March 2017. Overall trading for the year to date has been positive. The Group’s Media division is performing strongly with the fast growing revenue streams of e-commerce and events up around 70% and 15% year on year respectively. As a result the Board’s expectation for the Group’s results for both the first six months and the financial year as a whole remain uncharged

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Future acquires assets of Team Rock

Press Release: Future plc (LSE: FUTR, “the Group” or “Future”), the international media group and leading digital business, has acquired the magazines, domain names, events, radio licence and websites of Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Prog, Blues and the Golden Gods for £800,000 from FRP Advisory, the administrators of Team Rock Limited

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Future confirms acquisition of Noble House Media

Future used their Half Year trading update to confirm the acquisition of Noble House Media, a multi-platform publisher specialising in the tech sector. Noble House publish consumer mobile magazine, Mobile Choice, as well as trade magazines Wireless and Mobile, and complementing websites

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