Informa acquires stake in China Beauty Expo

Informa plc (“Informa” or the “Group”), is pleased to announce the acquisition of a stake in Baiwen, the owner and organiser of the annual China Beauty Expo (“CBE”). China is the second largest consumer and producer of cosmetic products in the world, with the market estimated at over $31bn in 2012 by Euromonitor. CBE is […]

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Informa Exhibitions unveils new Cross Media Production event

Informa Exhibitions today officially launches its new event, Cross Media Production, which will take place from 25-27 March 2014. Co-located alongside Ipex 2014, Cross Media Production is a dedicated production and pre-media event that focusses on the effective implementation of cross media communication strategies across multiple platforms

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Informa H1 2013 results

Peter Rigby comments: “It has been a very busy six months for Informa that has resulted in another strong financial performance and further improvement to the underlying quality of earnings. The sale of our non-core Corporate Training businesses will leave us leaner and more resilient, with a sharper focus on higher growth assets offering an […]

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Informa to dispose of five corporate training businesses

Informa plc (“Informa” or the “Group”), a leading Academic Publishing, Business Information and Events Group, today announces it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its five Corporate Training businesses to Providence Equity Partners (“Providence”) for a total consideration of up to $180m. The initial consideration of $165m, consists of $100m in cash (net of […]

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What will world’s best B2B media boss do next?

Peter Rigby is one of the great survivors among European media company chiefs. He became CEO of what is now Informa Plc in 1989, the year when: Tim Berners-Lee invented the world wide web, Time Inc merged with Warner Brothers, and Alan Bond’s media-to-brewing group became Australia’s largest ever bankruptcy. It was also the year […]

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