Apprise Media to acquire Canon Communications.
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New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of ), a niche media company backed by Spectrum Equity Investors (Boston, MA), has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Canon Communications (Los Angeles, CA), a producer of print publications, trade shows and digital media for the high-growth $200 billion medical device manufacturing market and allied packaging, plastics and electronics markets. Apprise is acquiring Canon from Veronis Suhler Stevenson (New York), a private equity firm. With Canon, Apprise gains a strong operating base in business-to-business media. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Established in 1978, Canon Communications produces 15 trade shows, publishes 15 magazines and operates eight online properties serving the medical device, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, specialty packaging, electronics, semiconductor fabrication, plastics processing, and other advanced technology markets. The company's portfolio of titles includes MD&DI (Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry), Medical Product Manufacturing News, European Medical Device Manufacturer, Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News, IVD (Interactive VideoDisc) See interactive video. Technology, Medical Electronics Manufacturing, MX, Compliance Engineering, MICRO, Medical Device Register, Nutritional Outlook, Cosmetic/Personal Care Packaging, Injection Molding Magazine, The Almanac almanac, originally, a calendar with notations of astronomical and other data. Almanacs have been known in simple form almost since the invention of writing, for they served to record religious feasts, seasonal changes, and the like. , Plastics Machinery & Auxiliaries, China Medical Device Manufacturer, and Modern Plastics Worldwide. Canon's show names include the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) and PLASTEC PLASTEC Plastics Technical Evaluation Center series, MEDTEC, WestPack, EastPack, SouthPack, MidPak, Atlantic Design & Manufacturing, Pacific Design & Manufacturing, and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and New England. The company was acquired by VS&A Communications Partners II, an affiliate of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, in October 1996.
Charles G. McCurdy, Chairman and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Apprise Media, said, "we believe that the B2B (Business to Business) Refers to one business communicating with or selling to another. See B2B e-commerce, B2C and B2G.
B2B - business to business media segment is in the early stages of a cyclical upturn and that well-positioned companies like Canon have strong growth potential. This is a segment we know very well, and we anticipate making follow-on acquisitions as appropriate." William Cobert, President and CEO of Canon Communications said, "the Apprise team has enormous experience in growing successful B2B media companies. We look forward to working with them to expand Canon's market position, both through strong organic growth and select acquisitions."
Formed in 2004, Apprise Media is a strategic management and investment company. Controlled by Charles G. McCurdy, a co-founder and former President of Primedia Inc., Apprise Media acquires and builds businesses in the targeted media and publishing sectors. Apprise and Spectrum Equity Investors (Boston, MA) have joined forces in an investment initiative that has committed $175-$200 million of Spectrum's capital for strategic investments in niche media and publishing businesses.