IfW advised the shareholders and management of a long-standing client from the media industry on the sale of all subsidiaries. The company employs around 1,500 people and occupies a leading market position with its broad range of specialist information and formats. The buyer is a private equity company.
The new shareholder intends to continue the further development of markets, products and the digitalization of corporate processes. Acquisitions to supplement the portfolio are envisaged.
Our consulting focus was on the aspects of the transaction relevant to the shareholders and management.