Adams Media Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1980

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 800


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 2

  • Investments
  • 1

Adams Media General Information


Publisher of magazines and books intended to publish "difference-making" books. The company publishes of non-fiction books using proposals and submissions from literary agents required to meet the diverse needs of their readers. It publishes books primarily in the areas of careers, business, humor, cooking, health, home improvement, new age, self-help, and travel.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Bob Adams
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Corporate Office
  • 57 Littlefield Street
  • Avon, MA 02322
  • United States

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Adams Media Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Adams Media Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers


Similarweb Unique Visitors


Majestic Referring Domains


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Adams Media Former Investors

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Adams Media Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Tyrus Books 27-Apr-2011 0000000000 Publishing
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Adams Media FAQs

  • When was Adams Media founded?

    Adams Media was founded in 1980.

  • Who is the founder of Adams Media?

    Robert Adams is the founder of Adams Media.

  • Where is Adams Media headquartered?

    Adams Media is headquartered in Avon, MA.

  • What is the size of Adams Media?

    Adams Media has 800 total employees.

  • What industry is Adams Media in?

    Adams Media’s primary industry is Publishing.

  • Is Adams Media a private or public company?

    Adams Media is a Private company.

  • What is Adams Media’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Adams Media is 000000.

  • Who are Adams Media’s investors?

    F+W Media has invested in Adams Media.

  • When was Adams Media acquired?

    Adams Media was acquired on 14-Nov-2016.

  • Who acquired Adams Media?

    Adams Media was acquired by Simon & Schuster.

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