Penton Media Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1892

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 1,272

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 16

  • Investments
  • 30

Penton Media General Information

Description

Publisher of trade magazines and industry-specific web sites. The company provides various print and online products, such as targeted publications, web sites, exhibitions, email newsletters, trade shows and data products.

Contact Information

Website
www.penton.com
Formerly Known As
Penton Publishing
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Publishing
Information Services (B2C)
Acquirer
Informa
Corporate Office
  • 1166 Avenue of the Americas
  • 10th Floor
  • New York, NY 10036
  • United States

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Penton Media Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Penton Media Comparisons

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Penton Media Competitors (13)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Access Intelligence (Publishing) Formerly PE-Backed Rockville, MD 000 00.000 000000&0 00.000
WTWH Media Private Equity-Backed Cleveland, OH 000 00000 000000000 00000
PennWell Private Equity-Backed Tulsa, OK 000 000000000000
Vox Media Venture Capital-Backed Washington, DC 0000 00000 000000000 00 00000
Peerless Media Private Debt Financed Framingham, MA 00 00.000 000000000 - 00.000
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Penton Media Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
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

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Penton Media Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Penton Media Investments & Acquisitions (30)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Adams Business Media (The Power Group) 01-Sep-2020 0000000000 Publishing
MRO Network 02-Nov-2015 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 0000 0000
World Tea Media 02-Oct-2015 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 0000 0000
iNET Interactive 16-Jan-2015 0000000000 Communication Software 00000 000
Aviation Week 02-Aug-2013 Buyout/LBO Information Services (B2C) 00000 000
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Penton Media Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
HVAC-Talk.com Media and Information Services (B2B) Chicago, IL 1999
WardsAuto Publishing Southfield, MI 0000
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Penton Media Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
World Tea Media 02-Oct-2015 0000000000 Completed
  • 7 buyers
Green Per Square Foot 24-Jun-2013 00000 00000 00 000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
AdviceIQ 08-Apr-2013 00000 00000 00 000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Green Per Square Foot 04-Oct-2012 00000 00000 00 Completed
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Transportation Technology Services 01-Jan-2006 Buyout/LBO Completed
  • 2 buyers
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Penton Media FAQs

  • When was Penton Media founded?

    Penton Media was founded in 1892.

  • Where is Penton Media headquartered?

    Penton Media is headquartered in New York, NY.

  • What is the size of Penton Media?

    Penton Media has 1,272 total employees.

  • What industry is Penton Media in?

    Penton Media’s primary industry is Media and Information Services (B2B).

  • Is Penton Media a private or public company?

    Penton Media is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Penton Media?

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  • What is Penton Media’s current revenue?

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  • How much funding has Penton Media raised over time?

    Penton Media has raised $510M.

  • Who are Penton Media’s investors?

    Abry Partners, Apollo Global Management, Blackrock Capital Investment Corporation BDC, EagleTree Capital, and Eos Partners are 5 of 9 investors who have invested in Penton Media.

  • Who are Penton Media’s competitors?

    Access Intelligence (Publishing), WTWH Media, PennWell, Vox Media, and Peerless Media are some of the 13 competitors of Penton Media.

  • When was Penton Media acquired?

    Penton Media was acquired on 02-Nov-2016.

  • Who acquired Penton Media?

    Penton Media was acquired by Informa.

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