Black Press Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1975

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 1,200

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt Refin.

  • Financing Rounds
  • 7

  • Investments
  • 10

Black Press General Information

Description

Publisher of daily and non-daily newspapers across Canada and the United States. The company's newspapers provide a blend of localized news coverage and integrated marketing information, thereby enabling customers to catch up with the latest happenings.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Publishing
Other Industries
Printing Services (B2B)
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Information Services (B2C)
Corporate Office
  • 15288 54A Avenue
  • Surrey, British Columbia V3S 6T4
  • Canada
+1 (604) 000-0000

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Black Press Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Black Press Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Glenn Rogers Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer
Josh O'Connor Co-Chief Operating Officer & President
Randy Blair Co-Chief Operating Officer & President
Mary Kemmis President, BC North Division
David Black Founder & Chairman
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Black Press Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 00000 Black Press Founder & Chairman 000 0000
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Black Press 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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Black Press Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Black Press Investments & Acquisitions (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Northern News Services 12-Mar-2021 0000000000 Publishing 0000 0'00
Glacier Media (8 Additional Newspapers) 01-Jan-2015 0000000000 Publishing 0000 0'00
Yukon News 01-Jan-2013 0000000000 Publishing
Peninsula Daily News + Sound Publishing + Black Press Media 01-Nov-2011 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
Glacier Media (11 Newspaper Businesses) 02-Jul-2010 Merger/Acquisition Publishing
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Black Press Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Used.ca Information Services (B2C) Victoria, Canada 2003
Northern News Services Publishing Yellowknife, Canada 0000
Peninsula Daily News + Sound Publishing + Black Press Media Media and Information Services (B2B) Port Angeles, WA
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Black Press Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
The Honolulu Advertiser 01-May-2010 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000 00000
Akron Beacon Journal 07-Jun-2006 000000000 00000 00 00000 Completed
  • 00000 00000
Honolulu Star-Bulletin 15-Mar-2001 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Black Press FAQs

  • When was Black Press founded?

    Black Press was founded in 1975.

  • Who is the founder of Black Press?

    David Black is the founder of Black Press.

  • Who is the CEO of Black Press?

    Glenn Rogers is the CEO of Black Press.

  • Where is Black Press headquartered?

    Black Press is headquartered in Surrey, Canada.

  • What is the size of Black Press?

    Black Press has 1,200 total employees.

  • What industry is Black Press in?

    Black Press’s primary industry is Publishing.

  • Is Black Press a private or public company?

    Black Press is a Private company.

  • What is Black Press’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Black Press is 000000.

  • How much funding has Black Press raised over time?

    Black Press has raised $685M.

  • Who are Black Press’s investors?

    Canso Investment Counsel, Carpenter Media Group, and Deans Knight Capital Management have invested in Black Press.

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