Gannett Company (Acquired 2019) Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1906

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 13,700


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 3

  • Investments
  • 97

Gannett Company (Acquired 2019) General Information


Gannett Co Inc operates as a multi-platform news and information company. It is a local content provider in the United States and operates the national newspaper USA TODAY, along with more than 90 daily local publications in the United States and approximately 150 local news brands online, mobile, and in print in the United Kingdom. The Group is also engaged in providing commercial printing, marketing, and data services.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Gannett Spinco Inc.
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Corporate Office
  • 7950 Jones Branch Drive
  • McLean, VA 22107
  • United States

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Gannett Company (Acquired 2019) Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Gannett Company (Acquired 2019) Comparisons

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Gannett Company (Acquired 2019) Competitors (32)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Postmedia Network Canada Private Equity-Backed Toronto, Canada 0000 00000 000000000000
Lee Enterprises Corporation Davenport, IA 0000 00000 000000000 00 00000
The E.W. Scripps Corporation Cincinnati, OH 0000 00.000 000000000 00.000
TheStreet Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 00 00000 000000000 -
Bonnier Corporation Private Equity-Backed Winter Park, FL 000 000000000000
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Gannett Company (Acquired 2019) Patents

Gannett Company (Acquired 2019) Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
CA-2131883-A1 Cashbox for a publication vending machine Inactive 13-Sep-1993 00000000
US-5232077-A Multivend newspaper rack having improved access to interior Inactive 29-Nov-1991 0000000000 0
US-D333844-S Newspaper vending machine Inactive 07-Feb-1991
US-4943695-A Method of and apparatus for protecting a push button on a newspaper vending machine Inactive 05-Jan-1988 000000000 00
US-D316873-S Newspaper vending bin or similar article Inactive 14-Aug-1987
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Gannett Company (Acquired 2019) Executive Team (33)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
David Harmon Chief People Officer
Maribel Wadsworth Executive
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Gannett Company (Acquired 2019) Board Members (7)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 0000000 Self Board Member, Chair of Transformation Committee and Member of Nominating ad Corporate Governance Committee 000 0000
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Gannett Company (Acquired 2019) 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

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Gannett Company (Acquired 2019) Investments & Acquisitions (97)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Scroll (Other Services) 25-Oct-2018 00000 0000 000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial)
WordStream 02-Jul-2018 0000000000 00000 Business/Productivity Software 0000 0000
Scroll (Other Services) 22-Feb-2018 00000 0000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial)
Grateful Ventures 04-Oct-2017 0000000000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
SweetIQ 20-Apr-2017 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Business/Productivity Software 0000 0000
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Gannett Company (Acquired 2019) Subsidiaries (14)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
WordStream Business/Productivity Software Boston, MA 2007
LocaliQ Media and Information Services (B2B) North Sydney, Australia 0000
Ktvd Broadcasting, Radio and Television Denver, CO 0000
Newsquest Media Group Publishing London, United Kingdom 0000
Gannett Retirement Plan Corporate Pension McLean, VA 0000
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Gannett Company (Acquired 2019) Exits (47)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Scroll (Other Services) 25-Oct-2018 00000 00000 00 000 Completed
  • 10 buyers
Scroll (Other Services) 22-Feb-2018 00000 00000 00 Completed
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Grateful Ventures 04-Oct-2017 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
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SweetIQ 20-Apr-2017 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
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Moonlighting 29-Sep-2016 Early Stage VC 00.00 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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