Gannett Company (Rockford Register Star) Overview

  • Founded
  • 1855

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 420

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 1

Gannett Company (Rockford Register Star) General Information


Publisher of a daily newspaper. The company has a weekday circulation over 73,000. The paper began following the merger of two influential Rockford competitors, The Register Republic and The Morning Star. It contains a front page and an "A" section, followed by Local and State news, sports, and business throughout the workweek. On Sundays, it publishes the Sunday Register Star, where ads for national chains in the area are promoted along with the insertion of comics, the "Go" section, and USA Weekend magazine.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
The Morning Star, The Register Republic
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Primary Office
  • 99 East State Street
  • Rockford, IL 61104
  • United States
+1 (815) 000-0000

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Gannett Company (Rockford Register Star) Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Gannett Company (Rockford Register Star) Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Fritz Jacobi President & Publisher
Scott Bowers Controller
Rick Scabrick Director, Sales
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Gannett Company (Rockford Register Star) 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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