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Informa Appoints Stephen Carter as CEO

Informa Plc (INF.L,INFMF.PK) confirmed Tuesday that Stephen Carter will take up the role of Group Chief Executive with effect from January 1st.  Carter succeeds current Chief Executive Peter Rigby, who will retire from the company. The company also announced that Adam Walker, Group Finance Director, will leave the company today. In October, Walker has been appointed by engineering group GKN Plc ... Read More »

Informa Sells Five Corporate Training Assets for US $180 Million

Informa Plc agreed to divest its interest from its five corporate training businesses after signing an agreement with Providence Equity Partners. The total consideration for the sale amounted to US $180 million. The company, one of the premier academic publishing and business information and events groups, said in a statement that it’s looking to focus more on its subscription and ... Read More »

Informa Sells U.S. Government Contract Business Robbins – Gioia

Informa plc has sold off its non-core Robbins Gioia division to management. U.S.-based Robbins Gioia — which is a consulting company mainly to the U.S. government — was acquired by Informa in 2005 and has come under pressure as a result of the U.S. government moving more work in house. The business reported a 15 percent drop in revenue last ... Read More »