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Reed Exhibitions Reveals Acquisition of new Joint Venture

Further to an announcement made in November 2014, Reed Exhibitions Greater China has revealed its partnership agreement with Shanghai Kuozhan Exhibitions, the organiser of C-TOUCH, resulted in the formation of a new joint venture (JV) – Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan. Reed Exhibitions did not previously acknowledge this, but it appears that the partnership is in fact an acquisition. Financial details of ... Read More »

Senior Management Changes at Reed Exhibitions

International exhibition organiser, Reed Exhibitions, has recently announced several changes at top level management. Chet Burchett was appointed as CEO of Reed Exhibitions and will report to executive chairman Mike Rusbridge, who will continue in the role as executive chairman. Burchett’s new role will be based in the U.K. and officially begin in January 2015. Burchett will be succeeded by ... Read More »

Reed’s First Half of 2014 Exhibition Revenues Up 8%

London-based media group, Reed Elsevier, reported its interim results for the six months ended 30th June 2014.  The group’s revenues grew by 4% to £2.8 billion (US$4.9 billion), while excluding for biennial exhibition cycling, revenues were up by 3%. Adjusted operating profit in the period was £860 million (US$1.5 billion), a year-on-year increase of 5%. In the first half of ... Read More »

Reed Business Information Acquires Farmade

Reed Business Information (RBI), a division of Reed Elsevier, announced it has acquired the entire issued share capital of agricultural software and workflow solutions business Farmade.  Farmade will join RBI’s agricultural information, software and marketing solutions business, Farmers Weekly Group. Farmade provides widely used crop management and agronomy software in the UK and across the globe to more than 2500 ... Read More »

Reed Launches New Shows Across Asia

Reed Exhibitions recently announced a series of new show launches across Asia involving its subsidiaries Reed Exhibitions Japan and Reed Panorama Exhibitions (RPE). Reed Exhibitions Japan will launch a new trade show focusing on consumer IT products as part of its annual Japan IT Week. The inaugural Consumer Products Expo (C-PEX) will take place at the Tokyo Big Sight running ... Read More »

Reed Exhibitions Acquires Mexico-based Beauty, Lighting Shows

Notwithstanding the expanding role of networking through the Internet and e-commerce there appears to be a great interest in trade shows:  Reed Exhibitions has scooped up two shows in Mexico – Expo Beauty Show and Expo Lighting America Show – expanding its portfolio in the country even more. The combined events attract more than 300 exhibitors and 70,000 attendees each ... Read More »

Reed Business Information Acquires Innovata LLC, a Leading Provider of World Schedules Data for the Air Travel and Transportation Markets

Reed Business Information Acquires Innovata LLC, a Leading Provider of World Schedules Data for the Air Travel and Transportation Markets. Reed Business Information (RBI), a division of Reed Elsevier, announced today it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Innovata LLC, a leading provider of airline schedules data, maps and tools for the global air travel market. Innovata will join ... Read More »

TechMedia Network Acquires BuyerZone

TechMedia Network Inc. (TMN) announced that is has acquired BuyerZone from Reed Business Information.  No transaction details where disclosed. TMN is a digital tech and science publisher with proprieties like Space.com, TopTenReviews and LAPTOP.  BuyerZone is an SMB purchasing and lead-generation platform with more than one million registered buyers and over 8,500 sellers on network. Lead generation was a top ... Read More »

Reed Construction Data Ramps Up Teams to Focus on Customers and Enterprise Solutions

Reed Construction Data announced a significant investment in personnel to drive Reed’s new strategies to a customer-focused, tailored enterprise and corporate sales approach.  It is nearly doubling the sales and account management teams and is implementing organization-wide changes.    Reed will be revealing inventive new products and important changes throughout the year, with special product launches at the Greenbuild convention in ... Read More »

LexisNexis® Acquires WorldCompliance, Leading Provider of Global Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance Solutions

Reed Elsevier, the parent company of LexisNexis® Risk Solutions,  announced it has acquired the remaining 55 percent of WorldCompliance¹ to further its commitment to helping organizations prevent financial crimes and potentially millions of dollars in penalties and fines worldwide. WorldCompliance is a leading provider of customer and vendor screening content used for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Governance Risk and Compliance ... Read More »

REED ELSEVIER Sells RBI Italy to BVMultimedia

Reed Elsevier today sold RBI Italy, a subsidiary of Reed Business Information, to BVMultimedia, a company owned by Roberto Briglia and Gianni Vallardi. RBI Italy is one of the country’s most important publishing and business to business services companies. It generates annual sales in excess of €18m in three business areas. These include publishing, with 13 market leading magazines and ... Read More »

Reed Exhibitions and CPIT Shanghai Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Both parties to explore strategic cooperation opportunities to boost one another’s inbound and outbound exhibition trade Reed Exhibitions and CPIT Shanghai recently forged a powerful working alliance when the two companies signed a memorandum of understanding. The MOU was endorsed following the success of high-level talks between Wang Lie, Vice Chairman of the Council for the Promotion of International Trade ... Read More »

Reed Construction Data Reveals an Industry First in Construction Market Intelligence

Reed Construction Data, a provider of construction information, announces the release of Demand View, an interactive new data set for cūbus that provides unparalleled visibility into the construction market. Demand View uses intelligent building models, developed by the experts at RSMeans, to quantify product demand across Reed’s entire database of new construction projects, including projects in planning and bidding stages ... Read More »

Reed Creates JV with Indian Exhibition Organiser

Reed Elsevier’s subsidiary, Reed Exhibitions, has signed a joint venture agreement with Services International.  The new joint venture, Reed SI Exhibitions, will be based in New Delhi. Services International is an organiser of events for the fire and safety industry in India. The new JV will take over the portfolio of fire and safety events organised by both partners and expand its ... Read More »