Incisive snaps up VNU computing titles

Business finance and PC magazine specialist Incisive Media has acquired the UK division of VNU.
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The deal covers 10 publications - including Computing, CRN and ComputerActive - plus 22 websites and six events. VNUNet is one of the UK's leading technology websites, with over 2.2 million monthly users. VNU's revenues for the full year ending December 2006 were GBP42.5m.

"I am delighted to be able to announce our second acquisition since our management buy-out in December 2006," said Incisive Media's chief executive Tim Weller.

"This acquisition gives Incisive Media a leading presence in the B2B Accountany and Corporate IT and special interest computer markets. It will also substantially accelerate our existing online aspirations as we leverage VNUNet's proven, successful and highly developed content management system."



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