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CommerceConnect completes Cygnus acquisition

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Weston, Conn.--CommerceConnect Media, a b-to-b media operation backed by private equity firm Abry Partners L.L.C., announced Tuesday it completed its acquisition of Cygnus Business Media. The previously announced price was $275 million. Cygnus publishes 48 trade publications and 17 custom publications, has 60 Web sites, and 17 trade shows. ``We plan to offer a wide variety of print, live and interactive media products and services to the millions of business executives, marketers and professionals in each market we serve,'' said CommerceConnect CEO Paul Mackler, who is also president of Cygnus Business Media.
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