New York--Highline Media has closed its acquisition of The National Underwriter Co., which publishes the weeklies National Underwriter Property & Casualty
and National Underwriter Life & Health
and also produces Web sites and conferences aimed at the insurance industry. Highline Media is backed by Spire Capital Partners and has Andrew Goodenough as its president-CEO. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Goodenough, who was most recently president of the Financial Publishing and Conferences Group at Thomson, said the company had more acquisitions planned.