×

Once registered, you can:

  • - Read additional free articles each month
  • - Comment on articles and featured creative work
  • - Get our curated newsletters delivered to your inbox

By registering you agree to our privacy policy, terms & conditions and to receive occasional emails from Ad Age. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Are you a print subscriber? Activate your account.

BtoB

Providence and Carlyle eye Informa

Published on .

London—On Tuesday U.K.-based business publishers Informa and United Business Media said they had scrapped merger talks in part because a third party emerged showing interest in acquiring Informa.

On Thursday, the identity of that suitor was revealed. Private equity firms Providence Equity Partners and Carlyle Group announced that they are working on a $3.5 billion deal to acquire Informa.

Most Popular
In this article: