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United Business Media expands presence in China

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London—United Business Media said Monday that its CMP Asia division has expanded its presence in China by purchasing a majority stake in the Guangzhou Beauty Fair. CMP Asia made the acquisition with joint venture partner BolognaFiere Group for $7 million. The Guangzhou Beauty Fair, formally known as the Guangzhou International Beauty & Cosmetic Import-Export Expo, attracts more than 3,000 exhibitors and 200,000 visitors to each show. The fair debuted in 1989 and has been held twice a year since 1996. CMP Asia and BolognaFiere Group plan to launch another beauty industry event, Cosmoprof Shanghai, with the first show scheduled for January 2007.
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