The Netherlands--Expanding its presence in the Italian market, VNU on Wednesday announced that its VNU Business Publishing Division has acquired Gruppo Pubblicita Italia, a publishing company with print and events products for the advertising, marketing and media industries. Terms of the transaction weren't disclosed. The acquisition includes the market-leading weekly Pubblicita Italia
, the monthly Pubblicita Italia Net
and the daily newsletter Today Pubblicita
. The titles will become part of VNU Business Publications Italia in Milan. The deal also includes Grand Prix Pubblicita, one of the main events organized by Gruppo Pubblicita.