AEGIS buys Compendium and Dental Learning Systems from Ascend Media

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Newton, Pa.—AEGIS Publications has acquired Compendium and Dental Learning Systems from Ascend Media. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The assets acquired include The Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, Contemporary Esthetics and Contemporary Dental Assisting.

In addition to the newly acquired titles, AEGIS publishes, among other titles, Advanced Aesthetics & Interdisciplinary Dentistry, Functional Esthetics & Restorative Dentistry, Inside Dentistry and The Middle East Journal of Oral Health.

Last month, Ascend shuttered Family Practice Recertification (95,000 circ.), Internal Medicine World Report (110,000 circ.) and Physician’s Money Digest (180,000 circ.). Earlier in the year, it sold its 17-title Professional Services Division to BNP Media.

—Matthew Schwartz

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