Mainstream Data acquires Newscom

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Salt Lake City—Mainstream Data has acquired content provider Newscom from Tribune Media Services and McClatchy Co., which each owned a 50% share of the company.

Financial terms were not disclosed. Newscom represents more than 1115 information companies, including Agence-France Press, the BBC, Deutsche Presse Agentur, Jupiterimages, McClatchy-Tribune Information Services and Reuters.

Newscom will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Mainstream Data and retain its Washington, D.C., headquarters. It is scheduled to open a sales office in New York later this summer.

—Matthew Schwartz

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