This September, we launched the Media Acquisition Report 2023 in London – a collaboration between Plural Strategy and Collingwood Advisory.

Based on interviews with trade buyers and private equity firms, the Media Acquisition Report aims to uncover M&A trends across business information, publishing, marketing services, and events.

What is contained in the report?

Download the summary report to explore respondents perspectives on:

Plural on the panel at the report launch event

Cautious optimism continues

There were lower deal volumes through to Q3 2023, compared to the same period in 2022. However, appetite remains strong from trade and private equity buyers for market leading assets.

As buyers look ahead to 2024, cautious optimism prevails.

What are the trends across business models?

Photographs from the Media Acquisition Report launch event used with permission from Collingwood Advisory.

Download a summary of the findings