One of the nation’s most trusted mergers and acquisitions advisory firms.
Grimes, McGovern & Associates was formed in 2018 by acquiring the Global Events, Technology & Digital Media and US Newspapers groups from W.B.Grimes & Company.
Headquartered in New York City, with offices worldwide, Grimes, McGovern & Associates continues the tradition of more than 60 years of W.B. Grimes’ industry expertise advising companies in the following industries.:
- B2B and B2C media & publishing
- Newspaper publishing
- Global events
- Digital media
- Information services
Grimes McGovern & Associates has a special focus on small and medium-sized buyers and sellers who need a high level of service throughout the M&A process. As part of its mergers & acquisitions advisory business, Grimes, McGovern & Associates offers buy-side, sell-side, and assessment services.
We pride ourselves on providing one-on-one attention to our customers because we understand that selling your business may be one of the most important decisions you make in your lifetime. Our in-depth industry knowledge allows us to quickly formulate strategic plans, identify potential acquisitions to target, initiate transaction discussions, conduct due diligence, and negotiate acceptable terms.
Free Business Assessment
We offer an initial free assessment for owners of media properties. Just click on the property type and complete the confidential form to get started. We’ll contact you within 24 hours to review.
Businesses for Sale
FREE Bi-Weekly Acclaimed INDUSTRY REPORT
Selling your business may be one of the most important things you do in your lifetime. We have exclusively represented thousands of clients in the sale of their business.
Established in 1959, our Newspaper Group has assisted owners and publishers with the analysis, acquisition, and disposition of more than 1,600 media properties in every state of the country and Canada. Our newspaper clients trust us to steer each transaction in the right direction while managing the hundreds of details from start to finish – allowing them to focus on running their business while still achieving an efficient and successful M&A transaction.
Global B2B/B2C Media
Grimes, McGovern & Associates’ roots are on the “cutting edge”, as one of the leading providers of M&A advisory services to B2B and consumer media companies. We work closely with traditional print businesses and exciting new digital and lead generation platforms, having sold more than 1,600 media properties.
Global Events, Trade Shows & Conferences
Our experience in the global event, trade shows, and conferences sectors gives us a unique perspective on the industry – we have first-hand market intelligence on who is buying, which countries they are investing in, and what they want to buy: whether it be events, tradeshows, summits, conferences or hosted buyer meetings; together with trends on prices paid. We have strong relationships with organizers, associations, and media companies around the world.
Technology, Digital Media & Information Services
Every industry or sector has technology, digital media, and critical online information services or databases that provide decision makers with up-to-date, actionable information. Using Saas, subscription, and other membership models, these “workflow” tools are the blood that runs through the veins of those industries. With more than 25 years of experience in the information services industry, Grimes, McGovern & Associates is unique in providing merger & acquisition advisory services from a former operator’s point of view.
Grimes, McGovern & Associates’ represented Kestrel Health Information in the sale of their assets to HMP Global
Grimes, McGovern and Associates’ Global Media and Events Group represented Butane-Propane News in the sale of their core assets to Cahaba Media Group
Grimes, McGovern & Associates represented City and State NY in their sale to Government Executive Media Group
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