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 Publishing 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 the following types of companies:
- Recurring Revenue
- SaaS/PaaS (Software/Platform as a Service)
- Information Services
- Digital Media
- B2B and B2C Media
Grimes McGovern & Associates has a special focus on buyers and sellers on the lower middle market 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 a business owner can make in their 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
View our lists of publishing, global events, technology, digital media, and information services business currently for sale.
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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.
Global Media and Events Group represented IMR INC. a full-service automotive research firm.
in the sale of their assets to
Endeavor Business Media, Nashville, TN
Grimes, McGovern & Associates’ Publishing Group represented
Tatiana and Matthew Prince
Set to Acquire
Park Record Newspaper
143-Year-Old Newspaper, Park City, Utah
Global Media and Events Group represented “Kovels, Inc” a Go-To Source for Antiques and Collectibles.
in the sale of their assets to
Active Interest Media, Des Moines, IA
Global Media and Events Group represented a “leading B2B Directory Publisher with a focus on marketing solutions in the Agriculture, Construction and Industrial markets”,
Heartland Communications Group
in the sale of their assets to Catalyst Communications Network
CCN, based in Atlanta, GA
Established in 1959, our Publishing 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 publishing 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, market research, intelligence, and critical online information services or databases that provide decision makers with up-to-date, actionable information they use to make informed business decisions. Using Saas, subscription, and other membership models, these “workflow” tools are the blood that runs through the veins of those industries, and are high margin and easily scalable. 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 IMR Inc. Acquired by Endeavor Business Media
Grimes, McGovern & Associates (Publishing Group) represented Tatiana and Matthew Prince, set to acquire the 143 year old Park Record from Swift Communications
Grimes, McGovern & Associates represented Kovels Inc. in the sale of their assets to Active Interest Media
Grimes, McGovern & Associates’ (Global Events & Media Group) represented Heartland Communications Group, a “leading publisher in marketing solutions in the Agriculture, Construction and Industrial markets,” in the sale of their assets to Catalyst Communications Network
Grimes, McGovern & Associates (Publishing Group) represented Rankin Publishing Inc. a “leading print publication” in the sale of their two publishing brands acquired by RDG Media, Inc
Grimes, McGovern & Associates represents Quartz, Acquired by G/O Media
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