Publishing Companies for Sale

Publishing Businesses For Sale

For more than 60 years, we’ve helped owners and publishers in the sale, acquisition, and assessment of thousands of daily and weekly newspapers, shoppers, alternative and city papers, niche regional, real estate, senior focused, parenting magazines, digital news, and hyperlocal news products. You can view current publishing businesses for sale using the toggles below.  Contact our Associates for questions and/or an NDA on any business listing.

Publishing (Trade, Consumer & Newspaper Media) for sale

Award-Winning Weekly Newspaper in Midwestern Region

​DEAL ALERT: Publishing

INDUSTRY: Newspapers (Weekly)

REGION: North Dakota

BUSINESS OVERVIEW:

Award-winning weekly newspapers on the state and national levels.  This Company has had a reputation as being one of the best weekly newspapers in North Dakota for decades. It has a broad reach among its readers, with roughly 20 percent of circulation to out-of-state former residents. 

CUSTOMERS:

AUDIENCE:
The stable advertising base covers Transportation, Communications, Medical Centers, Local Governments, Business Associations, Banking, Retail, Grocery, Higher Education, and Agriculture.

INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS:

COMPETITIVE POSITIONING: Great Journalism has kept the competition out of these rural market areas. This property has one of the state’s best newspaper websites and regularly wins awards from the state newspaper association.

FINANCIAL: The property held its gross revenue in the low 600K to the mid 700K over the past five years, with an increasing EBITDA.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: Tim Smith at (541) 817-5449 or [email protected].

 

Monthly Newspaper serving Southern Florida Coast

​DEAL ALERT: Publishing

INDUSTRY:  Newspapers (Monthly)

REGION:      Southern Florida Coast

BUSINESS OVERVIEW:

This Company is a free distribution monthly newspaper delivered to South Florida residents. Founded in 2008, it serves an incredibly affluent set of towns along the Coast. The towns constitute some of the highest-income neighborhoods in Florida. Two editions of The Newspaper are produced monthly for a total distribution of more than 15,000 copies. The paper is also available through local hotels, businesses, and libraries.
REVENUE: Total audited readership is more than 38,250.

CUSTOMERS:

AUDIENCE: A diverse customer base that reaches most industry verticals – with some heavier concentration in Medical/Healthcare, Real Estate, Food/Beverage, and Arts Venues to name a few.

INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHTS:

COMPETITIVE POSITIONING: The Company selected this 22-mile stretch of the Florida east coast, which was not being served by any other news organization in 2008. Additionally, no other weekly or monthly papers focus exclusively on this marketplace. It features engaged, well-educated readers, with 85% of the households having at least on reader.
TYPE OF REVENUE GENERATED:
This monthly newspaper regularly produces over $700,000 in Gross Revenue annually.
FINANCIAL: Revenues compared to 2020 are up almost 38%, with very strong repeat customers and strong advertiser loyalty. No client accounts for more than 10% of Total Revenue and 2022 Adjusted EBITDA margin is over 12.31%.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: Tim Smith at (541) 817-5449 or [email protected].

 

Community Journalism in the Pacific Northwest

​DEAL ALERT: Publishing

INDUSTRY:  Newspapers (Weekly)

REGION: Pacific Northwest

​BUSINESS OVERVIEW:

The paper services the communities along the border of Oregon and Idaho. The region has experienced steady growth in recent years as the state’s largest metroplex has grown to the northeast of this community.

CUSTOMERS:

AUDIENCE:
Serving the local retail and industry sectors of marketplace with the newspaper. While the commercial printing portion of the business print specialty products and other local papers from the surrounding area.

INVESTMENT HIGHLIGHT:

The print facility is the region’s hub for newspaper printing and specialty print work. The newspaper is a central part of the communities, its revenues have returned to pre-pandemic levels, continuing to serve its loyal readers and advertisers. The revenues have recovered from the pandemic years and are the up swing for the newspaper.
FINANCIAL: Embracing Digital opportunities will continue to grow revenue.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: Tim Smith at (541) 817-5449 or [email protected].

 

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